|ELISA (ELISA)||Assay Dependent|
|Flow Cytometry (Flow)||Assay Dependent|
|Neutralization (Neu)||Assay Dependent|
|ELISA (ELISA)||See 7 publications below|
|Flow Cytometry (Flow)||See 2 publications below|
|Miscellaneous PubMed (MISC)||See 3 publications below|
|Radioimmune Assays (RIA)||See 1 publications below|
|Host / Isotype||Rat / IgG2b|
|Immunogen||Recombinant mouse IL-4.|
|Contains||0.1% sodium azide|
The protein encoded by this gene is a pleiotropic cytokine produced by activated T cells. This cytokine is a ligand for interleukin 4 receptor. The interleukin 4 receptor also binds to IL13, which may contribute to many overlapping functions of this cytokine and IL13. STAT6, a signal transducer and activator of transcription, has been shown to play a central role in mediating the immune regulatory signal of this cytokine. This gene, IL3, IL5, IL13, and CSF2 form a cytokine gene cluster on chromosome 5q, with this gene particularly close to IL13. This gene, IL13 and IL5 are found to be regulated coordinately by several long-range regulatory elements in an over 120 kilobase range on the chromosome. Two alternatively spliced transcript variants of this gene encoding distinct isoforms have been reported.
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Protein Aliases: B cell growth factor 1; B-cell growth factor 1; B-cell IgG differentiation factor; B-cell stimulatory factor 1; B_cell stimulatory factor 1; binetrakin; BSF-1; IGG1 induction factor; IL-4; Interleukin-4; Lymphocyte stimulatory factor 1; pitrakinra
Gene Aliases: BSF-1; Il-4; Il4
UniProt ID: (Mouse) P07750
Entrez Gene ID: (Mouse) 16189
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