M621B targets IL-6 in ELISA and WB applications and shows reactivity with Human samples.
The M621B immunogen is recombinant human IL-6.
M621B detects IL-6 which has a predicted molecular weight of approximately 22 kDa.
The M621B IL6 antibody (biotinylated conjugate of clone 7IL6) has successfully been paired as the detection antibody in a sandwich ELISA with capture antibody M620 (clone 5IL6). Typical dilutions for sandwich ELISA include 1 µg/mL for coating and 0.125 - 0.25 µg/mL for detection.
Biotinylated antibody M621B (clone 7IL6) and antibody M620 (clone 5IL6) have successfully been used in combination with recombinant IL6 protein SIL6 in ELISA applications.
Interleukin 6 (IL-6) is a multifunctional 26 kD protein originally discovered in the medium of RNA-stimulated fibroblastoid cells. IL-6 appears to be directly involved in the responses that occur after infection and cellular injury, and it may prove to be important as IL-1 and TNF-a in regulating the acute phase response. IL-6 is reported to be produced by fibroblasts, activated T cells, activated monocytes or macrophages and endothelial cells. IL-6 acts upon a variety of cells including myeloid progenitor cells, T cells, B cells, and hepatocytes. In addition, IL-6 appears to interact with IL-2 in the proliferation of T lymphocytes. IL-6 potentiates the proliferative effect of IL-3 on multipotential hematopoietic progenitors. IL-6 plays a critical role in B-cell differentiation to plasma cells and is a potent growth factor for plasmacytoma and myeloma. IL-6 is a very useful culture supplement for the generation of a high number of antibody-producing hybridomas. Primarily produced at sites of acute and chronic inflammation, IL-6 is secreted into the serum and induces a transcriptional inflammatory response through interleukin 6 receptor, alpha. The functioning of IL-6 is implicated in a wide variety of inflammation-associated disease states including diabetes mellitus and systemic juvenile rheumatoid arthritis.
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Protein Aliases: B-cell differentiation factor; B-cell stimulatory factor 2; CTL differentiation factor; hybridoma growth factor; interferon beta-2; interleukin BSF-2; interleukin HP-1; interleukin-6
Gene Aliases: BSF-2; BSF2; CDF; HGF; HSF; IFN-beta-2; IFNB2; IL-6
Entrez Gene ID: (Human) 3569