Cytokines and Colony Stimulating Factors
In the ever-evolving world of growth factors, the Cytokine class can potentially encompass nearly ev...
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Recombinant Rat Colony Stimulating Factor 2 (granulocyte-macrophage)
MGI-1GM (Macrophage granulocyte inducer-1GM)
Colony Stimulating Factor 2 (GM-CSF) was initially characterized as a growth factor that can support the in vitro colony formation of granulocyte-macrophage progenitors. It is produced by a number of different cell types, including activated T cells, B cells, macrophages, mast cells, endothelial cells and fibroblasts, in response to cytokine or immune and inflammatory stimuli. On mature hematopoietic cells, CSF2 is a survival factor for and activates the effector functions of granulocytes, monocytes/macrophages and eosinophils. CSF2 promotes a Th1 biased immune response, angiogenesis, allergic inflammation and the development of autoimmunity. It shows clinical effectiveness in ameliorating chemotherapy-induced neutropenia, and CSF2 transfected tumor cells are utilized as cancer vaccines. Mature rat CSF2 shares 69% with mouse CSF2. Rat CSF2 is fully active on mouse cells, although Mouse CSF2 is only weakly active on rat cells.
Sterile Filtered White lyophilized powder. Purified and tested for use in cell culture.
Source: Escherichia coli
MW: ~14.5kDa (128 amino acid)
Purity: >98% by SDS-PAGE and HPLC analyses
Storage/Handling: Store desiccated at -20°C.
Rat Genome Database ID: 621065
NOT FOR HUMAN USE!Cross-species homology
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|Storage/Handling||Store desiccated at -20°C.|