IL5, Murine

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Product Description

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Recombinant Murine Interleukin 5
Colony-Stimulating Factor, eosinophil
Eosinophil Differentiation Factor, EDF
T-cell replacing factor, TRF

The IL5 gene is located on chromosome 11 in mice, in close proximity to the genes encoding IL3, IL4, and granulocyte-macrophage colony-stimulating factor (CSF2), which are often co-expressed in TH2 cells. Through binding to the IL5 receptor, IL5 stimulates B cell growth and increases immunoglobulin secretion and is also a key mediator in eosinophil activation. Interleukin 5 has long been associated with the cause of several allergic diseases including allergic rhinitis and asthma. Murine IL5 is a TH2 cytokine that is part of the hematopoietic family. Unlike other members of this cytokine family (namely IL3 and CSF2), this glycoprotein is a homodimer in its active form.

Sterile Filtered White lyophilized powder. Purified and tested for use in cell culture.

Source: Escherichia coli

MW: ~26.2 kDa (2x 113 amino acids)

Purity: >98% by SDS-PAGE and HPLC analyses

Biological Activity: Fully biologically active when compared to standard. The ED50 as determined by a cell proliferation assay using human TF-1 cells is less than 2 ng/ml, corresponding to a specific activity of >5.0×105 IU/mg.

Storage/Handling: Store desiccated at -20°C.

MGI: 96557


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Product Specifications

Catalog ID 1310-05
MW ~26.2 kDa
Storage/Handling Store desiccated at -20°C.

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