|Recombinant Rat IFN-alpha / IFNA1 / IFN protein (Catalog#80174-R08H)|
|0.2 μm filtered solution in PBS|
|This antibody was produced from a hybridoma resulting from the fusion of a mouse myeloma with B cells obtained from a mouse immunized with purified, recombinant Rat IFN-alpha / IFNA1 / IFN (rh IFN-alpha / IFNA1 / IFN; Catalog#80174-R08H; P05011; Met1-Ser192). The IgG fraction of the cell culture supernatant was purified by Protein A affinity.|
No cross-reactivity in ELISA with
Human cell lysate (293 cell line)
ELISA: 0.5-1 μg/mL
This antibody can be used at 0.5-1 μg/mL with the appropriate secondary reagents to detect Rat IFN-alpha / IFNA1 / IFN. The detection limit for Rat IFN-alpha / IFNA1 / IFN is approximately 0.078 ng/well.
Sodium azide is recommended to avoid contamination (final concentration 0.05%-0.1%). It is toxic to cells and should be disposed of properly. Avoid repeated freeze-thaw cycles.
IFNA1, also known as IFN-alpha and IFNA, belongs to the alpha/beta interferon family. Interferons(IFNs) are proteins made and released by host cells in response to the presence of pathogens such as viruses, bacteria, parasites or tumor cells. They belong to the large class of glycoproteins known as cytokines. IFNs stimulate the production of two enzymes: a protein kinase and an oligoadenylate synthetase. They allow for communication between cells to trigger the protective defenses of the immune system that eradicate pathogens or tumors. IFNs can activate immune cells, such as natural killer cells and macrophages; they increase recognition of infection or tumor cells by up-regulating antigen presentation to T lymphocytes; and they also increase the ability of uninfected host cells to resist new infection by virus.Leukocyte interferon is produced predominantly by B lymphocytes. Immune interferon is produced by mitogen- or antigen-stimulated T lymphocytes. IFNA1 is produced by macrophages and has antiviral activities.