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|Recombinant Human TNF-alpha protein (Catalog#10602-HNAE)|
|10 μl/Test, 0.1 mg/ml|
|Aqueous solution containing 0.5% BSA and 0.1% sodium azide|
|This antibody was obtained from a rabbit immunized with purified, recombinant Human TNF-alpha (rh TNF-alpha; Catalog#10602-HNAE; NP_000585.2; Val 77-Leu 233) and conjugated with FITC under optimum conditions, the unreacted FITC was removed.|
|This antibody is stable for 12 months from date of receipt when stored at 2℃-8℃. Protected from prolonged exposure to light. Do not freeze ! |
Sodium azide is toxic to cells and should be disposed of properly. Flush with large volumes of water during disposal.
Flow cytometric analysis of anti-human TNFα on stimulated PBMC. Human peripheral blood mononuclear cells were stimulated for 6 hrs with Leukocyte Activation Cocktail, with BD GolgiPlug™ (BD Pharmingen™ Cat. No.550583). Cells were then fixed and permeabilized according to manufacturer’s manual (BD Pharmingen™ Cat. No. 554714), followed by staining with Alexa Fluor® 647 Mouse Anti-Human CD8 (clone RPA-T8, BD Pharmingen™ Cat. No. 557708) and FITC Rabbit anti-Human TNFα. The dot plots were derived from gated lymphocytes.
Tumor necrosis factor alpha (TNF-alpha), also known as TNF, TNFA or TNFSF2, is the prototypic cytokine of the TNF superfamily, and is a multifunctional molecule involved in the regulation of a wide spectrum of biological processes including cell proliferation, differentiation, apoptosis, lipid metabolism, and coagulation. Two receptors, TNF-R1 (TNF receptor type 1; CD120a; p55/60) and TNF-R2 (TNF receptor type 2; CD120b; p75/80), bind to TNF-alpha. TNF-alpha protein is produced mainly by macrophages, and large amounts of this cytokine are released in response to lipopolysaccharide, other bacterial products, and Interleukin-1 (IL-1). TNF-alpha is involved in fighting against the tumorigenesis, thus, is regarded as a molecular insight in cancer treatment.