IL1-F8 (Protein | Antibody | cDNA Clone | ELISA Kit)

All IL1-F8 reagents are produced in house and quality controlled, including 7 IL1-F8 Antibody, 26 IL1-F8 Gene, 3 IL1-F8 Protein, 2 IL1-F8 qPCR. All IL1-F8 reagents are ready to use.

IL1-F8 Background

Interleukin-1 family member 8(IL1F8) also known as IL36B, is a member of the interleukin 1(IL-1) cytokine family. IL1F8 may contains a 12-stranded beta-trefoil structure. Until recently, the IL-1 family of cytokines includ four members, with three having pro-inflammatory effects such as IL1F8 and the fourth member being an IL-1 receptor antagonist (IL-1Ra). IL-1 family members exert their effects through binding to receptors that belong to the IL-1 receptor (IL-1R) family. IL1F8 exerts proinflammatory effects in primary human joint cells. Joint and serum IL-1F8 protein levels did not correlate with inflammation, but they were high in some human serum samples tested, including samples from patients with rheumatoid arthritis. IL1F8 also activated NK-κB.

IL1-F8 References

  • Magne D, et al. (2006) The new IL-1 family member IL-1F8 stimulates production of inflammatory mediators by synovial fibroblasts and articular chondrocytes. Arthritis Research & Therapy. 8: R80.
  • Smith DE, et al. (2000) The new IL-1 family member IL-1F8 stimulates production of inflammatory mediators by synovial fibroblasts and articular chondrocytes. The Journal of Biological Chemistry. 275: 1169-75.