The recombinant human IFNβ consists of 166 amino acids and predicts a molecular mass of 20 KDa. It migrates as an approximately 20-23 KDa band in SDS-PAGE under reducing conditions.
Lyophilized from sterile 10mM NaAC, 40mM Arg, 0.12mg/ml Met, 146mg/ml Sucrose, 0.1% PF-68, pH 4.5 Please contact us for any concerns or special requirements. Normally 5 % - 8 % trehalose, mannitol and 0.01% Tween80 are added as protectants before lyophilization.
Please refer to the specific buffer information in the hard copy of CoA.
In general, recombinant proteins are provided as lyophilized powder which are shipped at ambient temperature. Bulk packages of recombinant proteins are provided as frozen liquid. They are shipped out with blue ice unless customers require otherwise.
Stability & Storage
Samples are stable for up to twelve months from date of receipt at -20℃ to -80℃ Store it under sterile conditions at -20℃ to -80℃. It is recommended that the protein be aliquoted for optimal storage. Avoid repeated freeze-thaw cycles.
A hardcopy of COA with reconstitution instruction is sent along with the products. Please refer to it for detailed information.
IFN-beta Protein, Human, Recombinant: Images
Measured in antiviral assays using WISH cells infected with vesicular stomatitis virus. The ED50 for this effect is typically 2-20 pg/mL.
Interferons (IFNs) are natural glycoproteins belonging to the cytokine superfamily and are produced by the cells of the immune system of most vertebrates in response to challenges by foreign agents such as viruses, parasites, and tumor cells. Interferon-beta (IFN beta) is an extracellular protein mediator of host defense and homeostasis. IFN beta has well-established direct antiviral, antiproliferative, and immunomodulatory properties. Recombinant IFN beta is approved for the treatment of relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis. The recombinant IFN beta protein has the theoretical potential to either treat or causes autoimmune neuromuscular disorders by altering the complicated and delicate balances within the immune system networks. It is the most widely prescribed disease-modifying therapy for multiple sclerosis (MS). Large-scale clinical trials have established the clinical efficacy of IFN beta in reducing relapses and slowing disease progression in relapsing-remitting MS. IFN beta therapy was shown to be comparably beneficial for opticospinal MS (OSMS) and conventional MS in Japanese. IFN beta is effective in reducing relapses in secondary progressive MS and may have a modest effect in slowing disability progression. In addition to the common antiviral activity, IFN beta also induces increased production of the p53 gene product which promotes apoptosis and thus has a therapeutic effect against certain cancers. The role of IFN-beta in bone metabolism could warrant its systematic evaluation as a potential adjunct to therapeutic regimens of osteolytic diseases. Furthermore, IFN beta might play a beneficial role in the development of chronic progressive CNS inflammation.
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