Detects canine IL‑18/IL‑1F4 in direct ELISAs and Western blots. In direct ELISAs and Western blots, approximately 50% cross-reactivity with recombinant porcine IL-18 is observed, 20% cross-reactivity with recombinant rhesus macaque IL-18 is observed, 15% cross-reactivity with recombinant human IL-18 is observed, and 5% cross-reactivity with recombinant mouse IL-18 and recombinant rat IL-18 is observed.
Polyclonal Goat IgG
E. coli-derived recombinant canine IL‑18/IL‑1F4 Tyr37-Ser193 Accession # Q9XSR0
Lyophilized from a 0.2 μm filtered solution in PBS with Trehalose. *Small pack size (SP) is supplied as a 0.2 µm filtered solution in PBS.
Recombinant Canine IL‑18/IL‑1F4
Please Note: Optimal dilutions should be determined by each laboratory for each application. General Protocols are available in the Technical Information section on our website.
IL‑18/IL‑1F4 in Canine PBMCs. IL‑18/IL‑1F4 was detected in immersion fixed canine peripheral blood mononuclear cells (PBMCs) using Goat Anti-Canine IL‑18/IL‑1F4 Antigen Affinity-purified Polyclonal Antibody (Catalog # AF2924) at 15 µg/mL for 3 hours at room temperature. Cells were stained using the NorthernLights™ 557-conjugated Anti-Goat IgG Secondary Antibody (red; Catalog # NL001) and counterstained with DAPI (blue). Specific staining was localized to cytoplasm and cell secretions. View our protocol for Fluorescent ICC Staining of Non-adherent Cells.
Preparation and Storage
Reconstitute at 0.2 mg/mL in sterile PBS.
The product is shipped at ambient temperature. Upon receipt, store it immediately at the temperature recommended below. *Small pack size (SP) is shipped with polar packs. Upon receipt, store it immediately at -20 to -70 °C
Stability & Storage
Use a manual defrost freezer and avoid repeated freeze-thaw cycles.
12 months from date of receipt, -20 to -70 °C as supplied.
1 month, 2 to 8 °C under sterile conditions after reconstitution.
6 months, -20 to -70 °C under sterile conditions after reconstitution.
IL-18, also known as interferon-gamma-inducing factor (IGIF) and IL-18, is an 18 kDa protein belonging to the IL-1 superfamily. It is synthesized as a 24 kDa pro-IL-18 and is processed by caspase 1 to form the active protein. IL-18 is produced by multiple cell types including monocyte/macrophages, dendritic cells, osteoblasts and keratinocytes. Mature IL-18 synergizes with IL-12 to induce differentiation of naïve Th cells into Th1 cells. It also plays multiple roles in other immune cell types including macrophages, NK cells and B cells. Canine and human mature IL-18 share 73% amino acid sequence identity.
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