Canine IL-5 Antibody

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Cell Proliferation Induced by IL‑5 and Neutralization by Canine IL‑5 Antibody.
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Canine IL-5 Antibody Summary

Species Reactivity
Detects canine canine IL‑5 in direct ELISAs and Western blots. In Western blots, approximately 15% cross-reactivity with recombinant bovine IL-5, recombinant equine IL-5, and recombinant feline IL-5 is observed and less than 5% cross-reactivity with recombinant rat IL-5, recombinant mouse IL-5, and recombinant human IL-5 is observed.
Polyclonal Goat IgG
Antigen Affinity-purified
Mouse myeloma cell line NS0-derived recombinant canine IL-5
Accession # Q95J76
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.
Endotoxin Level
<0.10 EU per 1 μg of the antibody by the LAL method.


Recommended Concentration
Western Blot
0.1 µg/mL
Recombinant Canine IL‑5 (Catalog # 1964-CL)
5-15 µg/mL
See below
Measured by its ability to neutralize IL‑5-induced proliferation in the TF‑1 human erythroleukemic cell line. Kitamura, T. et al. (1989) J. Cell Physiol. 140:323. The Neutralization Dose (ND50) is typically 0.75-3.0 µg/mL in the presence of 30 ng/mL Recombinant Canine IL‑5.

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.

Data Examples

Neutralization Cell Proliferation Induced by IL‑5 and Neutralization by Canine IL‑5 Antibody. View Larger

Cell Proliferation Induced by IL‑5 and Neutralization by Canine IL‑5 Antibody. Recombinant Canine IL-5 (Catalog # 1964-CL) stimulates proliferation in the TF-1 human erythroleukemic cell line in a dose-dependent manner (orange line). Proliferation elicited by Recombinant Canine IL-5 (30 ng/mL) is neutralized (green line) by increasing concen-trations of Goat Anti-Canine IL-5 Antigen Affinity-purified Polyclonal Antibody (Catalog # AF1964). The ND50 is typically 0.75-3.0 µg/mL.

Immunocytochemistry IL-5 antibody in Canine PBMCs by Immunocytochemistry (ICC). View Larger

IL‑5 in Canine PBMCs. IL-5 was detected in immersion fixed canine peripheral blood mononuclear cells (PBMCs) treated with calcium ionomycin and PMA using Goat Anti-Canine IL-5 Antigen Affinity-purified Polyclonal Antibody (Catalog # AF1964) 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 cell surface. View our protocol for Fluorescent ICC Staining of Non-adherent Cells.

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Preparation and Storage

Reconstitute at 0.2 mg/mL in sterile PBS.
Reconstitution Buffer Available
Reconstitution Buffer 1 (PBS)
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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.

Background: IL-5

Interleukin-5 (IL-5) is a 40‑45 kDa secreted disulfide-linked homodimeric glycoprotein that plays an important role in the differentiation, growth, and function of eosinophils. It also primes basophils for histamine and leukotriene release. In mice, IL-5 also induces the proliferation, differentiation, and immunoglobulin production of B cells especially B-1 cells that constitutively express IL-5 receptor alpha. IL-5 is primarily produced by CD4+ Th2 cells. Other cell types, including mast cells, visceral smooth muscle cells, bronchial epithelium, CD16+ NK cells, eosinophils and gamma δ T cells, can also produce IL-5. Canine IL-5 is synthesized as a 134 amino acid (aa) precursor that contains a 21 aa signal sequence and a 113 aa mature segment. Mature canine IL-5 shares 62%, 66%, 85%, 84%, 58%, and 56% aa sequence identity with mature human, guinea pig, porcine, feline, mouse, and rat IL-5, respectively. The receptor for IL-5 consists of a 60 kDa ligand-binding subunit (IL-5 R alpha ) and a 120 kDa signal-transducing subunit ( beta c) (1‑7).

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  7. Geijsen, N. et al. (2001) Cytokine Growth Factor Rev. 12:19.
Long Name
Interleukin 5
Entrez Gene IDs
3567 (Human); 16191 (Mouse); 24497 (Rat); 397409 (Porcine); 280825 (Bovine); 403790 (Canine); 493803 (Feline)
Alternate Names
BCDF mu; B-cell differentiation factor I; BCGFII; EDF; Eo-CSF; Eosinophil differentiation factor; IL5; IL-5; IL-5T-cell replacing factor; interleukin 5 (colony-stimulating factor, eosinophil); interleukin-5; TRF; TRFB cell differentiation factor I

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