Human IL-4R alpha Biotinylated Antibody
Human IL-4R alpha Biotinylated Antibody Summary
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.
Preparation and Storage
- 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-4R alpha
Interleukin 4 (IL‑4) is a pleiotropic cytokine produced by activated T cells, mast cells, and basophils. The biological functions of IL‑4 are mediated by the binding of IL‑4 to high‑affinity cell surface receptor complexes. Two types of IL‑4 receptor complexes have been described. The type I IL‑4 receptor complex is composed of a high‑affinity IL‑4‑binding subunit (referred to as IL‑4 R alpha ) and the common gamma chain that does not bind IL‑4 by itself. The type II IL‑4 receptor complex is composed of IL‑4 R alpha and IL‑13 R alpha 1. Besides IL‑4 signals, the type II IL‑4 receptor complex can also transduce IL‑13 signals. In the type II complex, the IL‑4 R alpha subunit binds only IL‑4 and not IL‑13. Similarly, the IL‑13 R alpha 1 subunit binds only IL‑13 and not IL‑4. The cDNA clones for both the human and mouse IL‑4 R alpha have been isolated and shown to encode an approximately 140 kDa type I transmembrane protein with a large cytoplasmic domain that is essential for signal transduction. In mouse cells, an alternatively spliced variant encoding a soluble secreted IL‑4 R alpha isoform has also been identified. Naturally occurring soluble IL‑4 R alpha that binds IL‑4 with high‑affinity has been found in mouse and human biological fluids.
Citation for Human IL-4R alpha Biotinylated Antibody
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Neutrophil Extracellular Traps Reprogram IL-4/GM-CSF-Induced Monocyte Differentiation to Anti-inflammatory Macrophages
Authors: AB Guimarães-, NC Rochael, F Oliveira, J Echevarria, EM Saraiva
Front Immunol, 2017-05-17;8(0):523.
Sample Types: Complex Sample Type
Applications: Western Blot
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