Human LIF Antibody

  
  • Species Reactivity
    Human
  • Specificity
    Detects human LIF in direct ELISAs and Western blots. In direct ELISAs and Western blots, approximately 25% cross-reactivity with recombinant mouse LIF is observed. Neutralizes the biological activity of recombinant human LIF and will also neutralize the biological activity of recombinant mouse LIF at a 50-fold higher IgG concentration.
  • Source
    Polyclonal Goat IgG
  • Purification
    Protein A or G purified
  • Immunogen
    E. coli-derived recombinant human LIF
    Ser23-Phe202
    Accession # P15018
  • Formulation
    Lyophilized from a 0.2 μm filtered solution in PBS with Trehalose.
  • Endotoxin Level
    <0.10 EU per 1 μg of the antibody by the LAL method.
  • Label
    Unconjugated
Applications
  •  
    Recommended
    Concentration
    Sample
  • Western Blot
    0.1 µg/mL
    Recombinant Human LIF
  • Neutralization
    Measured by its ability to neutralize LIF-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 0.1-0.4 µg/mL in the presence of 0.5 ng/mL Recombinant Human LIF.
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
Cell Proliferation Induced by LIF and Neutralization by Human LIF Antibody. Recombinant Human LIF (Catalog # 7734-LF) stimulates proliferation in the TF‑1 human erythroleukemic cell line in a dose-dependent manner (orange line) as measured by Resazurin (Catalog # AR002). Proliferation elicited by 0.5 ng/mL Recom­binant Human LIF is neutralized (green line) by increasing concentrations of Goat Anti-Human LIF Polyclonal Antibody (Catalog # AB-250-NA). The ND50 is typically 0.1‑0.4 µg/mL.
Preparation and Storage
  • Reconstitution
    Reconstitute at 1 mg/mL in sterile PBS.
  • Shipping
    The product is shipped at ambient temperature. Upon receipt, store it immediately at the temperature recommended below.
  • 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: LIF
LIF (Leukemia inhibitory factor; also  Differentiation-stimulating factor) is a 22 kDa (predicted) glycoprotein, member of  the leukemia inhibitory factor/interleukin-6 (LIF/IL-6) family of cytokines. Natural LIF is heavily glycosylated, showing an apparent molecular weight of 32 kDa to 62 kDa, it is produced by a variety of cells including T cells, monocytes, fibroblasts, osteoblasts and mast cells. LIF induces hematopoietic differentiation in normal and myeloid leukemia cells, neuronal cell differentiation and stimulation of acute-phase protein synthesis in hepatocytes. Human LIF acts through a receptor comprising a 190 kDa LIF-binding alpha -chain and a 130 kDa signal-transducing beta -chain (gp130), which is shared with the other members of the IL-6 family. Human and mouse LIF exhibit 78% aa sequence identity.
  • Long Name:
    Leukemia Inhibitory Factor
  • Entrez Gene IDs:
    3976 (Human); 16878 (Mouse); 403449 (Canine)
  • Alternate Names:
    CDF; D factor; DIA; differentiation inhibitory activity; differentiation stimulating factor; Differentiation-stimulating factor; Emfilermin; HILDAcholinergic differentiation factor; leukemia inhibitory factor (cholinergic differentiation factor); leukemia inhibitory factor; LIF; Melanoma-derived LPL inhibitor; MLPLI
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