Recombinant Mouse IL‑23 R Fc Chimera (Catalog # 1686-MR)
Measured by its ability to neutralize IL‑23-induced IL‑17 secretion in mouse splenocytes. Aggarwal, S. et al. (2003) J. Biol. Chem. 278:1910. The Neutralization Dose (ND50) is typically 0.1-0.4 µg/mL in the presence of 0.75 ng/mL Recombinant Mouse IL‑23 and 10 ng/mL Recombinant Mouse IL‑2.
Please Note: Optimal dilutions should be determined by each laboratory for each application.
are available in the Technical Information section on our website.
IL‑17 Secretion Induced by IL‑23 and Neutralization by Mouse IL‑23 R Antibody.
In the presence of Recombinant Mouse IL‑2 (10 ng/mL, Catalog # 402-ML), Recombinant Mouse IL‑23 (Catalog # 1887-ML) stimulates IL‑17 secretion in mouse splenocytes in a dose-dependent manner (orange line), as measured by the Mouse IL‑17 Quantikine ELISA Kit (Catalog # M1700). Under these conditions, IL‑17 secretion elicited by Recombinant Mouse IL‑23 (0.75 ng/mL) is neutralized (green line) by increasing concentrations of Mouse IL‑23 R Monoclonal Antibody (Catalog # MAB1686). The ND50 is typically 0.1-0.4 µg/mL.
Preparation and Storage
Reconstitute at 0.5 mg/mL in sterile PBS.
Reconstitution Buffer Available
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-23 R
Interleukin 23 (IL-23) is a heterodimeric cytokine composed of two disulfide-linked subunits, a p19 subunit that is unique to IL-23, and a p40 subunit that is shared with IL-12 (1‑5). The functional IL-23 receptor complex consists of two receptor subunits, the IL-12 receptor beta 1 subunit (IL-12 R beta 1) and the IL-23-specific receptor subunit (IL-23 R) (3). Mouse IL-23 R cDNA encodes a 644 amino acid (aa) type I transmembrane protein with a 23 aa residue signal peptide, a 349 aa residue extracellular domain, a 23 aa residue transmembrane domain and a 249 aa residue cytoplasmic region. IL-23 R shares structural features with the IL-12 R beta 2, including an N-terminal Ig-like domain, two cytokine receptor domains and multiple glycosylation sites in the extracellular domain. IL-23 R lacks the three extracellular membrane-proximal fibronectin-type III domains present on IL-12 R beta 2. IL-23 R has a WQPWS sequence in the transmembrane-proximal cytokine receptor domain similar to the cytokine receptor signature WSXWS motif. The cytoplasmic region of IL-23 R has three potential Src homology 2 domain-binding sites and two potential Stat-binding sites. The gene for human IL-23 R is located on human chromosome 1 within 150 kb of IL-12 R beta 2. Human and mouse IL-23 R share 66% amino acid sequence identity. Mouse IL-23 R is expressed in mouse Th1 and Th2 cells, bone marrow, dendritic cells and macrophages. It is also expressed by mouse CD4+ CD45RBlow memory T cells but at much lower levels by mouse CD4+ CD45RBhigh cells. IL-23 initiates a signal transduction cascade similar to that of IL-12 and involves Jak2, Tyk2, STAT1, STAT3, STAT4, and STAT5. IL-23 has biological activities that are similar to, but distinct from, IL-12.
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Aggarwal, S. et al. (2003) J. Biol. Chem. 278:1910.
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