Porcine IL-2 Fluorescein-conjugated Antibody

  • Species Reactivity
  • Specificity
    Detects porcine IL-2 in direct ELISAs and Western blots. In direct ELISAs and Western blots, no cross-reactivity with human, mouse, rat, bovine, canine, equine, feline, or cotton rat IL-2 is observed.
  • Source
    Monoclonal Mouse IgG2B Clone # 100312
  • Purification
    Protein A or G purified from hybridoma culture supernatant
  • Immunogen
    E. coli-derived recombinant porcine IL-2
    Accession # P26891
  • Formulation
    Supplied in a saline solution containing BSA and Sodium Azide.
  • Label
  • Intracellular Staining by Flow Cytometry
    10 µL/106 cells
    See below
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
Intracellular Staining by Flow Cytometry
Detection of IL‑2 in Porcine PBMCs by Flow Cytometry. Porcine peripheral blood mononuclear cells (PBMCs) were stained with Mouse Anti-Porcine IL‑2 Fluorescein‑conjugated Monoclonal Antibody (Catalog # IC6521F, filled histogram) or isotype control antibody (Catalog # IC0041F, open histogram). To facilitate intracellular staining, cells were fixed with Flow Cytometry Fixation Buffer (Catalog # FC004) and permeabilized with Flow Cytometry Permeabilization/Wash Buffer I (Catalog # FC005). View our protocol for Staining Intracellular Molecules.
Preparation and Storage
  • Shipping
    The product is shipped with polar packs. Upon receipt, store it immediately at the temperature recommended below.
  • Stability & Storage
    Protect from light. Do not freeze.
    • 12 months from date of receipt, 2 to 8 °C as supplied.
Background: IL-2

Interleukin 2 was initially identified as a T cell growth factor that is produced by T cells following activation by mitogens or antigens. Since then, it has been shown that in addition to its T cell growth factor activity, IL-2 can also stimulate the growth and differentiation of B cells, natural killer (NK) cells, lymphokine activated killer (LAK) cells, monocytes/macrophages and oligodendrocytes. Mature porcine and human IL-2 share approximately 72% amino acid sequence identity.The biological activity of IL-2 is mediated by the binding of IL-2 to cell surface receptor complexes. The functional high-affinity receptor of IL-2 is composed of three distinct polypeptide chains, the IL-2 receptor alpha, beta and gamma subunits. The intermediate-affinity IL-2 receptor complex, which lacks the alpha subunit, but contains both the beta and gamma subunits, is also capable of transducing the IL-2 signal. In T cells, the beta and gamma subunits are shared with the IL-15 receptor complex. The gamma chain of the IL-2 receptor complex is also a subunit of IL-4, IL-7, and IL-9 receptor complexes.

  • References:
    1. Taniguchi, T. and Y. Minami (1993) Cell 73:5.
    2. Waldmann, T. et al. (1998) Int. Rev. Immunol. 16:205.
    3. Nelson, B.H. and D.M. Willeford (1998) Adv. Immunol. 70:1.
  • Long Name:
    Interleukin 2
  • Entrez Gene IDs:
    3558 (Human); 16183 (Mouse); 116562 (Rat); 396868 (Porcine); 280822 (Bovine); 403989 (Canine); 100034204 (Equine); 751114 (Feline); 100302458 (Rabbit)
  • Alternate Names:
    aldesleukin; IL2; IL-2lymphokine; interleukin 2; interleukin-2; involved in regulation of T-cell clonal expansion; T cell growth factor; T-cell growth factor; TCGF
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Isotype Controls
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Mouse IgG2B Fluorescein‑conjugated Control Antibody

Ctrl IC0041F 6  
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Staining Reagents
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Flow Cytometry Permeabilization/Wash Buffer I (1X)

Flow FC005 4
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Flow Cytometry Fixation Buffer (1X)

Flow FC004 3
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Flow Cytometry Fixation & Permeabilization Buffer Kit I

Flow FC009
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Flow Cytometry Fixation/Permeabilization Buffer I (1X)

Flow FC007
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