Rat LIX Antibody

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AF543
AF543-SP
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Rat LIX Antibody Summary

Species Reactivity
Rat
Specificity
Detects rat CXCL5/LIX in direct ELISAs and Western blots. In direct ELISAs, approximately 30% cross‑reactivity with recombinant mouse GCP-2 is observed and less than 5% cross‑reactivity with recombinant human GCP-2 is observed and no cross reactivity with _____________ is observed.
Source
Polyclonal Goat IgG
Purification
Antigen Affinity-purified
Immunogen
E. coli-derived recombinant rat LIX
Ala38-Gln130
Accession # P97885.1
Formulation
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.

Applications

Recommended Concentration
Sample
Western Blot
0.1 µg/mL
Recombinant Rat LIX (Catalog # 543-RL)
Neutralization
Measured by its ability to neutralize CXCL5/LIX-induced chemotaxis in the BaF3 mouse pro‑B cell line transfected with human CXCR2. The Neutralization Dose (ND50) is typically 0.3-1.5 µg/mL in the presence of 0.2 µg/mL Recombinant Rat CXCL5/LIX.

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 Example

Neutralization Chemotaxis Induced by LIX and Neutralization by Rat LIX Antibody. View Larger

Chemotaxis Induced by LIX and Neutralization by Rat LIX Antibody. Recombinant Rat LIX (Catalog # 543-RL) chemo-attracts the BaF3 mouse pro-B cell line transfected with human CXCR2 in a dose-dependent manner (orange line). The amount of cells that migrated through to the lower chemotaxis chamber was measured by Resazurin (Catalog # AR002). Chemotaxis elicited by Recombinant Rat LIX (0.2 µg/mL) is neutralized (green line) by increasing concentrations of Goat Anti-Rat LIX Antigen Affinity-purified Polyclonal Antibody (Catalog # AF543). The ND50is typically 0.3-1.5 µg/mL.

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Preparation and Storage

Reconstitution
Reconstitute at 0.2 mg/mL in sterile PBS.
Reconstitution Buffer Available
Reconstitution Buffer 1 (PBS)
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Availability
Size / Price
Qty
RB01
Shipping
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: LIX

LPS-induced CXC chemokine (LIX) is a chemokine originally cloned from LPS-stimulated mouse fibroblasts. Rat LIX shares approximately 74% amino acid (aa) sequence identity with mouse LIX and is likely the rat orthologue to mouse LIX. Rat LIX cDNA encodes a 130 aa residue precursor with a predicted 37 aa residue signal peptide and a 93 aa residue mature protein. Among human CXC chemokines, rat LIX is most closely related to human GCP-2 and ENA-78. Rat LIX also differs from these two human proteins by having an extended carboxy-terminus. The amino-terminal 115 residues of rat LIX shares 59% and 53% aa sequence homology with human GCP-2 and ENA-78, respectively. It is not clear if LIX should be considered an orthologue of GCP-2 or ENA-78. Yet, mouse LIX was alternatively named mouse GCP-2.

Purified recombinant rat LIX is C-terminally truncated. This is consistent with the observation that natural mouse LIX purified from fibroblasts and epithelial cells also contains multiple amino-terminal and carboxy-terminal truncated isoforms. The shorter isoforms of the natural protein were reported to be more active than the longer forms. The bioactivity of rat LIX can be mediated through CXCR2.

Entrez Gene IDs
20311 (Mouse); 60665 (Rat)
Alternate Names
LIX

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Citation for Rat LIX Antibody

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  1. Rat coronaviruses infect rat alveolar type I epithelial cells and induce expression of CXC chemokines.
    Authors: Miura TA, Wang J, Holmes KV, Mason RJ
    Virology, 2007;369(2):288-98.
    Species: Rat
    Sample Types: Whole Cells
    Applications: ICC

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