Recombinant Porcine IL-1ra/IL-1F3 Protein, CF

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  • Purity
    >97%, by SDS-PAGE under reducing conditions and visualized by silver stain.
  • Endotoxin Level
    <0.10 EU per 1 μg of the protein by the LAL method.
  • Activity
    Measured by its ability to inhibit IL-1 alpha -dependent proliferation in D10.G4.1 mouse helper T cells. Symons, J.A. et al. (1987) in Lymphokines and Interferons, a Practical Approach. Clemens, M.J. et al. (eds): IRL Press. 272. The ED50 for this effect is 0.02-0.06 µg/mL in the presence of 50 pg/mL of recombinant porcine IL-1 alpha.
  • Source
    E. coli-derived His26-Gln177, with an N-terminal Met
  • Accession #
  • N-terminal Sequence
    Analysis
    Met
  • Predicted Molecular Mass
    17 kDa
Carrier Free
What does CF mean?
CF stands for Carrier Free (CF). We typically add Bovine Serum Albumin (BSA) as a carrier protein to our recombinant proteins. Adding a carrier protein enhances protein stability, increases shelf-life, and allows the recombinant protein to be stored at a more dilute concentration. The carrier free version does not contain BSA.
What formulation is right for me?
In general, we advise purchasing the recombinant protein with BSA for use in cell or tissue culture, or as an ELISA standard. In contrast, the carrier free protein is recommended for applications, in which the presence of BSA could interfere.
780-RA/CF
 
780-RA
Formulation Lyophilized from a 0.2 μm filtered solution in NaH2PO4 and NaCl.
Formulation Lyophilized from a 0.2 μm filtered solution in NaH2PO4 and NaCl with BSA as a carrier protein.
Reconstitution Reconstitute at 100 μg/mL in sterile PBS.
Reconstitution Reconstitute at 100 μg/mL in sterile PBS containing at least 0.1% human or bovine serum albumin.
Shipping The product is shipped at ambient temperature. Upon receipt, store it immediately at the temperature recommended below.
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.
  • 3 months, -20 to -70 °C under sterile conditions after reconstitution.
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.
  • 3 months, -20 to -70 °C under sterile conditions after reconstitution.
Background: IL-1ra/IL-1F3
IL-1ra was originally isolated from the urine of patients with monocytic leukemia and has also been purified from adherent monocytes. The naturally-occurring, fully glycosylated form has an apparent molecular weight of about 25,000 Daltons. The protein shows 26% amino acid homology to IL-1 beta and 19% homology to IL-1 alpha. It will compete with either factor for receptor binding, but does not interact with either one. Human IL-1ra will bind to both types of IL-1 receptors (I and II) on human cells, but reportedly will not block binding to the type II receptor on murine pre-B cell lines. The recombinant, non-glycosylated form of IL-ra blocks binding of IL-1 to its receptor equally as well as the naturally-occurring, glycosylated form. The IL-1ra has been shown to block the inflammatory responses induced by IL-1 both in vitro and in vivo. Human, mouse and rat IL-1ra all share approximately 80% homology with porcine IL-1ra.
  • Long Name:
    Interleukin 1 Receptor Antagonist
  • Entrez Gene IDs:
    3557 (Human); 16181 (Mouse); 60582 (Rat); 397499 (Porcine)
  • Alternate Names:
    DIRA; ICIL-1RA; IL1F3; IL-1F3; IL1ra; IL-1ra; IL-1ra3; IL1RN; IL-1RN; interleukin 1 receptor antagonist; IRAP; MVCD4
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  1. Enhanced integrative repair of the porcine meniscus in vitro by inhibition of interleukin-1 or tumor necrosis factor alpha.
    Authors: McNulty AL, Moutos FT, Weinberg JB, Guilak F
    Arthritis Rheum., 2007;56(9):3033-42.
    Species: Porcine
    Sample Type: Whole Tissue
    Application: Bioassay

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