APC/Fire™ 750 anti-human IL-2 Antibody

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MQ1-17H12 (See other available formats)
Other Names
Interleukin-2, T cell growth factor (TCGF), Eosinophil differentiation factor (EDF), Killer cell helper factor (KHF), Macrophage-activating factor for cytotoxicity I (MAF-C I), Thymocyte differentiation factor (TDF)
Isotype
Rat IgG2a, κ
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MQ1-17H12_APCFire750_IL-2_Antibody_101419
PMA + ionomycin stimulated (6 hours) human peripheral blood mononuclear cells were stained with CD3 PerCP/Cyanine5.5 and then fixed, permeablized and stained with IL-2 (clone MQ1-17H12) APC/Fire™ 750 (left) or rat IgG2a, κ APC/Fire™ 750 isotype control (right).
  • MQ1-17H12_APCFire750_IL-2_Antibody_101419
    PMA + ionomycin stimulated (6 hours) human peripheral blood mononuclear cells were stained with CD3 PerCP/Cyanine5.5 and then fixed, permeablized and stained with IL-2 (clone MQ1-17H12) APC/Fire™ 750 (left) or rat IgG2a, κ APC/Fire™ 750 isotype control (right).
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Description

IL-2 is a potent lymphoid cell growth factor which exerts its biological activity primarily on T cells, promoting proliferation and maturation. Additionally, IL-2 has been found to stimulate growth and differentiation of B cells, NK cells, LAK cells, monocytes, and oligodendrocytes.

Product Details
Technical Data Sheet (pdf)

Product Details

Reactivity
Human, Cat (Feline)15 Cross-Reactivity: Chimpanzee, Baboon, Cynomolgus, Rhesus, Sooty Mangabey
Antibody Type
Monoclonal
Host Species
Rat
Immunogen
E. coli - expressed recombinant human IL-2
Formulation
Phosphate-buffered solution, pH 7.2, containing 0.09% sodium azide and 0.2% (w/v) BSA (origin USA).
Preparation
The antibody was purified by affinity chromatography and conjugated with APC/Fire™ 750 under optimal conditions. The solution is free of unconjugated APC/Fire™ 750 and unconjugated antibody.
Concentration
Lot-specific (please contact technical support for concentration and total µg amount, or use our Lookup tool if you have a lot number.)
Storage & Handling
The antibody solution should be stored undiluted between 2°C and 8°C, and protected from prolonged exposure to light. Do not freeze.
Application

ICFC - Quality tested

Recommended Usage

Each lot of this antibody is quality control tested by intracellular immunofluorescent staining with flow cytometric analysis. For flow cytometric staining, the suggested use of this reagent is 5 µL per million cells in 100 µL staining volume or 5 µL per 100 µL of whole blood.

* APC/Fire™ 750 has a maximum excitation of 650 nm and a maximum emission of 787 nm.

Excitation Laser
Red Laser (633 nm)
Application Notes

ELISA or ELISPOT Capture2,3: The purified MQ1-17H12 antibody is useful as the capture antibody in a sandwich ELISA or ELISPOT assay, when used in conjunction with the biotinylated Poly5176 antibody (Cat. No. 517605) as the detecting antibody. The LEAF™ purified antibody is suggested for ELISPOT capture. For ELISPOT capture applications, a concentration range of 4-8 µg/ml is recommended.
Additional reported applications (for the relevant formats) include: immunoprecipitation2, immunohistochemical staining of paraformaldehyde-fixed, saponin-treated frozen tissue sections1,4-6,8, neutralization13, and immunocytochemistry.

Note: For testing human IL-2 in serum or plasma, BioLegend's LEGEND MAX™ Kit (Cat. No. 431807) is specially developed and recommended.

Application References

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  1. Andersson J, et al. 1994. Immunology 83:16. (IHC)
  2. Abrams J, et al. 1992. Immunol. Rev. 127:5. (IP)
  3. Abrams JS. 1995. Curr. Prot. Immunol. Unit 6.20.
  4. Fernandez V, et al. 1994. Eur. J. Immunol. 24:1808. (IHC)
  5. Skansen-Saphir U, et al. 1994. Eur. J. Immunol. 24:916. (IHC)
  6. Andersson U, et al. Detection and Quantification of Gene Expression. New York:Springer-Verlag. (IHC)
  7. Prussin C, et al. 1995. J. Immunol. Methods. 188:117.
  8. Raqib R, et al. 2002. Infect. Immun. 70:3199. (IHC)
  9. Dzhagalov I, et al. 2007. J. Immunol. 178:2113. PubMed
  10. Colleton BA, et al. 2009. J Virol. 83:6288. PubMed
  11. Yoshino N, et al. 2000. Exp. Anim. (Tokyo) 49:97. (FC)
  12. Rout N, et al. 2010. PLoS One 5:e9787. (FC)
  13. Yeap SK, et al. 2013. BMC Complement Altern. Med. 13:145. (Neut)
  14. Wu Z, et al. 2015. J Virol. 89:6435. PubMed
  15. Maksaereekul S, et al. 2009. Vaccine. 28:3754 (FC) PubMed

Antigen Details

Structure
Cytokine; 15.4 kD (Mammalian)
Bioactivity
Proliferation of T lymphocytes, B cells, anti-inflammatory, hematopoiesis, tumor surveillance
Cell Sources
T cells
Cell Targets
T cells, B cells, NK cells, LAK cells, monocytes, macrophages, oligodendrocytes
Receptors
High affinity heterotrimer of IL-2Rα/β/γ, intermediate affinity homodimer IL-2Rα (CD25; p55; Tac) and heterodimer IL-2Rβ (CD122)/γ; γ-subunit (CD132) in common with IL-4R, IL-7R, IL-13R, IL-15R
Cell Type
Tregs
Biology Area
Cell Biology, Immunology, Neuroinflammation, Neuroscience
Molecular Family
Cytokines/Chemokines
Antigen References

1. Fitzgerald K, et al. Eds. 2001. The Cytokine FactsBook. Academic Press, San Diego.
2. Taniguchi T, et al. 1993. Cell 73:5.
3. Nistico G. 1993. Prog. Neurobiol. 40:463.
4. Waldmann T, et al. 1993. Ann. NY Acad. Sci. 685:603.

Regulation
Upregulated by NFAT; downregulated by TCF-8 and CIF (colostrums inhibitory factor)
Gene ID
3558 View all products for this Gene ID
UniProt
View information about IL-2 on UniProt.org

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