Ultra-LEAF™ Purified anti-mouse IL-2 Antibody

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Clone
JES6-1A12 (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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503705 100 µg £67
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503706 1 mg £91
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503707 5 mg £329
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503708 25 mg £860
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503709 50 mg £1,438
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503710 100 mg £2,066
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Description

IL-2 is a potent lymphoid cell growth factor which exerts its biological activity primarily on T cells. Additionally, IL-2 has been found to stimulate growth and differentiation of B cells, NK cells, LAK cells, monocytes, and oligodendrocytes. The JES6-1A12 antibody reacts with mouse interleukin-2 (IL-2).

Product Details
Technical Data Sheet (pdf)

Product Details

Reactivity
Mouse
Antibody Type
Monoclonal
Host Species
Rat
Immunogen
E. coli-expressed, recombinant mouse IL-2
Formulation
0.2 µm filtered in phosphate-buffered solution, pH 7.2, containing no preservative. Endotoxin level is <0.01 EU/µg of the protein (<0.001 ng/µg of the protein) as determined by the LAL test.
Preparation
The Ultra-LEAF™ (Low Endotoxin, Azide-Free) antibody was purified by affinity chromatography.
Concentration
1.0 mg/ml
Storage & Handling
The antibody solution should be stored undiluted between 2°C and 8°C. This Ultra-LEAF™ solution contains no preservative; handle under aseptic conditions.
Application

ELISA Capture - Quality tested
ELISPOT Capture, Neut, IP, WB - Reported in the literature

Recommended Usage

Each lot of this antibody is quality control tested by ELISA assay. For ELISPOT capture applications, a concentration range of 2-6 µg/ml is recommended. For ELISA capture applications, a concentration range of 0.5-2.0 µg/ml is recommended. To obtain a linear standard curve, serial dilutions of IL-2 recombinant protein ranging from 250 to 2 pg/ml are recommended for each ELISA plate. It is recommended that the reagent be titrated for optimal performance for each application.

Application Notes

ELISA Capture1-3 or ELISPOT Capture4-6: The purified JES6-1A12 antibody is useful as the capture antibody in a sandwich ELISA or ELISPOT assay, when used in conjunction with the biotinylated JES6-5H4 antibody (Cat. No. 503804) as the detecting antibody and recombinant mouse IL-2 (Cat. No.575409) as the standard. The LEAF™ purified antibody is suggested for ELISPOT capture (Cat. No. 503704).
Neutralization: The JES6-1A12 antibody can neutralize the bioactivity of natural or recombinant IL-2. For in vivo studies or highly sensitive assays, we recommend Ultra-LEAF™ purified antibody (Cat. No. 503706) with a lower endotoxin limit than standard LEAF™ purified antibodies (Endotoxin <0.01 EU/µg).

Application References

(PubMed link indicates BioLegend citation)
  1. Abrams J, et al. 1992. Immunol. Rev. 127:5.
  2. Sander B, et al. 1993. J. Immunol. Meth. 166:201.
  3. Abrams J. 1995. Curr. Prot. Immunol. John Wiley and Sons, New York. Unit 6.20.
  4. Klinman D, et al. 1994. Curr. Prot. Immunol. John Wiley and Sons, New York. Unit 6.19.
  5. Mo X, et al. 1995. J. Virol. 69:1288.
  6. Karulin A, et al. 2000. J. Immunol. 164:1862.
  7. Finkelman F, et al. 2003. Curr. Prot. Immunol. John Wiley & Sons, New York. Unit 6.28.
Product Citations
  1. Moore MJ 2018. eLife. 7: e33057. PubMed
Publication Library
RRID
AB_11150768 (BioLegend Cat. No. 503705)
AB_11150775 (BioLegend Cat. No. 503706)

Antigen Details

Structure
Cytokine; 15-30 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
Immunology
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, CIF (colostrum inhibitory factor)
Gene ID
16183 View all products for this Gene ID
UniProt
View information about IL-2 on UniProt.org

Related FAQs

Does BioLegend test each LEAF™ antibody by functional assay?

No, BioLegend does not test LEAF™ antibodies by functional assays unless otherwise indicated. Due to the possible complexities and variations of uses of biofunctional antibodies in different assays and because of the large product portfolio, BioLegend does not currently perform functional assays as a routine QC for the antibodies. However, we do provide references in which the antibodies were used for functional assays and we do perform QC to verify the specificity and quality of the antibody based on our strict specification criteria.

Do you guarantee that your antibodies are totally pathogen free?

BioLegend does not test for pathogens in-house aside from the GoInVivo™ product line. However, upon request, this can be tested on a custom basis with an outside, independent laboratory.

Does BioLegend test each LEAF™ antibody for potential pathogens?

No, BioLegend does not test for pathogens in-house unless otherwise indicated.  However, we can recommend an outside vendor to perform this testing as needed.

Have you tested this LEAF™/Ultra-LEAF™ antibody for in vivo or in vitro applications?

We don't test our antibodies for in vivo or in vitro applications unless otherwise indicated. Depending on the product, the TDS may describe literature supporting usage of a particular product for bioassay. It may be best to further consult the literature to find clone specific information.

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