Purified anti-human LIF Antibody

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Clone
Poly5233 (See other available formats)
Other Names
Leukemia Inhibitory Factor, HILDA (human interleukin in DA cells), MLPLI (melanoma-derived LPL inhibitor), DIA (differentiation-inducing factor)
Isotype
Goat Polyclonal IgG
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Description

Human LIF stands for Leukemia Inhibitory Factor. It belongs to the IL-6 family of cytokines, and is a variably glycosylated, secreted protein with a mass of 38 – 67 kD. The mature form has 180 amino acids and contains six conserved cysteines, which form three intramolecular disulfide bonds. The protein itself forms a four-helix bundle fold. Human LIF shares 78% amino acid identity with mouse LIF.

LIF is a pleiotropic cytokine involved in cellular development, inflammation, immunology, and neoplasia. It often has contradictory effects within different contexts, either stimulating cell proliferation, or inducing differentiation of mouse M1 leukemic myeloid cell line into macrophages. With cultured embryonic stem cells, LIF has been an important laboratory tool to help maintain stem cell pluripotency for cell cultures. It is involved in the mechanisms of embryonic implantation, inflammatory disorders such as arthritis, immunomodulation, carcinogenesis, and neoplasia-associated cachexia.

LIF binds to both LIF Rα and gp130 on the cell surface to form a heterotrimeric complex, which initiates cell signaling through the JAK-STAT pathway. LIF can also activate the MAPK, PI3K, and p53 signaling pathways. Soluble forms of both binding partners do exist in circulation and potentially serve to further regulate LIF action.

Product Details
Technical Data Sheet (pdf)

Product Details

Reactivity
Human
Antibody Type
Polyclonal
Host Species
Goat
Immunogen
Human LIF, amino acids (Ser23-Phe202) (Accession# NP_002300.1), was expressed in E. coli.
Formulation
Phosphate-buffered solution, pH 7.2, containing 0.09% sodium azide.
Preparation
The antibody was purified by affinity chromatography.
Concentration
0.5 mg/ml
Storage & Handling
The antibody solution should be stored undiluted between 2°C and 8°C.
Application

ELISA Capture - Quality tested

Recommended Usage

Each lot of this antibody is quality control tested by ELISA assay. A concentration of 0.5 µg/ml of the capture antibody was utilized to generate the example standard curve for human LIF. It is recommended that the reagent be titrated for optimal performance for each application.

Application Notes

ELISA Capture: To measure human LIF, this antibody can be used as a capture antibody in a sandwich ELISA format and paired with the biotinylated clone M017C3 antibody as the detection antibody. Recombinant Human LIF (ELISA Std.) can be used as the protein standard.

Note: For testing human LIF in serum, plasma, or supernatant, BioLegend’s LEGEND MAX™ Human LIF ELISA Kit is specially developed and recommended.

RRID
AB_2562322 (BioLegend Cat. No. 523301)

Antigen Details

Structure
Four-helix bundle fold.
Distribution
Expressed in the trophectoderm of the developing embryo and activated CD4+ T cells.
Function
LIF is a pleiotropic cytokine involved in cellular development, inflammation, immunology, and neoplasia.
Interaction
Embryonic stem cells.
Ligand/Receptor
LIF Rα, gp130
Cell Type
T cells
Biology Area
Cell Biology, Immunology, Stem Cells
Molecular Family
Growth Factors, Cytokines/Chemokines
Antigen References

1. Metcalf D. 1991. Int. J. Cell Cloning 2:95-108.
2. Zhang JG, et al. 1998. J. Biol. Chem. 17:10798.
3. Kamohara H, et al. 2007. Int. J. Oncol. 4:977.
4. Marshall MK, et al. 1994. Endocrinology 135:141.
5. Vogiagis D, Salamonsen LA. 1999. J. Endocrinol. 160:181.
6. Zouein FA, et al. 2013. Eur. Cytokine Netw. 24:11.
7. Mathieu ME, et al. 2012. Stem Cell Rev. 8:1.
8. Hu W, et al. 2007. Nature 450:721.
9. Trouillas M, et al. 2009. Eur. Cytokine Netw. 20:51.
10. Metcalfe SM. 2011. Genes Immun. 3:157.

Gene ID
3976 View all products for this Gene ID
UniProt
View information about LIF on UniProt.org

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