- R4-6A2 (See other available formats)
- Other Names
- Interferon-γ, Immune interferon, Type II interferon, T cell interferon, Macrophage-activating factor (MAF), IFN-g, IFN-gamma
- Rat IgG1, κ
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- Product Citations
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Interferon-γ is a potent multifunctional cytokine which is secreted primarily by activated NK cells and T cells. Originally characterized based on anti-viral activities, IFN-γ also exerts anti-proliferative, immunoregulatory, and proinflammatory activities. IFN-γ can upregulate MHC class I and II antigen expression by antigen-presenting cells.Product Details
- Antibody Type
- Host Species
- Partially-purified, native mouse IFN-γ
- Phosphate-buffered solution, pH 7.2, containing 0.09% sodium azide.
- The antibody was purified by affinity chromatography, and conjugated with biotin under optimal conditions.
- 0.5 mg/ml
- Storage & Handling
- The antibody solution should be stored undiluted between 2°C and 8°C. Do not freeze.
ELISA Detection, ELISPOT Detection
- Recommended Usage
Each lot of this antibody is quality control tested by ELISA assay. For use as an ELISA detection antibody, a concentration range of 0.5-2.0 µg/ml is recommended. To obtain a linear standard curve, serial dilutions of IFN-γ recombinant protein ranging from 2000 to 15 pg/ml are recommended for each ELISA plate.
For use as an ELISPOT detection antibody, a concentration range of 1-4 µg/ml is recommended. It is recommended that the reagent be titrated for optimal performance for each application.
- Application Notes
ELISA Capture1-4,6,10,11 or ELISPOT Capture5: The purified R4-6A2 antibody is useful as the capture antibody in a sandwich ELISA or ELISPOT assay, when used in conjunction with the biotinylated XMG1.2 antibody (Cat. No. 505804) as the detecting antibody and recombinant mouse IFN-? (Cat. No. 575309) as the standard. The Ultra-LEAF™ purified antibody is suggested for ELISPOT capture. For ELISPOT Capture, the suggested use of this antibody is 1.0 - 4.0 µg/mL.
ELISA or ELISPOT Detection: The biotinylated R4-6A2 antibody is useful as the detecting antibody in a sandwich ELISA or ELISPOT assay, when used in conjunction with the purified XMG1.2 antibody (Cat. Nos. 505802 & 505812) as the capture antibody and recombinant mouse IFN-? (Cat. No. 575309) as the standard.
Neutralization1,2,9: The Ultra-LEAF™ purified antibody (Endotoxin <0.01 EU/µg, Azide-Free, 0.2 µm filtered) is recommended for neutralization of mouse IFN-? bioactivity in vivo and in vitro (Cat. Nos. 505708 - 505713).
Additional reported applications (for the relevant formats) include: immunohistochemical staining3,6,8 of acetone-fixed frozen tissue sections.
Note: For testing mouse IFN-? in serum, plasma or supernatant, BioLegend's ELISA Max™ Sets (Cat. No. 430801 and 430804) are specially developed and recommended.
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- Finkelman F, et al. 2003. Curr. Prot. Immunol. John Wiley & Sons, New York. Unit 6.28.
- Khanna A, et al. 2000. J. Immunol. 164:1346.
- Terrazas LI, et al. 2005. Intl. J. Parasitology. 35:1349.
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- Xu G, et al. 2007. J. Immunol. 179:5358.
- Product Citations
AB_315392 (BioLegend Cat. No. 505704)
- Cytokine; dimer; 40-80 kD (Mammalian)
- Antiviral/antiparasitic activities; inhibits proliferation; enhances MHC class I and II expression on APC
- Cell Sources
- CD8+ and CD4+ T cells, NK cells
- Cell Targets
- T cells, B cells, macrophages, NK cells, endothelial cells, fibroblasts
- IFN-γRα (CDw119) dimerized with IFN-γRβ (AF-1)
- Cell Type
- Biology Area
- Cell Biology, Immunology, Neuroinflammation, Neuroscience
- Molecular Family
- Antigen References
- Fitzgerald K, et al. Eds. 2001. The Cytokine FactsBook. Academic Press, San Diego.
- De Maeyer E, et al. 1992. Curr. Opin. Immunol. 4:321.
- Farrar M, et al. 1993. Annu. Rev. Immunol. 11:571.
- Gray P, et al. 1987. Lymphokines 13:151.
- Upregulated by IL-2, FGF-basic, EGF; downregulated by 1-α-25-Dihydroxy vitamin D3, dexamethasone
- Gene ID
- 15978 View all products for this Gene ID
- View information about IFN-gamma on UniProt.org
- How many biotin molecules are per antibody structure?
- We don't routinely measure the number of biotins with our antibody products but the number of biotin molecules range from 3-6 molecules per antibody.
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