Purified anti-human IL-4 Antibody

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MP4-25D2 (See other available formats)
Other Names
Interleukin-4, Ia inducing factor (IaIF), B-cell stimulating factor-1 (BSF-1), Hodgkin's cell growth factor (HCGF), Mast cell growth factor-2 (MCGF-2), Macrophage fusion factor (MFF), T cell growth factor-2 (TCGF-2)
Isotype
Rat IgG1, κ
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Description

IL-4 is a pleiotropic cytokine that is produced by activated T cells, mast cells, and basophils. IL-4 elicits many different biological responses but has two dominant functions. The first is regulating differentiation of naïve CD4+ T cell to the Th2 type. Th2 cells produce IL-4, IL-5, IL-10, and IL-13, which tend to favor a humoral immune response while suppressing a cell-mediated immune response controlled by Th1 cells. The second is regulating IgE and IgG1 production by B cells.

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Product Details

Reactivity
Human, Cross-Reactivity: Swine (Pig, Porcine), Rhesus
Antibody Type
Monoclonal
Host Species
Rat
Immunogen
CHO-expressed, recombinant human IL-4
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 - Quality tested
CyTOF® - Validated
Neut, ICFC, IHC - Reported in the literature

Recommended Usage

Each lot of this antibody is quality control tested by ELISA assay. Purified MP4-25D2 has been tested by blocking fluorochrome conjugated MP4-25D2 for intracellular cytokine staining. In order to obtain complete blocking results, a saturated amount of purified antibody (≤ 5.0 µg/million cells) should be used for incubation with target cells, prior to staining with fluorochrome conjugated antibody. It is recommended that the reagent be titrated for optimal performance for each application.

Application Notes

ELISA Detection1,3 or ELISPOT Detection4,5: The biotinylated MP4-25D2 antibody is useful as a detection antibody for a sandwich ELISA or ELISPOT assay, when used in conjunction with purified 8D4-8 antibody (Cat. No. 500702/500707) as the capture antibody.
Flow Cytometry6,9: The fluorochrome-labeled MP4-25D2 antibody is useful for intracellular immunofluorescent staining and flow cytometric analysis to identify IL-4 -producing cells within mixed cell populations.
Neutralization1-3: The LEAF™ purified antibody (Endotoxin <0.1 EU/μg, Azide-Free, 0.2 μm filtered) is recommended for neutralization of human IL-4 bioactivity (Cat. No. 500815). The MP4-25D2 antibody can neutralize the bioactivity of natural or recombinant IL-4.

Application References

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  1. Chretien I, et al. 1989. J. Immunol. Methods 117:67. (ELISA Detection, Neut)
  2. Ramanathan L, et al. 1993. Biochem. 32:3549. (Neut)
  3. Abrams J, et al. 1992. Immunol. Rev. 127:5. (ELISA Detection, Neut)
  4. Mahanty S, et al. 1992. J. Immunol. 148:3567. (ELISPOT Detection)
  5. Klinman D, et al. 1994. Curr. Prot. Immunol. John Wiley and Sons New York. Unit 6.19. (ELISPOT Detection)
  6. Prussin C, et al. 1995. J. Immunol. Methods 188:117. (ICFC)
  7. Raqib R, et al. 1995. Infect. Immun. 63:289.
  8. Andersson J, et al. 1994. Immunology 83:16.
  9. Iwamoto S, et al. 2007. J. Immunol. 179:1449. (ICFC) PubMed
  10. Kubota M, et al. 1997. J. Immunol. 158:5321.
  11. Dzhagalov I, et al. 2007. J. Immunol. 178:2113. PubMed
  12. Kroneke MA, et al. 2012. J. Immunol. 188:3734. PubMed
Product Citations
  1. Iwamoto S, et al. 2007. J Immunol. 179:1449. PubMed
  2. Dzhagalov I, et al. 2007. J Immunol . 178:2113. PubMed
  3. Lee J, et al. 2011. J Immunol. 187:1778. PubMed
  4. Kroenke M, et al. 2012. J Immunol. 188:3734. PubMed
  5. Ma F, et al. 2017. Exp Cell Res.. 10.1016/j.yexcr.2017.10.011. PubMed
Publication Library
RRID
AB_315121 (BioLegend Cat. No. 500802)

Antigen Details

Structure
Cytokine; 15-19 kD (Mammalian)
Bioactivity
Differentiation of naïve CD4+ T cells to the TH2 type, proliferation/differentiation of activated B cells, expression of class II MHC antigens, and of low affinity IgE receptors in resting B cells
Cell Sources
Mast cells, T cells, bone marrow stromal cells
Cell Targets
B cells, T cells, monocytes, endothelial cells, fibroblasts
Receptors
Heterodimer IL-4Rα (CD124); γ-subunit (CD132) in common with IL-2R, 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. Boulay J, et al. 1992. Curr. Opin. Immunol. 4:294.
3. Dullens H, et al. 1991. In vivo 5:567.
4. Paul W. 1991. Blood 77:1859.

Regulation
Upregulated by IL-2, platelet activating factor; downregulated by TGF-β
Gene ID
3565 View all products for this Gene ID
UniProt
View information about IL-4 on UniProt.org

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