- DB-1 (See other available formats)
- Regulatory Status
- Other Names
- Interferon-γ, Immune interferon, Type II interferon, T cell interferon, Macrophage-activating factor (MAF), IFN-g, IFN-gamma
- Mouse IgG1, κ
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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. The DB-1 antibody reacts with rat and mouse interferon-gamma (IFN-γ). The DB-1 antibody can neutralize the bioactivity of natural or recombinant IFN-γ. The DB-1 antibody has been well characterized for ELISPOT, ELISA, intracellular staining, Western blotting, IHC, and neutralization (in vitro and in vivo).Product Details
- Mouse, Rat
- Antibody Type
- Host Species
- Recombinant rat IFN-γ
- Phosphate-buffered solution, pH 7.2, containing 0.09% sodium azide and 0.2% (w/v) BSA (origin USA).
- The antibody was purified by affinity chromatography and conjugated with Alexa Fluor® 647 under optimal conditions.
- 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.
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 volume. It is recommended that the reagent be titrated for optimal performance for each application.
* Alexa Fluor® 647 has a maximum emission of 668 nm when it is excited at 633nm / 635nm.
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- Excitation Laser
Red Laser (633 nm)
- Application Notes
ELISA Capture1 or ELISPOT Capture2: The purified DB-1 antibody is useful as the capture antibody in a sandwich ELISA or ELISPOT assay, when used in conjunction with the biotinylated poly5109 antibody (Cat. No. 510901) as the detecting antibody and recombinant IFN-? (Cat. No. 565701) as the standard. The LEAF™ purified antibody is suggested for ELISPOT capture.
Flow Cytometry5: The fluorochrome-labeled DB-1 antibody is useful for intracellular immunofluorescent staining and flow cytometric analysis to identify IFN-?-producing cells within mixed cell populations. For intracellular cytokine staining protocol, please visit www.biolegend.com and click on the support section.
Neutralization3,4: The LEAF™ purified antibody (Endotoxin <0.1 EU/µg, Azide-Free, 0.2 µm filtered) is recommended for neutralization of rat IFN-? bioactivity in vivo and in vitro (Cat. No. 507808).
Additional reported applications (for the relevant formats) include: Western blotting1, and immunohistochemistry2 of paraformaldehyde-fixed, saponin-treated frozen tissue sections.
(PubMed link indicates BioLegend citation)
- Van der Meide P, et al. 1989. Lymphokine Res. 8:439.
- Nennesmo I, et al. 1989. Brain Res. 504:306.
- Rayner D, et al. 1987. Scand. J. Immunol. 25:621.
- Hartung H, et al. 1990. Ann Neurol. 27:247.
- Bernard I, et al. 1998. Eur. Cytokine Net. 9:613.
- Product Citations
AB_756179 (BioLegend Cat. No. 507809)
AB_756180 (BioLegend Cat. No. 507810)
- 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
- Molecular Family
- Antigen References
1. Fitzgerald K, et al. Eds. 2001. The Cytokine FactsBook. Academic Press San Diego.
2. De Maeyer E, et al. 1992. Curr. Opin. Immunol. 4:321.
3. Farrar M, et al. 1993. Annu .Rev. Immunol. 11:571.
4. Gray P, et al. 1987. Lymphokines 13:151.
- Upregulated by IL-2, bFGF, EGF; downregulated by 1-α-25-Dihydroxy vitamin D3, dexamethasone
- Gene ID
- 25712 View all products for this Gene ID
- Specificity (DOES NOT SHOW ON TDS):
- Specificity Alt (DOES NOT SHOW ON TDS):
- View information about IFN-gamma on UniProt.org
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