Purified anti-human IL-2 (Maxpar® Ready) Antibody

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Clone
MQ1-17H12 (See other available formats)
Regulatory Status
RUO
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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MQ1-17H12_Purified_IL-2_CyTOF_1_112113
Human PBMCs were incubated for 5 hours in media alone (top) or with PMA and Ionomycin (bottom) in the presence of monensin and brefeldin A. Cells were then fixed, permeabilized, and stained with 154Sm-anti-CD3 (UCHT1) and 158Gd-anti-IL-2 (MQ1-17H12). Data provided by DVS Sciences.
  • MQ1-17H12_Purified_IL-2_CyTOF_1_112113
    Human PBMCs were incubated for 5 hours in media alone (top) or with PMA and Ionomycin (bottom) in the presence of monensin and brefeldin A. Cells were then fixed, permeabilized, and stained with 154Sm-anti-CD3 (UCHT1) and 158Gd-anti-IL-2 (MQ1-17H12). Data provided by DVS Sciences.
  • MQ1-17H12_Purified_IL-2_CyTOF_2_112113
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Description

IL-2 is a potent lymphoid cell growth factor which exerts its biological activity primarily on T cells, promoting proliferation and maturation. Additionally, IL-2 has been found to stimulate growth and differentiation of B cells, NK cells, LAK cells, monocytes, and oligodendrocytes.

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Product Details

Reactivity
Human, Cat (Feline)15 Cross-Reactivity: Chimpanzee, Baboon, Cynomolgus, Rhesus, Sooty Mangabey
Antibody Type
Monoclonal
Host Species
Rat
Immunogen
E. coli - expressed recombinant human IL-2
Formulation
Phosphate-buffered solution, pH 7.2, containing 0.09% sodium azide and EDTA.
Preparation
The 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.
Application

ELISA Capture - Quality tested
CyTOF® - Verified

Recommended Usage

This product is suitable for use with the Maxpar® Metal Labeling Kits. The product is formulated to simplify the antibody preparation when performing the labeling protocol. As a result, it is possible to proceed directly to the step to Partially Reduce the Antibody by adding 100 µl of Maxpar® Ready antibody to 100 µl of 4 mM TCEP-R in a 50 kDa filter and continue with the protocol. Always refer to the latest version of Maxpar® User Guide when conjugating Maxpar® Ready antibodies.

Application Notes

ELISA or ELISPOT Capture2,3: The purified MQ1-17H12 antibody is useful as the capture antibody in a sandwich ELISA or ELISPOT assay, when used in conjunction with the Biotin anti-human IL-2 antibody (Cat. No. 517605) as the detecting antibody. The Ultra-LEAF™ purified antibody is suggested for ELISPOT capture. For ELISPOT capture applications, a concentration range of 4.0 - 8.0 µg/mL is recommended.
Additional reported applications (for the relevant formats) include: immunoprecipitation2, immunohistochemical staining of paraformaldehyde-fixed, saponin-treated frozen tissue sections1,4-6,8, neutralization13, and immunocytochemistry.

Note: For testing human IL-2 in serum or plasma, BioLegend's LEGEND MAX™ Kit (Cat. No. 431807) is specially developed and recommended.

Additional Product Notes
Maxpar® is a registered trademark of Fluidigm Inc.
Application References

(PubMed link indicates BioLegend citation)
  1. Andersson J, et al. 1994. Immunology 83:16. (IHC)
  2. Abrams J, et al. 1992. Immunol. Rev. 127:5. (IP)
  3. Abrams JS. 1995. Curr. Prot. Immunol. Unit 6.20.
  4. Fernandez V, et al. 1994. Eur. J. Immunol. 24:1808. (IHC)
  5. Skansen-Saphir U, et al. 1994. Eur. J. Immunol. 24:916. (IHC)
  6. Andersson U, et al. Detection and Quantification of Gene Expression. New York:Springer-Verlag. (IHC)
  7. Prussin C, et al. 1995. J. Immunol. Methods. 188:117.
  8. Raqib R, et al. 2002. Infect. Immun. 70:3199. (IHC)
  9. Dzhagalov I, et al. 2007. J. Immunol. 178:2113. PubMed
  10. Colleton BA, et al. 2009. J Virol. 83:6288. PubMed
  11. Yoshino N, et al. 2000. Exp. Anim. (Tokyo) 49:97. (FC)
  12. Rout N, et al. 2010. PLoS One 5:e9787. (FC)
  13. Yeap SK, et al. 2013. BMC Complement Altern. Med. 13:145. (Neut)
  14. Wu Z, et al. 2015. J Virol. 89:6435. PubMed
  15. Maksaereekul S, et al. 2009. Vaccine. 28:3754 (FC) PubMed
RRID
AB_2562839 (BioLegend Cat. No. 500339)

Antigen Details

Structure
Cytokine; 15.4 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
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. 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 and CIF (colostrums inhibitory factor)
Gene ID
3558 View all products for this Gene ID
UniProt
View information about IL-2 on UniProt.org

Related FAQs

Can I obtain CyTOF data related to your Maxpar® Ready antibody clones?

We do not test our antibodies by mass cytometry or on a CyTOF machine in-house. The data displayed on our website is provided by Fluidigm®. Please contact Fluidigm® directly for additional data and further details.

http://techsupport.fluidigm.com/

Can I use Maxpar® Ready format clones for flow cytometry staining?

We have not tested the Maxpar® Ready antibodies formulated in solution containing EDTA for flow cytometry staining. While it is likely that this will work in majority of the situations, it is best to use the non-EDTA formulated version of the same clone for flow cytometry testing. The presence of EDTA in some situations might negatively affect staining.

I am having difficulty observing a signal after conjugating a metal tag to your Maxpar® antibody. Please help troubleshoot.

We only supply the antibody and not test that in house. Please contact Fluidigm® directly for troubleshooting advice: http://techsupport.fluidigm.com/

Is there a difference between buffer formulations related to Maxpar® Ready and purified format antibodies?

The Maxpar® Ready format antibody clones are formulated in Phosphate-buffered solution, pH 7.2, containing 0.09% sodium azide and EDTA. The regular purified format clones are formulated in solution that does not contain any EDTA. Both formulations are however without any extra carrier proteins.

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