Biotin anti-mouse IFN-β Antibody

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MIB-5E9.1 (See other available formats)
Regulatory Status
Other Names
Interferon-β, Fibroblast interferon (Fi-IFN, F-IFN), Type-1 interferon, acid-stable interferon, R1-G1 factor, IFN-b, IFN-beta
Armenian Hamster IgG
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Interferon-β is a member of the type I interferon class. Type I IFNs are involved in the innate immune system, being released non-specifically during the early stage of infection in response to stimuli such as viruses, dsRNA, LPS, and bacterial components. Once secreted by virus-infected or activated cells, they bind to the IFNα/β receptor (IFNAR), which is found on almost all cell types, and, via the JAK-STAT pathway, induce the expression of hundreds of IFN-stimulated genes (ISGs). While the function of many of these proteins remains to be elucidated, a hallmark of type I IFNs is their anti-viral activities, both general and specific against particular viruses. Type I IFNs also regulate cell growth and apoptosis, and exert various immunomodulatory and inflammatory effects. As such, they are also clinically relevant, both as therapeutics and as targets of inhibition for the treatment of various autoimmune diseases and cancer.

Mouse IFN-β is a ~20 kD monomeric glycoprotein. It has 50% amino acid sequence homology with mouse IFN-α, its closest related protein, and 62% homology with human IFN-β. IFN-β is currently the therapeutic of choice for treating multiple sclerosis.


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Technical Data Sheet (pdf)

Product Details

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Antibody Type
Host Species
Armenian Hamster
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 - Quality tested

Recommended Usage

Each lot of this antibody is quality control tested by ELISA assay. A concentration of 1 µg/ml of the detection antibody was utilized to generate the example standard curve. It is recommended that each lot of reagent be titrated for optimal performance for each application.

Application Notes

ELISA Detection: To measure mouse IFN-ß, the biotinylated MIB-5E9.1 antibody is useful as the detection antibody in a sandwich ELISA assay, when used in conjunction with the purified Poly5192 antibody (Cat. No. 519202) as the capture antibody and Recombinant Mouse IFN-ß (ELISA Std.) (Cat. No. 581309) as the standard.
Western Blotting: The purified antibody is recommended for Western blotting (Cat. Nos. 508102 & 508104).
Neutralization1: The Ultra-LEAF™ purified antibody (Endotoxin <0.1 EU/µg, Azide-Free, 0.2 µm filtered) is recommended for neutralization of mouse IFN-ß bioactivity (Cat. Nos. 508107 & 508108).
Note: For testing mouse IFN-ß in serum, plasma or cell culture supernatant, BioLegend's ELISA LEGEND MAX™ Kits (Cat. Nos. 439407 & 439408) are specially developed and recommended.

Application References
  1. Creasy BM and McCoy KL. 2011. Cell Immunol. 267:56. (Neut) PubMed
  2. Sow FB, et al. 2009. J. Leukoc. Biol. 86:1247. PubMed
  3. Zaric SS, et al. 2011. J. Biol Chem. 286:29492. PubMed
Product Citations
  1. Cheng Y, et al. 2018. J Exp Med. 215:2919. PubMed
  2. Wu J, et al. 2020. Immunity. 53:115. PubMed
  3. Cheng Y, et al. 2020. PLoS Pathog. 16:e1008569. PubMed
  4. Kalkar P, et al. 2022. Front Pharmacol. 13:1002550. PubMed
AB_2562972 (BioLegend Cat. No. 508105)

Antigen Details

Interferon; 26-35 kD (Mammalian)

Fibroblasts, epithelial cells

Non-specific humoral immune responses and immune responses against viral infections, increases expression of MHC class I antigens, blocks expression of MHC class II antigens stimulated by IFN-γ
Cell Targets
Broad, includes NK cells, T suppressor cells, activated monocytes
Cell Type
Epithelial cells, Fibroblasts
Biology Area
Apoptosis/Tumor Suppressors/Cell Death, Cell Biology, Signal Transduction
Molecular Family
Antigen References

1. Nagarajan U. 2011. Crit. Rev. Immunol. 31:459.
2. Honda K, et al. 2005. Int. Immunol. 17:1367.

Upregulated by viruses, double-stranded RNA, micro-organisms, TNF, IL-1
Gene ID
15977 View all products for this Gene ID
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Related FAQs

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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