Purified anti-mouse IL-4 Antibody

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11B11 (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 produced by activated T cells, mast cells, and basophils. IL-4 is a potent lymphoid cell growth factor which stimulates the growth and activation of certain B cells and T cells. IL-4 is important for regulation of T helper subset development.

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Technical Data Sheet (pdf)

Product Details

Reactivity
Mouse
Antibody Type
Monoclonal
Host Species
Rat
Immunogen
Partially purified native mouse 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 Capture - Quality tested
CyTOF® - Validated
IP, IHC, ICC - Reported in the literature

Recommended Usage

Each lot of this antibody is quality control tested by ELISA assay. For ELISA capture applications, a concentration range of 0.5-2.0 µg/ml is recommended. To obtain a linear standard curve, serial dilutions of IL-4 recombinant protein ranging from 250 to 2 pg/ml are recommended for each ELISA plate. It is recommended that the reagent be titrated for optimal performance for each application.

Application Notes

ELISA1,2,10,13 or ELISPOT5 Capture: The purified 11B11 antibody is useful as the capture antibody in a sandwich ELISA or ELISPOT assay, when used in conjunction with the biotinylated BVD6-24G2 antibody (Cat. No. 504202) as the detecting antibody and recombinant mouse IL-4 (Cat. No. 575609) as the standard. The LEAF™ purified antibody is suggested for ELISPOT capture.
Neutralization1-2,9,12: The 11B11 antibody can neutralize the bioactivity of natural or recombinant IL-4. The LEAF™ purified antibody (Endotoxin <0.1 EU/μg, Azide-Free, 0.2 μm filtered) is recommended for neutralization of mouse IL-4 bioactivity in vivo and in vitro (Cat. No. 504108).
Additional reported applications (for the relevant formats) include: immunoprecipitation16, immunohistochemical staining of formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded tissue sections8 and paraformaldehyde-fixed, saponin-treated frozen tissue sections6,7, and immunocytochemistry4.
Note: For testing mouse IL-4 in serum, plasma or supernatant, BioLegend's ELISA Max™ Sets (Cat. No. 431101 to 431106) are specially developed and recommended.

Application References
  1. Shirai A, et al. 1994. Cytokine 6:329. (ELISA, Neut)
  2. Abrams J. 1995. Curr. Prot. Immunol. John Wiley and Sons New York. Unit 6.20. (ELISA, Neut)
  3. Assenmacher M, et al. 1994. Eur. J. Immunol. 24:1097.
  4. Openshaw P, et al. 1995. J. Exp. Med. 182:1357. (ICC)
  5. Klinman D, et al. 1994. Curr. Prot. Immunol. John Wiley and Sons New York. Unit 6.19. (ELISA Capture)
  6. Litton M, et al. 1994. J. Immunol. Methods 175:47. (IHC)
  7. Andersson U, et al. 1999. Detection and quantification of gene expression. New York:Springer-Verlag. (IHC)
  8. Fan WY, et al. 2001. Exp. Biol. Med. 226:1045. (IHC)
  9. Hara M, et al. 2001. J. Immunol. 166:3789. (Neut)
  10. Dzhagalov I, et al. 2007. J. Immunol. 178:2113. (ELISA)
  11. Lawson BR, et al. 2007. J. Immunol. 178:5366.
  12. Wang W, et al. 2007. J. Immunol. 178:4885. (Neut)
  13. Xu G, et al. 2007. J. Immunol. 179:5358. (ELISA) PubMed
  14. Ohnmacht C, et al. 2008. Blood 113:2816. PubMed
  15. Charles N, et al. 2010. Nat. Med. 16:701. (FC) PubMed
  16. Zavorotinskaya T, et al. 2003. Mol. Ther. 7:155. (IP)
Product Citations
  1. Xu G, et al. 2007. J Immunol. 179:5358. PubMed
  2. Voehringer C 2009. Blood. 113:2816. PubMed
  3. Thornton T, et al. 2016. Nat Commun. 7:10553. PubMed
  4. Kim K, et al. 2016. PLoS One. 11: 0148576. PubMed
  5. Singh R, et al. 2017. J Immunol. 10.4049/jimmunol.1602010. PubMed
  6. Hammer A, et al. 2017. Front Immunol. . 10.3389/fimmu.2017.01922. PubMed
  7. Martínez-López M, et al. 2019. Immunity. 50:446. PubMed
  8. Kaushik DK, et al. 2019. J Clin Invest. 130. PubMed
Publication Library
RRID
AB_315315 (BioLegend Cat. No. 504101)
AB_315316 (BioLegend Cat. No. 504102)

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
Immunology
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
16189 View all products for this Gene ID
UniProt
View information about IL-4 on UniProt.org

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