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Human IL-6 Recombinant Protein

$180.00

Interleukin-6 (IL-6) is an interleukin that acts as both a pro-inflammatory and anti-inflammatory cytokine. Human IL-6 Recombinant Protein is purified interleukin-6 produced in yeast.

Catalog # Product Size Quantity Price
6571 5 µg $180.00
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Interleukin-6 (IL-6) is an interleukin that acts as both a pro-inflammatory and anti-inflammatory cytokine. Its role as an anti-inflammatory cytokine is mediated through its inhibitory effects on TNF-alpha and IL-1, and activation of IL-1ra and IL-10.

IL-6 is secreted by T cells and macrophages to stimulate immune response to trauma, especially burns or other tissue damage leading to inflammation. IL-6 is also produced from muscle, and its levels are elevated in response to muscle contraction. Its levels are significantly elevated with exercise, and IL-6 precedes the appearance of other cytokines in the circulation. Osteoblasts secrete IL-6 to stimulate osteoclast formation. Smooth muscle cells in the tunica media of many blood vessels also produce IL-6 as a pro-inflammatory cytokine.

The Human IL-6 protein can be used in cell culture, as an IL-6 ELISA Standard, and as a Western Blot Control.

• Protein Sequence: VPPGEDSKDV AAPHRQPLTS SERIDKQIRY ILDGISALRK ETCNKSNMCE SSKEALAENN LNLPKMAEKD GCFQSGFNEE TCLVKIITGL LEFEVYLEYL QNRFESSEEQ ARAVQMSTKV LIQFLQKKAK NLDAITTPDP TTNASLLTKL QAQNQWLQDM TTHLILRSFK EFLQSSLRAL RQM (183)
• Alias: Interleukin-6
• Source: yeast
• Molecular Weight: 20.8 kDa
• Form: Lyophilized
• Contains: Recombinant proteins produced in yeast
• Storage: -20°C
• Shipping: Ships at ambient temperature, Ships overnight (domestic), International Priority Shipping