Recombinant Human IL-6

Cat.No.: IL6-78H
Product Overview: Human IL-6 was produced in yeast and therefore does not have endotoxin, is naturally folded, and post-translationally modified.
Description: Interleukin-6 (IL-6) is an interleukin that acts as both a pro-inflammatory and anti-inflammatory cytokine. It 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 is elevated in response to muscle contraction. It is significantly elevated with exercise, and 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 role of IL-6 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.
Source: Yeast
Species: Human
Form: Lyophilized
Molecular Mass: 20.8 kDa
AA Sequence: VPPGEDSKDV AAPHRQPLTS SERIDKQIRY ILDGISALRK ETCNKSNMCE SSKEALAENN LNLPKMAEKD GCFQSGFNEE TCLVKIITGL LEFEVYLEYL QNRFESSEEQ ARAVQMSTKV LIQFLQKKAK NLDAITTPDP TTNASLLTKL QAQNQWLQDM TTHLILRSFK EFLQSSLRAL RQM (183)
Applications: The human IL-6 protein can be used in cell culture, as an IL-6 ELISA Standard, and as a Western Blot Control.
Storage: -20 C
Gene Name: IL6 interleukin 6 (interferon, beta 2) [ Homo sapiens ]
Official Symbol: IL6
Synonyms: IL6; interleukin 6 (interferon, beta 2); IFNB2; interleukin-6; BSF2; HGF; HSF; IL 6; CDF; BSF-2; IFN-beta-2; interferon beta-2; interleukin BSF-2; hybridoma growth factor; CTL differentiation factor; B-cell stimulatory factor 2; B-cell differentiation factor; IL-6;
Gene ID: 3569
mRNA Refseq: NM_000600
Protein Refseq: NP_000591
MIM: 147620
UniProt ID: P05231
Chromosome Location: 7p21-p15
Pathway: ATF-2 transcription factor network, organism-specific biosystem; Adipogenesis, organism-specific biosystem; African trypanosomiasis, organism-specific biosystem; African trypanosomiasis, conserved biosystem; Amoebiasis, organism-specific biosystem; Amoebiasis, conserved biosystem; Androgen Receptor Signaling Pathway, organism-specific biosystem;
Function: cytokine activity; cytokine activity; growth factor activity; interleukin-6 receptor binding; contributes_to interleukin-6 receptor binding; interleukin-6 receptor binding;

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