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Human CellExp™ IL-6 Rα, Human Recombinant

A type I cytokine receptor
Catalog #: 7102
SKU-Size Size Price Qty
7102-10 10 μg
$145.00
7102-50 50 μg
$690.00
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Product Details

Alternate Name soluble IL-6 receptor alpha, B cell stimulatory factor-2, CD126
Gene Symbol IL6RA
Gene ID 3570
Accession # P08887
Source HEK293 cells
Appearance Lyophilized powder
Physical Form Description Sterile filtered through a 0.2 micron filter. Lyophilized from 1x PBS pH 7.2.
Molecular Weight ~37.6 kDa
Purity by SDS-PAGE ≥98%
Endotoxin Level < 0.1 ng/μg of protein (<1EU/μg).
Biological Activity Determined by its ability to intensify the IL-6 induced growth inhibition of mouse M1 cells. The expected ED50 is ≤ 5.0 ng/ml, in the presence of 20 ng/ml of rhIL-6.
Reconstitution Instructions Centrifuge the vial prior to opening. Reconstitute in 1x PBS, pH 7.2 to a concentration of 0.1-1.0 mg/ml. Do not vortex. This solution can be stored at 2-8°C for up to 1 week. For extended storage, it is recommended to further dilute in a buffer containin
Amino Acid Sequence LAPRRCPAQE VARGVLTSLP GDSVTLTCPG VEPEDNATVH WVLRKPAAGS HPSRWAGMGR RLLLRSVQLH DSGNYSCYRA GRPAGTVHLL VDVPPEEPQL SCFRKSPLSN VVCEWGPRST PSLTTKAVLL VRKFQNSPAE DFQEPCQYSQ ESQKFSCQLA VPEGDSSFYI VSMCVASSVG SKFSKTQTFQ GCGILQPDPP ANITVTAVAR NPRWLSVTWQ DPHSWNSSFY RL
Handling Centrifuge the vial prior to opening.
Storage Conditions -20°C
Shipping Conditions Gel Pack
USAGE For Research Use Only! Not to be used in humans

Details

IL-6 mediates its biological effects through the type I IL-6 receptor system that consists of two chains, IL-6Rα and gp130. The IL-6Rα chain is the binding component specific to IL-6; while the gp130 only transmits signals of IL-6 when bound to IL-6Rα. The gp130 also can transmit signals from LIF, OSM, CNTF, IL-11 and CT-1 in conjunction with other receptor subunits. The low-affinity binding site for IL-6 is composed of IL-6Rα alone. IL-6Rα is expressed in a wide range of cells including T cells, fibroblasts and macrophages. Soluble IL-6Rα which consists of only the extracellular domain of the IL-6Rα chain, acts as an agonist of IL-6 activity at low concentrations. Recombinant human sIL-6Rα is a 37.6 kDa protein consisting of the extracellular domain of the IL-6Rα chain (339 amino acid residues).


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