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IL-5, rat recombinant

A cytokine which stimulates B cell growth & eosinophil activation
Catalog #: 4142
SKU-Size Size Price Qty
4142-10 10 μg
4142-1000 1 mg
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Product Details

Alternate Name BCDFII, TRF, T-cell replacing factor, Eosinophil differentiation factor, B cell differentiation factor I, IL-5
Gene Symbol IL5
Gene ID 24497
Accession # Q08125
Source E. coli
Appearance Lyophilized protein
Physical Form Description Lyophilized (from 1 mg/ml in sterile solution with no additives)
Molecular Weight 13.1 kDa
Purity by SDS-PAGE ≥98%
Purity by ≥98%
Endotoxin Level <0.1 ng/μg
Biological Activity Rat IL-5 is fully biologically active when compared to standard. The ED₅₀ as determined by the dose-dependent stimulation of the proliferation of BCL-1 cells is 0.3-1 ng/ml.
Reconstitution Instructions Reconstitute in H₂O to a concentration of 0.1-0.5 mg/ml. The solution can be diluted into other aqueous buffers
Handling Centrifuge the vial prior to opening.
Storage Conditions -20°C
Shipping Conditions Gel Pack
USAGE For Research Use Only! Not For Use in Humans.


IL-5, also known as eosinophil differentiation factor. It regulates eosinophil growth and activation. The recombinant IL-5 is a dimeric, non-glycosylated polypeptide with 113 amino acids.

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