Growth Factors & Cytokines

Recombinant Human IL-5

Product Details

Catalog Number: 200-05
Description:

IL-5 is a hematopoietic growth factor that stimulates the proliferation and activation of eosinophils. Produced by mast cells, T cells, and eosinophils, IL-5 plays an important role in inducing cell-mediated immunity against parasitic infections and certain tumors. Elevated levels of IL-5 lead to Eosinophilia, which may result in the induction of asthma and other allergic diseases. Human and murine IL-5 is cross-species reactive. Recombinant Human IL-5 is a 26.5 kDa disulfide-linked homodimeric protein containing two 116 amino acid chains.

Source: E.coli

Synonyms: EDF, BCDFII, TRF

AA Sequence: MIPTEIPTSA LVKETLALLS THRTLLIANE TLRIPVPVHK NHQLCTEEIF QGIGTLESQT VQGGTVERLF KNLSLIKKYI DGQKKKCGEE RRRVNQFLDY LQEFLGVMNT EWIIES

Purity: ≥ 98% by SDS-PAGE gel and HPLC analyses.

Biological Activity: The ED50 as determined by the dose-dependent proliferation of TF-1 cells was ≤ 0.15 ng/ml, corresponding to a specific activity of ≥ 6.6 x 106 units/mg.

Cross Reactivity:
Guinea Pig, Human, Monkey, Mouse
Research Interest

Country Of Origin: USA

Research Use Only: Not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.