Human IFN-Alpha 4a (Alpha M1)
Catalog Number: 11177
Human IFN-Alpha 4 recombinant protein expressed in E.coli.
Recombinant Human Interferon Alpha 4a (alpha M1) obtained from human leukocyte mRNA expressed in E.coli.
IFN-Alpha 4a is one of the many interferon alpha subtypes belonging to the Type I leukocyte IFN family. The Type I IFN family has antiviral, anti-proliferative, and natural killer cell activities.
- Expression induced by viral infection
- Encoding gene IFNA4
|Formulation||Supplied frozen in phosphate-buffered saline (PBS) containing 0.1% Bovine Serum Albumin (BSA)|
|Molecular Weight||19.4 kDa|
|Source||cDNA obtained from human leukocyte mRNA expressed in E.coli|
|Purity||> 95% by SDS-PAGE stained by Coomassie Blue
Endotoxin level < 1 EU/mg
|Bioactivity||Measured using a cytopathic inhibition assay on Bovine Kidney Cells (MDBK) with Vesicular Stomatis Virus (VSV); human lung carcinoma cell line A549 with encephalomyocarditis virus (EMCV)|
|Storage||For retention of full activity store at -70 ºC or below and avoid repeated freeze-thaw cycles|
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