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Mouse IFN-Beta, Carrier-Free

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Mouse IFN-Beta, Carrier-Free

Catalog Number: 12401

E.coli-expressed recombinant Mouse IFN-Beta protein supplied in carrier-free formulation to minimize possible immunogenic reaction by host animal in in vivo studies.


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Product Info

  • in vivo injection studies
Bioactivity Measured using a cytopathic effect inhibition assay on Mouse (L929) cells with EMCV. EC50 for IFNβ is ~ 2.5 U/ml


Formulation Supplied frozen in 20 mM HEPES, pH 6.0, 0.5M NaCl; 6% Glycerol
Molecular Weight 19.6 kDa
Source Gene was obtained from mouse DNA expressed in E. coli modified as described in Day, et al. (1992)
"Engineered disulfide bond greatly increases specific activity of recombinant murine interferon beta" ( J. Interferon Res. 12: 139-43)
Purity > 95% by SDS-PAGE stained by Coomassie Blue
Endotoxin level < 1 EU/μg
Storage For retention of full activity store at -70°C or below and avoid repeated freeze/thaw cycles
Synonyms Mouse Beta IFN, Mouse Beta Interferon, Mouse IFN Beta, Mouse IFNB, Mouse Type I IFN beta, Mouse Fibroblast IFN, Mouse Fibroblast Interferon, Mouse Type I Interferon Beta


27 Citations


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  8. Li, S, et al. (2018). The Cyclopeptide Astin C Specifically Inhibits the Innate Immune CDN Sensor STING. Cell Reports, 25 pgs. PMID: 30566866. (link)

  9. Cui, Huachun, et al. (2018). Interferon regulatory factor 2 inhibits expression of glycolytic genes and lipopolysaccharide induced pro-inflammatory responses in macrophages. Journal of Immunology. PMID: 29563175. (link)

  10. McDonough, Ashley, et al. (2017). Ischemia/Reperfusion Induces Interferon-Stimulated Gene Expression in Microglia. The Journal of Neuroscience, 17 pgs. PMID: 28747383. (link)

  11. Stier, Matthew, et al. (2017). STAT1 Represses Cytokine-Producing Group 2 and Group 3 Innate Lymphoid Cells during Viral Infection. Journal of Immunology. PMID: 28576981. (link)

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  13. Labzin,Larisa, et al. (2015). ATF3 Is a Key Regulator of Macrophage IFN Responses. Journal of Immunology, 11 pgs. PMID: 26416280. (link)

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  16. Duong, Sean, et al. (2014). Polymicrobial sepsis alters Ag-dependent and -independent memory CD8 T cell functions. Journal of Immunology. PMID: 24646738. (link)

  17. Lu, Ben, et al. (2014). JAK/STAT1 signaling promotes HMGB1 hyperacetylation and nuclear translocation. PNAS, 6 pgs. PMID: 24469805. (link)

  18. Munitic, Ivana, et al. (2013). Optineurin Insufficiency Impairs Interferon Regulatory Factor 3 (IRF3) but not NF-κB Activation in Immune Cells. Journal of Immunology. PMID: 24244017. (link)

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  21. Leu, Shaw-Wei, et al. (2011). TLR4 through IFN-β promotes low molecular mass hyaluronan-induced neutrophil apoptosis. Journal of Immunology, 8 pgs. PMID: 21098223. (link)

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