Mouse IFN-Beta, Mammalian
Catalog Number: 12405
With a 10-fold greater specific activity than the E.coli derived protein, this authentic sequence of Mouse IFN-Beta protein is glycosylated and has no tag.
Measured using a cytopathic effect inhibition assay on Mouse (L929) cells with EMCV EC50 for IFN Beta is ~ 2.5 U/ml
Measured using a cytopathic effect inhibition assay on Mouse (L929) cells with EMCV
EC50 for IFN Beta is ~ 2.5 U/ml
|Formulation||Supplied frozen in 20mM Sodium Phosphate pH 6.4; 300mM NaCl; 5% Glycerol; 0.1% Bovine Serum Albumin (BSA)|
|Molecular Weight||19.6 kDa|
|Source||Gene obtained from mouse DNA expressed in mammalian cells|
|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 Interferon, Mouse IFN Beta, Mouse IFNB, Mouse Type I IFN beta, Mouse Fibroblast IFN, Mouse Fibroblast Interferon, Mouse Beta IFN, Mouse Type I Interferon Beta|
Tech Info & Data
Interferons (IFNs) are a family of mammalian cytokines produced by macrophages, neutrophils, dendritic cells and other somatic cells in response to viruses and pathogens. IFN-Beta is classified as a type I IFN and is produced by fibroblast and a variety of cell types in response to viral challenge. Although all type I IFNs bind to the same type I IFN receptor complex, studies have shown that IFN-Beta signals differently than IFN-Alpha. Furthermore, it has been shown that IFN-Beta exerts preferential induction of apoptotic effect on melanoma cells. These findings, along with the therapeutic use of IFN-Beta in Multiple Sclerosis and hepatitis C, make further understanding of IFN-Beta biological activities an important area of research.
The mammalian expressed mouse IFN-Beta protein is designed to provide scientists with a highly active recombinant protein that closely resembles native mouse IFN-Beta.
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