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Rat IFN-Alpha 1, Mammalian

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Rat IFN-Alpha 1, Mammalian

Catalog Number: 13101

Recombinant Rat Interferon Alpha 1 (IFNa1) expressed in mammalian cells with activity measured on rat epithelial-like cells (RATEC).


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Bioactivity Measured on rat epithelial-like cells (RATEC) challenged with VSV in the presence of 2 mM Glutathione. For full activity, it is recommended that the reducing agent glutathione is added to the culture medium. IFN was titrated with the use of the cytopathic effect inhibition assay.
Typical Activity (EC50) is 20-100 pg/ml.


Formulation Supplied frozen in phosphate-buffered saline (PBS) containing 0.1% bovine serum albumin (BSA)
Molecular Weight 19.0 kDa
Source Rat Alpha 1 gene expressed in mammalian cells
Purity Greater than 95%
Storage For retention of full activity store at -70°C or below and avoid repeated freeze/thaw cycles
Accession Number X00336


2 Citations


  1. Danastas, K. et al., (2023), "Interferon inhibits the release of herpes simplex virus-1 from the axons of sensory neurons", mBio, e0181823, PMID: 37655893, DOI: 10.1128/mbio.01818-23 (link)

  2. Horst, Ellis, et al. (2018). Elevated Monocyte-Specific Type I Interferon Signalling Correlates Positively with Cardiac Healing in Myocardial Infarct Patients but Interferon Alpha Application Deteriorates Myocardial Healing in Rats. Basic Research in Cardiology, 12 pgs. PMID: 30443679. (link)


Certificate of Analysis (CoA), Safety Data Sheet (SDS), and Product Flyer
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13101-1 Certificate of Analysis (CoA)

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13101 Safety Data Sheet

13101/13114 Product Flyer

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