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Interleukin-2 human

IL-2, recombinant, expressed in E. coli, lyophilized powder, suitable for cell culture

Synonym: IL-2, Interleukin-2, T-cell growth factor, hIL-2

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Analysis Note

The biological activity is measured by the dose-dependent stimulation of the proliferation of murine CTLL-2 cells.

Biochem/physiol Actions

Interleukin-2 (IL-2) is an immunomodulatory factor produced by certain subsets of T lymphocytes. This lympho­kine promotes long term growth of acti­vated T cells and related cell types. IL-2 plays a role in the activation and proliferation of NK cells, induces γ-inter­feron and B cell growth factor secretion, and modulates the expression of the IL-2 receptor.

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10 μg in poly bottle

Physical form

Lyophilized, 0.2 μm filtered, no additives.

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Safety Information

RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
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Documents

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

Protocols & Articles

Articles

Interleukin Family (IL)

The Interleukins comprise a disparate group of cytokines and growth factors that are produced by and released from leukocytes. Interleukin-1β (1L-1β) is released primarily from stimulated macrophages...
Jennifer Fries
BioFiles 2009, 4.5, 16.
Keywords: Anti-inflammatory agents, Antitumor agents, Cancer, Cell proliferation, Gene expression, Growth factors, Transcription

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