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57600 Sigma-Aldrich

Interleukin-2 human

≥98.0% (GE), recombinant, expressed in E. coli, ~10000 U/mL

Synonym: IL-2, TCGF, hIL-2

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biological source   human
recombinant   expressed in E. coli
assay   ≥98.0% (GE)
form   liquid
mol wt   Mr ~15500
packaging   vial of 1 mL
concentration   ~10000 U/mL
color   colorless
UniProt accession no.   P60568
shipped in   dry ice
storage temp.   −70°C
Gene Information   human ... IL2(3558)

Description

Biochem/physiol Actions

Promotes the growth of IL-2 dependent lymphocytes. Amino acid sequence of IL-2.

Packaging

One vial contains 10′000 Units

Caution

Stable at −20 °C; prepare appropriate aliquots and avoid repeated freezing and thawing, since aggregation may occur resulting in apparent loss of activity.

Unit Definition

1 U corresponds to the unit activity in the colorimetric MTT-assay with CTLL-2 cells.

Physical form

Clear; colorless solution in Dulbecco-PBS; containing 1 mg BSA/mL.

Other Notes

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Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
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