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HPA018844 Sigma-Aldrich

Anti-LIF antibody produced in rabbit

Prestige Antibodies® Powered by Atlas Antibodies, affinity isolated antibody, buffered aqueous glycerol solution

Synonym: Anti-Differentiation- stimulating factor, Anti-Melanoma-derived LPL inhibitor, Anti-D factor, Anti-Emfilermin, Anti-LIF, Anti-Leukemia inhibitory factor precursor, Anti-MLPLI

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Related Categories Alphabetical Index, Antibodies, Antibodies for Cell Biology, Antibodies to Cytokines and Growth Factors, Antibodies to Hematopoietic Cytokines,
species reactivity   human
application(s)   immunofluorescence: 1-4 μg/mL
  immunohistochemistry: 1:50-1:200
clone   polyclonal
antibody form   affinity isolated antibody
form   buffered aqueous glycerol solution
grade   Prestige Antibodies® Powered by Atlas Antibodies
immunogen sequence   MKVLAAGVVPLLLVLHWKHGAGSPLPITPVNATCAIRHPCHNNLMNQIRSQLAQLNGSANALFILYYTAQGEPFPNNLDKLCGPNVTDFPPFHANGTEK
shipped in   wet ice
storage temp.   −20°C
Gene Information   human ... LIF(3976)
biological source   rabbit
antibody product type   primary antibodies
conjugate   unconjugated
UniProt accession no.   P15018

Description

Immunogen

Leukemia inhibitory factor precursor recombinant protein epitope signature tag (PrEST)

General description

The gene leukemia inhibitory factor (LIF) is mapped to human chromosome 22q12. It belongs to IL (Interleukin)-6 proinflammatory cytokine family. LIF transcripts are present in all tissues except the brain, testis, skeletal muscle and peripheral blood leukocytes.

Physical form

Solution in phosphate-buffered saline, pH 7.2, containing 40% glycerol and 0.02% sodium azide

Application

All Prestige Antibodies Powered by Atlas Antibodies are developed and validated by the Human Protein Atlas (HPA) project (www.proteinatlas.org)and as a result, are supported by the most extensive characterization in the industry.

The Human Protein Atlas project can be subdivided into three efforts: Human Tissue Atlas, Cancer Atlas, and Human Cell Atlas. The antibodies that have been generated in support of the Tissue and Cancer Atlas projects have been tested by immunohistochemistry against hundreds of normal and disease tissues and through the recent efforts of the Human Cell Atlas project, many have been characterized by immunofluorescence to map the human proteome not only at the tissue level but now at the subcellular level. These images and the collection of this vast data set can be viewed on the Human Protein Atlas (HPA) site by clicking on the Image Gallery link. To view these protocols and other useful information about Prestige Antibodies and the HPA, visit sigma.com/prestige.

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Unless otherwise stated in our catalog or other company documentation accompanying the product(s), our products are intended for research use only and are not to be used for any other purpose, which includes but is not limited to, unauthorized commercial uses, in vitro diagnostic uses, ex vivo or in vivo therapeutic uses or any type of consumption or application to humans or animals.

Linkage

Corresponding Antigen APREST74569.

Biochem/physiol Actions

Leukemia inhibitory factor (LIF) is a cytokine. In fibroblasts, LIF causes carcinoma cell invasion through induction of transforming growth factor-β-dependent actomyosin contractility and extracellular matrix remodeling. Presence of LIF guards lungs from pathology during respiratory syncytial virus infection. LIF is also involved in stimulating osteoblast differentiation and reducing adipocyte differentiation by working in co-operation with protein kinase inhibitor-γ.

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Personal Protective Equipment  Eyeshields, Gloves, half-mask respirator (US), multi-purpose combination respirator cartridge (US)
RIDADR  NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany  1
Protocols & Articles

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Antibody Basics

Immunoglobulins (Igs) are produced by B lymphocytes and secreted into plasma. The Ig molecule in monomeric form is a glycoprotein with a molecular weight of approximately 150 kDa that is shaped more ...
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Protocols

Prestige Antibody® Immunofluorescence Procedure

Prestige Antibodies® have been used for subcellular localization studies by immunocytochemistry (ICC) - immunofluorescence (IF) using the protocol described below. In addition to the primary antibodi...
Keywords: Immunocytochemistry, Immunofluorescence, Immunostaining, Sample preparations

Prestige Antibody® Immunohistochemistry Procedure

Prestige Antibodies® developed for immunohistochemistry based expression profiling are recommended to be used according to the standard IHC staining protocol described below.
Keywords: Buffers, Dehydration reaction, Gene expression, Hydration reaction, Immunohistochemistry, Immunostaining, Tissue microarrays

Prestige Antibody® Protein Immunoblotting Procedure

Prestige Antibodies® recommended for Western Blot are recommended to be used according to the standard WB protocol described below. Western blot standard protocol optimized for
Keywords: Catalytic combustion detector, Electrophoresis, Gene expression, Sample preparations, Western blot

Prestige Antigens™-Blocking Protocol

Prestige Antigens and the corresponding Prestige Antibodies are recommended to be used according to the standard blocking protocol described below.
Keywords: Immunocytochemistry, Immunohistochemistry, Immunostaining, Titrations, Western blot

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