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Interleukin-5 from mouse

≥97% (SDS-PAGE), recombinant, expressed in baculovirus infected Sf21 cells, lyophilized powder, cell culture tested

Synonym: IL-5

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Description

Biochem/physiol Actions

Interleukin-5 exhibits activity on eosinophils, B cells, and thymocytes. Human and mouse IL-5 exhibit homology at the nucleotide and amino acid levels and show species cross-reactivity.

Interleukin-5 is a product of activated T lymphocytes and exhibits activity on eosinophils, B cells and thymocytes. Synonyms or biological activities attributed to IL-5 include: EDF (eosinophil differentiating factor), BCGF-II (B cell growth factor-II), TRF (T cell replacing factor), IgA-EF (IgA enhancing factor) and EO-CSF (eosinophil colony stimulating factor). Natural IL-5 is a 45-50 kDa dimeric glycoprotein, although glycosylation is not required for activity. Human and mouse IL-5 exhibit homology at the nucleotide and amino acid levels and show species cross-reactivity.

Physical form

Lyophilized from a 0.2 μm filtered solution in phosphate buffered saline containing 0.25 mg bovine serum albumin.

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Safety Information

RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
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Certificate of Analysis

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Certificate of Origin

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Protocols & Articles

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