Human IL-6 Quantikine ELISA Kit

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Human IL-6 Quantikine ELISA Kit Summary

Background
The Quantikine Human IL-6 Immunoassay is a 4.5 hour solid phase ELISA designed to measure IL-6 in cell culture supernates, serum, and plasma. It contains recombinant human IL-6 and antibodies raised against recombinant human IL-6 and has been shown to accurately quantitate the recombinant factor. Results obtained using natural IL-6 showed linear curves that were parallel to the standard curv...es obtained using the E. coli-expressed Quantikine kit standards. These results indicate that this kit can be used to determine relative mass values for natural human IL-6.
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Specificity
Natural and recombinant human IL-6
Source
N/A
Assay Type
Solid Phase Sandwich ELISA
Inter-Assay
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Intra-Assay
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Spike Recovery
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Sample Volume
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Gene
IL6

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Dilutions
  • ELISA
Application Notes
No significant interference observed with available related molecules.
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Packaging, Storage & Formulations

Storage
Store the unopened product at 2 - 8 °C. Do not use past expiration date.

Notes

This product is produced by and ships from R&D Systems, Inc., a Bio-Techne brand.

Alternate Names for Human IL-6 Quantikine ELISA Kit

  • B-cell differentiation factor
  • B-cell stimulatory factor 2
  • BSF2
  • BSF-2
  • CDF
  • CTL differentiation factor
  • HSF
  • hybridoma growth factor
  • IFNB2
  • IFN-beta-2
  • IL6
  • IL-6
  • Interferon beta-2
  • interleukin 6 (interferon, beta 2)
  • interleukin BSF-2
  • interleukin-6
  • MGI-2A

Background

Interleukin 6 (IL-6) is a pleiotropic, a-helical, 22-28 kDa phosphorylated and variably glycosylated cytokine that plays important roles in the acute phase reaction, inflammation, hematopoiesis, bone metabolism, and cancer progression. Mature human IL-6 is 183 amino acids (aa) in length and shares 39% aa sequence identity with mouse and rat IL-6. Alternative splicing generates several isoforms with internal deletions, some of which exhibit antagonistic properties. Cells known to express IL-6 include CD8+ T cells, fibroblasts, synoviocytes, adipocytes, osteoblasts, megakaryocytes, endothelial cells (under the influence of endothelins), sympathetic neurons, cerebral cortex neurons, adrenal medulla chromaffin cells, retinal pigment cells, mast cells, keratinocytes, Langerhans cells, fetal and adult astrocytes, neutrophils, monocytes, eosinophils, colonic epithelial cells, B1 B cells and pancreatic islet beta cells. IL-6 production is generally correlated with cell activation and is normally kept in control by glucocorticoids, catecholamines, and secondary sex steroids. Normal human circulating IL-6 is in the 1 pg/mL range, with slight elevations during the menstrual cycle, modest elevations in certain cancers, and large elevations after surgery.

IL-6 induces signaling through a cell surface heterodimeric receptor complex composed of a ligand binding subunit (IL-6 R alpha) and a signal transducing subunit (gp130). IL-6 binds to IL-6 Ra, triggering IL-6 Ra association with gp130 and gp130 dimerization. gp130 is also a component of the receptors for CLC, CNTF, CT-1, IL-11, IL-27, LIF, and OSM. Soluble forms of IL-6 Ra are generated by both alternative splicing and proteolytic cleavage. In a mechanism known as trans-signaling, complexes of soluble IL-6 and IL-6 Ra elicit responses from gp130-expressing cells that lack cell surface IL-6 Ra. Trans-signaling enables a wider range of cell types to respond to IL-6, as the expression of gp130 is ubiquitous, while that of IL-6 Ra is predominantly restricted to hepatocytes, monocytes, and resting lymphocytes. Soluble splice forms of gp130 block trans-signaling from IL-6/IL-6 Ra but not from other cytokines that use gp130 as a co-receptor. 

IL-6, along with TNF-a and IL-1, drives the acute inflammatory response. IL-6 is almost solely responsible for fever and the acute phase response in the liver, and it is important in the transition from acute inflammation to either acquired immunity or chronic inflammatory disease. When dysregulated, it contributes to chronic inflammation in conditions such as obesity, insulin resistance, inflammatory bowel disease, arthritis, and sepsis. IL-6 modulates bone resorption and is a major effector of inflammatory joint destruction in rheumatoid arthritis through its promotion of Th17 cell development and activity. It contributes to atherosclerotic plaque development and destabilization as well as the development of inflammation-associated carcinogenesis.

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Publications for IL-6 (D6050)(700)

We have publications tested in 11 confirmed species: Human, Mouse, Rat, House, Porcine, Primate - Chlorocebus aethiops (African Green Monkey), Primate - Macaca fascicularis (Crab-eating Monkey or Cynomolgus Macaque), Primate - Macaca mulatta (Rhesus Macaque), Primate - Papio cynocephalus (Yellow Baboon), Rabbit, Xenograft.

We have publications tested in 1 application: ELISA Capture.


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J Park, KM Jang, KK Park Effects of Apamin on MPP+-Induced Calcium Overload and Neurotoxicity by Targeting CaMKII/ERK/p65/STAT3 Signaling Pathways in Dopaminergic Neuronal Cells International Journal of Molecular Sciences, 2022;23(23):. 2022 [PMID: 36499581] (Human) Human
S Schulze, C Neuber, S Möller, U Hempel, LC Hofbauer, KD Schaser, J Pietzsch, S Rammelt Impact of Sulfated Hyaluronan on Bone Metabolism in Diabetic Charcot Neuroarthropathy and Degenerative Arthritis International Journal of Molecular Sciences, 2022;23(23):. 2022 [PMID: 36499493] (Human) Human
J Milara, F Martínez-E, P Montero, I Roger, MA Bayarri, P Ribera, MN Oishi-Kona, JR Alba-Garcí, E Zapater, J Cortijo N-acetylcysteine Reduces Inflammasome Activation Induced by SARS-CoV-2 Proteins In Vitro International Journal of Molecular Sciences, 2022;23(23):. 2022 [PMID: 36498845] (Human) Human
Y Song, HC Paik, N Kim, H Jung, JG Lee, YC Yoo Effect of Propofol versus Sevoflurane Anesthesia on Acute Kidney Injury after Lung Transplantation Surgery: A Prospective Randomized Controlled Trial Journal of Clinical Medicine, 2022;11(22):. 2022 [PMID: 36431341] (Human) Human
M Górecka, K Krzemi?ski, T Mikulski, AW Ziemba ANGPTL4, IL-6 and TNF-alpha as regulators of lipid metabolism during a marathon run Scientific Reports, 2022;12(1):19940. 2022 [PMID: 36402848] (Human) Human
K Li, Y Zhu, P Zhang, M Alini, S Grad, Z Li Anti-inflammatory and pro-anabolic effects of 5-aminosalicylic acid on human inflammatory osteoarthritis models Journal of Orthopaedic Translation, 2023;38(0):106-116. 2023 [PMID: 36381242] (Human) Human
K Kop?ali?, IZ Mati?, I Besu, V Stankovi?, Z Bukumiri?, TP Stanojkovi, A Stepanovi?, M Nikitovi? Circulating levels of IL-6 and TGF-beta1 in patients with prostate cancer undergoing radiotherapy: associations with acute radiotoxicity and fatigue symptoms BMC Cancer, 2022;22(1):1167. 2022 [PMID: 36368974] (Human) Human
AD Ruggiero, R Vemuri, M Block, D DeStephani, M Davis, J Chou, A Williams, A Brock, SK Das, K Kavanagh Macrophage Phenotypes and Gene Expression Patterns Are Unique in Naturally Occurring Metabolically Healthy Obesity International Journal of Molecular Sciences, 2022;23(20):. 2022 [PMID: 36293536] (Primate - Chlorocebus aethiops (African Green Monkey)) Primate - Chlorocebus aethiops (African Green Monkey)
L Beckmann, J Mäder, M Voigtlaend, F Klingler, A Schulenkor, C Lehr, J Regenhardt, C Bokemeyer, W Ruf, C Rolling, F Langer Inhibition of protein disulfide isomerase with PACMA-31 regulates monocyte tissue factor through transcriptional and posttranscriptional mechanisms Thrombosis Research, 2022;220(0):48-59. 2022 [PMID: 36265413] (Human) Human
KS Chang, ST Chen, HC Sung, SY Hsu, WY Lin, CP Hou, YH Lin, TH Feng, KH Tsui, HH Juang WNT1 Inducible Signaling Pathway Protein 1 Is a Stroma-Specific Secreting Protein Inducing a Fibroblast Contraction and Carcinoma Cell Growth in the Human Prostate International Journal of Molecular Sciences, 2022;23(19):. 2022 [PMID: 36232736] (Human) Human
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  1. I was wondering if you know of any blocking antibodies against IL-6 or VEGF-C that can be used in cell culture to quench these cytokines?
    • We have no antibodies that are currently known to show blocking antibodies to VEGF-C. Please see this link to our IL-6 antibodies with blocking/neutralizing activity can be found at this link.

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Metabolic Syndrome: Symptoms and associated disease states
By Jamshed Arslan, Pharm. D., PhD. What is metabolic syndrome?It was 1988 when, after decades of research, Dr. GM Reaven    of the Stanford University, CA, explained the relationship between four diseases:...  Read full blog post.

Increased wild type FUS levels in ALS patients lead to a toxic microenvironment and motor neuron neurodegeneration
By Michalina Hanzel, PhDFUS mutations in Amyotrophic Lateral SclerosisFused in sarcoma (FUS) is a ribonucleoprotein that continuously shuttles between the nucleus and the cytoplasm to regulate pre-mRNA splicing, mRN...  Read full blog post.

The role of HIF-2 alpha in the progression and therapy of clear cell renal cell carcinoma
HIF-2 alpha, also known as hypoxia-inducible factor 2, endothelial PAS domain protein-1, and member of PAS superfamily 2 is part of the HIF family of proteins.  The HIF family is composed of HIF-1, HIF-2 and HIF-3, where HIF-2 is a dimeric protein ...  Read full blog post.

The use of a GFP antibody for research applications in transgenic C. elegans, GFP tagged yeast and porcine model
GFP, or green fluorescent protein, is a chemiluminescent protein derived from Aequorea jellyfish that was first discovered by Osamu Shimomura.  It was soon after established that the emission spectra of GFP was right around 509nm, or the ultraviol...  Read full blog post.

VEGF: Vascular endothelial growth factor
VEGF is homodimeric, disulfide-linked glycoprotein cytokine that serves as the ligand for FLT1 (VEGFR-1 receptor) and FLK1 (VEGFR-2 receptor) tyrosine kinases. It is a key modulator of physiological angiogenesis, vasculogenesis, and endothelial cell g...  Read full blog post.

TLR2 - I can recognize many foreign pathogens!
TLR2 is a member of the broad family of Toll-like receptors (TLR) that play an important role in pathogen recognition and innate immunity. TLRs, like other pattern recognition receptors (PRRs), recognize endogenous ligands released during cell or tiss...  Read full blog post.

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