IL-6 Recombinant Protein


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IL-6 Recombinant Protein Summary

A recombinant protein corresponding to 184 amino acids of Human IL-6

Source: E. coli

Amino Acid Sequence: The amino acid sequence of this product is not available.
E. coli
Details of Functionality
The EDSO as determined by the dose-dependent stimulation of murine hybridoma cell line B9 is <1-5 pg/ml, corresponding to a specific activity of >5 x 10^7units/mg.
Endotoxin Note
<0.1 ng/ug

Packaging, Storage & Formulations

Store at -20C. Avoid freeze-thaw cycles.
Reconstitution Instructions
Reconstitute with water to a final concentration of 0.1 - 0.5 mg/ml.


The purity of this protein is >95% pure by SDS-PAGE

Alternate Names for IL-6 Recombinant Protein

  • B cell stimulatory factor-2
  • B-cell differentiation factor
  • BSF-2
  • BSF2CTL differentiation factor
  • CDF
  • HGFHSFIFNB2Hybridoma growth factor
  • IFN-beta 2
  • IFN-beta-2
  • IL6
  • IL-6B-cell stimulatory factor 2
  • Interferon beta-2
  • interleukin 6 (interferon, beta 2)
  • interleukin BSF-2
  • interleukin-6
  • MGI-2A


IL-6 is a potent lymphoid cell growth factor that stimulates the growth and survivability of certain B cells and T cells. Human IL-6 is a 20.9 kDa protein containing 184 amino acid residues.


This product is for research use only and is not approved for use in humans or in clinical diagnosis. Peptides and proteins are guaranteed for 3 months from date of receipt.

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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?
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