Rabbit Anti-Mouse TNF-alpha

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Size200 µg
Price305 €
CategoryPolyclonal Antibody
Clone Nr.Rabbit IgG
Species ReactivityMouse
ReconstitutionCentrifuge vial prior to opening. Reconstitute in sterile water to a concentration of 0.1-1.0 mg/ml.
Stability and StorageThe lyophilized antibody is stable for at least 2 years at -20°C. After sterile reconstitution the antibody is stable at 2-8°C for up to 6 months. Frozen aliquots are stable for at least 6 months when stored at -20°C. Addition of a carrier protein or 50% glycerol is recommended for frozen aliquots.
AntigenRecombinant mouse TNF-alpha
SynonymsTnf; DIF; Tnfa; TNFSF2; Tnfsf1a; TNFalpha; TNF-alpha
DescriptionTumor necrosis factor alpha (TNFα), also known as cachectin and TNFSF1A, is the prototypic ligand of the TNF superfamily. It is a pleiotropic molecule that plays a central role in inflammation, apoptosis, and immune system development. TNFα is produced by a wide variety of immune and epithelial cell types. Mouse TNFα consisits of a 35 amino acid (aa) cytoplasmic domain, a 21 aa transmembrane segment, and a 179 aa extracellular domain (ECD). Within the ECD, mouse TNFα shares 94% aa sequence identity with rat and 70%-77% with bovine, canine, cotton rat, equine, feline, human, porcine, rat, and rhesus TNFα. The 26 kDa type 2 transmembrane protein is assembled intracellularly to form a noncovalently linked homotrimer. Ligation of this complex induces reverse signaling that promotes lymphocyte costimulation but diminishes monocyte responsiveness. Cleavage of membrane bound TNFα by TACE/ADAM17 releases a 55 kDa soluble trimeric form of TNFα. TNFα trimers bind the ubiquitous TNF RI and the hematopoietic cell restricted TNF RII, both of which are also expressed as homotrimers. TNFα regulates lymphoid tissue development through control of apoptosis. It also promotes inflammatory responses by inducing the activation of vascular endothelial cells and macrophages. TNFα is a key cytokine in the development of several inflammatory disorders. It contributes to the development of type 2 diabetes through its effects on insulin resistance and fatty acid metabolism.
Uniprot IDP06804
Protein RefSeqNP_038721.1
mRNA RefSeqNM_013693.2


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