anti-Rat IFN alpha A Recombinant, Thermo Scientific™

Rt IFN alpha A Recombinant protein 131001 from Thermo Scientific™ specifically detects Rt IFN alpha A in Hu samples, and it is validated for ELISA, IP and WB

Brand: Invitrogen

Manufacturer Part Number: 131001

UNSPSC: 12352203

Code: PN

Additional Details:
Additional Details: Weight: 0.10000kg

Product Code. 10484355

Quantity Price
1 £ 314.0 / Each
Estimated Shipment date
from Supplier 16-05-2017
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Description and Specification


Gene ID (Entrez) 3439
Cross Reactivity Human
For Use With (Application) ELISA, Immunoprecipitation, Western Blot
Formulation 1x10^5 units purified protein in citric acid with 0.125M trehalose and no preservative; pH 5
Quantity 1x10^5 UN
Conjugate Unlabeled
Host Species E. Coli
Accession Number P01562
Gene Symbol IFNA1
Storage Requirements Store at 4° C
Recombinant Yes
Source E. coli
Format Purified
Name Rat IFN alpha
pH Range 5
Gene Alias Rat interferon Alpha, IFNA

The protein encoded by this gene is produced by macrophages and has antiviral activity.
Host Species: E. Coli
Cross Reactivity: Human
Formulation: 1x10^5 units purified protein in citric acid with 0.125M trehalose and no preservative; pH 5
Assay Used to Measure Bioactivity: Interferon was titrated with the use of the cytopathic effect inhibition assay as described [Rubinstein, S. et al. (1981), J. Virol. 3 7, 755-758]; [Familletti, P.C., et al (1981), Methods in Enzymology, Vol. 78, 387-394]. In this antiviral assay for interferon about 1 unit/ml of interferon is the quantity necessary to produce a cytopathic effect of 50%. As there is no international Rat IFN-alpha standard, units are determined with respect to the international reference standard for mouse interferon alpha/beta (mouse IFN-alpha/beta) provided by the National Institutes of Health. Each blood donation used for interferon production tested negative for: HBsAg, HIV I-II, HCV and VDRL. After receipt, this product should be kept at 4ºC while lyophilized and at -70ºC after reconstitution in sterile distilled water for retention of full activity. After reconstitution store at -70°C in aliquots. When thawing, the contents of the tube should be apportioned in separate tubes so that freezing and thawing is kept to a minimum. Further dilute only in buffers containing protein such as 0.1% bovine serum albumin (BSA).