IL-17F, PerCP-eFluor™ 710, clone: eBio18F10, eBioscience™
Rat Monoclonal Antibody
Brand: Affymetrix eBioscience 46-7471-80
Code : NEW
Additional Details : Weight : 0.09500kg
Interleukin 17F is a cytokine belonging to the IL-17 family,that is produced by inflammatory cells such as activated T cells, mast cells, and basophils. IL-17F is involved in allergic airway inflammation, and can induce several cytokines, chemokines, and adhesion molecules in bronchial epithelial cells, vein endothelial cells, fibroblasts, and eosinophils. IL-17F may be secreted as a homodimer, or a heterodimer with IL17A. It acts by binding to the type I receptor, IL-17R, aiding recruitment of monocytes and neutrophils at the site of inflamation by increasing chemokine production.Description: The eBio18F10 antibody reacts with mouse IL-17F. IL-17F is a 37 kD homodimer of the IL-17 family and a signature Th17 marker. Of all the six IL-17 family members, IL-17F and IL-17A share the strongest homology (50% amino acid identity), and the two genes are located in the same chromosomal region. Recent studies have demonstrated coordinated regulation of IL-17A and IL-17F during Th17 differentiation. Expression of IL-17F and IL-17A has been detected in activated human peripheral blood lymphocytes, specifically by activated human CD4+ T cells. In addition to IL-17A, differentiated Th17 cells also produce IL-17F and IL-22 upon re-activation. Like IL-17A, IL-17F has been linked with inflammatory diseases. IL-17F and IL-17A expression has been observed in tissue samples from various autoimmune diseases, such as rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, psoriasis, inflammatory bowel disease, and asthma. IL-17F treatment of airway epithelium, vein endothelial cells, and fibroblasts has been reported to induce expression of IL-6, IL-8, GRO alpha, ENA-78, TGF beta, MCP-1, G-CSF, GM-CSF, and ICAM-1.Like IL-17A, IL-17F is a disulfide-linked homodimeric glycoprotein. The IL-17F homodimer includes a classical cysteine knot motif, which is found also in the TGF beta, BMP, and NGF superfamilies. The presence of the cysteine knot motif suggested the possibility of a heterodimeric structure, as was reported for TGF beta and inhibin/activin. Recent reports confirm that co-expression of IL-17F and IL-17A in HEK293 cells results in the formation of biologically active IL-17F/IL-17A heterodimers, in addition to the IL-17F homodimers and IL-17A homodimers. Moreover, activated human CD4+ T cells were found to produce the IL-17A/F heterodimer, along with the corresponding homodimers. In comparing the relative potency of IL-17A, IL-17F, and IL-17A/F, all three were found to induce GRO alpha secretion; IL-17A was most potent, followed by IL-17A/F heterodimer, then IL-17F (100-fold lower than IL-17A). In the mouse, the IL-17A/F heterodimer (alone or in synergy with TNF alpha) was found to regulate the expression of IL-6 and KC (mouse homolog of human GRO alpha); this was found to be dependent on IL-17RA and TRAF6.Applications Reported: This eBio18F10 antibody has been reported for use in intracellular staining followed by flow cytometric analysis.Applications Tested: This eBio18F10 antibody has been tested by intracellular staining and flow cytometric analysis of restimulated Th17-polarized mouse splenocytes. This can be used at less than or equal to 0.125 μg per test. A test is defined as the amount (μg) of antibody that will stain a cell sample in a final volume of 100 μL. Cell number should be determined empirically but can range from 10^5 to 10^8 cells/test. It is recommended that the antibody be carefully titrated for optimal performance in the assay of interest.PerCP-eFluor™ 710 can be used in place of PE-Cy5, PE-Cy5.5 or PerCP-Cy5.5. PerCP-eFluor™ 710 emits at 710 nm and is excited with the blue laser (488 nm). Please make sure that your instrument is capable of detecting this fluorochrome. For a filter configuration, we recommend using the 685 LP dichroic mirror and 710/40 band pass filter, however the 695/40 band pass filter is an acceptable alternative. Our testing indicates that PerCP-eFluor™ 710 conjugated antibodies are stable when stained samples are exposed to freshly prepared 2% formaldehyde overnight at 4°C, but please evaluate for alternative fixation protocols.Excitation: 488 nm; Emission: 710 nm; Laser: Blue Laser.Filtration: 0.2μm post-manufacturing filtered.
|PBS with 0.1% gelatin and 0.09% sodium azide; pH 7.2|
|IL-17F, ML-1, ML1|
|IgG2a, kappa, kappa|
|Store at 2-8°C. Do not freeze. Light-sensitive material.|
For Research Use Only.