IRF4 Rat anti-Human, Mouse, PE, Clone: 3E4, eBioscience™

Rat Monoclonal Antibody

Brand: Affymetrix eBioscience

Manufacturer Part Number: 12-9858-80


UNSPSC: 12352200

Code: Z2

Additional Details:
Additional Details: Weight: 0.25000kg

Disclaimers: For Research Use Only.

Product Code. 15249359

Quantity Price
1 £95.00 / 25µg
Estimated Shipment date
from Supplier 26-10-2016
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Description and Specification


Antigen IRF4
Applications Flow Cytometry (Intracellular Staining)
Clone 3.00E+04
Concentration 0.2mg/mL
Conjugate PE
Format Conjugated
Formulation aqueous buffer, 0.09% sodium azide, may contain carrier protein/stabilizer
Gene Alias Interferon regulatory factor 4
Host Species Rat
Isotype IgG1
Quantity 25μg
Regulatory Status RUO
Species Reactivity Human, Mouse
Storage Requirements Store at 2-8°C. Do not freeze. Light-sensitive material.
Primary or Secondary Primary
Monoclonal or Polyclonal Monoclonal

The monoclonal antibody 3E4 reacts with human and mouse interferon regulatory factor 4 (IRF4). IRF4 is a 52kDa transcription factor with roles in B cell, T cell and macrophage function. In B cells, IRF4 is highly expressed in mature plasma cells and plays a crucial role in their differentiation. IRF4 has been shown to interact with PU.1 and control the transcription of many B cell-specific genes including Prdm1, which encodes Blimp1. In T cells, IRF4 has been implicated in regulatory T (Treg), Th2, Th9 and Th17 cell development and function. This transcription factor is upregulated upon T cell activation and is expressed in mature T cells. Studies have shown that IRF4 directly induces Blimp1 expression in Tregs, leading to IL-10 expression. IRF4 has also been demonstrated to be involved in macrophage polarization and regulation. Lastly, in addition to its roles in normal immune function, IRF4 expression has been reported to be upregulated in many blood-related cancers.