Human IL28B HEK293 Overexpression Lysate: Product Information
This Human IL28B overexpression lysate was created in HEK293 Cells and intented for use as a Western blot (WB) positive control. Purification of IL28B protein (Cat: 11890-H08H) from the overexpression lysate was verified.
A DNA sequence encoding the human IL28B (NP_742151.2) (Met 1-Val 196) was expressed, with a polyhistidine tag at the C-terminus.
The recombinant human IL28B consists of 186 amino acids and predictes a molecular mass of 21 kDa. In SDS-PAGE under reducing conditions, rhIL28B migrates as an approximately 23 kDa band.
Human IL28B HEK293 Overexpression Lysate: Usage Guide
Cell lysate was prepared by homogenization of the over-expressed cells in ice-cold modified RIPA Lysis Buffer with cocktail of protease inhibitors (Sigma). Cell debris was removed by centrifugation. Protein concentration was determined by Bradford assay (Bio-Rad protein assay, Microplate Standard assay). The cell lysate was boiled for 5 min in 1 x SDS loading buffer (50 mM Tris-HCl pH 6.8, 12.5% glycerol, 1% sodium dodecylsulfate, 0.01% bromophenol blue) containing 5% b-mercaptoethanol, and lyophilized.
1. Centrifuge the tube for a few seconds and ensure the pellet at the bottom of the tube.
2. Re-dissolve the pellet using 200μL pure water and boil for 2-5 min.
1 X Sample Buffer (1 X modified RIPA buffer+1 X SDS loading buffer).
Stability & Storage
Store at 4℃ for up to twelve months from date of receipt. After re-dissolution, aliquot and store at -80℃ for up to twelve months. Avoid repeated freeze-thaw cycles.
Western Blot (WB) Optimal dilutions/concentrations should be determined by the end user.
Human IL28B HEK293 Overexpression Lysate: Alternative Names
Human IL-28B Overexpression Lysate; Human IL28B Overexpression Lysate; Human IL28C Overexpression Lysate
IL28B Background Information
Interleukin-28B (IL-28B) also known as Interferon lambda-3 and IFN-lambda-3, belongs to the type III interferon family of cytokines and are highly similar to IL-29. IL-28B belongs to the newly described interferon lambda (IFNλ) family of cytokines. IL-28B is a cytokine with immunomodulatory activity. It functions in Up-regulating MHC class I antigen expression. IL-28B displays potent antiviral activity and antitumor activity. This cytokine serves as ligand for the heterodimeric class II cytokine receptor composed of IL1RB and IL28RA. The ligand/receptor complex seems to signal through the Jak-STAT pathway. IL-28B, like IL-12, is capable of robustly enhancing adaptive immunity. Moreover, we describe for the first time how IL-28B reduces regulatory T-cell populations during DNA vaccination, whereas IL-12 increases this cellular subset. We also show that IL-28B, unlike IL-12, is able to increase the percentage of splenic CD8+ T cells in vaccinated animals, and that these cells are more granular and have higher antigen-specific cytolytic degranulation compared with cells taken from animals that received IL-12 as an adjuvant.
interferon, lambda 3
Ge D, et al.. (2009) Genetic variation in IL28B predicts hepatitis C treatment-induced viral clearance. Nature. 461(7262): 399-401.
Morrow MP, et al.. (2009) Comparative ability of IL-12 and IL-28B to regulate Treg populations and enhance adaptive cellular immunity. Blood. 113(23): 5868-77.
Sheppard P, et al.. (2003) IL-28, IL-29 and their class II cytokine receptor IL-28R. Nat Immunol. 4(1): 63-8.
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