Rat Anti-Mouse IL-6-UNLB

Cat. No.
0.5 mg  
Price (USD)
Clone MP5-20F3
Isotype Rat IgG1κ
Isotype Control Rat IgG1-UNLB
Immunogen COS-expressed mouse IL-6
Specificity Mouse IL-6
Alternalte Name(s) Interleukin-6, hepatocyte stimulating factor, HSF, hybridoma/plasmacytoma growth factor, HPGFB cell stimulating factor-2, BSF-2, cytotoxic T cell differentiation factor, CDF
Format/Conjugate UNLB (Unconjugated)
Buffer Formulation Borate buffered saline, pH 8.2
Concentration 0.5 mg/mL
Volume 1.0 mL
Storage & Handling 2-8°C
Please refer to product specific SDS
Applications for relevant formats of this clone include -
ELISA-Capture – Quality tested 1-7
ELISpot-Capture – Reported in literature 4,8-10
Flow Cytometry – Reported in literature 11-14
Immunohistochemsitry-Frozen Sections – Reported in literature 15-19
Immunohistochemsitry-Paraffin Sections – Reported in literature 20-22
Immunocytochemistry – Reported in literature 3
Immunoprecipitation – Reported in literature 1
Neutralization – Reported in literature 1-3,23
Multiplex-Capture – Reported in literature 5

Note – May be paired with the biotinylated clone MP5-32C11 (SB Cat. No. 10208-08) in a sandwich ELISA
Recommended Dilutions Please refer to product specific Technical Bulletin
RRID AB_2794230
Gene ID
16193 (Mouse)
Gene Symbol
Il6 (Mouse)
Gene Aliases Il-6
Uniprot ID
P08505 (Mouse)
Uniprot Name
  • Standard curve generated with Rat Anti-Mouse IL-6-UNLB (SB Cat. No. 10207-01; Clone MP5-20F3) and Rat Anti-Mouse IL-6-BIOT (SB Cat. No. 10208-08; Clone MP5-32C11) followed by Mouse Anti-BIOT-HRP (SB Cat. No. 6404-05)

Standard curve generated with Rat Anti-Mouse IL-6-UNLB (SB Cat. No. 10207-01; Clone MP5-20F3) and Rat Anti-Mouse IL-6-BIOT (SB Cat. No. 10208-08; Clone MP5-32C11) followed by Mouse Anti-BIOT-HRP (SB Cat. No. 6404-05)
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