IL-38 (aa 3-152) (mouse) (rec.) (FLAG)

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Synonyms Interleukin-38; Interleukin-1 Family Member 10; IL-1F10
Product Type Protein
Source/Host E. coli

Mouse IL-38 [IL-1F10] (aa 3-152) is fused at the C-terminus to a FLAG®-tag.

Crossreactivity Mouse
MW ~20kDa
Purity ≥95% (SDS-PAGE)
Endotoxin Content <0.01EU/μg purified protein (LAL test; Lonza).
Concentration 0.1mg/ml after reconstitution.
Reconstitution Reconstitute with 100μl sterile water.
Formulation Lyophilized. Contains PBS + 0.5% Trehalose + 0.02% CHAPS.
Other Product Data

Uni-Prot link Q8R459: Interleukin-38

Shipping and Handling
Shipping BLUE ICE
Short Term Storage +4°C
Long Term Storage -20°C
Handling Advice After reconstitution, prepare aliquots and store at -20°C.
Avoid freeze/thaw cycles.
PBS containing at least 0.1% BSA should be used for further dilutions.
Use/Stability Stable for at least 6 months after receipt when stored at -20°C.
Working aliquots are stable for up to 3 months when stored at -20°C.
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IL-38 (IL-1F10) mRNA is expressed in heart, placenta, fetal liver, spleen, thymus and tonsil. The expression in a variety of immune tissues and similarity to IL-1Ra suggest a role of IL-1F10 in the inflammatory response. It has been reported that removal of the N-terminus domain of the interleukins of the IL-1F family such as IL-1F5 / 6 / 8 or 9 (also called IL-36Ra, IL-36α, IL-36β or IL-36γ) is important to increase their biological activity. Recently it has been shown that IL-38 is N-terminally processed and secreted by apoptotic cells. Released processed IL-38 (20-152) binds to the receptor Interleukin-1 receptor accessory protein-like 1 (IL1RAPL1; TIGIRR-2) at the surface of macrophages. Processed IL-38-activated IL1RAPL1 reduces the production of IL-6 leading to inflammation attenuation.

Product References
  1. In vivo anti-inflammatory activities of novel cytokine IL-38 in Murphy Roths Large (MRL)/lpr mice: M. Chu, et al.; Immunobiology 222, 483 (2017)
  2. The effect of interleukin 38 on angiogenesis in a model of oxygen-induced retinopathy: J. Zhang, et al.; Sci. Rep. 7, 2756 (2017)
  3. The enigmatic role of IL-38 in inflammatory diseases: T. Garraud, et al.; Cytokine Growth Factor Rev. 39, 26 (2018)
  4. Interleukin 38 protects against lethal sepsis: F. Xu, et al.; J. Infect. Dis. 218, 1175 (2018)
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