IL-15 (human) (rec.) (His)
The extracellular domain of human IL-15 (aa 49-162) is fused at the C-terminus to a His-tag.
Measured by its ability to stimulate the proliferation of mouse CTLL-2 cells. The ED50 for this effect is typically 0.5ng/mL, corresponding to a specific activity of 2x 106 units/mg
|Endotoxin Content||<0.1EU/μg protein (LAL test; Lonza).|
Reconstitute 10µg vial with 100 µl sterile water to a concentration of 0.1mg/ml.
Reconstitute 50µg vial with 100 µl sterile water to a concentration of 0.5mg/ml.
Add 1X PBS to the desired protein concentration.
|Formulation||Lyophilized from 0.2μm-filtered solution in PBS.|
|Other Product Data||
NCBI reference P40933: IL-15 (human)
|Declaration||Manufactured by Chimerigen.|
|Shipping and Handling|
|Short Term Storage||+4°C|
|Long Term Storage||-20°C|
Avoid freeze/thaw cycles.
PBS containing at least 0.1% BSA should be used for further dilutions.
Stable for at least 1 year after receipt when stored at -20°C.
Working aliquots are stable for up to 3 months when stored at -20°C.
|Product Specification Sheet|
Interleukin-15 (IL-15) has a broad spectrum of biological activities. It is crucial for the development, proliferation, survival and differentiation of multiple cells from both innate and adaptive immune systems. IL-15 up-regulation has a central role in the development of several autoimmune or chronic inflammatory disorders. Targeting IL-15 or its receptor may have a valuable impact on the treatment of immune-mediated diseases. IL-15 participates in the development of important immune antitumor mechanisms. It activates CD8(+) T cells, natural killer (NK) cells, NK T cells, and can promote the formation of antitumor antibodies. IL-15 can also protect T effector cells from the action of T regulatory cells and reverse tolerance to tumor-associated antigens. In pre-clinical studies IL-15 has been found to demonstrate potentiated antitumor effects following pre-association with IL-15Rα, or when used in combination with chemotherapy, adoptive therapy, monoclonal antibodies, and tumor vaccines.