GM-CSF (human) (rec.)
|Synonyms||CSF; CSF2; GMCSF; GM-CSF; Molgramostin; Sargramostim; Colony-stimulating Factor; Granulocyte-macrophage Colony-stimulating Factor|
The ED50 for this effect is typically 10-40 pg/mL. Measured in a cell proliferation assay using the human growth factor-dependent cell line, TF-1.
|Formulation||Liquid in PBS, 10% glycerol.|
|Other Product Data||
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|Declaration||Manufactured by AbFrontier|
|Shipping and Handling|
|Short Term Storage||-20°C|
|Long Term Storage||-80°C|
|Handling Advice||Avoid freeze/thaw cycles.|
|Product Specification Sheet|
Human GM-CSF is a 24 kDa glycoprotein produced by a variety of cell types, including T and B lymphocytes, macrophages, keratinocytes, eosinophils, neutrophils, and endothelial cells in response to cytokine or inflammatory stimuli. GM-CSF was initially identified on the basis of its capacity to stimulate the clonal proliferation of myeloid precursors in vitro. GM-CSF promotes a Th1 biased immune response, allergic inflammation, and the development of autoimmunity. GM-CSF are particularly effective as antitumor vaccines. GM-CSF regulates multiple biological activities through activation of the GM-CSF receptor (GMCSFR), a member of the type I cytokine receptor group comprising a and b subunits.
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