Mouse anti Sheep Interleukin-6 antibody, clone 4B6 recognizes ovine interleukin-6 (IL-6) and has also been reported to recognise recombinant human IL-6 and bovine IL-6 transfected cells. Mouse anti Sheep Interleukin-6 antibody, clone 4B6 does not cross react with ovine IL-1 beta, IL-8, MCP-1 or TNF alpha.
- Target Species
- Species Cross-Reactivity
|Target Species||Cross Reactivity|
- N.B. Antibody reactivity and working conditions may vary between species.
- Product Form
- Purified IgG - liquid
- Purified IgG prepared by affinity chromatography on Protein G
- Buffer Solution
- Phosphate buffered saline
- Preservative Stabilisers
- <0.1% Sodium Azide (NaN3)
- Recombinant ovine IL-6.
- Approx. Protein Concentrations
- IgG concentration 1.0 mg/ml
- This product is shipped at ambient temperature. It is recommended to aliquot and store at -20°C on receipt. When thawed, aliquot the sample as needed. Keep aliquots at 2-8°C for short term use (up to 4 weeks) and store the remaining aliquots at -20°C.
Avoid repeated freezing and thawing as this may denature the antibody. Storage in frost-free freezers is not recommended.
- 12 months from date of despatch
- Entrez Gene
- GO Terms
interleukin-6 receptor binding
growth factor activity
- For research purposes only
This product has been reported to work in the following applications. This information is derived from testing within our laboratories, peer-reviewed publications or personal communications from the originators. Please refer to references indicated for further information. For general protocol recommendations, please visit the antibody protocols page.
Applications of IL-6 antibody
||5ug/ml (as a coating antibody)
|Flow Cytometry 1
- 1 Membrane permeabilization is required for this application. Bio-Rad recommend the use of Leucoperm™ (Product Code BUF09) for this purpose.
Where this antibody has not been tested for use in a particular technique this does not necessarily exclude its use in such procedures. Suggested working dilutions are given as a guide only. It is recommended that the user titrates the antibody for use in their own system using appropriate negative/positive controls.
- Flow Cytometry
- Use 10ul of the suggested working dilution to label 1x106 cells in 100ul.
- MCA1659 may also be used in combination with AHP424 in a sandwich ELISA assays for ovine IL-6.
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Secondary Antibodies Available
Negative Isotype Controls Available
Product Specific References
References for IL-6 antibody
McWaters, P. et al. (2000) Characterisation of monoclonal antibodies to ovine interleukin-6 and the development of a sensitive capture ELISA.
Vet Immunol Immunopathol. 73 (2): 155-65.
Wang, Z. et al. (2008) Acute hypercapnia improves indices of tissue oxygenation more than dobutamine in septic shock.
Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 177: 178-83.
Su, F. et al (2007) Beneficial effects of ethyl pyruvate in septic shock from peritonitis.
Arch Surg.142: 166-71.
Kabaroff, L. et al. (2006) Changes in ovine maternal temperature, and serum cortisol and interleukin-6 concentrations after challenge with Escherichia coli lipopolysaccharide during pregnancy and early lactation.
J Anim Sci. 84: 2083-8.
Shashikant, B.N. et al. (2005) Dose response to rhCC10-augmented surfactant therapy in a lamb model of infant respiratory distress syndrome: physiological, inflammatory, and kinetic profiles.
J Appl Physiol. 99: 2204-11.
Redondo, E. et al. (2014) Induction of interleukin-8 and interleukin-12 in neonatal ovine lung following experimental inoculation of bovine respiratory syncytial virus.
J Comp Pathol. 150 (4): 434-48.
Karisnan, K .et al. (2015) Interleukin-1 Receptor Antagonist Protects against Lipopolysaccharide Induced Diaphragm Weakness in Preterm Lambs.
PLoS One. 10 (4): e0124390.
Xu, A. et al. (2015) The Ovine Fetal and Placental Inflammatory Response to Umbilical Cord Occlusions With Worsening Acidosis.
Reprod Sci. 22 (11): 1409-20.
Dooley, L.M. et al. (2015) Effect of mesenchymal precursor cells on the systemic inflammatory response and endothelial dysfunction in an ovine model of collagen-induced arthritis.
PLoS One. 10 (5): e0124144.
Herry, C.L. et al. (2016) Temporal Patterns in Sheep Fetal Heart Rate Variability Correlate to Systemic Cytokine Inflammatory Response: A Methodological Exploration of Monitoring Potential Using Complex Signals Bioinformatics.
PLoS One. 11 (4): e0153515.
Ciliberti, M.G. et al. (2017) Peripheral blood mononuclear cell proliferation and cytokine production in sheep as affected by cortisol level and duration of stress.
J Dairy Sci. 100 (1): 750-756.
Westover, A. et al. (2017) Effect of Human Amnion Epithelial Cells on the Acute Inflammatory Response in Fetal Sheep.
Front Physiol. 8: 871.
Castel, A. et al. (2021) Recording and manipulation of vagus nerve electrical activity in chronically instrumented unanesthetized near term fetal sheep.
J Neurosci Methods. 360: 109257.
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