Rabbit anti Human IL-23 antibody recognizes the N-terminal (NT) domain of human interleukin-23 (IL-23), a ~21 kDa heterodimeric cytokine structurally related to IL-12. IL-23 is composed of a p19 subunit encoded by the IL23A gene, and a p40 subunit of interleukin-12 (IL12B). IL-23 is expressed mainly by activated macrophages and dendritic cells, and plays an important role in bridging innate and adaptive responses.
IL-23 activates a subset of T cells called Th17 cells, which are characterised by the production of interleukin-17. The IL-23/IL-17 pathway is essential for the induction and maintenance of brain and joint inflammatory autoimmune diseases, including Guillain Barre Syndrome, Multiple sclerosis and rheumatoid arthritis.
- Target Species
- Species Cross-Reactivity
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- N.B. Antibody reactivity and working conditions may vary between species.
- Product Form
- Purified IgG - liquid
- Antiserum Preparation
- Antisera to human IL-23 (NT) were raised by repeated immunisations of rabbits with highly purified antigen. Purified IgG prepared by affinity chromatography.
- Buffer Solution
- Phosphate buffered saline
- Preservative Stabilisers
- A 16 amino acid peptide from near the amino terminus of human IL-23.
- Approx. Protein Concentrations
- IgG concentration 1.0mg/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
positive regulation of T cell mediated cytotoxicity
positive regulation of defense response to virus by host
positive regulation of T-helper 1 type immune response
response to virus
defense response to Gram-negative bacterium
positive regulation of activation of JAK2 kinase activity
negative regulation of interleukin-10 production
positive regulation of granulocyte macrophage colony-stimulating factor production
positive regulation of interferon-gamma production
positive regulation of interleukin-10 production
positive regulation of interleukin-12 production
positive regulation of interleukin-17 production
positive regulation of tumor necrosis factor production
positive regulation of natural killer cell proliferation
positive regulation of tissue remodeling
positive regulation of activated T cell proliferation
positive regulation of NF-kappaB import into nucleus
regulation of tyrosine phosphorylation of Stat1 protein
positive regulation of tyrosine phosphorylation of Stat3 protein
positive regulation of tyrosine phosphorylation of Stat4 protein
positive regulation of tyrosine phosphorylation of Stat5 protein
positive regulation of memory T cell differentiation
innate immune response
positive regulation of osteoclast differentiation
positive regulation of inflammatory response
positive regulation of NK T cell activation
positive regulation of NK T cell proliferation
- 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-23 antibody
Where this product 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 product for use in their own system using appropriate negative/positive controls.
- Western Blotting
- AHP1174 detects a band of approximately 24kDa in mouse pancreas tissue lysate.
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