Purified Recombinant Human Flt3-Ligand (>98%)
< 10 ng/mg as determined by the LAL method
This antigen affinity purified polyclonal antibody has been 0.2 µm filtered and lyophilized from modified Dulbecco’s phosphate buffered saline (1X PBS) pH 7.2 – 7.3 containing 5.0% w/v trehalose with no calcium, magnesium, or preservatives present.
Storage and Handling
The lyophilized antigen affinity purified polyclonal antibody can be stored desiccated at -20°C to -70°C for twelve months from date of receipt. The reconstituted antibody can be stored for at least four weeks at 2-8°C. For long-term storage of the reconstituted antibody, aseptically aliquot into working volumes and store at -20°C to -70°C in a manual defrost freezer. Avoid Repeated Freeze Thaw Cycles. No detectable loss of activity was observed after six months.
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Applications and Recommended Usage?
Quality Tested by Leinco
Western Blot: Suitable for use at concentration of 0.1 µg/mL.
Other Applications Reported In Literature ?
Neutralization: Measured by its ability to neutralize Flt‑3 Ligand/FLT3L-induced proliferation in BaFlt3 mouse pro‑B cell line transfected with mouse Flt‑3. Hannum, C. et al. (1994) Nature 368:643. The Neutralization Dose (ND50) is typically 0.02‑0.06 µg/mL in the presence of 5 ng/mL Recombinant Human Flt‑3 Ligand/FLT3L.
Each investigator should determine their own optimal working dilution for specific applications. See directions on lot specific datasheets, as information may periodically change.
Rabbit Anti-Human Flt3-Ligand recognizes Human Flt3-Ligand. This antigen affinity purified polyclonal antibody was purified using a proprietary chromatographic technique that includes covalently immobilizing the antigen proteins or peptides to agarose based beads. This purification method enhances specificity, reduces nonspecific binding of extraneous IgG and provides you with the most reliable reagent available for your early discovery research.
Fms-related tyrosine kinase 3 ligand (FLT3LG) is a hematopoietic four helical bundle cytokine. It is structurally homologous to stem cell factor (SCF) and colony stimulating factor 1 (CSF-1). In synergy with other growth factors, such as IL-7 and IL-3, Flt-3 ligand promotes long-term expansion and differentiation of human pro-B-cells.1,2 Flt3 ligand is a cytokine capable of inducing large numbers of dendritic cells that dramatically enhances the sensitivity of antigen-specific B and T cell responses to systemic injection of a soluble protein. Through a CD40-CD40 ligand-dependent mechanism Flt-3 Ligand influences the class of antibody produced and enables productive immune responses.3
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References & Citations
1. Mattson, J. et al. (1994) Nature 368: 643
2. Cleveland, LS. et al. (1995) Oncogene 10: 149
3. Maliszewski, CR. et al. (1998) J. Exp. Med. 188: 2075
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