Produced by activated macrophages, IL-1 stimulates thymocyte proliferation by inducing IL-2 release, B-cell maturation and proliferation, and fibroblast growth factor activity. IL-1 proteins are involved in the inflammatory response, being identified as endogenous pyrogens, and are reported to stimulate the release of prostaglandin and collagenase from synovial cells. (www.uniprot.org) Produced in E.coli as a a double, glycosylated, polypeptide chain containing 165 amino acids.
|Keywords:||Catabolin, Lymphocyte-activating factor (LAF), Endogenous Pyrogen (EP), Leukocyte Endogenous Mediator (LEM), Mononuclear Cell Factor (MCF), IL1F2, IL-1 beta, Interleukin-1 beta|
Handling & Safety
|Shipping:||+4°C (International: +4°C)|
Our products are for laboratory research use only: Not for administration to humans!