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TNF-alpha (Tumor Necrosis Factor alpha) Antibody - With BSA and Azide

Purified Mouse Monoclonal Antibody

Product Information
  • Applications Legend:
  • WB=Western Blot
  • IHC=Immunohistochemistry
  • IHC-P=Immunohistochemistry (Paraffin-embedded Sections)
  • IHC-F=Immunohistochemistry (Frozen Sections)
  • IF=Immunofluorescence
  • FC=Flow Cytopmetry
  • IC=Immunochemistry
  • ICC=Immunocytochemistry
  • IP=Immunoprecipitation
  • DB=Dot Blot
  • CHIP=Chromatin Immunoprecipitation
  • FA=Fluorescence Assay
  • IEM=Immunoelectronmicroscopy
  • EIA=Enzyme Immunoassay
Primary Accession P01375
Reactivity Human
Host Mouse
Clonality Monoclonal
Isotype IgG1, kappa
Clone Names TNF655
Calculated MW 17kDa
Additional Information
Gene ID 7124
Other Names Tumor necrosis factor, Cachectin, TNF-alpha, Tumor necrosis factor ligand superfamily member 2, TNF-a, Tumor necrosis factor, membrane form, N-terminal fragment, NTF, Intracellular domain 1, ICD1, Intracellular domain 2, ICD2, C-domain 1, C-domain 2, Tumor necrosis factor, soluble form, TNF, TNFA, TNFSF2
Target/Specificity Recombinant human TNF-alpha
Application Note ELISA : For coating, order Ab without BSA
Flow Cytometry : 0.5-1ug/million cells
Immunofluorescence : 1-2ug/ml
Immunoprecipitation : 1-2ug/500ug protein
Western Blotting (Not tested)
Immunohistology (Frozen & Formalin-paraffin) : 1-2ug/ml for 30 min at RT
(Staining of formalin-fixed tissues requires boiling tissue sections in 10mM Citrate Buffer, pH 6.0, for 10-20 min followed by cooling at RT for 20 minutes).
Format 0.5 ml at 200ug/ml with BSA and azide
StorageStore at 2 to 8°C.Antibody is stable for 24 months.
Precautions TNF-alpha (Tumor Necrosis Factor alpha) Antibody - With BSA and Azide is for research use only and not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.
Protein Information
Name TNF
Synonyms TNFA, TNFSF2
Function Cytokine that binds to TNFRSF1A/TNFR1 and TNFRSF1B/TNFBR. It is mainly secreted by macrophages and can induce cell death of certain tumor cell lines. It is potent pyrogen causing fever by direct action or by stimulation of interleukin-1 secretion and is implicated in the induction of cachexia, Under certain conditions it can stimulate cell proliferation and induce cell differentiation. Impairs regulatory T-cells (Treg) function in individuals with rheumatoid arthritis via FOXP3 dephosphorylation. Upregulates the expression of protein phosphatase 1 (PP1), which dephosphorylates the key 'Ser-418' residue of FOXP3, thereby inactivating FOXP3 and rendering Treg cells functionally defective (PubMed:23396208).
Cellular Location Cell membrane; Single-pass type II membrane protein Tumor necrosis factor, soluble form: Secreted C-domain 2: Secreted.
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This MAb recognizes human 17-26kDa protein, which is identified as cytokine TNF-alpha (Tumor Necrosis Factor-alpha). TNF-alpha can be expressed as a 17kDa free molecule, or as a 26kDa membrane protein. TNF-alpha is a protein secreted by lipopolysaccharide-stimulated macrophages, and causes tumor necrosis when injected into tumor bearing mice. TNF alpha is believed to mediate pathogenic shock and tissue injury associated with endotoxemia. TNF alpha exists as a multimer of two, three, or five non-covalently linked units, but shows a single 17kDa band following SDS PAGE under non-reducing conditions. TNF alpha is closely related to the 25kDa protein Tumor Necrosis Factor beta (lymphotoxin), sharing the same receptors and cellular actions. TNF alpha causes cytolysis of certain transformed cells, being synergistic with interferon gamma in its cytotoxicity. Although it has little effect on many cultured normal human cells, TNF alpha appears to be directly toxic to vascular endothelial cells. Other actions of TNF alpha include stimulating growth of human fibroblasts and other cell lines, activating polymorphonuclear neutrophils and osteoclasts, and induction of interleukin 1, prostaglandin E2 and collagenase production. TNF alpha is currently being evaluated in treatment of certain cancers and AIDS Related Complex.


1. Ahlstedt I, Lindholm C, Lönroth H, Hamlet A, Svennerholm AM, Quiding-Järbrink M: Role of local cytokines in increased gastric expression of the secretory component in Helicobacter pylori infection. Infect Immun. 1999;67(9):4921-5.
2. Lindholm C, Naylor A, Johansson EL, Quiding-Järbrink M: Mucosal vaccination increases endothelial expression of mucosal addressin cell adhesion molecule 1 in the human gastrointestinal tract. Infect Immun. 2004;72(2):1004-9.
3. Wahlström J, Katchar K, Wigzell H, Olerup O, Eklund A, Grunewald J: Analysis of intracellular cytokines in CD4+ and CD8+ lung and blood T cells in sarcoidosis. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2001;163(1):115-21.
4. Yan SR, Qing G, Byers DM, Stadnyk AW, Al-Hertani W, Bortolussi R: Role of MyD88 in diminished tumor necrosis factor alpha production by newborn mononuclear cells in response to lipopolysaccharide. Infect Immun. 2004;72(3):1223-9.
5. Visser J, Graffelman W, Blauw B, Haspels I, Lentjes E, de Kloet ER, Nagelkerken L: LPS-induced IL-10 production in whole blood cultures from chronic fatigue syndrome patients is increased but supersensitive to inhibition by dexamethasone. J Neuroimmunol. 2001;119(2):343-9.
6. Cesaro-Tadic S, Dernick G, Juncker D, Buurman G, Kropshofer H, Michel B, Fattinger C, Delamarche E: High-sensitivity miniaturized immunoassays for tumor necrosis factor alpha using microfluidic systems. Lab Chip. 2004;4(6):563-9.

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