Mouse Recombinant GM-CSF (E. coli-expressed)

Granulocyte-macrophage colony-stimulating factor
Catalog #
78017_C
Granulocyte-macrophage colony-stimulating factor
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Overview

Granulocyte-macrophage colony-stimulating factor (GM-CSF) promotes the proliferation and differentiation of hematopoietic progenitor cells and the generation of neutrophils, eosinophils, and macrophages. In synergy with other cytokines such as stem cell factor, IL-3, erythropoietin, and thrombopoietin, it also stimulates erythroid and megakaryocyte progenitor cells (Barreda et al.). GM-CSF was first purified from the culture of mouse lung tissue after lipopolysaccharide treatment. GM-CSF is produced by multiple cell types, including stromal cells, Paneth cells, macrophages, dendritic cells (DCs), endothelial cells, smooth muscle cells, fibroblasts, chondrocytes, and Th1 and Th17 cells (Francisco-Cruz et al.). The receptor for GM-CSF (GM-CSFR) is composed of two subunits: the cytokine-specific α subunit (GMRα; CD116) and the common subunit βc (CD131) shared with IL-3 and IL-5 receptors (Broughton et al.). GM-CSFR is expressed on hematopoietic cells, including progenitor cells and immune cells, as well as non-hematopoietic cells. GM-CSF is able to stimulate the development of DCs that ingest, process, and present antigens to the immune system (Francisco-Cruz et al.).
Subtype
Cytokines
Alternative Names
Colony-stimulating factor 2, CSF-2, MGI-1GM, Pluripoietic-alpha
Cell Type
Dendritic Cells, Hematopoietic Stem and Progenitor Cells, Monocytes, Myeloid Cells
Species
Mouse
Area of Interest
Immunology, Stem Cell Biology
Molecular Weight
14.3 kDa
Purity
≥ 95%

Scientific Resources

Product Documentation

Document Type Product Name Catalog # Lot # Language
Document Type
Product Information Sheet
Product Name
Mouse Recombinant GM-CSF (E. coli-expressed)
Catalog #
78017, 78017.1, 78017.2
Lot #
All
Language
English
Document Type
Safety Data Sheet
Product Name
Mouse Recombinant GM-CSF (E. coli-expressed)
Catalog #
78017, 78017.1, 78017.2
Lot #
All
Language
English

Educational Materials (3)

Brochure
Tools For Your Immunology Research
Brochure
Cytokines, Chemokines and Growth Factors
Wallchart
Human Immune Cytokines

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Data and Publications

Data

(A) The biological activity of Mouse Recombinant GM-CSF was tested by its ability to promote the proliferation of FDC-P1 cells. Cell proliferation was measured after 91 hours of culture using a fluorometric assay method. The EC50 is defined as the effective concentration of the growth factor at which cell proliferation is at 50% of maximum. The EC50 in the above example is 3 - 5 pg/mL.
(B) 1 μg of Mouse Recombinant GM-CSF was resolved with SDS-PAGE under reducing (+) and non-reducing (-) conditions and visualized by Coomassie Blue staining. Mouse Recombinant GM-CSF has a predicted molecular mass of 14.3 kDa.

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