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Ig concentration 1.0mg/ml
This product detects FK-506, a macrolide with similar but more potent immunosuppressant activity than cyclosporine. It is a 23-membered lactone produced by the bacteria Streptomyces tsukubaensis.
FK-506 inhibits signal transduction and interleukin-2 transcription in CD4+ T helper lymphocytes, and is mainly used after allogenic organ transplantation to reduce organ rejection. Side effects of FK-506 treatment include nephrotoxicity, neurotoxicity, diabetes mellitus and hypertension.
Store at +4 °C or at -20 °C if preferred.
Storage in frost-free freezers is not recommended.
This product should be stored undiluted. Avoid repeated freezing and thawing as this may denature the antibody. Should this product contain a precipitate we recommend microcentrifugation before use.
If stored in this manner, this product is stable for 18 months after receipt.
Purified IgM - liquid
TRIS buffered saline
Spleen cells from immunised Balb/c mice were fused with cells of the Sp2/0 myeloma cell line.