96 Tests PN: A211167

32 Tests PN: A211167T


45x Ab-conjugated beads (S5P5 - mouse IL-6 Ab-bead). 

  • 96 Tests PN: A211167A. One vial containing 100 µL of anti-mouse IL-6 conjugated to AimPlex Bead S5P5.

  • 32 Tests PN: A211167TA. One vial containing 35 µL of anti-mouse IL-6 conjugated to AimPlex Bead S5P5.

25x Biotin-detection Ab (Mouse IL-6 Biotin-dAb). 

  • 96 Tests PN: A211167B. One vial containing 100 µL of biotinylated anti-mouse IL-6.

  • 32 Tests PN: A211167TB. One vial containing 35 µL of biotinylated anti-mouse IL-6.

Lyophilized Standard Mix - Mouse Group 1 Panel A, 7-Plex. 

  • 96 & 32 Tests PN: MG10007. One vial containing lyophilized recombinant mouse IFNγ, IL-2, IL-4, IL-6, IL-10, IL-17A, and TNFα.  Note: If multiple analyte kits on the above target list are ordered as a panel, only one vial of standard mix is supplied for those analyte kits.

Application: Optimal antibody pair and antigen standard for assaying human Mouse IL-6. Can be multiplexed with other analytes in Mouse Group 1. To be used in conjunction with the AimPlex Mouse/Rat Basic Kit (96 Tests PN: P200201, 32 Tests PN: P200201T) and a diluent kit. Refer to the AimPlex Multiplex Immunoassay User Manual and kit inserts for the assay procedure.

Storage:  2-8 C in the dark.

Important: Sodium azide forms explosive compounds with heavy metals. These products contain <0.05% (w/w) azide which with repeated contact with lead and copper commonly found in plumbing drains may result in the buildup of shock sensitive compounds. Dispose in accordance with regulations from your institute.

For Research Use Only.  Not for use in diagnostic procedures.

Assay Specifications:

  • Sample types: Cell culture supernatant, serum, plasma, bodily fluid and tissue/cell lysate

  • Sensitivity (LOD): < 3 pg/mL

  • Quantitation range:

  • LLOQ: < 10 pg/mL

  • ULOQ: > 5,000 pg/mL

  • Standard dose recovery: 70-130%

  • Intra-assay CV: < 10%

  • Inter-assay CV: < 20%

  • Cross-reactivity of analytes in Mouse Group 1: Negligible

  • Sample volume: 15 µL/test


Interleukin-6 (Accession P08505) is a member of the interleukin cytokine family, though it displays some hormone-like properties that can affect many metabolic processes. IL-6 may act as a pro- or anti-inflammatory cytokine. It is primarily secreted by T-cells and macrophages to stimulate immune responses. It may be secreted during tissue damage or during bacterial infections. IL-6 is able to cross the blood-brain barrier. IL-6 supports the growth of B-cells and inhibits the proliferation of regulatory T-cells. It may also have the potential to improve anti-tumor activity in cancer immunotherapy.


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