Recombinant Active Protein
Interleukin (IL)-6 is an important proinflammatory and immunoregulatory cytokine. It is expressed by various cells and .has been shown to inhibit the growth of early stage melanoma cells in vitro. In contrast, it promotes the proliferation of advanced stage melanoma cells in vitro. Recombinant Rat IL-6 produced in E. coli is a single non-glycosylated polypeptide chain containing 187 amino acids with a MW of 21,732 Da.