Human tumor necrosis factor alpha (TNF alpha) is a proinflammatory cytokine expressed mainly by activated monocytes and macrophages. TNF alpha exerts a key role with regard to pathogenesis of many infectious and inflammatory diseases.
Isotype: Murine IgG1
Immunogen: Recombinant human TNF alpha
Functional Application: Antibody J1D9 neutralizes TNF alpha biological activities (2). It prevents TNF alpha induced apoptosis in Jurkat cells (5).
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