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IL-6 (human) AlphaLISA Detection Kit, 500 Assay Points

The AlphaLISA® Human Interleukin-6 (IL6) Detection Kit is designed for detection and quantitation of human IL-6 in serum, buffered solution or cell culture medium in a homogeneous (no-wash steps, no separation steps) assay.

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Product Number Unit Size List Price Your Price Quantity
AL223C 500 assay points 1433.00 USD
AL223F 5,000 assay points 9500.00 USD

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  • Our 500 assay point kit allows you to run 500 wells in 96-well or 384-well format, using a 50 µL reaction volume (5 µL of sample).
  • Our 5,000 assay point kit allows you to run 5,000 wells in 96-well or 384-well format, using a 50 µL reaction volume (5 µL of sample).


  • No-wash steps, no separation steps
  • ELISA alternative technology
  • Sensitive detection
  • Broad sample compatibility
  • Small sample volume
  • Results in less than 3 hours
  • Half the time of an ELISA assay

Interleukin 6 (IL6) is a ~22 kDa pleiotropic cytokine that acts not only on the immune system, but also affects many physiological events in various organs. IL6 exerts pro- or anti-inflammatory effects, depending on the target cell analyzed and the in vivo environmental circumstances. IL6 is a differentiation and proliferation factor for B and T cells, and acts as a migration factor on monocytic cells. It is the major activator of acute-phase protein expression in the liver, a hematopoietic factor, and acts as a survival factor on neuronal cells. IL6 signals through binding to the gp130/ IL-6R receptor complex, leading to the activation of JAK/STAT, MAPK and PI3K cascades.

AlphaLISA technology allows the detection of molecules of interest in a no-wash, highly sensitive, quantitative assay. In an AlphaLISA assay, a biotinylated anti-analyte antibody binds to the Streptavidin-coated Donor beads while another anti-analyte antibody is conjugated to AlphaLISA Acceptor beads. In the presence of the analyte, the beads come into close proximity. The excitation of the Donor beads causes the release of singlet oxygen molecules that triggers a cascade of energy transfer in the Acceptor beads, resulting in a sharp peak of light emission at 615 nm.

Disclaimer: For research use only. Not for use in diagnostic procedures.

Assay Target IL6
Assay Target Class Cytokine
Automation Compatible Yes
Detection Method Alpha
Experimental Type In vitro
One Unit Contains 500 assay points
Product Brand Name AlphaLISA
Shipping Condition Blue Ice
Therapeutic Area Inflammation
Unit Size 500 assay points