NHP MIF Analyte Overview


Also known as macrophage migration inhibitory factor

Macrophage migration inhibitory factor (MIF) is a cytokine whose function was initially described to inhibit macrophage migration. However, it has since been described to promote migration and recruitment of leukocytes to sites of inflammation. Produced mainly by macrophages and B- and T-cells but can also be produced by numerous other cell types. It signals through CD74 and can promote cell survival by inhibiting activation induced apoptosis as well as counter-regulate glucocorticoid suppression of immune responses.

Typical Assay Characteristics

NHP MIF analyte graph
Precision Linearity
Inter-assay Intra-assay Range Average
20% 4% 67%-161% 113%

Features & Requirements

  • Data available as fast as 4 hours
  • Sensitive, reproducible, and convenient 96-well format requiring low sample volumes
  • Requires the Q-View™ Imaging System for analysis of multiplexed chemiluminescent planar-based arrays

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