Recombinants or rec. proteins
Pigs and the smaller guinea pigs are frequent used as models for humans.
TPVPSRNCTL HDIQHKRLVL SDPCELKALH LNGDNLNRQV VFSMSFVQGE RSDNKMPVAL GLKGKNLYLS CVMKDGKPVL QLESVDGKQY PKKKMEKRFV FNKITSKSTV EFESAQFPNW YISTSQAEHK PVFLGNNNGQ DIIDFKLELV SS (152)
The Interleukin-1 family (IL-1 family) is a group of 11 cytokines, which plays a central role in the regulation of immune and inflammatory responses to infections or sterile insults. Rec. E. coli interleukin-1 for cell culture or antibody production.
Guinea pig ELISA kits for plasma and sera samples are used to study human genes through the guinea pig model (Cavia porcellus), also called the cavy rodent model. After mouzes and rats Guinea pigs are easy in maintained laboratory animals. cDNAs of Guinea pigs are also very popular.