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Growth Factors & Cytokines

Recombinant Rat FGF-basic

Product Details

Catalog Number: 400-29
Description:

FGF-basic is one of 23 known members of the FGF family. Proteins of this family play a central role during prenatal development, postnatal growth and regeneration of a variety of tissues, by promoting cellular proliferation and differentiation. FGF-basic is a non-glycosylated, heparin-binding growth factor that is expressed in the brain, pituitary, kidney, retina, bone, testis, adrenal gland, liver, monocytes, epithelial cells and endothelial cells. FGF-basic signals through FGFR 1b, 1c, 2c, 3c and 4. Recombinant Rat FGF-basic is a 16.3 kDa protein consisting of 145 amino acid residues.

Source: E.coli

Synonyms: Fibroblast Growth Factor-basic, FGF-2, HBGF-2, Prostatropin

AA Sequence: PALPEDGGGA FPPGHFKDPK RLYCKNGGFF LRIHPDGRVD GVREKSDPHV KLQLQAEERG VVSIKGVCAN RYLAMKEDGR LLASKCVTEE CFFFERLESN NYNTYRSRKY SSWYVALKRT GQYKLGSKTG PGQKAILFLP MSAKS

Purity: ≥ 95% by SDS-PAGE gel and HPLC analyses.

Biological Activity: Determined by a cell proliferation assay using Balb/c 3T3 cells. The expected ED50 is ≤ 0.2 ng/ml, corresponding to a specific activity of ≥ 5 x 106 units/mg.

Calculated Molecular Weight: 16.3 kDa

Accession Number: P13109

Gene ID: 54250

Cross Reactivity Cited in References: Research Interest

Country Of Origin: USA

Not for human use.