Growth Factors & Cytokines

Recombinant Human FGF-5

Product Details

Catalog Number: 100-34
Description:

FGF-5 is a secreted, heparin-binding growth factor that belongs to 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-5 binds to FGFR 1c and 2c, and plays a regulatory role in the hair growth cycle. Recombinant Human FGF-5 is a 27.6 kDa protein consisting of 252 amino acid residues.

Source: E.coli

Synonyms: Fibroblast Growth Factor-5, HBGF-5, Smag-82

AA Sequence: MAWAHGEKRL APKGQPGPAA TDRNPIGSSS RQSSSSAMSS SSASSSPAAS LGSQGSGLEQ SSFQWSPSGR RTGSLYCRVG IGFHLQIYPD GKVNGSHEAN MLSVLEIFAV SQGIVGIRGV FSNKFLAMSK KGKLHASAKF TDDCKFRERF QENSYNTYAS AIHRTEKTGR EWYVALNKRG KAKRGCSPRV KPQHISTHFL PRFKQSEQPE LSFTVTVPEK KNPPSPIKSK IPLSAPRKNT NSVKYRLKFR FG

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

Biological Activity: The ED50 as determined by the dose-dependent stimulation of thymidine uptake by BaF3 cells expressing FGF-receptors is ≤ 0.5 ng/ml, corresponding to a specific activity of ≥ 2 x 106 units/mg.

Cross Reactivity:
Human, N/A
Research Interest

Country Of Origin: USA

Research Use Only: Not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.