Recombinant Human Fibroblast Growth Factor-acidic (rh-aFGF)

An acidic fibroblast growth factor, aFGF is a protein that in humans is encoded by the FGF1 gene. The protein encoded by this gene is a member of the fibroblast growth factor (FGF) family. Acidic FGF is a potent fibroblast and endothelial cell growth factor. Acidic FGF participates in wound repair, angiogenesis, and development. Acidic FGF is secreted by cells through an independent endoplasmic reticulum / Golgi mechanism. Acidic FGF’s ability to bind heparin sulfate is necessary for its ability to interact with FGF receptors and induce signaling.

There are four different FGF receptors, each having several splice variants. Acidic FGF binds with high affinity to many, but not all, FGFRs. The signaling cascades activated by the basic binding of FGF to FGFR include the ras-RAF-MAPK, PLCy / PKC, and PI3K / Akt pathways.

Biological activity: The EC50, calculated by the dose-dependent proliferation of mouse BALB / c 3T3 cells, is less than 0.5 ng/ml, corresponding to a specific activity ≥ of 2 × 106 units/mg protein.

Packaging: In general, recombinant proteins are supplied as a lyophilized powder that is shipped at room temperature.

Application: Shanghai PrimeGene Bio-Tech offers this material for research, laboratory, or other evaluation purposes. NOT FOR HUMAN USE.

GG stability amplifier; storage conditions:

Use a manual defrost freezer No loss of activity observed after storage in:

4-8 ° C for 12 months in the lyophilized state;

-70 ° C for 3 months under sterile conditions after reconstitution.

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