Bovine Fibroblast Growth Factor-basic

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Biological Activity: The recommended concentration in responsive cells is 0.1 to 2ng/ml.

Solubility: It is recommended to reconstitute the lyophilized FGF-2 Bovine Recombinant in sterile 18M Omega -cm H2O not less than 100 ug/ml, which can then be further diluted to other aqueous solutions. Introduction: FGF-basic is a member of the fibroblast growth factor (FGF) family. FGF family members bind heparin and possess broad mitogenic and angiogenic activities. This protein has been implicated in diverse biological processes, such as limb and nervous system development, wound healing, and tumor growth. The mRNA for this gene contains multiple polyadenylation sites, and is alternatively translated from AUG and non-AUG (CUG) initiation codons resulting in five different isoforms with distinct properties. The CUG-initiated isoforms are localized in the nucleus and are responsible for the intracrine effect, whereas, the AUG-initiated form is mostly cytosolic and is responsible for the paracrine and autocrine effects of this FGF.The heparin-binding growth factors are angiogenic agents in vivo and are potent mitogens for a variety of cell types in vitro. there are differences in the tissue distribution and concentration of these 2 growth factors.Description: FGF-2 Bovine purified from bovine piruitary is a single, glycosylated, polypeptide chain having a molecular mass of 16kDa.The basic-FGF is purified by proprietary chromatographic techniques.

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Name Bovine Fibroblast Growth Factor-basic
Related Product Names FGF 2 Bovine, Fibroblast Growth Factor Basic Bovine, HBGH-2, HBGF-2, Prostatropin, FGF-2, FGB-b Bovine Fibroblast Growth Factor-basicbFGF 2
Intended Use Research Use Only
Purity > 95.0% as determined by (a) Analysis by RP-HPLC.(b) Analysis by SDS-PAGE.
Format The FGF-basic Bovine was lyophilized from a concentrated sterile solution containing 50mM Na2HPO4, pH-7.5 & 0.5% HSA.
Storage Lyophilized FGF2 Bovine although stable at room temperature for 3 weeks, should be stored desiccated below -18 C. Upon reconstitution FGF-b Bovine Recombinant should be stored at 4C between 2-7 days and for future use below -18 C.Please prevent freeze-tha
Molecular Weight 0.5
Swiss Prot Number P03969