Overview

Description

  • Nature
    Recombinant
  • Source
    Escherichia coli
  • Amino Acid Sequence
    • Accession
    • Species
      Human
    • Sequence
      PALPEDGGSGAFPPGHFKDPKRLYCKNGGFFLRIHPDGRVDGVREKSDPH IKLQLQAEERGVVSIKGVCANRYLAMKEDGRLLASKCVTDECFFFERLES NNYNTYRSRKYTSWYVALKRTGQYKLGSKTGPGQKAILFLPMSAKS
    • Molecular weight
      17 kDa
    • Amino acids
      143 to 288

Specifications

Our Abpromise guarantee covers the use of ab155734 in the following tested applications.

The application notes include recommended starting dilutions; optimal dilutions/concentrations should be determined by the end user.

  • Biological activity
    Measured in a cell proliferation assay using BALB/c 3T3 mouse embryonic fibroblasts.

    The ED50 for this effect is typically 0.02 - 0.1 ng/ml.

  • Applications

    Functional Studies

    SDS-PAGE

  • Endotoxin level
    < 1.000 Eu/µg
  • Purity
    > 98 % SDS-PAGE.
    ab155734 was lyophilised from 0.22 µm filtered solution.
  • Form
    Lyophilised
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Preparation and Storage

  • Stability and Storage

    Shipped at 4°C. Store at +4°C short term (1-2 weeks). Upon delivery aliquot. Store at -20°C or -80°C. Avoid freeze / thaw cycle.

    pH: 7.40
    Constituents: 95% PBS, 5% Trehalose

    This product is an active protein and may elicit a biological response in vivo, handle with caution.

  • Reconstitution
    It is recommended to reconstitute the lyophilized protein in sterile deionized water to a final concentration of 200 ug/ml. Solubilize for 30 to 60 minutes at room temperature with occasional gentle mixing. Carrier protein (0.1% HSA or BSA) is strongly recommended for further dilution and long term storage.

General Info

  • Alternative names
    • Basic fibroblast growth factor
    • Basic fibroblast growth factor bFGF
    • BFGF
    • FGF 2
    • FGF B
    • FGF-2
    • Fgf2
    • FGF2 basic
    • FGF2_HUMAN
    • FGFB
    • Fibroblast growth factor 2
    • Fibroblast growth factor 2 (basic)
    • Fibroblast growth factor, basic
    • HBGF 2
    • HBGF-2
    • HBGF2
    • HBGH 2
    • HBGH2
    • Heparin binding growth factor 2 precursor
    • Heparin-binding growth factor 2
    • Prostatropin
    see all
  • Function
    Plays an important role in the regulation of cell survival, cell division, angiogenesis, cell differentiation and cell migration. Functions as potent mitogen in vitro. Can induce angiogenesis (PubMed:23469107).
  • Tissue specificity
    Expressed in granulosa and cumulus cells. Expressed in hepatocellular carcinoma cells, but not in non-cancerous liver tissue.
  • Sequence similarities
    Belongs to the heparin-binding growth factors family.
  • Post-translational
    modifications
    Phosphorylation at Tyr-215 regulates FGF2 unconventional secretion.
    Several N-termini starting at positions 94, 125, 126, 132, 143 and 162 have been identified by direct sequencing.
  • Cellular localization
    Secreted. Nucleus. Exported from cells by an endoplasmic reticulum (ER)/Golgi-independent mechanism. Unconventional secretion of FGF2 occurs by direct translocation across the plasma membrane. Binding of exogenous FGF2 to FGFR facilitates endocytosis followed by translocation of FGF2 across endosomal membrane into the cytosol. Nuclear import from the cytosol requires the classical nuclear import machinery, involving proteins KPNA1 and KPNB1, as well as CEP57.
  • Information by UniProt

Images

  • SDS-PAGE analysis of 6µg reduced ab155734 stained overnight with Coomassie Blue.

References

ab155734 has not yet been referenced specifically in any publications.

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