The application notes include recommended starting dilutions; optimal dilutions/concentrations should be determined by the end user.
Biological activityThe ED50 of ab84059 is typically 0.2-1.0 ng/ml as measured in a cell proliferation assay using the human growth factor dependent TF-1 cell line.
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Preparation and Storage
Stability and Storage
Shipped at 4°C. After reconstitution store at -20ºC. Avoid freeze / thaw cycles.
Constituents: 10% Trehalose, 1% Human serum albumin
This product is an active protein and may elicit a biological response in vivo, handle with caution.
ReconstitutionIt is recommended that 0.5 ml of sterile phosphate-buffered saline be added to the vial.
Following reconstitution short-term storage at 4°C is recommended, and longer-term storage of aliquots at -18 to -20°C. Repeated freeze thawing is not recommended.
Beta nerve growth factor
Beta-nerve growth factor
Nerve growth factor beta
Nerve growth factor beta polypeptide
Nerve growth factor beta subunit
FunctionNerve growth factor is important for the development and maintenance of the sympathetic and sensory nervous systems. Extracellular ligand for the NTRK1 and NGFR receptors, activates cellular signaling cascades through those receptor tyrosine kinase to regulate neuronal proliferation, differentiation and survival. Inhibits metalloproteinase dependent proteolysis of platelet glycoprotein VI (PubMed:20164177).
Involvement in diseaseNeuropathy, hereditary sensory and autonomic, 5
Sequence similaritiesBelongs to the NGF-beta family.