Recombinant Human TGF beta 1 protein (ab75964)

Overview

Description

  • Nature
    Recombinant
  • Source
    Escherichia coli
  • Amino Acid Sequence
    • Species
      Human
    • Amino acids
      177 to 391

Specifications

Our Abpromise guarantee covers the use of ab75964 in the following tested applications.

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

  • Applications

    Western blot

    ELISA

  • Form
    Liquid
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Preparation and Storage

  • Stability and Storage

    Shipped at 4°C. Upon delivery aliquot and store at -20°C. Avoid freeze / thaw cycles.

    Preservative: None
    Constituents: 20% Glycerol, 50mM Tris acetate, 1mM EDTA, pH 7.5

General Info

  • Alternative names
    • Cartilage-inducing factor
    • CED
    • Differentiation inhibiting factor
    • DPD1
    • LAP
    • Latency-associated peptide
    • Prepro transforming growth factor beta 1
    • TGF beta
    • TGF beta 1
    • TGF beta 1 protein
    • TGF-beta 1 protein
    • TGF-beta-1
    • TGF-beta-5
    • TGF-beta1
    • TGFB
    • Tgfb-1
    • tgfb1
    • TGFB1_HUMAN
    • TGFbeta
    • TGFbeta1
    • Transforming Growth Factor b1
    • Transforming Growth Factor beta 1
    • Transforming growth factor beta 1a
    • transforming growth factor beta-1
    • transforming growth factor, beta 1
    • Transforming Growth Factor-ß1
    see all
  • Function
    Multifunctional protein that controls proliferation, differentiation and other functions in many cell types. Many cells synthesize TGFB1 and have specific receptors for it. It positively and negatively regulates many other growth factors. It plays an important role in bone remodeling as it is a potent stimulator of osteoblastic bone formation, causing chemotaxis, proliferation and differentiation in committed osteoblasts.
  • Tissue specificity
    Highly expressed in bone. Abundantly expressed in articular cartilage and chondrocytes and is increased in osteoarthritis (OA). Co-localizes with ASPN in chondrocytes within OA lesions of articular cartilage.
  • Involvement in disease
    Defects in TGFB1 are the cause of Camurati-Engelmann disease (CE) [MIM:131300]; also known as progressive diaphyseal dysplasia 1 (DPD1). CE is an autosomal dominant disorder characterized by hyperostosis and sclerosis of the diaphyses of long bones. The disease typically presents in early childhood with pain, muscular weakness and waddling gait, and in some cases other features such as exophthalmos, facial paralysis, hearing difficulties and loss of vision.
  • Sequence similarities
    Belongs to the TGF-beta family.
  • Post-translational
    modifications
    Glycosylated.
    The precursor is cleaved into mature TGF-beta-1 and LAP, which remains non-covalently linked to mature TGF-beta-1 rendering it inactive.
  • Cellular localization
    Secreted > extracellular space > extracellular matrix.
  • Information by UniProt

References for Recombinant Human TGF beta 1 protein (ab75964)

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