BMP-4, human recombinant

A protein involved in bone and cartilage development
Catalog #: 4578 | abID: ab51998

Product Details

abID ab51998
Alternate Name BMP4, ZYME, BMP2B, BMP2B1
Gene Symbol BMP 4
Gene ID 652
Accession # P12644
Source E. coli
Appearance Lyophilized protein
Physical Form Description Sterile filtered and lyophilized powder
Molecular Weight 13.0 kDa
Purity by SDS-PAGE ≥98%
Purity by ≥98%
Endotoxin Level <0.1 ng/μg
Biological Activity BioVision’s recombinant human BMP-4 is biologically active. The ED₅₀ as determined by dose-dependent induction of alkaline phosphatase activity with C2C12 cells is in the range of 2-12 µg/ml.
Reconstitution Instructions Reconstitute to a concentration of 0.1-1.0 mg/ml in sterile 20 mM acetic acid. This solution can then be diluted into other aqueous buffers and stored at 4°C for 1 week or –20°C for future use.
Handling Centrifuge the vial prior to opening.
Storage Conditions -20°C
Shipping Conditions Gel Pack
USAGE For Research Use Only! Not to be used in humans


BMPs (bone morphogenetic proteins) belong to the TGF-β superfamily of structurally related signaling proteins. As implied by their name, BMPs promote and regulate bone development, growth, remodeling and repair, in both prenatal development and postnatal growth of eye, heart, kidney, skin, and other tissues. Recombinant human BMP-4 produced from E. coli is a 13 kDa monomeric, non-glycosylated, polypeptide chain containing 116 amino acid residues.

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