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TGF-alpha, human recombinant

A growth factor upregulated in some cancers
Catalog #: 4339
SKU-Size Size Price Qty
4339-20 20 μg
$90.00
4339-100 100 μg
$200.00
4339-1000 1 mg
$1,105.00
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Product Details

Alternate Name Transforming Growth Factor-α, Sacroma growth factor, TGF-type I, ETGF
Gene Symbol TGFA
Gene ID 7039
Accession # P01135
Source E. coli
Appearance Lyophilized protein
Physical Form Description Sterile filtered and lyophilized with no additives
Molecular Weight 5.5 kDa
Purity by SDS-PAGE ≥98%
Purity by ≥98%
Endotoxin Level <0.1 ng/μg
Biological Activity The ED₅₀ as determined by the dose-dependent stimulation of proliferation of Balb-c 3T3 cells is <0.2 ng/ml, corresponding to a specific activity of >5 x 10⁶ units/mg.
Reconstitution Instructions Reconstitute in H₂O to a concentration of 0.1-1.0 mg/ml. The solution can then be diluted into other aqueous buffers and store at 4°C for 1 week or –20°C for future use. For most in vitro applications, TGF-α exerts its biological activity in the concentra
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

Details

Transforming Growth Factor-α (TGF-α) stimulates the proliferation of a wide range of epidermal and epithelial cells. TGF-α has been shown to play a role in the autocrine growth of certain transformed cells. Human TGF-α is a 5.5 kDa protein containing 50 amino acid residues.


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