TGF-beta2, human recombinant

A protein that controls proliferation, cellular differentiation, & other functions in most cells
Catalog #: 4340 | abID:

Product Details

Alternate Name Transforming Growth Factor-β2, Glioblastoma-derived T cell suppressor factor, BSC-1, Cetermin, Polyergin
Gene Symbol TGFB2
Gene ID 7042
Accession # P61812
Source E. coli
Appearance Lyophilized protein
Physical Form Description Lyophilized with no additives
Molecular Weight 25.0 kDa
Purity by SDS-PAGE ≥98%
Purity by ≥98%
Endotoxin Level <0.1 ng/μg
Biological Activity The ED₅₀ as determined by the ability of TGF-β2 to inhibit the mouse IL-4-dependent proliferation of mouse HT-2 cells is <0.2 ng/ml, corresponding to a specific activity of > 5 x 10⁶ units/mg.
Reconstitution Instructions Reconstitute in 1 mM Citrate buffer (pH 3.5) to a concentration of 100-1000 ug/ml. The solution can then be stored at 4°C for 1 month. It is recommended that further dilutions be made into PBS containing 2 mg/ml albumin and stored at –20°C.
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


TGF-β2 (Transforming Growth Factor-β2) is a member of the superfamily of homologous, disulfide-linked, homodimeric proteins that regulate the proliferation and differentiation of normal and transformed cells. Human TGF-β2 is a 25 kDa protein with each subunit containing 112 amino acid residues.

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