NGF-β from rat

recombinant, expressed in Sf21 cells, lyophilized powder, suitable for cell culture

Nerve Growth Factor-β from rat
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Quality Level

biological source



expressed in Sf21 cells


≥97% (SDS-PAGE)


lyophilized powder


0.15-3.00 ng/mL EC50


pkg of 0.1 mg


cell culture | mammalian: suitable


endotoxin, tested


water: soluble 0.1 g/L at 20 °C

UniProt accession no.

storage temp.


Gene Information

rat ... NGF(4803)

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General description

NGFβ (nerve growth factor β) is a protein involved in signal transduction, and expressed by multiple tissues such as placenta, urothelium and bladder smooth muscle cells. It is a neurotrophin and belongs to the NGF family.


NGF-β from rat is used for the following applications:
  • In the preparation of DMEM medium (for the cultivation and differentiation of PC12 cells)
  • Western blotting analysis
  • For the preparation of differentiation medium (it is prepared from DMEM, in which NGF-β is one of the components)
  • In cell culture and treatment (for neuronal differentiation)
  • In the preparation of stock solution

Biochem/physiol Actions

NGFβ (nerve growth factor β) is essential for the differentiation and survival of neurons. It also plays a key role in the development and maintenance of nervous system. It is also involved in angiogenesis, and facilitates tumorigenesis such as, oral, breast and prostate cancers. It has potential as marker for the diagnosis of interstitial cystitis/painful bladder syndrome (IC/PBS) and overactive bladder (OAB), and might also aid in determining the therapy for the same. It might be involved in changes in placental function, as NGF signaling is influenced by antenatal depression and selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) treatment.

Physical form

Lyophilized from a 0.2 μm filtered solution in PBS and 1 M NaCl containing 50 μg of bovine serum albumin per 1 μg of cytokine

Analysis Note

The biological activity is measured in a cell proliferation assay using the factor-dependent human erythroleukemic cell line, TF-1.

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves


NONH for all modes of transport

WGK Germany


Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

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Certificate of Analysis
Certificate of Origin
Guangyi Zhao et al.
Molecular medicine reports, 16(4), 4678-4684 (2017-08-30)
The present study aimed to investigate the effect of exogenous nerve growth factor (NGF) pretreatment on demyelination in the spinal cord of lidocaine‑treated rats, and explored the potential neuroprotective mechanisms of NGF. A total of 36 rats were randomly assigned...
Xiao-Ping Huang et al.
Biomedicine & pharmacotherapy = Biomedecine & pharmacotherapie, 89, 124-134 (2017-02-22)
The aim of this study was to explore the effect by which the combination of Astragaloside IV (AST IV) and Ginsenoside Rg1 (Rg1) resisted autophagic injury in PC12 cells induced by oxygen glucose deprivation/reoxygenation (OGD/R). We studied the nature of...
A Khodorova et al.
Neuroscience, 254, 312-323 (2013-10-08)
Nerve growth factor (NGF) augments the excitability of isolated rat sensory neurons through activation of the p75 neurotrophin receptor (p75(NTR)) and its downstream sphingomyelin signaling cascade, wherein neutral sphingomyelinase(s) (nSMase), ceramide, and the atypical protein-kinase C (aPKC), protein-kinase M zeta...
Thamir Alandijany et al.
Journal of neurovirology, 19(6), 537-549 (2013-11-28)
Infection with the challenge virus standard-11 (CVS) strain of fixed rabies virus induces neuronal process degeneration in adult mice after hindlimb footpad inoculation. CVS-induced axonal swellings of primary rodent dorsal root ganglion neurons are associated with 4-hydroxy-2-nonenal protein adduct staining...
Zhe Gong et al.
Journal of neuroinflammation, 15(1), 242-242 (2018-08-30)
Nod-like receptor protein 3 (NLRP3) inflammasome is a crucial factor in mediating inflammatory responses after cerebral ischemia/reperfusion (I/R), but the cellular location of NLRP3 inflammasome in cerebral I/R has yet come to a conclusion, and there is still no specific...

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