Platelet-Derived Growth Factor-BB human

PDGF-BB, recombinant, expressed in E. coli, lyophilized powder, suitable for cell culture

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Quality Level

biological source



expressed in E. coli


≥97% (SDS-PAGE)


lyophilized powder


1.0-3.0 ng/mL EC50


endotoxin tested

mol wt

24.3 kDa


pkg of 10 μg

storage condition

avoid repeated freeze/thaw cycles


cell culture | mammalian: suitable


≤1 EU/μg

UniProt accession no.

storage temp.


Gene Information

human ... PDGFB(5155)

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General description

Platelet-Derived Growth Factor (PDGF), a cationic polypeptide, is an important serum mitogen predominantly found in cells of mesenchymal origin. PDGF is mapped to human chromosome 7p22.3 and is expressed in smooth muscle cells, endothelial cells and macrophages. PDGF exists as hetero and homodimers : PDGF-AB FDGF-AA, PDGF-BB, PDGF-CC and PDGF-DD.


Platelet-Derived Growth Factor-BB human has been used in induction of DNA synthesis and proliferation in low-concentration serum.

Biochem/physiol Actions

Platelet-derived growth factor (PDGF) is a potent chemoattractant and activator of neutrophils, monocytes, and fibroblasts. PDGF elicits multifunctional actions in a variety of cells. It is mitogenic to mesoderm-derived cells, such as dermal and tendon fibroblasts, vascular smooth muscle cells, glial cells and chondrocytes. PDGF-BB isomer is highly expressed in tumor, mediating oncogenic pericyte recruitment and is is a key regulator of angiogenesis. PDGF-BB controls bone homeostasis, repair and regeneration. It increases the synthesis of phospholipids, cholesterol esters, glycogen and prostaglandins and modulates LDL receptor binding.

Other Notes

Dimer of the B chain of human PDGF.

Physical form

Lyophilized from a 0.2 μm filtered solution.

Analysis Note

The biological activity is measured by the dose-dependent stimulation of thymidine uptake in BALB/c 3T3 cells.

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)

Not applicable

The platelet derived growth factor-B polymorphism is associated with risk of severe fever with thrombocytopenia syndrome in Chinese individuals
Zhang XA, et al.
Oncotarget, 7(22), 33340-33349 (2016)
Overexpression of platelet-derived growth factor-BB increases tumor pericyte content via stromal-derived factor-1a/CXCR4 axis
Song N, et al.
Cancer Research, 69.15, 6057-6064 (2009)
A review of the effects of insulin-like growth factor and platelet derived growth factor on in vivo cartilage healing and repair.
Schmidt MB, et al.
Osteoarthritis and Cartilage / OARS, Osteoarthritis Research Society, 14.5, 403-412 (2006)
Growth factors in the treatment of early osteoarthritis
Civinini R, et al.
Clinical Cases in Mineral and Bone Metabolism : The Official Journal of the Italian Society of Osteoporosis, Mineral Metabolism, and Skeletal Diseases, 10.1, 26-26 (2013)
The role of growth factors in wound healing
David L, et al.
The Surgical Clinics of North America, 77.3, 575-586 (1997)
Platelet-Derived Growth Factor is the principal mitogen found in mammalian serum and is released from platelets during clot formation.
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