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F5542 Sigma-Aldrich

Fibroblast Growth Factor-Acidic human

FGF-Acidic, recombinant, expressed in E. coli, suitable for cell culture

Synonym: FGF-1, aFGF

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Description

Analysis Note

The proliferative activity is tested in culture using quiescent NR6R-3T3 fibroblasts.

Biochem/physiol Actions

A potent mitogenic agent for a wide variety of mesoderm-derived cells including BALB/c 3T3 fibroblasts, capillary and endocardial endothelial cells, myoblasts, vascular smooth muscle cells, mesothelial cells, glial and astroglial cells, and adrenal cortex

Physical form

The product is lyophilized from a 0.2 μm filtered solution of 20 mM Tris, 1 M NaCl, 5 mM DTT containing 50 μg of bovine serum albumin per 1 μg of cytokine.

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
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Documents

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin


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Cell Culture Guide
Protocols & Articles

Articles

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