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SRP3251 Sigma-Aldrich

SCF from rat

recombinant, expressed in E. coli, ≥98% (SDS-PAGE), ≥98% (HPLC), cell culture tested

Synonym: Mast Cell Growth Factor (MGF), Steel Factor, Stem Cell Factor, c-Kit Ligand

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Description

Biochem/physiol Actions

SCF is a hematopoietic growth factor that exerts its activity by signaling through the c-Kit receptor. Recombinant rat SCF is an 18.4 kDa polypeptide containing 165 amino acid residues, which corresponds to the sequence of the secreted soluble form of SCF.

Reconstitution

Centrifuge the vial prior to opening. Reconstitute in water to a concentration of 0.1-1.0 mg/ml. Do not vortex. This solution can be stored at 2-8°C for up to 1 week. For extended storage, it is recommended to further dilute in a buffer containing a carrier protein (example 0.1% BSA) and store in working aliquots at -20°C to -80°C.

Physical form

Lyophilized from 10 mM Sodium Phosphate, pH 6.5.

General description

SCF is a hematopoietic growth factor that exerts its activity by signaling through the c-Kit receptor. SCF and c-Kit are essential for the survival, proliferation and differentiation of hematopoietic cells committed to the melanocyte and germ cell lineages. Human SCF manifests low activity on murine cells, while murine and rat SCF are fully active on human cells. Recombinant rat SCF is an 18.4 kDa polypeptide containing 165 amino acid residues, which corresponds to the sequence of the secreted soluble form of SCF.

Sequence

MQEICRNPVT DNVKDITKLV ANLPNDYMIT LNYVAGMDVL PSHCWLRDMV THLSVSLTTL LDKFSNISEG LSNYSIIDKL GKIVDDLVAC MEENAPKNVK ESLKKPETRN FTPEEFFSIF NRSIDAFKDF MVASDTSDCV LSSTLGPEKD SRVSVTKPFM LPPVA

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
3

Documents

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