SRP4039 Sigma-Aldrich

Fgf-2 from rat

recombinant, expressed in E. coli, ≥97% (SDS-PAGE), ≥97% (HPLC)

Synonym: FGB-b, FGF-2, Fibroblast Growth Factor-basic, HBGF-2, Prostatropin



Related Categories Cell Biology, Cell Culture, Cell Signaling and Neuroscience, Cytokines, Cytokines and Growth Factors,
biological source   rat
recombinant   expressed in E. coli
assay   ≥97% (HPLC)
  ≥97% (SDS-PAGE)
form   lyophilized
potency   <0.2 ng/mL
mol wt   mol wt ~16.3 kDa
packaging   pkg of 50 μg
storage condition   avoid repeated freeze/thaw cycles
impurities   endotoxin, tested
NCBI accession no.   P13109
UniProt accession no.   P13109
shipped in   wet ice
storage temp.   −20°C
Gene Information   rat ... Fgf2(54250)



Centrifuge the vial prior to opening. Avoid freeze-thaw cycles.

Reconstitute in sterile water to 0.1–1 mg/mL.

Physical form

Lyophilized from 1 mg/ml solution after extensive dialysis against 20 mM phosphate buffer, pH 7.4 and 130 mM NaCl.

Biochem/physiol Actions

Fibroblast growth factor-2 (FGF-2) stimulates the proliferation of a wide variety of cells including mesenchymal, neuroectodermal and endothelial cells.

General description

Fibroblast growth factor-2 (FGF-2) is a basic heparin binding growth factor and a profibrotic factor. The recombinant mouse FGF-2 is a single, non-glycosylated chain containing 145 amino acids and having a molecular weight of 16.3kDa.

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 


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