SRP4053 Sigma-Aldrich

FGF-8 human

recombinant, expressed in E. coli, ≥95% (SDS-PAGE)

Synonym: AIGF, FGF-8b, FGF8, Fibroblast Growth Factor-8, HBGF



Related Categories Cell Biology, Cell Culture, Cell Signaling and Neuroscience, Cytokines, Cytokines and Growth Factors,
biological source   human
recombinant   expressed in E. coli
assay   ≥95% (SDS-PAGE)
form   lyophilized
potency   ≥2x10^6 units/mg
mol wt   mol wt ~22.4 kDa
packaging   pkg of 25 μg
storage condition   avoid repeated freeze/thaw cycles
impurities   endotoxin, tested
NCBI accession no.   NM_006119
UniProt accession no.   P55075
shipped in   wet ice
storage temp.   −20°C
Gene Information   human ... FGF8(2253)



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

Reconstitute in 5 mM Tris, pH 8.0 to a concentration of 0.1-1 mg/mL. This solution can be diluted into other aqueous buffers.

Physical form

Lyophilized in 10 mM Tris, pH 8.0 plus 75 mM NaCl. The protein may appear as a haze or film, which may not be seen at the bottom of the vial.

Biochem/physiol Actions

Fibroblast growth factor-8 (FGF-8) stimulates the proliferation and activation of cells that express the FGF receptors. It has a role in embryogenesis. FGF8b, an isoform of FGF-8, is expressed in prostate cancer.

General description

Fibroblast growth factor-8 (FGF-8) is also known as androgen-induced growth factor (AIGF). It is a heparin-binding growth factor. The gene encoding this protein is localized on human chromosome 10. Recombinant human FGF-8 is a 22.4kDa protein containing 193 amino acid residues.

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Safety Information

NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 


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