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SRP4121 Sigma-Aldrich

IGF-I from rat

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

Synonym: IGF-I, IGF1, IGFIA, Somatomedin C

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Description

General description

IGF-I (insulin-like growth factor-I) is a member of a family of polypeptide growth factors. Rat IGF-I is a 7.69kDa protein containing 70 amino acid residues.

Application

IGF-I (Insulin-like Growth Factor-I) from rat has been used to study the the effect of IGF-I, IL-27 (interleukin-27) and IL-35 on the blood flow in the inflamed joints of rats.

Biochem/physiol Actions

IGF-I (Insulin-like growth factor-I) is a polypeptide growth factor that stimulates the proliferation of a wide range of cell types including muscle, bone and cartilage tissue. It mainly mediates growth and development. IGF-I is required for fetal growth and development. It is also involved in the growth and repair of heart tissues. IGF-I has been linked to neuroplasticity and hippocampal neurogenesis. It is important in the recovery from ischaemic injury.

Physical form

Lyophilized without additives.

Reconstitution

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

Reconstitute in water to a concentration of 0.1-1.0 mg/mL. This solution can then be diluted into other aqueous buffers.

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
3

Documents

Certificate of Analysis

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