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SRP6160 Sigma-Aldrich

FGF-4 human

recombinant, expressed in human cells, ≥95% (SDS-PAGE)

Synonym: Fibroblast growth factor 4, HBGF4, Heparin-binding growth factor 4, K-fibroblast growth factor, KFGF

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biological source   human
recombinant   expressed in human cells
assay   ≥95% (SDS-PAGE)
form   lyophilized
mol wt   mol wt (17 and 27 kDa, monomer, glycosylated)
packaging   pkg of 10 μg
NCBI accession no.   P08620
UniProt accession no.   P08620
shipped in   dry ice
storage temp.   −70°C
Gene Information   human ... FGF4(2249)

Description

Preparation Note

Centrifuge the vial prior to opening.

Reconstitution

Reconstitute in sterile PBS containing 0.1% endotoxin-free, recombinant human serum albumin.

Physical form

Lyophilized from a PBS solution.

Biochem/physiol Actions

FGF4 (fibroblast growth factor 4) helps in preserving the self-renewal capability of normal stem cells. The encoded protein has the ability to interact with FGFR1c (FGF receptor 1c) and FGFR2c. It also binds to FGFR3c and FGFR4, but to a lesser extent. FGFR4 is also required for cellular differentiation, morphogenesis and proliferation. It modulates proliferation and differentiation of normal stem cells, progenitor cells and cancer cells.

General description

The FGF4 (fibroblast growth factor 4) gene is mapped to human chromosome 11q13.3. It is expressed during early embryonic development. In adults, it is strongly expressed in the testis.

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
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Documents

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Protocols & Articles

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