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Fibroblast Growth Factor 5, Recombinant, Human (FGF5)


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Fibroblast Growth Factor-5 is a heparin binding growth factor that stimulates the proliferation and activation of cells that express FGF receptors. Recombinant Human FGF-5 is a 27.5kD protein containing 252 amino residues.
Catalog #F4210-75
Biological Activity The ED50 as determined by the dose-dependent stimulation of thymidine uptake by BaF3 cells expressing FGF-receptors is  0.5ng/ml, corresponding to a speci c activity of  2x10e6u/mg.
Storage and Stability Lyophilized powder may be stored at RT/4°C for short-term only. Reconstitute to nominal volume by adding sterile PBS, aliquot and store at -20°C. Reconstituted product is stable for 12-12 months at -20°C. For maximum recovery of product, centrifuge the original vial after thawing and prior to removing the cap. Further dilutions can be made in assay buffer.
Country of Origin USA
Purity98% by SDS-PAGE and HPLC.
Endotoxin0.1ng/ug (1EU/ug).
FormSupplied as a lyophilized powder from PBS, pH 7.2.
ReconstitutionReconstitute in PBS to a concentration of 0.1-1mg/ml.
Important NoteThis product as supplied is intended for research use only, not for use in human, therapeutic or diagnostic applications without the expressed written authorization of United States Biological.

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