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Keratinocyte Growth Factor, Recombinant Human (KGF, Fibroblast Growth Factor 7, FGF-7)


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Keratinocyte Growth Factor (KGF) is a potent mitogen for keratinocytes and epithelial cells. Human KGF is a 18.9kD protein containing 163 amino acid residues.
Catalog #K0201
Biological Activity ED50 determined by the dose-dependent stimulation of thymidine uptake by KGF-responsive BaF3 cells is 10 ng/ml, corresponding to a specific activity of 1x10e7 units/mg.
Responding Cells (partial list) Keratinocytes, epithelial cells
Storage and StabilityLyophilized powder may be stored at -20°C. Reconstitute to nominal volume by adding sterile PBS. Aliquot and store at -20°C. Reconstituted product is stable for 3 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.
Molecular Weight18.9kD
SourceRecombinant Human expressed in E. coli
Purity98% by SDS-PAGE and HPLC Endotoxin: 0.1ng/ug
FormSupplied as a lyophilized powder from 15mM sodium phosphate, pH 7.0, 0.25M sodium chloride. 11mg BSA. Reconstituted in PBS to a concentration of 0.5-1mg/ml. This solution can then be diluted into other aqueous solutions.
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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