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Platelet Derived Growth Factor BB, Recombinant, Human (PDGF-BB)


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Platelet Derived Growth Factor (PDGF) is a potent mitogen for a wide range of cell types including fibroblasts, smooth muscle and connective tissue. PDGF, which is composed of a dimer of two chains termed the A chain and B chain, can be present as AA or BB homodimers or as an AB heterodimer.
Catalog #P4258-15F
SourceRecombinant human PDGF-BB, 218 total amino acids, expressed in E. coli.
Molecular Weight 24.3kD
Biological ActivityThe ED50 as determined by the dose-dependent stimulation of BALB/c 3T3 cells proliferation is < 1ng/ml
Endotoxin 1EU/ug (LAL)
ApplicationsSuitable for use in ELISA. Other applications not tested.
Recommended DilutionOptimal dilutions to be determined by the researcher.
Storage and StabilityLyophilized powder may be stored at -20°C. Stable for 12 months at -20°C. Reconstitute with sterile PBS. Aliquot and store 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 Weight24.3kD
SourceE. coli
Purity98% (SDS-PAGE and HPLC)
FormSupplied as a lyophilized powder.
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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