Technical Data
FGF-21, Recombinant, Human (Fibroblast Growth Factor 21)
Molecular Biology Storage: -20°CShipping: Blue Ice
FGF-21 (Fibroblast growth factor 21) stimulates glucose uptake in differentiated adipocytes via the induction of glucose transporter SLC2A1/GLUT1 expression (but not SLC2A4/GLUT4 expression). Activity requires the presence of betaKlotho.

Human FGF-21 (aa 1-209) is fused at the C-terminus to a FLAGŪ-tag.

Storage and Stability:
May be stored at 4°C for short-term only. Aliquot to avoid repeated freezing and thawing. Store at -20°C. Aliquots are stable for 6 months after receipt. For maximum recovery of product, centrifuge the original vial after thawing and prior to removing the cap.

Molecular Weight:
~22kD (SDS-PAGE)
Source: HEK 293 cells
Purity: 90% (SDS-PAGE)
Form: Supplied as a liquid from a 0.2um-filtered solution in PBS, pH 7.2.

Important Note: This 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.
Intended for research use only. Not for use in human, therapeutic, or diagnostic applications.