Technical Data
Hepatocyte Growth Factor beta Chain, Recombinant, Human, Western Blot Control (Hepatocyte Growth Factor, Hepatopoeitin-A, Scatter Factor, SF, HGF, HPTA)
Molecular Biology Storage: -20CShipping: Blue Ice
Hepatocyte growth factor regulates cell growth, cell motility, and morphogenesis by activating a tyrosine kinase-signalling cascade. Hepatocyte growth factor is secreted by mesenchymal cells and acts as a multi-functional cytokine on cells of mainly epithelial origin. Its ability to stimulate mitogenesis, cell motility, and matrix invasion gives it a central role in angiogenesis, tumorogenesis, and tissue regeneration. It is secreted as a single inactive polypeptide and is cleaved by serine proteases into a 69kD alpha-chain and 34kD beta-chain. A disulfide bond between the alpha and beta chains produces the active, heterodimeric molecule.

Recombinant corresponding to aa495-728 from human mature Hepatocyte Growth Factor beta Chain, fused to 6x His-tag at N-terminal, expressed in E. coli.

Suitable for use in Western Blot as a control. Other applications not tested.

Recommended Dilution:
Optimal dilutions to be determined by the researcher.

Storage and Stability:
May be stored at 4C for short-term only. Aliquot to avoid repeated freezing and thawing. Store at -20C. 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.
Source: E. coli
Purity: Purified (SDS-PAGE)
Concentration: As reported
Form: Supplied as a liquid in 25mM Tris-HCl, pH6.8, 50mM DTT, 1% SDS, 0.1% Bromophenol Blue, 2.5% glycerol.

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.
1. Miyazawa, K. et al (1993) Journal of Biological Chemistry 268: 10024-10028. 2. Shimomura T. et al (1992) Cytotechnology 8: 219-229.

Intended for research use only. Not for use in human, therapeutic, or diagnostic applications.