FGF-21 Recombinant Protein (Animal Free) Cat. No.: 40-721

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psi-iconSpecifications
SPECIES:Human, Mouse
SOURCE SPECIES:E. coli
SEQUENCE:MHPIPDSSPL LQFGGQVRQR YLYTDDAQQT EAHLEIREDG TVGGAADQSP ESLLQLKALK PGVIQILGVK TSRFLCQRPD GALYGSLHFD PEACSFRELL LEDGYNVYQS EAHGLPLHLP GNKSPHRDPA PRGPARFLPL PGLPPALPEP PGILAPQPPD VGSSDPLSMV GPSQGRSPSY AS
BIOLOGICAL ACTIVITY: Determined by its ability to stimulate the proliferation of murine NIH-3T3 cells. The expected ED50 for this effect is 0.3-0.6 ug/ml, in the presence of murine Klotho.
psi-iconProperties
PURITY:≥ 95% by SDS-PAGE gel and HPLC analyses.
PHYSICAL STATE:Lyophilized
STORAGE CONDITIONS:The recombinant protein is stable for at least 2 years from date of receipt at -20˚C. Reconstituted protein is stable for at least 3 months when stored in working aliquots with a carrier protein at -20˚C. As with any protein, exposing the recombinant protein to repeated freeze / thaw cycles is not recommended. When working with proteins care should be taken to keep recombinant protein at a cool and stable temperature.
psi-iconAdditional Info
ALTERNATE NAMES:Fibroblast Growth Factor-21, FGFL
OFFICIAL SYMBOL:FGF21
GENE ID:26291
psi-iconBackground and References
BACKGROUND:FGF-21 is a secreted growth factor that is a member of the FGF family. Proteins of this family play a central role during prenatal development, postnatal growth and regeneration of a variety of tissues, by promoting cellular proliferation and differentiation. FGF-21, in the presence of β-Klotho as a protein cofactor, signals through FGFR 1c and 4 receptors, and stimulates insulin-independent glucose uptake by adipocytes. Recombinant Human FGF-21 is a 19.5 kDa protein containing 182 amino acid residues.

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