|Application ||WB, E|
|Calculated MW||17093 Da|
|Application & Usage||Western blot analysis (0.5-4 µg/ml). Recombinant human IGF-I. However, the optimal conditions should be determined individually.|
|Other Names||IGF1, IGF-1, IGF 1, Insulin like growth factor-1, Insulin like growth factor 1|
|Formulation||100 µg (0.5 mg/ml) affinity purified rabbit anti-murine IGF-I polyclonal antibody in phosphate (PBS, pH 7.2) containing 30% glycerol, 0.5% BSA and 0.01% thimerosal.|
|Handling||The antibody solution should be gently mixed before use.|
|Reconstitution & Storage||-20 °C|
|Precautions||IGF-I Antibody is for research use only and not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.|
|Function||The insulin-like growth factors, isolated from plasma, are structurally and functionally related to insulin but have a much higher growth-promoting activity. May be a physiological regulator of [1-14C]-2-deoxy-D-glucose (2DG) transport and glycogen synthesis in osteoblasts. Stimulates glucose transport in bone-derived osteoblastic (PyMS) cells and is effective at much lower concentrations than insulin, not only regarding glycogen and DNA synthesis but also with regard to enhancing glucose uptake. May play a role in synapse maturation (By similarity). Ca(2+)- dependent exocytosis of IGF1 is required for sensory perception of smell in the olfactory bulb (PubMed:21496647). Acts as a ligand for IGF1R. Binds to the alpha subunit of IGF1R, leading to the activation of the intrinsic tyrosine kinase activity which autophosphorylates tyrosine residues in the beta subunit thus initiatiating a cascade of down-stream signaling events leading to activation of the PI3K-AKT/PKB and the Ras-MAPK pathways. Binds to integrins ITGAV:ITGB3 and ITGA6:ITGB4. Its binding to integrins and subsequent ternary complex formation with integrins and IGFR1 are essential for IGF1 signaling. Induces the phosphorylation and activation of IGFR1, MAPK3/ERK1, MAPK1/ERK2 and AKT1 (By similarity).|
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IGF-I (Insulin-like Growth Factor-I) is a polypeptide growth factor that stimulates the proliferation of a wide range of cell types including muscle, bone, and cartilage tissue. Human IGF-I is a 7.6 kDa protein containing 70 amino acid residues.
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