|Description||The protein encoded by this gene is a member of the fibroblast growth factor (FGF) family. FGF family members possess broad mitogenic and cell survival activities and are involved in a variety of biological processes including embryonic development, cell growth, morphogenesis, tissue repair, tumor growth and invasion. This gene was identified by its oncogenic transforming activity. This gene and FGF3, another oncogenic growth factor, are located closely on chromosome 11. Co-amplification of both genes was found in various kinds of human tumors. Studies on the mouse homolog suggested a function in bone morphogenesis and limb development through the sonic hedgehog (SHH) signaling pathway.|
|Immunogen||Purified recombinant fragment of human FGF4 (AA: 62-123) expressed in E. Coli.|
|Formulation||Ascitic fluid containing 0.03% sodium azide.|
|Other Names||Fibroblast growth factor 4, FGF-4, Heparin secretory-transforming protein 1, HST, HST-1, HSTF-1, Heparin-binding growth factor 4, HBGF-4, Transforming protein KS3, FGF4, HST, HSTF1, KS3|
WB~~1/500 - 1/2000
FC~~1/200 - 1/400
|Storage||Maintain refrigerated at 2-8°C for up to 6 months. For long term storage store at -20°C in small aliquots to prevent freeze-thaw cycles.|
|Precautions||FGF4 Antibody is for research use only and not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.|
|Synonyms||HST, HSTF1, KS3|
|Function||Plays an important role in the regulation of embryonic development, cell proliferation, and cell differentiation. Required for normal limb and cardiac valve development during embryogenesis.|
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