|Application ||WB, IHC-P, E|
|Calculated MW||22048 Da|
|Antigen Region||168-198 aa|
|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|
|Target/Specificity||This FGF4 antibody is generated from rabbits immunized with a KLH conjugated synthetic peptide between 168-198 amino acids from the C-terminal region of human FGF4.|
|Format||Purified polyclonal antibody supplied in PBS with 0.09% (W/V) sodium azide. This antibody is prepared by Saturated Ammonium Sulfate (SAS) precipitation followed by dialysis against PBS.|
|Storage||Maintain refrigerated at 2-8°C for up to 2 weeks. For long term storage store at -20°C in small aliquots to prevent freeze-thaw cycles.|
|Precautions||FGF4 Antibody (C-term) 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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FGF4 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. The gene for FGF4 was identified by its oncogenic transforming activity. The gene for FGF4 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.
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Galland, F., et al., Cytogenet. Cell Genet. 60(2):114-116 (1992).
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