|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||The synthetic peptide sequence used to generate the antibody AP8149a was selected from the N-term region of human FGF4 . A 10 to 100 fold molar excess to antibody is recommended. Precise conditions should be optimized for a particular assay.|
|Format||The synthetic peptide was lyophilized with 100% acetonitrile and is supplied as a powder. Reconstitute with 0.1 ml deionized water for a final concentration of 1 mg/ml.|
|Storage||Maintain refrigerated at 2-8°C for up to 6 months. For long term storage store at -20°C.|
|Precautions||This product is for research use only. 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.|
Thousands of laboratories across the world have published research that depended on the performance of antibodies from Abgent to advance their research. Check out links to articles that cite our products in major peer-reviewed journals, organized by research category.
firstname.lastname@example.org, and receive a free "I Love Antibodies" mug.
Provided below are standard protocols that you may find useful for product applications.
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.
Yamamoto, H., et al., Oncogene 21(6):899-908 (2002).Koh, K.R., et al., Leuk. Res. 26(10):933-938 (2002).Sieuwerts, A.M., et al., Thromb. Haemost. 87(4):674-683 (2002).Lopez-Sanchez, C., et al., Cell Tissue Res. 309(2):237-249 (2002).Galland, F., et al., Cytogenet. Cell Genet. 60(2):114-116 (1992).
If you have used an Abgent product and would like to share how it has performed, please click on the "Submit Review" button and provide the requested information. Our staff will examine and post your review and contact you if needed.
If you have any additional inquiries please email technical services at email@example.com.