|Description||Keratinocyte Growth Factor (KGF/FGF-7) is one of 23 known members of the FGF family. Proteins of this family play a central role during prenatal development and postnatal growth and regeneration of variety of tissues, by promoting cellular proliferation and differentiation. KGF/FG-7 is a mitogen factor specific for epithelial cells and keratinocytes and signals through FGFR 2b. KGF/FGF-7 plays a role in kidney and lung development, angiogenesis, and wound healing. Recombinant human KGF/FGF-7 is an 18.9 kDa protein consisting of 163 amino acid residues.|
|BiologicalActivity||The ED50 as determined by the dose-dependent stimulation of thymidine uptake by KGF-responsive BaF3 cells is ≤ 10 ng/ml, corresponding to a specific activity of ≥ 1 x 105 units/mg.|
|Authenticity||Verified by N-terminal and Mass Spectrometry analyses (when applicable).|
|Endotoxin||Endotoxin level is <0.1 ng/ µg of protein (<1EU/ µg).|
|Protein Content||Verified by UV Spectroscopy and/or SDS-PAGE gel.|
|Precautions||Animal-Free Recombinant Human KGF (FGF-7) is for research use only and not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.|
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