HB-EGF, human recombinant protein
Proheparin-binding EGF-like growth factor, HBEGF, DTR, DTS, HEGFL, HB-EGF, Heparin-binding EGF-like
|Calculated MW||9.7 kDa|
|Other Names||Proheparin-binding EGF-like growth factor, HBEGF, DTR, DTS, HEGFL, HB-EGF, Heparin-binding EGF-like growth factor, Diphtheria toxin receptor, DT-R, DTSF.|
|Results||> 1.0×106 units/mg.|
|Sequence||DLQEADLDLL RVTLSSKPQA LATPNKEEHG KRKKKGKGLG KKRDPCLRKY KDFCIHGECK YVKELRAPSC ICHPGYHGER CHGLSL.|
|Application Notes||It is recommended to reconstitute the lyophilized Human HB-EGF in sterile 18M-cm H2O not less than 100 µg/ml, which can then be further diluted to other aqueous solutions.|
|Storage||-20°C; Lyophilized with no additives|
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HB-EGF is an EGF related growth factor which signals via the EGF receptor, and stimulates the proliferation of SMC (smooth muscle cells), fibroblasts, epithelial cells and keratinocytes. HB-EGF is expressed in various cell types and tissues, including vascular endothelial cells and SMC, macrophages, skeletal muscle, keratinocytes and particular tumor cells. HB-EGF’s ability to explicitly bind heparin and heparin sulfate proteoglycans is dissimilar from other EGF-like molecules, and might be related to the enhanced mitogenic activity, relative to EGF, that HB-EGF exerts on smooth muscle cells.
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