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GMF-beta, human recombinant protein

Glia maturation factor beta, GMFB, GMF-B, GMF-beta, GMF

Product info
Primary Accession P60983
Calculated MW 17.0 kDa
Additional Info
Gene ID 2764
Gene Symbol GMFB
Other Names Glia maturation factor beta, GMFB, GMF-B, GMF-beta, GMF
Gene Source Human
Source E. coli
Assay&Purity SDS-PAGE; ≥98%
Assay2&Purity2 HPLC; ≥98%
Recombinant Yes
Application Notes Centrifuge the vial prior to opening. Reconstitute in sterile H₂O to a concentration ≥ 100 µg/ml. This solution can then be diluted into other aqueous buffers.
Format Lyophilized protein
Storage -20°C; Lyophilized after dialysis against 20 mM PBS pH 7.4 and 130 mM NaCl.
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Glia Maturation Factor-Beta (GMF-Beta) is a 17 kDa protein nerve growth factor identified as a growth and differentiation factor in the vertebrate brain.Glia Maturation Factor-Beta stimulates differentiation of normal neurons as well as glial cells. GMFB inhibits the proliferation of the N-18 neuroblastoma line and the C6 glioma line while promoting their phenotypic expression. GMF-beta enhances the phenotypic expression of glia & neurons thus inhibits the proliferation of their respective tumors when added to cell culture. Cell- surface GMF-Beta acts on the target cells at close range when cells are in direct contact. GMF-Beta is produced by thymic epithelial cells and plays an important role in T cell development in favor of CD4+ T cells. GMF-Beta is a brain-specific protein which belongs to the actin-binding proteins (ADF) family. GMF-beta appears to play a role in the differentiation, maintenance, and regeneration of the nervous system. It also supports the progression of certain auto-immune diseases, possibly through its ability to induce the production and secretion of various pro-inflammatory cytokines.


Kaplan R.,et al.J. Neurochem. 57:483-490(1991).
Saito T.,et al.Submitted (FEB-1997) to the EMBL/GenBank/DDBJ databases.
Kalnine N.,et al.Submitted (MAY-2003) to the EMBL/GenBank/DDBJ databases.
Halleck A.,et al.Submitted (JUN-2004) to the EMBL/GenBank/DDBJ databases.
Ota T.,et al.Nat. Genet. 36:40-45(2004).

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