HB-EGF Protein, Human, Recombinant

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HB-EGF Protein, Human, Recombinant: Product Information

Purity
> 95 % as determined by SDS-PAGE
Endotoxin
< 1.0 EU per μg of the protein as determined by the LAL method
Activity
Measured in a cell proliferation assay using Balb/C 3T3 mouse embryonic fibroblasts.The ED50 for this effect is typically 0.4-2ng/mL.
Protein Construction
A DNA sequence encoding the human HBEGF (Q99075) (Met 1-Leu 148) without the C-terminal propeptide (aa 149-208), was expressed and purified.
Accession#
Expressed Host
Baculovirus-Insect Cells
Species
Human
Predicted N Terminal
Asp 63
Molecule Mass
The expressed pro form of human HBEGF consists of 148 amino acids and predicts a molecular mass of 16.4 kDa. The processed soluble HBEGF is a 9.7 kDa protein comprising 86 amino acids generated by proteolytic processing.
Formulation
Lyophilized from sterile PBS, pH 7.4
Please contact us for any concerns or special requirements.
Normally 5 % - 8 % trehalose, mannitol and 0.01% Tween80 are added as protectants before lyophilization.
Please refer to the specific buffer information in the hard copy of CoA.
Shipping
In general, recombinant proteins are provided as lyophilized powder which are shipped at ambient temperature.
Bulk packages of recombinant proteins are provided as frozen liquid. They are shipped out with blue ice unless customers require otherwise.
Stability & Storage
Samples are stable for up to twelve months from date of receipt at -20℃ to -80℃
Store it under sterile conditions at -20℃ to -80℃. It is recommended that the protein be aliquoted for optimal storage. Avoid repeated freeze-thaw cycles.
Reconstitution
A hardcopy of COA with reconstitution instruction is sent along with the products. Please refer to it for detailed information.

HB-EGF Protein, Human, Recombinant: Images

Measured in a cell proliferation assay using Balb/C 3T3 mouse embryonic fibroblasts.The ED50 for this effect is typically 0.4-2ng/mL.

HB-EGF Protein, Human, Recombinant: Alternative Names

DTR Protein, Human; DTS Protein, Human; DTSF Protein, Human; HEGFL Protein, Human

HB-EGF Background Information

Heparin-binding EGF-like growth factor (HBEGF), a member of the EGF family of growth factors, exerts its biological activity through activation of the EGFR and other ErbB receptors. Soluble mature HBEGF is proteolytically processed from a larger membrane-anchored precursor and is a potent mitogen and chemotactic factor for fibroblasts, smooth muscle cells but not endothelial cells. HBEGF activates two EGF receptor subtypes, HER1 and HER4 and binds to cell surface HSPG. The transmembrane form of HBEGF is a juxtacrine growth and adhesion factor and is uniquely the receptor for diphtheria toxin. Both forms of HB-EGF participate in normal physiological processes and in pathological processes including tumor progression and metastasis, organ hyperplasia, and atherosclerotic disease. HBEGF participates in diverse biological processes, including heart development and maintenance, skin wound healing, eyelid formation, blastocyst implantation, progression of atherosclerosis and tumor formation, through the activation of signaling molecules downstream of ErbB receptors and interactions with molecules associated with HBEGF. tumor necrosis factor-alpha (TNF-alpha) and interleukin-1 beta markedly increased HB-EGF mRNA levels in HUVEC by 12- and 7-fold, respectively, and induction of the gene by TNF-alpha was both dose- and time-dependent.
Full Name
heparin-binding EGF-like growth factor
References
  • Miyamoto S, et al. (2006) Heparin-binding epidermal growth factor-like growth factor as a novel targeting molecule for cancer therapy. Cancer Sci. 97(5): 341-7.
  • Raab G, et al. (1997) Heparin-binding EGF-like growth factor. Biochim Biophys Acta. 1333(3): 179-99.
  • Pathak BG, et al. (1995) Mouse chromosomal location of three EGF receptor ligands: amphiregulin (Areg), betacellulin (Btc), and heparin-binding EGF (Hegfl). Genomics. 28(1): 116-8.
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