Anti-EGF Antibody

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Anti-EGF Antibody (Rabbit Polyclonal antibody) General Information

Product name
Anti-EGF Antibody
Validated applications
ELISA
Species reactivity
Reacts with: Human
Specificity
Human EGF
Immunogen
Recombinant Human EGF / Epidermal Growth Factor protein (Catalog#10605-HNAE)
Preparation
Produced in rabbits immunized with purified, recombinant Human EGF / Epidermal Growth Factor (rh EGF / Epidermal Growth Factor; Catalog#10605-HNAE; NP_001954.2; Asn971-Arg1023). EGF / Epidermal Growth Factor specific IgG was purified by Human EGF / Epidermal Growth Factor affinity chromatography.
Source
Polyclonal Rabbit IgG
Purification
Protein A & Antigen Affinity
Formulation
0.2 μm filtered solution in PBS
Conjugate
Unconjugated
Form
Liquid
Shipping
This antibody is shipped as liquid solution at ambient temperature. Upon receipt, store it immediately at the temperature recommended below.
Storage
This antibody can be stored at 2℃-8℃ for one month without detectable loss of activity. Antibody products are stable for twelve months from date of receipt when stored at -20℃ to -80℃. Preservative-Free. Avoid repeated freeze-thaw cycles.

Anti-EGF Antibody (Rabbit Polyclonal antibody) Validated Applications

Application Dilution
ELISA 1:5000-1:10000
Please Note: Optimal concentrations/dilutions should be determined by the end user.

Anti-EGF Antibody: Alternative Names

Anti-Epidermal Growth Factor Antibody; Anti-HOMG4 Antibody; Anti-URG Antibody

EGF Background Information

EGF is the founding member of the EGF-family of proteins. Members of this protein family have highly similar structural and functional characteristics. EGF contains 9 EGF-like domains and 9 LDL-receptor class B repeats. Human EGF is a 645-Da protein with 53 amino acid residues and three intramolecular disulfide bonds. As a low-molecular-weight polypeptide, EGF was first purified from the mouse submandibular gland, but since then it was found in many human tissues including submandibular gland, parotid gland. It can also be found in human platelets, macrophages, urine, saliva, milk, and plasma. EGF is a growth factor that stimulates the growth of various epidermal and epithelial tissues in vivo and in vitro and of some fibroblasts in cell culture. It results in cellular proliferation, differentiation, and survival. Salivary EGF, which seems also regulated by dietary inorganic iodine, also plays an important physiological role in the maintenance of oro-esophageal and gastric tissue integrity. EGF acts by binding with high affinity to epidermal growth factor receptor on the cell surface and stimulating the intrinsic protein-tyrosine kinase activity of the receptor. The tyrosine kinase activity, in turn, initiates a signal transduction cascade that results in a variety of biochemical changes within the cell - a rise in intracellular calcium levels, increased glycolysis and protein synthesis, and increases in the expression of certain genes including the gene for EGFR - that ultimately lead to DNA synthesis and cell proliferation.
Full Name
epidermal growth factor
References
  • Chen JX, et al. (2011) Involvement of c-Src/STAT3 signal in EGF-induced proliferation of rat spermatogonial stem cells. Mol Cell Biochem. 358(1-2):67-73.
  • Guo Y, et al. (2012) Correlations among ERCC1, XPB, UBE2I, EGF, TAL2 and ILF3 revealed by gene signatures of histological subtypes of patients with epithelial ovarian cancer. Oncol Rep. 27(1):286-92.
  • Kim S, et al. (2012) Smad7 acts as a negative regulator of the epidermal growth factor (EGF) signaling pathway in breast cancer cells. Cancer Lett. 314(2):147-54.
  • Chatterton RT Jr, et al. (2010) Breast ductal lavage for assessment of breast cancer biomarkers. Horm Cancer. 1(4):197-204.

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