Epidermal growth factor (EGF) is a neurotrophic factor that promotes the survival of various neuronal cell types and may play an important role in the injury response in the nervous system. Recombinant human Epidermal Growth Factor produced in E. coli is a single, non-glycosylated polypeptide chain containing 53 amino acids and having a molecular mass of 6,222 Daltons.
Sterile Filtered; white lyophilized (freeze-dried) powder.
100 ug of lyophilized protein
Lyophilized product is very stable at -20°C. Reconstituted material should be aliquoted and frozen at -20°C. It is recommended to add a carrier protein (0.1% HSA or BSA) for long term storage.
Purity greater than 95% as determined by: Analysis by RP-HPLC, reducing and non-reducing SDS-PAGE.