Recombinant Human EG-VEGF
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DescriptionEndocrine Gland-derived Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor (EG-VEGF) is an angiogenic growth factor that is expressed in the ovaries, testis, adrenal, and placental tissues. EG-VEGF has mitogenic, chemoattractive, and antiapoptotic functional roles. EG-VEGF signaling is mediated through binding the G protein-coupled receptors prokineticin receptor 1 (PKR1) and prokineticin receptor 2 (PKR2). Polycystic ovaries display strong EG-VEGF expression that is associated with increased angiogenesis and cyst formation, which could lead to the formation of polycystic ovary syndrome and infertility.
Activity AssayHuman EG-VEGF is fully biologically active when compared to standard. The activity is determined by the dose-dependent proliferation of MIA PaCa-2 cells and it is typically 1 - 4 μg/ml. This corresponds to an expected specific activity of 1 x 103 units/mg. There is no data currently available.
AA SequenceAVITGACERD VQCGAGTCCA ISLWLRGLRM CTPLGREGEE CHPGSHKVPF FRKRKHHTCP CLPNLLCSRF PDGRYRCSMD LKNINF
Alternative NamesEndocrine Gland-derived Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor, prokineticin 1, PROK1
|Molecular Weight||9.7 kDa|
|Purity||≥95% determined by reducing and non-reducing SDS-PAGE|
|Endotoxin Level||≤1.00 EU/μg as measured by kinetic LAL|
|Formulation||Lyophilized from a sterile (0.2 micron) filtered aqueous solution containing 0.1% Trifluoroacetic Acid (TFA)|
|Reconstitution||Centrifuge vial before opening. When reconstituting the product, gently pipet and wash down the sides of the vial to ensure full recovery of the protein into solution. It is recommended to reconstitute the lyophilized product with sterile water at 0.1 mg/ml, which can be further diluted into other aqueous solutions. If a precipitate is observed, centrifuge the solution thoroughly and use only the soluble fraction (removing it from the precipitate). A 10% overfill has been added to compensate for any loss of protein in the precipitate.|
|Stability and Storage||
12 months from date of receipt when stored at -20°C to -80°C as supplied. 1 month when stored at 4°C after reconstituting as directed. 3 months when stored at -20°C to -80°C after reconstituting as directed.