cGMP Recombinant Human Epidermal Growth Factor, rHu EGF
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Epidermal Growth Factor (EGF) is a neurotrophic factor that promotes the survival of various neuronal cell types.
Features and Specifications:
- Pharmaceutical grade
- Customization available under contract:
- Liquid formulations
- Aliquot sizing and packaging
- Tailored biological activity assays
Akron’s cGMP Cytokines are manufactured, tested and released in compliance with relevant cGMP guidelines. USP Chapter ‹1043› “Ancillary materials for cell, gene and tissue-engineered products” has been followed in the design of these products.
EGF is used to promote stem cells and cell lines in culture. It is typically used in the concentration of 5-10 µg/ml. EGF has been shown to interact with the epidermal growth factor receptor and PIK3R2. rHu EGF produced in E. coli is a single, non-glycosylated, polypeptide chain that contains 53 amino acids and has a molecular mass of 6.2 kDa.