The ED50 as determined by the dose-dependent stimulation of thymidine uptake by BaF3 cells expressing FGF receptors is <0.5 ng/ml, corresponding to a specific activity of >2x10^6 units/mg.
10 mM Tris, pH 8.0 + 75 mM NaCl. The protein may appear as a haze or film, which may not be seen at the bottom of the vial.
Purity was assessed by SDS-PAGE (≥95%) and by HPLC.
For laboratory use only. Not for any clinical, therapeutic, or diagnostic use in humans or animals. Not for animal or human consumption.
Fibroblast Growth Factor8, FGF8, Fibroblast Growth Factor-8, FGF-8b, HBGF, FGF8b, AIGF, FGF 8b, Fibroblast Growth Factor 8
Fibroblast Growth Factor-8 (FGF-8) is also known as Androgen-induced Growth Factor (AIGF), a heparin binding growth factor, which stimulates the proliferation and activation of cells that express the FGF receptors. Recombinant human FGF-8 is a 22.4 kDa protein containing 193 amino acid residues.