Recombinant human EGF protein (Animal Free) (ab9697)



  • 由来Recombinant
  • 由来Escherichia coli
  • アミノ酸配列
    • アクセッション番号Q6QBS2
    • 生物種Human
    • 分子量6 kDa
    • 領域1 to 53
    • 配列の追加情報ab9697 is a globular protein containing 53 amino acid residues, including 3 intramolecular disulfide bonds.



Our Abpromise guarantee covers the use of ab9697 in the following tested applications.

The application notes include recommended starting dilutions; optimal dilutions/concentrations should be determined by the end user.

  • 生理活性

    The ED50 was determined by a cell proliferation assay using balb/c 3T3 cells is ≤ 0.1 ng/ml, corresponding to a specific activity of ≥ 1 x 107 units/mg.

  • アプリケーション

    Western blot

    Celluar Activation


  • エンドトキシン・レベル< 0.010 Eu/µg
  • 製品の状態Lyophilised
  • 備考Manufactured using all non-animal reagents.
  • Concentration information loading...


  • 保存方法および安定性

    Shipped at 4°C. Store at +4°C short term (1-2 weeks). Upon delivery aliquot. Store at -20°C or -80°C. Avoid freeze / thaw cycle.


    This product is an active protein and may elicit a biological response in vivo, handle with caution.

  • 再構成Centrifuge the vial prior to opening. Reconstitute in 500ul sterile filtered water to a concentration of 1mg/ml.


  • 別名
    • Beta urogastrone
    • EGF
    • Epidermal growth factor
    • HOMG4
    • OTTHUMP00000219721
    • OTTHUMP00000219722
    • Pro epidermal growth factor
    • URG
    • Urogastrone
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  • 機能EGF stimulates the growth of various epidermal and epithelial tissues in vivo and in vitro and of some fibroblasts in cell culture. Magnesiotropic hormone that stimulates magnesium reabsorption in the renal distal convoluted tubule via engagement of EGFR and activation of the magnesium channel TRPM6. Can induce neurite outgrowth in motoneurons of the pond snail Lymnaea stagnalis in vitro (PubMed:10964941).
  • 組織特異性Expressed in kidney, salivary gland, cerebrum and prostate.
  • 関連疾患Hypomagnesemia 4
  • 配列類似性Contains 9 EGF-like domains.
    Contains 9 LDL-receptor class B repeats.
  • 翻訳後修飾O-glycosylated with core 1-like and core 2-like glycans. It is uncertain if Ser-954 or Thr-955 is O-glycosylated. The modification here shows glycan heterogeneity: HexHexNAc (major) and Hex2HexNAc2 (minor).
  • 細胞内局在Membrane.
  • Information by UniProt

Recombinant human EGF protein (Animal Free) 画像

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    Lane 1 : Whole cell lysate of human skin fibroblasts starved overnight in serum-free medium
    Lane 2 : Whole cell lysate of human skin fibroblasts starved overnight in serum-free medium and then incubated for 30 min with 25 ng/ml active EGF
    Lane 3 : Whole cell lysate of human skin fibroblasts starved overnight in serum-free medium and then incubated for 30 min with 50 ng/ml active EGF

    Lysates/proteins at 20 µg per lane.

    An HRP-conjugatede Goat anti-rabbit IgG polyclonal at 1/10000 dilution
    developed using the ECL technique

    Performed under non-reducing conditions.

    Observed band size : 42,44 kDa (why is the actual band size different from the predicted?)

    Exposure time : 1 second

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Recombinant human EGF protein (Animal Free) (ab9697) 使用論文

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The two active proteins are essentially the same, and both can be used to induce phosphorylation as they have been tested in functional studies. The only difference would be that ab9697 is supplied as lyophilized powde...

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Application Western blot

Review text: Human skin fibroblasts (HFF-1) were starved in serum-free medium overnight, and then were incubated 30 min in the presence of either 25 or 50 ng/ml active EGF protein, doses widely used in stem cell culture medium, to test whether EGFR downstream signaling pathway is able to be activated.
Sample: Human Cell lysate - whole cell (skin fibroblasts)
Loading amount: 20 µg
Specification: skin fibroblasts
Treatment: 25 and 50 ng/ml EGF for 30 min
Gel Running Conditions: Non-reduced Denaturing (10%)
Blocking step: Milk as blocking agent for 1 hour(s) and 0 minute(s) · Concentration: 5% · Temperature: 25°C

Other product details
Dilution: 1/1000
Incubation time: 16 hour(s) and 0 minute(s) · Temperature: 4°C

Primary antibody (in addition to 'EGF protein (Active)')
Name: Non-Abcam antibody was used: phospho-p44/42 MAPK (Erk1/2)
Host species: Rabbit
Clonality: Polyclonal
Dilution: 1/1000

Secondary antibody
Name: Non-Abcam antibody was used: anti-rabbit 2nd Ab HRP
Host species: Goat
Clonality: Polyclonal
Conjugation: Horse Radish Peroxidase
Dilution: 1/10000

Detection method: ECL
Exposure: 1 second(s)
Bands: Specific: 42/44 kDa

Additional data
Additional Notes: Incubation of human fibroblasts with active EGF protein for short time greatly activated EGFR signaling pathway, as the receptor underwent endocytosis and dramatic phosphorylation of p44/42 MAPK.

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投稿 Jun 25 2010