Introduction to Interleukins
The interleukin family of cytokines is one of the largest and most studied of all the growth factors...
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Recombinant Rat KIT Ligand
Stem Cell Factor, SCF
Mast Cell Growth Factor, MGF, MCGF
Familial Progressive Hyperpigmentation 2, FPH2
KIT Ligand (KITLG), also called Stem Cell Factor (SCF) which binds to the c-Kit receptor is produced by fibroblasts and endothelial cells. The soluble and transmembrane forms of the protein are formed by alternative splicing of the same RNA transcript and the presence of both soluble and transmembrane SCF is required for normal hematopoietic function. SCF plays an important role in hematopoiesis, spermatogenesis and melanogenesis and it promotes mast cell adhesion, migration, proliferation, and survival. Rat KITLG shares 75-90% amino acid sequence identity with canine, feline, mouse, and human KITLG. Furthermore, rat KITLG is active on mouse and human cells, but human KITLG is only weakly active on mouse cells.
Sterile Filtered White lyophilized powder. Purified and tested for use in cell culture.
MW:~18.5 kDa (165 amino acids)
Purity:>95% by SDS-PAGE and HPLC analyses.
Biological Activity: Fully biologically active when compared to standard. The ED50 as determined by a cell proliferation assay using murine MC/92 mast cells is less than 5 ng/ml, corresponding to a specific activity of >2.0×105 IU/mg.
Storage/Handling:Store desiccated at -20°C.
NOT FOR HUMAN USE!
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|Store desiccated at -20°C.
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