Corning® Transforming Growth Factor-beta (TGF-beta), human natural, 1µg, is a multifunctional protein that plays a central role in the regulation of cell growth and differentiation with either stimulatory or inhibitory effects. 1/pack, formerly Cat #40039 These growth factors have been used to promote long-term proliferation in cell culture and to induce cell differentiation in a variety of cell types under serum-free or reduced serum conditions.
Frozen in 36% acetonitrile-0.1% trifluoroacetic acid.
Caution: TGF-ß absorbs to glass and plastic surfaces (instructions for dilution are provided with the product)
Human platelets. NOTE: Source material tested for hepatitis B antigen and HIV-1 antibody
Purity: >95% by SDS-PAGE
Tested for ability to inhibit DNA synthesis of Mv 1Lu mink lung cells (ATCC CCL-64)
Tested and found negative for bacteria, fungi and mycoplasma
Recommended concentration: 10-50 pg/ mL of medium depending on cell type and application
Preparation and Storage
Stable for at least three months at -70°C (if diluted according to instructions)
Shelf life: >= 3 months from date of shipment at -70°C
This product is non-returnable. If you have any questions, please contact us immediately.