AUSTRAL Biologicals Catalog

Product Sheet: Macrophage Colony Stimulator Factor (M-CSF) human (RECOMBINANT)

Catalog NumberGF-390-4
Product IdGF-390-4
Product NameMacrophage Colony Stimulator Factor (M-CSF) human (RECOMBINANT)
CategoryGrowth Factors, Cytokines, Receptors and their Antibodies
SubcategoryGrowth Factors/Cytokines/Enzymes
DescriptionHuman M-CSF is produced in genetically engineered E. coli cells, and purified by sequential chromatography, refolding and HPLC. This polypeptide is a disulfide-linked dimeric protein (1).
Mol Weight55 KDa
PurityOver 92% pure by amino acid composition and SDS gel electrophoresis.
StorageStore at -20°C.
StabilitySeveral months at -20°C. It is less stable in a solution of a pH lower than 5.
Biological ActivityThe biological activity of human M-CSF is measured by the mouse bone marrow colony-forming assay (2). The specific activity is 6 X 107 U/mg.
FormulationM-CSF is at 1 mg/ml in 0.1% Mannitol, 0.1M Citrate (pH 6.5)
References1. Halenbeck, R. et al. (1989) Biotechnology 7: 710-714
2. Kawasaki, E.S. et al. (1985) Science 230: 291:296
3. Suzu, S. et al. (1989) Cancer Res. 49:5913-5917
All products are for research use ONLY in laboratory animals and in vitro testing. NOT for diagnostic or human use.

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