Target of this antibody:
The FGFs plays an important role in regulating tissue growth, morphogenesis and tissue repair. FGF-18 is a newly discovered heparin binding growth factor that stimulates the proliferation and activation of cells that express FGF receptors.
Clonality of antibody:
This antibody reacts with:
E. coli expressed recombinant human FGF-18
Concentration of antibody:
Form of antibody:
Formulation of this antibody:
100 µg (0.5 mg/ml) affinity purified rabbit anti-human FGF-18 polyclonal antibody in phosphate buffered saline (PBS), pH 7.2, containing 30% glycerol, 0.5% BSA, 0.01% thimerosal.
This antibody has been succesfully tested for use in following methods:
Western blotting (0.5-4 µg/ml). However, the optimal conditions should be determined individually. Recombinant human FGF-18 (Cat.# 4082-25) can be used as a positive control. Other applications have not been determined.
Shelf time: 12 months in temp.: -20 deg.C
How to handle this antibody:
The antibody solution should be gently mixed before use.
This antibody needs to be stored at + 4°C in a fridge short term in a concentrated dilution. Freeze thaw will destroy a percentage in every cycle and should be avoided.
If you buy Antibodies supplied by Biovision they should be stored frozen at - 24°C for long term storage and for short term at + 5°C.