Protein Name & Synonyms:
NERVE GROWTH FACTOR 2.5S,
Purified NGF from mouse submaxillaries - lyophilized
Nerve growth factor (NGF) is a protein secreted by the target of a neuron that stimulates the growth and differentiation of the sympathetic and certain sensory nerves. It consists of 3 subunits, alpha, beta and gamma, with the beta subunit having sole responsible for nerve and growth stimulating activity.
Prepared by a modification of the method by Bocchini and Angeletti (1). Bioassayed in a rat pheochromocytoma cell line (2).
TRIS buffered saline
Prior to reconstitution store at +4°C.
After reconstitution store at -20°C.
Storage in frost-free freezers is not recommended. Avoid repeated freezing and thawing as this may denature the protein. This protein may be stored for12 months from date of dispatch.