Human FGF-9 Antibody Summary
Accession # P31371
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FGF‑9 in Human Placenta. FGF‑9 was detected in immersion fixed paraffin-embedded sections of human placenta using 5 µg/mL Goat Anti-Human FGF‑9 Antigen Affinity-purified Polyclonal Antibody (Catalog # AF‑273‑NA) overnight at 4 °C. Tissue was stained with the Anti-Goat HRP-AEC Cell & Tissue Staining Kit (red; Catalog # CTS009) and counterstained with hematoxylin (blue). View our protocol for Chromogenic IHC Staining of Paraffin-embedded Tissue Sections.
Preparation and Storage
- 12 months from date of receipt, -20 to -70 °C as supplied.
- 1 month, 2 to 8 °C under sterile conditions after reconstitution.
- 6 months, -20 to -70 °C under sterile conditions after reconstitution.
The FGF family is comprised of at least nine polypeptides that show a variety of biological activities toward cells of mesenchymal, neuronal, and epithelial origin. All FGFs have two conserved cysteine residues and share 30-50% sequence identity at the amino acid level. FGF-9, also named glia-activating factor, was originally identified and purified from the supernatant of a human glioma cell line as a heparin-binding mitogenic growth factor for glial cells. FGF-9 has also been shown to stimulate the proliferation of oligodendrocyte type 2 astrocyte progenitor cells, Balb/c3T3 fibroblasts, and PC-12 cells. However, unlike FGF acidic and basic, FGF-9 is not a mitogen for human umbilical vein endothelial cells.
The human FGF-9 cDNA encodes a 208 amino acid residue protein that contains a potential N-linked glycosylation site. The native protein is glycosylated. FGF-9 exhibits approximately 30% sequence similarity to other members of the FGF family. Although FGF-9 lacks a typical secretion signal, the protein is secreted efficiently after synthesis. Rat FGF-9 cDNA has been cloned and shown to be highly homologous to human FGF-9. The two proteins differ only in one amino acid residue. The expression of the FGF-9 transcripts has been shown to be restricted to the brain and the kidney.
- Naruo, K. et al. (1993) J. Biol. Chem. 268:2857.
- Miyamoto, M. et al. (1993) Mol. Cell Biol. 13:4251.
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Fibroblast Growth Factor 9 Imparts Hierarchy and Vasoreactivity to the Microcirculation of Renal Tumors and Suppresses Metastases.
Authors: Yin H, Frontini M, Arpino J, Nong Z, O'Neil C, Xu Y, Balint B, Ward A, Chakrabarti S, Ellis C, Gros R, Pickering J
J Biol Chem, 2015;290(36):22127-42.
Sample Types: Tissue Homogenates
Relationship between the localization of fibroblast growth factor 9 in prostate cancer cells and postoperative recurrence.
Authors: Teishima J, Shoji K, Hayashi T
Prostate Cancer Prostatic Dis., 2012;15(1):8-14.
Sample Types: Whole Cells
Fibroblast growth factor 9 delivery during angiogenesis produces durable, vasoresponsive microvessels wrapped by smooth muscle cells.
Authors: Frontini MJ, Nong Z, Gros R, Drangova M, O'Neil C, Rahman MN, Akawi O, Yin H, Ellis CG, Pickering JG
Nat. Biotechnol., 2011;29(5):421-7.
Sample Types: Cell Lysates
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