Human PD-ECGF/Thymidine Phosphorylase Antibody

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Human PD-ECGF/Thymidine Phosphorylase Antibody Summary

Species Reactivity
Detects human PD-ECGF/Thymidine Phosphorylase in direct ELISAs and Western blots.
Monoclonal Mouse IgG1 Clone # 27917
Protein A or G purified from ascites
S. frugiperda insect ovarian cell line Sf 21-derived recombinant human PD-ECGF/Thymidine Phosphorylase
Accession # P19971
Lyophilized from a 0.2 μm filtered solution in PBS with Trehalose. *Small pack size (SP) is supplied as a 0.2 µm filtered solution in PBS.


Recommended Concentration
Western Blot
1 µg/mL
Recombinant Human PD-ECGF/Thymidine Phosphorylase (Catalog # 229-PE)

Please Note: Optimal dilutions should be determined by each laboratory for each application. General Protocols are available in the Technical Information section on our website.

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Preparation and Storage

Reconstitute at 0.5 mg/mL in sterile PBS.
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Reconstitution Buffer 1 (PBS)
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The product is shipped at ambient temperature. Upon receipt, store it immediately at the temperature recommended below. *Small pack size (SP) is shipped with polar packs. Upon receipt, store it immediately at -20 to -70 °C
Stability & Storage
Use a manual defrost freezer and avoid repeated freeze-thaw cycles.
  • 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.

Background: PD-ECGF/Thymidine Phosphorylase

PD-ECGF, also known as Thymidine Phosphorylase and Gliostatin, is produced by placenta, platelets, liver, lung, spleen, lymph nodes, and peripheral lymphocytes. It is overexpressed by many tumors in response to chemical or physical stress. PD-ECGF promotes endothelial cell proliferation and chemotaxis and promotes angiogenesis. PD-ECGF is a key enzyme in the pyrimidine nucleoside salvage pathway. It also metabolizes and inactivates chemotherapeutic drugs such as 5‑fluorouracil and its derivatives. The human PD‑ECGF cDNA encodes a 482 amino acid (aa) polypeptide with a 10 aa propeptide. The protein is localized mostly within the producer cells. N-terminal truncation, resulting in proteins lacking 10 aa and 6 aa, has been observed in PD-ECGF purified from platelets and placenta, respectively. In solution, PD-ECGF exists as a non-disulfide linked homodimer.

  1. Haraguchi, M. et al. (1994) Nature 368:198.
  2. Toi, M. et al. (2005) Lancet Oncol. 6:158.
  3. Akiyama, S. et al. (2004) Canc. Sci. 95:851.
Long Name
Platelet-derived Endothelial Cell Growth Factor
Entrez Gene IDs
1890 (Human); 72962 (Mouse)
Alternate Names
dThdPase; EC 2.4.2; EC; ECGF; ECGF1; ECGF1TP; endothelial cell growth factor 1 (platelet-derived); Gliostatin; hPD-ECGF; MEDPS1; MNGIE; MTDPS1; PDECGF; PD-ECGF; Platelet-derived endothelial cell growth factor; TdRPase; Thymidine Phosphorylase; TPase; TYMP

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