This DuoSet ELISA Development kit contains the basic components required for the development of sandwich ELISAs to measure natural and recombinant mouse FGF acidic. The suggested diluent is suitable for the analysis of most cell culture supernate samples. Diluents for complex matrices, such as serum and plasma, should be evaluated prior to use in this DuoSet ELISA.
Optimized capture and detection antibody pairings with recommended concentrations save lengthy development time
Development protocols are provided to guide further assay optimization
Assay can be customized to your specific needs
Economical alternative to complete kits
Streptavidin conjugated to horseradish-peroxidase (Streptavidin-HRP)
Other Reagents Required
PBS: (Catalog # DY006), or 137 mM NaCl, 2.7 mM KCl, 8.1 mM Na2HPO4, 1.5 mM KH2PO4, pH 7.2 - 7.4, 0.2 µm filtered
Store the unopened product at 2 - 8 °C. Do not use past expiration date.
Background: FGF acidic
FGF acidic, also known as FGF-1, ECGF, and HBGF-1, is a secreted mitogen that stimulates the proliferation of all cells of mesodermal origin and many cells of neuroectodermal, ectodermal, and endodermal origin. It plays a number of roles in development, regeneration, and angiogenesis. FGF acidic is released extracellularly as a disulfide-linked homodimer and is stored in complex with extracellular heparan sulfate. The association of FGF acidic with heparan sulfate is a prerequisite for its subsequent interaction with FGF receptors. Internalized FGF acidic can translocate to the cytosol and to the nucleus. Intracellular FGF acidic functions as a survival factor by inhibiting p53 activity and proapoptotic signaling.
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