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  • HEK293 expressed
  • Endotoxin-free
  • Animal-component free

HumanKine® recombinant human BMP-4 protein- GMP grade

EC50

1.5-9 ng/mL

Specific Activity

666,00-111,000 Units/mg

Species Reactivity

human

Purity

>95%

ISO 13485 certified HumanKine® human cell-expressed cytokines and growth factors

Cat no : HZ-1045-GMP

Synonyms

BMP 2B, BMP 4, BMP2B, BMP2B1, BMP4, BMP-4, Bone morphogenetic protein 2B, bone morphogenetic protein 4, DVR4, MCOPS6, ZYME



Technical Specifications

GeneID 652
Species human
Expression HEK293
EC50 1.5-9 ng/mL
Specific Activity666,00-111,000 Units/mg
Purity >95%
Molecular Mass 34 kDa, homodimer, glycosylated
Formulation 2x PBS + 6% Ethanol, See Certificate of Analysis for details
Species Reactivity human,  mouse

Stability and Reconstitution

Stability and Storage Lyophilized proteins are stable for 1 year from the date of receipt if stored between (-20°C) and (-80°C). Upon reconstitution we recommend that the solution can be stored at (4°C) for short term or at (-20°C) to (-80°C) for long term. Repeated freeze thaw cycles should be avoided with reconstituted products.
Reconstitution Briefly centrifuge the vial before opening. It is recommended to reconstitute the protein in sterile 4 mM HCl containing 0.1% endotoxin-free recombinant human serum albumin (HSA).

GMP Quality Policies

HumanKine® GMP (Good Manufacturing Practice) recombinant proteins are manufactured and validated in accordance with ISO 13485 quality management system and is compliant with GMP.
Our GMP recombinant proteins are animal component free (ACF), xeno free (XF) and tag free (TF). Read more about these policies here.

Background

Bone morphogenetic protein-4 (BMP4), also known as BMP2B and DVR4, belongs to the TGF-beta family. BMPs have been shown to promote astroglial differentiation both in vitro and in vivo. BMP4 can also induce cartilage and bone formation (PMID 16234975). Xeno-free Recombinant Human BMP-4 is expressed in human 293 cells as a disulfide linked homodimeric glycoprotein with an apparent molecular mass of 34 kDa. 

Synonyms

BMP 2B, BMP 4, BMP2B, BMP2B1, BMP4, BMP-4, Bone morphogenetic protein 2B, bone morphogenetic protein 4, DVR4, MCOPS6, ZYME