Human Basic FGF
Basic Fibroblast Growth Factor (Human Basic FGF) is a family member of the cell-differentiating and growth promoting factors. Human Basic FGF exists as multiple isoforms ranging from 18-24kDa that are derived from a single mRNA species under unique translational conditions. The 18kDa isoform is primarily cytosolic, but is also secreted and may form reservoirs of bFGF in the extracellular matrix. In contrast, the larger isoforms are predominantly nuclear. At the cellular level, Human Basic FGF is a potent mitogen and promotes cell survival by inhibiting apoptosis.
Intended Use: The Human Basic FGF ELISA is an enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay for accurate and precise quantitative detection of Human FGF-basic from samples including serum, plasma, and supernatants from cell cultures. This Human Basic FGF is for research use only. Not for diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.
The kit uses a sandwich ELISA format to quantify the target cytokine between two layers of antibodies (i.e. capture and detection antibody). The cytokine to be measured contains at least two antigenic epitope capable of binding to antibody, since at least two antibodies act in the sandwich. The advantage of Sandwich ELISA is that the sample does not have to be purified before analysis, and the assay can be very sensitive upto pg/ml levels (more sensitive than direct or indirect ELISA). A highly efficient blocking and stabilizing proprietary solution is used in the kit. All KRISHGEN cytokine ELISA kits are optimized to give the best possible noise:signal ratios.
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