Epidermal growth factor or EGF is a growth factor that stimulates cell growth,proliferation, and differentiation by binding to its receptor EGFR. Mouse EGF is a 6045-Da protein with 53 amino acid residues and three intramolecular disulfide bonds. Salivary EGF, which seems also regulated by dietary inorganic iodine, also plays an important physiological role in the maintenance of oro-esophageal and gastric tissue integrity. The biological effects of salivary EGF include healing of oral and gastroesophageal ulcers, inhibition of gastric acid secretion, stimulation of DNA synthesis as well as mucosal protection from intraluminal injurious factors such as gastric acid, bile acids, pepsin, and trypsin and to physical, chemical and bacterial agents.
Intended Use: Mouse EGF ELISA is an enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay for accurate and precise quantitative detection of Mouse EGF from samples including serum, plasma, and supernatants from cell cultures. This Mouse EGF 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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