Epidermal Growth Factor, mouse submaxillary gland, 99%, BT-201 is used as a growth factor that stimulates cell growth, proliferation, and differentiation by binding to its receptor EGFR. It is used as a competitor molecule (control) in experiments that use labeled EGF to study receptor binding.
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Song, I. J.; Ikram, M.; Subhan, F.; Choi, D. J.; Lee, J. R.; Kim, H. S.; Lim, Y. T.; Yoon, S. Molecular characterization and expression analysis of mouse epidermal growth factor-like domain 8. Int. J. Mol. Med. 2015, 36 (2), 541-550.
Precautionary Statements: P260-P201-P280-P304+P340-P405-P501a
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