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Growth factors are proteins in the body that regulate cellular growth and proliferation and also promote cellular differentiation. They are naturally occurring molecules that bind receptors on cell surfaces. Growth factors are important signaling molecules for regulating the cell cycle. They also mediate tissue repair mechanisms when cells have become damaged. Many growth factors are quite versatile, stimulating cellular division in numerous different cell types; while others are specific to a particular cell-type. In life science research, growth factors are often used to study signaling pathways. Growth factors are also sometimes used as cell culture media supplements. Alfa Aesar offers a variety of commonly used growth factors for life science research applications. Our growth factors are high purity proteins and have excellent bioactivity. Many are expressed recombinantly, then aseptically lyophilized and packaged.

  • Bone Morphogenetic Protein 2, human
  • Bone Morphogenetic Protein 4, human, inactive protein
  • Bone Morphogenetic Protein 7, human, inactive protein
  • Colony Stimulating Factor 2, human
  • Colony Stimulating Factor 2, mouse
  • Colony Stimulating Factor 2, rat
  • Colony Stimulating Factor 3, human
  • Daminozide, 98%
  • Endothelial Cell Growth Supplement, bovine hypothalamus, BT-203
  • Epidermal Growth Factor, mouse submaxillary gland, 99%, BT-201
    **Product Being Discontinued…Please See Below**
  • Erythropoietin alpha, human
    Erythropoietin, or EPO, is a glycoprotein primarily produced in the kidney. It stimulates the proliferation and differentiation of erythroid progenitor cells and is the principal regulator of red blood cell production. Kidney cells increase EPO production in response to hypoxia or anemia.
  • Fibroblast Growth Factor 10, human
  • Fibroblast Growth Factor 10, mouse
  • Fibroblast Growth Factor 10, rat
  • Fibroblast Growth Factor 18, human
  • Fibroblast Growth Factor 18, mouse
  • Fibroblast Growth Factor 18, rat
  • Fibroblast Growth Factor 23, human
  • Fibroblast Growth Factor 7, human
  • Fibroblast Growth Factor 7, rat
  • Fibroblast Growth Factor 8, mouse
  • Fibroblast Growth Factor 9, human
  • Fibroblast Growth Factor 9, mouse
  • Fibroblast Growth Factor 9, rat
  • Fibroblast Growth Factor, acidic, mouse
  • Fibroblast Growth Factor, basic, bovine, 95%, BT-105
  • Fibroblast Growth Factor Basic Fragment (1-24), bovine
  • Fibroblast Growth Factor, basic, human, 95%, BT-108
  • Fibroblast Growth Factor, basic, mouse
  • Fibroblast Growth Factor, basic, rat
  • Glial Cell-derived Neurotrophic Factor, human
  • Insulin-like Growth Factor-I, human, 97%, BT-106
  • Insulin-like Growth Factor-II, human, 97%, BT-107
  • Insulin-like Growth Factor I, rat
  • Interleukin 2, human
  • Interleukin 2, mouse
  • Interleukin 3, human
  • Interleukin 3, mouse
  • Interleukin 4, human
  • Interleukin 4, mouse
  • KIT Ligand, human
  • KIT Ligand, mouse
  • Liver Cell Growth Factor acetate salt
  • Neurotrophin 4, human
  • Noggin, human
  • Noggin, mouse
  • Platelet-Derived Growth Factor-BB, human, Receptor Grade, 97%, BT-103
  • Sonic Hedgehog, human
  • Transforming Growth Factor-alpha, human, 98%, BT-110
  • Tumor Necrosis Factor-alpha (His), human

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