Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor A (VEGFA) (Center) Peptide

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Protein Name
  • vegf
  • vegfa
  • wu:fj82c06
  • VEGF
  • vegf-a
  • vpf
  • vefg
  • VEGF-A
  • VPF
  • eVEGF120
  • eVEGF164
  • MVCD1
  • Vegf
  • Vegf120
  • Vegf164
  • Vegf188
  • Vpf
  • VEGF164
  • vascular endothelial growth factor Aa
  • vascular endothelial growth factor A
  • vegfaa
  • vegfa-a
  • VEGFA
  • vegfa
  • Vegfa
Protein Region
Center
Source
Synthetic
Peptide Type
Synthetic
Application
Blocking Peptide (BP)
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Background This gene is a member of the PDGF/VEGF growth factor family and encodes a protein that is often found as a disulfide linked homodimer. This protein is a glycosylated mitogen that specifically acts on endothelial cells and has various effects, including mediating increased vascular permeability, inducing angiogenesis, vasculogenesis and endothelial cell growth, promoting cell migration, and inhibiting apoptosis. Elevated levels of this protein is linked to POEMS syndrome, also known as Crow-Fukase syndrome. Mutations in this gene have been associated with proliferative and nonproliferative diabetic retinopathy. Alternatively spliced transcript variants, encoding either freely secreted or cell-associated isoforms, have been characterized. There is also evidence for the use of non-AUG (CUG) translation initiation sites upstream of, and in-frame with the first AUG, leading to additional isoforms.
Restrictions For Research Use only
Storage 4
Storage Comment Maintain refrigerated at 2-8°C for up to 6 months. For long term storage store at -20°C in small aliquots to prevent freeze-thaw cycles
Expiry Date 6 months
Background publications Shrivastava-Ranjan, Rollin, Spiropoulou: "Andes virus disrupts the endothelial cell barrier by induction of vascular endothelial growth factor and downregulation of VE-cadherin." in: Journal of virology, Vol. 84, Issue 21, pp. 11227-34, 2010 (PubMed).