Recombinant Human BMP-4 Protein

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1 ug/lane of Recombinant Human BMP-4 was resolved with SDS-PAGE under reducing (R) and non-reducing (NR) conditions and visualized by silver staining, showing major bands at 22-25 kDa and 37-41 kDa, respectively. ...read more
Recombinant Human BMP-4 (Catalog #314-BP/CF) induces alkaline phosphatase production in the ATDC5 mouse chondrogenic cell line. The ED50 for this effect is 2.5-15 ng/mL.

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Recombinant Human BMP-4 Protein Summary

Details of Functionality
Measured by its ability to induce alkaline phosphatase production by ATDC5 mouse chondrogenic cells. Binnerts, M.E. et al. (2004) Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun. 315(2):272. The ED50 for this effect is typically 2.5-15 ng/mL.
Source
Mouse myeloma cell line, NS0-derived human BMP-4 protein
Ser293-Arg408
Accession #
N-terminal Sequence
Ser293
Structure / Form
Disulfide-linked homodimer
Protein/Peptide Type
Recombinant Proteins
Gene
BMP4
Purity
>95%, by SDS-PAGE visualized with Silver Staining and quantitative densitometry by Coomassie® Blue Staining.
Endotoxin Note
<0.01 EU per 1 μg of the protein by the LAL method.

Applications/Dilutions

Theoretical MW
13 kDa (monomer).
Disclaimer note: The observed molecular weight of the protein may vary from the listed predicted molecular weight due to post translational modifications, post translation cleavages, relative charges, and other experimental factors.
SDS-PAGE
22-25 kDa, reducing conditions
37-41 kDa, non-reducing conditions
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314-BP in the following applications:

Packaging, Storage & Formulations

Storage
Use a manual defrost freezer and avoid repeated freeze-thaw cycles.
  • 12 months from date of receipt, -20 to -70 °C as supplied.
  • 1 month, 2 to 8 °C under sterile conditions after reconstitution.
  • 3 months, -20 to -70 °C under sterile conditions after reconstitution.
Buffer
Lyophilized from a 0.2 μm filtered solution in Acetonitrile and TFA with BSA as a carrier protein.
Purity
>95%, by SDS-PAGE visualized with Silver Staining and quantitative densitometry by Coomassie® Blue Staining.
Reconstitution Instructions
Reconstitute at 50-200 μg/mL in sterile 4 mM HCl containing at least 0.1% human or bovine serum albumin.

Notes

This product is produced by and ships from R&D Systems, Inc., a Bio-Techne brand.

Alternate Names for Recombinant Human BMP-4 Protein

  • BMP-2B
  • BMP2B1
  • BMP2BMCOPS6
  • BMP4
  • BMP-4
  • Bone morphogenetic protein 2B
  • bone morphogenetic protein 4
  • DVR4
  • OFC11
  • ZYME

Background

BMP-4 is a TGF-beta superfamily ligand that is widely expressed from early embryogenesis through adulthood. It plays an important role in mesenchyme formation, epidermal determination, suppression of neural induction, the development of multiple organs, and tissue repair (1-5). The human BMP-4 precursor contains a 273 amino acid (aa) propeptide and a 116 aa mature protein (6). Processing of the propeptide by furin or proprotein convertase 6 enables the formation of the mature disulfide-linked homodimeric BMP-4 and facilitates its secretion. Similar intracellular processes may lead to the formation and recreation of BMP4/BMP7
disulfide-linked heterodimer (7-9). Mature human and mouse BMP-4 share 98% aa sequence identity. Human BMP-4 shares 85% aa sequence identity with human BMP-2 and less than 50% with other human BMPs. Compared to BMP-4 homodimers, BMP-4/BMP-7 heterodimers exhibit a greater potency in inducing osteogenic differentiation (9). In Xenopus, the heterodimers can also induce the formation of mesoderm, whereas BMP-4 homodimers only provide ventralizing signals for existing mesoderm (10). BMP-4 signals through tetrameric complexes composed of type I (primarily Activin RIA or BMPR-IA) and type II (primarily Activin RIIA or BMPR-II) receptors (11, 12). The bioavailability of BMP-4 is regulated by its interaction with multiple proteins and glycosaminoglycans (13-15).

 

  1. Zhang, P. et al. (2008) Blood 111:1933.
  2. Gambaro, K. et al. (2006) Cell Death Differ. 13:1075.
  3. Simic, P. and S. Vukicevic (2005) Cytokine Growth Factor Rev. 16:299.
  4. Sadlon, T.J. et al. (2004) Stem Cells 22:457.
  5. Frank, D.B. et al. (2005) Circ. Res. 97:496.
  6. Wozney, J. et al. (1988) Science 242:1528.
  7. Cui, Y. et al. (1998) EMBO J. 17:4735.
  8. Cui, Y. et al. (2001) Genes Dev. 15:2797.
  9. Aono, A. et al. (1995) Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun. 210:670.
  10. Nishimatsu, S. and G.H. Thomsen (1998) Mech. Dev. 74:75.
  11. Chen, D. et al. (2004) Growth Factors 22:233.
  12. Lavery, K. et al. (2008) J. Biol. Chem. April 24 epub.
  13. Rosen, V. (2006) Ann. N.Y. Acad. Sci. 1068:19.
  14. Jones, C.M. and J.C. Smith (1998) Dev. Biol. 194:12.
  15. Takada, T. et al. (2003) J. Biol. Chem. 278:43229.

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Publications for BMP-4 (314-BP)(282)

We have publications tested in 14 confirmed species: Human, Mouse, Rat, Bovine, Chicken, Equine, Ovine, Porcine, Primate - Callitrix jacchus (Common Marmoset), Primate - Macaca fascicularis (Crab-eating Monkey or Cynomolgus Macaque), Primate - Macaca nemestrina (Southern Pig-tailed Macaque), Rabbit, Xenopus, Zebrafish.

We have publications tested in 9 applications: Binding Assay, Bioassay, Expansion/Differentiation, In Ovo, In Vivo, Surface Plasmon Resonance, WB Standard, cell culture, complex formation.


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K Kirino, T Nakahata, T Taguchi, MK Saito Efficient derivation of sympathetic neurons from human pluripotent stem cells with a defined condition Sci Rep, 2018;8(1):12865. 2018 [PMID: 30150715] (Bioassay, Human) Bioassay Human
A Di Baldass, MA D'Amico, P Izzicupo, G Gaggi, S Guarnieri, MA Mariggiò, I Antonucci, B Corneo, D Sirabella, L Stuppia, B Ghinassi Cardiomyocytes Derived from Human CardiopoieticAmniotic Fluids Sci Rep, 2018;8(1):12028. 2018 [PMID: 30104705] (Bioassay, Human) Bioassay Human
Z Xu, X He, X Shi, Y Xia, X Liu, H Wu, P Li, H Zhang, W Yin, X Du, L Li, Y Li Analysis of differentially expressed genes among human hair follicle-derived iPSCs, induced hepatocyte-like cells, and primary hepatocytes Stem Cell Res Ther, 2018;9(1):211. 2018 [PMID: 30092828] (Bioassay, Human) Bioassay Human
L Devito, M Donne, N Kolundzic, P Khurana, C Hobbs, G Kaddour, S Dubrac, R Gruber, M Schmuth, T Mauro, D Ilic Induced pluripotent stem cell line from an atopic dermatitis patient heterozygous for c.2282del4 mutation in filaggrin: KCLi001-A Stem Cell Res, 2018;31(0):122-126. 2018 [PMID: 30075366] (Bioassay, Human) Bioassay Human
E Magro-Lope, C Palmer, J Manso, I Liste, A Zambrano Effects of lung and airway epithelial maturation cocktail on the structure of lung bud organoids Stem Cell Res Ther, 2018;9(1):186. 2018 [PMID: 29996941] (Bioassay, Human) Bioassay Human
K Koefoed, J Skat-Rørda, P Andersen, CB Warzecha, M Pye, TA Andersen, KD Ajbro, E Bendsen, M Narimatsu, F Vilhardt, LB Pedersen, JL Wrana, RH Anderson, K Møllgård, ST Christense, LA Larsen The E3 ubiquitin ligase SMURF1 regulates cell-fate specification and outflow tract septation during mammalian heart development Sci Rep, 2018;8(1):9542. 2018 [PMID: 29934521] (Bioassay, Human) Bioassay Human
J Li, F Xing, F Chen, L He, KF So, Y Liu, J Xiao Functional 3D Human Liver Bud Assembled from MSC-Derived Multiple Liver Cell Lineages Cell Transplant, 2018;0(0):9636897187803. 2018 [PMID: 29895168] (Bioassay, Human) Bioassay Human
H Jun, H Yu, J Gong, J Jiang, X Qiao, E Perkey, DI Kim, MP Emont, AG Zestos, JS Cho, J Liu, RT Kennedy, I Maillard, XZS Xu, J Wu An immune-beige adipocyte communication via nicotinic acetylcholine receptor signaling Nat. Med., 2018;0(0):. 2018 [PMID: 29785025] (Bioassay, Human) Bioassay Human
X Guo, Y Xu, Z Wang, Y Wu, J Chen, G Wang, C Lu, W Jia, J Xi, S Zhu, Z Jiapaer, X Wan, Z Liu, S Gao, J Kang A Linc1405/Eomes Complex Promotes Cardiac Mesoderm Specification and Cardiogenesis Cell Stem Cell, 2018;0(0):. 2018 [PMID: 29754779] (Bioassay, Mouse) Bioassay Mouse
YC Chen, CL Tsai, YH Wei, YT Wu, WT Hsu, HC Lin, YC Hsu ATOH1/RFX1/RFX3 transcription factors facilitate the differentiation and characterisation of inner ear hair cell-like cells from patient-specific induced pluripotent stem cells harbouring A8344G mutation of mitochondrial DNA Cell Death Dis, 2018;9(4):437. 2018 [PMID: 29740017] (Bioassay, Human) Bioassay Human
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Gene Symbol BMP4
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