Becaplermin is produced by recombinant DNA technology by insertion of the gene for the B chain of platelet derived growth factor (PDGF) into the yeast, Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Becaplermin has a molecular weight of approximately 25 KD and is a homodimer composed of two identical polypeptide chains that are bound together by disulfide bonds.

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Trivial name PDGFB
Catalog Number TP-061CL
Alternative Name(s) Becaplermin
Research Area Growth regulation
Molecular Formula C532H892N162O153S9
CAS# 165101-51-9
Purity >90%
Size 1 mg
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Additional Information For topical treatment of skin ulcers (from diabetes)