OVERVIEW:

SynonymsMonoclonalhCGantibody,Anti-hCGantibody,HumanChorionicGonadotropinantibody,intacthCGantibody,intactHumanChorionicGonadotropinantibody,FSHAantibody,GPHaantibody,GPHA1antibody,LHAantibody,TSHAantibody
CrossReactivityihCG111%,hCG100%,LH<3%,FSH<1%,TSH<1%
ImmunogenhCGantibodywasraisedinMouseusinghumanchorionicgonadotrophin-intactastheimmunogen

SPECIFICATIONS:

HostMouse
CloneM86333
IsotypeIgG
MethodofPurificationhCGantibodywaschromatographicallypurified
Form&BufferSuppliedin0.05MPBS,pH7.4containing0.1%NaN3.
Concentration5.6mg/ml

STORAGE&SAFETY:

StorageStoreat4-8degC

GENERALINFORMATION:

BiologicalSignificanceHumanchorionicgonadotropin(hCG)isahormoneproducedbythesyncytiotrophoblast,aportionoftheplacentafollowingimplantation.ThepresenceofhCGisdetectedinpregnancytests.Somecanceroustumorsproducethishormone;therefore,elevatedlevelsmeasuredwhenthepatientisnotpregnantcanleadtoacancerdiagnosis.However,itisnotknownwhetherthisproductionisacontributingcauseoraneffectoftumorigenesis.ThepituitaryanalogofhCG,knownasluteinizinghormone(LH),isproducedinthepituitaryglandofmalesandfemalesofallages.