Home|About BioLogo|Ordering|Contact|Help|News|GTC|Sitemap |Deutsch
   register
line
logo

Antibodies – Recombinant Proteins – Staining Reagents


for Biology and Medicine – Consultancy – Development – Production - Distribution
line
Search:
line
Products:
line
AGE
line
BioPrime Antibodies
line
BioPrime Staining Reagents
line
BioPrime Accessories
line
ECM
line
ELISA
line
Enzymes
line
Research
line
Proteins and Peptides
line
VECTOR Reagents
line
  Print data sheet   warenkorb_large (1K) add to basket

Products> BioPrime Antibodies

Code N°


CA502: Calcitonin




Price: 180 € / 5 ml

Monoclonal Antibodies

Origin:Rabbit
 
Isotype:Ig
 
Clone:SP17
 
Format:ready to use
 
Quantity:5 ml
 
Working concentration:neat
 

Thyroid Medullary Carcinoma stained with CA102, DAB, Heamatoxylin


Presentation:Antibody solution in stabilizing phosphate buffer pH 7.3. Contains 0.09 % sodium azide**. The volume is sufficient for at least 50 immunohistochemical tests (100 µl working solution / test). Use appropriate antibody diluent e.g. BIOLOGO Art. No. PU002, if further dilution is required.
 
Immunogen:Synthetic human Calcitonin 1-32
 
Specificity:Human Calcitonin
 
Species Specificity:Human, Monkey, Dog, Mouse, Horse, Rat, Sheep, Pig, others not tested
 
General Information:Calcitonin is a peptide hormone of 32 aa length, which is produced by C-cells of the thyroid gland. The hormone is responsible for the homeostasis of Calcium in blood and for Calcium uptake into bone cells.
 
Special properties:The antibody, which is specific for human Calcitonin, may be used for the detection of C-cells in the thyroid glands. It is also suitable for the investigation of C-cell hyperplasia and for the detection of medullary thyroid carcinoma in which calcitonin is over-expressed.
 
Positive control:Thyroid gland, Medullary Thyroid Carcinoma
 
Pre-treatment:Improvement of staining with unmasking fluid G (Art. No. DE007) or unmasking fluid C (Art. No. DE000)
 
Applications:IHC (C, P)
 
Incubation time:60 min at RT
 
Secondary reagents:We recommend the use of BIOLOGO's Universal Staining System DAB (Art. No. DA005) or AEC (Art. No. AE005), for higher sensitivities VECTASTAIN Elite ABC (Art. No. PK-6101) or ABC AP (Art. No. AK-5001) systems are applicable.
 
Storage:2-8°C
 

References:
1. Talerman A., Lindeman J., Kievit-Tyson P.A., et al. (1979) Demonstration of calcitonin and carcinoembryonic antigen (CEA) in medulary carcinoma of the thyroid (MCT) by immunoperoxidase technique. Histopathol. 3; 503-510.

2. Holm R., Nesland J.M., Attramadal A. et al. (1989) Null cell adenomas of the pituitary gland. An immunohistochmical study. J. Pathol. 153; 213-217.

3. Grunditz T., et al. (1986) Calcitonin gene-related peptide in thyroid nerve fibers and C-cells: effect on thyroid hormone secretion and response to hypercalcemia. Endocrinology 119; 2313-2324.

4. Luts A. et al. (1994) Calcitonin, CGRP and helodermin in endocrine cells of the developing rat lung. Regulatory Peptides 51; 121-129.



Notes:
*BIOLOGO's antibodies are intended for in vitro research use only. They must not be used for clinical diagnostics and not for in vivo experiments in humans or animals.

** The preservative sodium azide is known to be poisonous and potentially hazardous to health. It should be handled only by trained staff. Despite of the product's low azide concentration it must be handled with care. Dispose according to regional rules!

 Print page


» Product list

BioLogo | Steindamm 1 G-H | 24119 Kronshagen | Germany | Phone +49 (0)431.5842 801 | Fax +49 (0)431.5842 803 | info@biologo.de