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Anti -Calcitonin (CALCA, CALC1, CT, KC, MGC126648)


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Clone Host Grade Applications
Polyclonal Rabbit Serum B IH
Calcitonin is produced by the C-cells of the thyroid. This antibody can be used in the diagnosis of medullary thyroid carcinoma and of C-cell hyperplasia. Calcitonin may also occur in bronchial carcinoids and in tumors of adrenal medulla and of pancreatic islets.
Catalog #C0115-15A
ApplicationsSuitable for use in Western Blot, Immunohistochemistry and Ouchterlony Double Immunodiffusion. Other applications not tested.
Recommended DilutionImmunohistochemistry (Frozen, paraffin without proteolytic treatment): 1:50 using the Indirect Method.
Optimal dilutions to be determined by the researcher.
Positive ControlThyroid
Storage and StabilityMay be stored at 4°C for short-term only. Aliquot to avoid repeated freezing and thawing. Store at -20°C. Aliquots are stable for at least 12 months. For maximum recovery of product, centrifuge the original vial after thawing and prior to removing the cap.
Clone TypePolyclonal
ConcentrationNot determined
FormSupplied as a liquid.
ImmunogenSynthetic human Calcitonin. Cellular Localization: Cytoplasm
SpecificityRecognizes human Calcitonin. Crossreactive in most species.
Important NoteThis product as supplied is intended for research use only, not for use in human, therapeutic or diagnostic applications without the expressed written authorization of United States Biological.

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