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Anti -Chorionic Gonadotropin, Human (hCG)

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Clone Host Grade Applications
Monoclonal Mouse Affinity Purified E
Human Chorionic Gonadotropin (HCG) is a glycoprotein, which is secreted in large quantities by normal trophoblasts. It is present only in trace amounts in non-pregnant urine and sera but rises sharply during pregnancy. HCG is composed of two non-identical, non-covalently linked polypeptide chains designated as the a-and b-subunits. The a-subunit of HCG is nearly identical to that of thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH), follicle stimulating hormone (FSH), and luteinizing hormone (LH). A germ cell tumor which is positive for cytokeratin, placental alkaline phosphatase (PLAP), and HCG but negative for EMA and AFP is probably a choriocarcinoma.
Catalog #C5069-06C
ApplicationsSuitable for use in Immunochromatography and as a capture antibody in ELISA. Other applications not tested.
Recommended DilutionsOptimal dilutions to be determined by the researcher.
Matched PairsCapture: C5069-06C
Detection: C5069-06P
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 12 months after receipt. For maximum recovery of product, centrifuge the original vial after thawing and prior to removing the cap.
Clone TypeMonoclonal
IsotypeIgG1
Clone No5E570
HostMouse
SourceHuman
Concentration~1mg/ml
FormSupplied as a liquid in PBS, pH 7.4, 0.1% sodium azide.
PurityPurified by Protein A affinity chromatography.
ImmunogenHuman Chorionic Gonadotropin (hCG)
SpecificityRecognizes the beta subunit of hCG. Does not crossreact with hLH, hTSH or hFSH.
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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