Technical Data
C0115-15A
Calcitonin (CALCA, CALC1, CT, KC, MGC126648)
Description:
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.

Applications:
Suitable for use in Western Blot, Immunohistochemistry and Ouchterlony Double Immunodiffusion. Other applications not tested.

Recommended Dilution:
Immunohistochemistry (Frozen, paraffin without proteolytic treatment): 1:50 using the Indirect Method.
Optimal dilutions to be determined by the researcher.

Positive Control:
Thyroid

Storage and Stability:
May be stored at 4C for short-term only. Aliquot to avoid repeated freezing and thawing. Store at -20C. 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.
TypeIsotypeCloneGrade
PabSerum
SizeStorageShippingSourceHost
250ul-20CBlue IceHumanRabbit
Concentration:
Not determined
Immunogen:
Synthetic human Calcitonin. Cellular Localization: Cytoplasm
Purity:
Serum
Form
Supplied as a liquid.
Specificity:
Recognizes human Calcitonin. Crossreactive in most species.
Intended for research use only. Not for use in human, therapeutic, or diagnostic applications.
1. Luts, A., et al. Regul. Pept. 51(1994) 121-129.