|Flow Cytometry (Flow)||1:10-1:50|
|Western Blot (WB)||1:1000|
|Tested Species reactivity||Human, Mouse|
|Host / Isotype||Rabbit / IgG|
|Immunogen||KLH conjugated synthetic peptide between 79-108 amino acids from the N-terminal region of human INHA|
|Purification||Size-exclusion - Dialysis, Ammonium sulfate precipitation|
|Contains||0.09% sodium azide|
|Storage conditions||-20° C, Avoid Freeze/Thaw Cycles|
The inhibin alpha subunit joins either the beta A or beta B subunit to form a pituitary FSH secretion inhibitor. Inhibin has been shown to regulate gonadal stromal cell proliferation negatively and to have tumour-suppressor activity. In addition, serum levels of inhibin have been shown to reflect the size of granulosa-cell tumors and can therefore be used as a marker for primary as well as recurrent disease. However, in prostate cancer, expression of the inhibin alpha-subunit gene was suppressed and was not detectable in poorly differentiated tumor cells. Furthermore, because expression in gonadal and various extragonadal tissues may vary severalfold in a tissue-specific fashion, it is proposed that inhibin may be both a growth/differentiation factor and a hormone.
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Protein Aliases: A-inhibin subunit; INHA; Inhibin alpha chain
Gene Aliases: AW555078; INHA
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