|ELISA (ELISA)||Assay dependent|
|Western Blot (WB)||Assay dependent|
|Tested Species reactivity||Human|
|Host / Isotype||Mouse / IgG1|
|Immunogen||Purified fragment of native, human calcitonin protein.|
|Storage buffer||PBS, pH 7.4|
|Contains||0.1% sodium azide|
|Storage conditions||4° C|
MA1-20291 detects calcitonin in human samples.
MA1-20291 has been successfully used in ELISA and Western Blot procedures. This antibody may be used in a sandwich ELISA when paired with MA1-20285 as the probe antibody.
The MA1-20291 immunogen is a purified fragment of native, human calcitonin protein.
Calcitonin is a peptide hormone synthesized by the parafollicular cells of the thyroid. It causes a rapid, but short lived, reduction in serum calcium and phosphate by promoting the incorporation of those ions in the bones. This effect is opposite to that of parathyroid hormone.
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Protein Aliases: Alpha CGRP; Alpha-type CGRP; CALC1; CALCA; Calcitonin; calcitonin 1; Calcitonin gene-related peptide 1; Calcitonin gene-related peptide I; calcitonin-related polypeptide alpha; calcitonin/calcitonin-related polypeptide, alpha; CGRP-I; CT; Katacalcin; KC
Gene Aliases: CALC1; CALCA; CGRP; CGRP-I; CGRP1; CT; KC; PCT
UniProt ID: (Human) P01258
Entrez Gene ID: (Human) 796
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