|Tested species reactivity||Chemical|
|Host / Isotype||Rabbit / IgG|
|Immunogen||Synthetic human calcitonin. .|
|Storage buffer||whole serum|
|Storage Conditions||Store at 4°C short term. For long term storage, store at -20°C, avoiding freeze/thaw cycles.|
|Tested Applications||Dilution *|
|Immunohistochemistry (Frozen) (IHC (F))||1:50|
|Immunohistochemistry (Paraffin) (IHC (P))||1:50|
|Western Blot (WB)||Assay dependent.|
* Suggested working dilutions are given as a guide only. It is recommended that the user titrate the product for use in their own experiment using appropriate negative and positive controls.
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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