|Tested species reactivity||Human|
|Host / Isotype||Mouse / IgG1|
|Immunogen||Purified recombinant fragment of human GCG expressed in E. Coli.|
|Contains||0.03% sodium azide|
|Storage Conditions||Store at 4°C short term. For long term storage, store at -20°C, avoiding freeze/thaw cycles.|
|Tested Applications||Dilution *|
|Western Blot (WB)||1/500 - 1/2000|
MA5-15794 targets GCG in WB applications and shows reactivity with Human samples.
The MA5-15794 immunogen is purified recombinant fragment of human GCG expressed in E. Coli.
MA5-15794 detects GCG which has a predicted molecular weight of approximately 21kDa.
The protein encoded by this gene is actually a preproprotein that is cleaved into four distinct mature peptides. One of these, glucagon, is a pancreatic hormone that counteracts the glucose-lowering action of insulin by stimulating glycogenolysis and gluconeogenesis. Glucagon is a ligand for a specific G-protein linked receptor whose signalling pathway controls cell proliferation. Two of the other peptides are secreted from gut endocrine cells and promote nutrient absorption through distinct mechanisms. Finally, the fourth peptide is similar to glicentin, an active enteroglucagon.Tissue specificity: Glucagon is secreted in the A cells of the islets of Langerhans. GLP-1, GLP-2, oxyntomodulin and glicentin are secreted from enteroendocrine cells throughout the gastrointestinal tract. GLP1 and GLP2 are also secreted in selected neurons in the brain.