hCG antibody | INN-hCG-5

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Mouse anti hCG (Alpha 3 Epitope)

Product Type
Monoclonal Antibody
Product Code Applications Pack Size List Price Quantity
0.5 mg loader

Mouse anti hCG antibody, clone INN-hCG-5 recognizes an epitope on the alpha subunits of all human glycoprotein hormones. Indirect Immunofluorescence analysis on paraffin sections of human pituitaries reveals clear staining of glycoprotein hormone producing cells. Reacts with human LH, FSH, TSH, and hCG.

Product Details

Target Species
Product Form
Ascitic fluid - liquid
Preservative Stabilisers
0.09%Sodium Azide
Approx. Protein Concentrations
IgG concentration 4 mg/ml
Fusion Partners
Spleen cells of BALB/c mice fused with the mouse myeloma cell line P3 - NS1 - Ag4.1.

Storage Information

This product is shipped at ambient temperature. It is recommended to aliquot and store at -20°C on receipt. When thawed, aliquot the sample as needed. Keep aliquots at 2-8°C for short term use (up to 4 weeks) and store the remaining aliquots at -20°C.

Avoid repeated freezing and thawing as this may denature the antibody. Storage in frost-free freezers is not recommended.
12 months from date of despatch

More Information

Entrez Gene
GO Terms
GO:0005576 extracellular region
GO:0007165 signal transduction
GO:0005179 hormone activity
GO:0005625 soluble fraction
GO:0016486 peptide hormone processing
GO:0042446 hormone biosynthetic process
For research purposes only

Applications of hCG antibody

This product has been reported to work in the following applications. This information is derived from testing within our laboratories, peer-reviewed publications or personal communications from the originators. Please refer to references indicated for further information. For general protocol recommendations, please visit the antibody protocols page.
Application Name Verified Min Dilution Max Dilution
Immunohistology - Frozen
Immunohistology - Paraffin
Where this antibody has not been tested for use in a particular technique this does not necessarily exclude its use in such procedures. It is recommended that the user titrates the antibody for use in their own system using appropriate negative/positive controls.

Product Specific References

References for hCG antibody

  1. Kofler, R. et al. (1982) Monoclonal antibodies against human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG): I. production, specificity, and intramolecular binding sites.
    Am J Reprod Immunol. 2 (4): 212-6.

Further Reading

  1. Schwarz, S. et al. (1984) Molecular mapping of the immunological surface of the hCG molecule by monoclonal antibodies.
    Fresenius Z Anal Chem. 317: 727.

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