hCG antibody | P1G7F12 (BIO-BCG-005)

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Mouse anti hCG Beta (Free Specific)

Product Type
Monoclonal Antibody
P1G7F12 (BIO-BCG-005)
Product CodeApplicationsDatasheetMSDSPack SizeList PriceQuantity
2090-1614 R 1 mg
Mouse anti hCG beta (free specific) antibody, clone P1G7F12 (BIO-BCG-005) recognizes the beta subunit of human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG).

Minimal cross-reactivity (0.5%) has been observed with the intact hCG molecule and negligible reactivity has been shown with the human luteinizing hormone (LH), follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH) and thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH).

Human chorionic gonadotropin exists in 5 different variants (hCG, sulfated hCG, hyperglycosylated hCG, free beta hCG and hyperglycosylated free beta) that share the same amino acid sequence but have different functions (Cole 2012). hCG is a glycoprotein of 237 amino acids. Regular hCG has a molecular mass of ~36 kDa where oligosaccharides account for 25-30% of the MW (Cole 2010). hCG is composed of a 92-amino acid alpha subunit, common to the LH, FSH and TSH hormones, and of a unique beta subunit, which is recognized by Mouse anti hCG beta antibody, clone P1G7F12.

Production of progesterone is not the only role of hCG: it also has numerous other functions, during pregnancy and as a marker for certain cancers (Cole 2012), (Cole 2010) and (Cole 2009).

Product Details

Target Species
Product Form
Purified IgG - liquid
Purified IgG prepared by affinity chromatography on Protein A
Buffer Solution
Phosphate buffered saline
Preservative Stabilisers
0.09%Sodium Azide (NaN3)
Carrier Free
Human Chorionic Gonadotropin beta subunit from human pregnancy urine
Approx. Protein Concentrations
IgG concentration 1.0 mg/ml
Fusion Partners
Spleen cells from immunized BALB/c mice were fused with cells of the P3X63-Ag 8.653 myeloma cell line

Storage Information

Store at +4oC or at -20oC if preferred.
Storage in frost-free freezers is not recommended.
This product should be stored undiluted. Avoid repeated freezing and thawing as this may denature the antibody. Should this product contain a precipitate we recommend microcentrifugation before use.
18 months from date of despatch.

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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
Where this product has not been tested for use in a particular technique this does not necessarily exclude its use in such procedures. Suggested working dilutions are given as a guide only. It is recommended that the user titrates the product for use in their own system using the appropriate negative/positive controls.

Secondary Antibodies Available

Description Product Code Pack Size Applications List Price Quantity
Goat anti Mouse IgG (H/L):Alk. Phos. (Multi Species Adsorbed) STAR117A 0.5 mg E WB
Goat anti Mouse IgG (H/L):DyLight®488 (Multi Species Adsorbed) STAR117D488GA 0.1 mg F IF
Goat anti Mouse IgG (H/L):DyLight®680 (Multi Species Adsorbed) STAR117D680GA 0.1 mg F WB
Goat anti Mouse IgG (H/L):DyLight®800 (Multi Species Adsorbed) STAR117D800GA 0.1 mg F IF WB
Goat anti Mouse IgG (H/L):FITC (Multi Species Adsorbed) STAR117F 0.5 mg F
Goat anti Mouse IgG (H/L):HRP (Multi Species Adsorbed) STAR117P 0.5 mg E WB
Goat anti Mouse IgG (Fc):FITC STAR120F 1 mg C F
Goat anti Mouse IgG (Fc):HRP STAR120P 1 mg E WB
Rabbit F(ab')2 anti Mouse IgG:RPE STAR12A 1 ml F
Rabbit F(ab')2 anti Mouse IgG:HRP (Human Adsorbed) STAR13B 1 mg C E P RE WB
Goat anti Mouse IgG:FITC (Rat Adsorbed) STAR70 0.5 mg F
Goat anti Mouse IgG:RPE (Rat Adsorbed) STAR76 1 ml F
Goat anti Mouse IgG:HRP (Rat Adsorbed) STAR77 0.5 mg C E P
Goat anti Mouse IgG/A/M:Alk. Phos. STAR87A 1 mg C E WB
Goat anti Mouse IgG/A/M:HRP (Human Adsorbed) STAR87P 1 mg E
Rabbit F(ab')2 anti Mouse IgG:Dylight®800 STAR8D800GA 0.1 mg F IF WB
Rabbit F(ab')2 anti Mouse IgG:FITC STAR9B 1 mg F

Product Specific References

Further Reading

  1. Cole, L.A. (2009) Human chorionic gonadotropin tests.
    Expert Rev Mol Diagn. 9:721-47
  2. Cole, L.A. (2010) Biological functions of hCG and hCG-related molecules.
    Reprod Biol Endocrinol. 8:102-115.
  3. Cole, L.A. (2012) hCG, the wonder of today's science.
    Reprod Biol Endocrinol. 10:24-41
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