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Growth Hormone Rabbit anti-Human, Polyclonal, Invitrogen™

Rabbit Polyclonal Antibody

Manufacturer:  Invitrogen PA527360

Catalog No. PIPA527360

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PA5-27360 targets Growth hormone in IHC (P) and WB applications and shows reactivity with Human samples. The PA5-27360 immunogen is recombit fragment corresponding to a region within amino acids 1 and 217 of Human Growth hormone. Store product as a concentrated solution. Centrifuge briefly prior to opening the vial. For short-term storage (1-2 weeks), product can be stored at 4°C. For long-term storage, aliquot and store product at -20° C or below, avioiding multiple freeze-thaw cycles.

Human growth hormone (hGH) is a member of the somatotropin/prolactin family of hormones which play an important role in growth control. The GH1 gene, along with 4 additional related genes, is located at the growth hormone locus on chromosome 17. The five genes share a remarkably high degree of sequence identity. Alternative splicing results in 5 isoforms ranging from approximately 19 kDa to 24 kDa. HGH is produced by the somatotroph cells in the pituitary. It acts through binding to membrane receptors that belong to the cytokine receptor subfamily. Its major role in stimulating body growth is to stimulate the liver and other tissues to secrete IGF-1. It stimulates both the differentiation and proliferation of myoblasts. It also stimulates amino acid uptake and protein synthesis in muscle and other tissues. Mutations or deletions in the gene lead to growth hormone deficiency and short stature.


Growth hormone
Recombit fragment corresponding to a region within amino acids 1 and 217 of Human Growth hormone
Antigen affinity chromatography
Immunohistochemistry (Paraffin), Western Blot
1 mg/mL
0.1M tris glycine with 10% glycerol and 0.01% thimerosal; pH 7
GH, GH-N, GHN, IGHD1B, hGH-N, pituitary growth hormone, somatotropin
100 μL
Store at 4°C short term. For long term storage, store at -20°C, avoiding freeze/thaw cycles.
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