|Application ||IHC-P, IHC-F|
|Calculated MW||12736 Da|
|Purification||Antisera to somatostatin were raised by repeated immunisation of rabbits with highly purified antigen.|
|Shelf Life||18 months from date of despatch.|
|Other Names||Somatostatin, Growth hormone release-inhibiting factor, Somatostatin-28, Somatostatin-14, SST|
|Target/Specificity||Rabbit anti-Human Somatostatin antibody recognizes human somatostatin, a polypeptide hormone produced by the hypothalamus, D cells in the pancreas and by nerves within the intestinal wall. Somatostatin exists in 2 forms - a 28 amino acid pro-hormone and a mature 14 amino acid form. In the pancreas, duodenum and gastric antrum the 14 amino acid form is predominate, whilst the pro-hormone is more common in other regions of the gastrointestinal tract.|
|Preservative & Stabilisers||0.1% Sodium Azide (NaN3); 1% Bovine Serum Albumin;|
|Storage||Store at +4℃ or at -20 ℃.|
|Precautions||Anti-Human Somatostatin Antibody is for research use only and not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.|
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1. Hall, G. et al. (2002) Localisation of somatostatin and somatostatin receptors in benign and malignant ovarian tumours.Br. J. Cancer. 87: 86 - 90. 2. Bhandari, S. et al. (2008) Expression of somatostatin and somatostatin receptor subtypes 1-5 in human normal and diseased kidney. J Histochem Cytochem. 56:733-43. 3. Cabrera, O. et al. (2006) The unique cytoarchitecture of human pancreatic islets has implications for islet cell function.Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 103: 2334-9. 4. Zhao, M. and Huang, G.C. (2012) Conversion of non-endocrine human pancreatic cells to insulin-producing cells for treatment of diabetes.Methods Mol Biol. 806: 73-85. 5. Hall, G.H. et al. (2005) Neuropilin-1 and VEGF correlate with somatostatin expression and microvessel density in ovarian tumours.Int J Oncol. 27: 1283-8.
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