|Application ||WB, IF, E|
|Other Accession||NP_001031, 7382460|
|Reactivity||Human, Mouse, Rat|
|Calculated MW||Predicted: 25, 26, 31, 32, 38, 44 kDa |
Observed: 35 kDa
|Application Notes||LIN54 antibody can be used for detection of LIN54 by Western blot at 1 - 2 µg/ml. For immunofluorescence start at 20 µg/mL.|
|Target/Specificity||SHBG; SHBG antibody is human, mouse, and rat reactive. At least three isoforms of SHBG are known to exist; this antibody will detect all three isoforms.|
|Reconstitution & Storage||SHBG antibody can be stored at 4℃ for three months and -20℃, stable for up to one year.|
|Precautions||SHBG Antibody is for research use only and not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.|
|Function||Functions as an androgen transport protein, but may also be involved in receptor mediated processes. Each dimer binds one molecule of steroid. Specific for 5-alpha-dihydrotestosterone, testosterone, and 17-beta-estradiol. Regulates the plasma metabolic clearance rate of steroid hormones by controlling their plasma concentration.|
|Cellular Location||Secreted. Note=In testis, it is synthesized by the Sertoli cells, secreted into the lumen of the seminiferous tubule and transported to the epididymis|
|Tissue Location||Isoform 1 and isoform 2 are present in liver and testis|
Thousands of laboratories across the world have published research that depended on the performance of antibodies from Abgent to advance their research. Check out links to articles that cite our products in major peer-reviewed journals, organized by research category.
firstname.lastname@example.org, and receive a free "I Love Antibodies" mug.
Provided below are standard protocols that you may find useful for product applications.
SHBG is a steroid binding protein that was first described as a plasma protein secreted by the liver and is thought to participate in the regulation of steroid responses. SHBG transports androgens and estrogens in the blood, binding each steroid molecule as a dimer formed from identical or nearly identical monomers (1). Low plasma SHBG levels are associated with obesity, abdominal adiposity, metabolic syndrome, and predict the development of type 2 diabetes (2,3). Polymorphisms in this gene have been associated with polycystic ovary syndrome and type 2 diabetes mellitus (4).
Siiteri PK, Murai JT, Hammond GL, et al. The serum transport of steroid hormones. Recent Prog. Horm. Res. 1982; 38:457-510.
Li C, Ford ES, Li B, et al. Association of testosterone and sex hormone-binding globulin with metabolic syndrome and insulin resistance in men. Diabetes Care 2010; 33:1618-24.
Ding EL, Song Y, Manson JE, et al. Sex hormone-binding globulin and risk of type 2 diabetes in women and men. N. Engl. J. Med. 2009; 361:1152-63.
Hacihanefioglu B, Aybey B, Hakan Ozon Y, et al. Association of anthropometric, androgenic and insulin-related features with polymorphisms in exon 8 of SHBG gene in women with polycystic ovary syndrome. Gynecol. Endocrinol. 2013; 29:361-4.
If you have used an Abgent product and would like to share how it has performed, please click on the "Submit Review" button and provide the requested information. Our staff will examine and post your review and contact you if needed.
If you have any additional inquiries please email technical services at email@example.com.