Product Type: Antibody
Descritpion: The inhibin beta A subunit joins the alpha subunit to form a pituitary FSH secretion inhibitor. Inhibin has been shown to regulate gonadal stromal cell proliferation negatively and to have tumor-suppressor activity. In addition, serum levels of inhibin have been shown to reflect the size of granulosa-cell tumors and can therefore be used as a marker for primary as well as recurrent disease. Because expression in gonadal and various extragonadal tissues may vary severalfold in a tissue-specific fashion, it is proposed that inhibin may be both a growth/differentiation factor and a hormone. Furthermore, the beta A subunit forms a homodimer, activin A, and also joins with a beta B subunit to form a heterodimer, activin AB, both of which stimulate FSH secretion.
Research Areas: Cancer, Signal transduction
Recommended Dilutions: WB 1:500-1:2000, IHC 1:100-1:300, ELISA 1:10000-1:20000
Size: 200 uL
Immunogen: Synthesized peptide derived from the C-terminal region of human Inhibin ?-A.
Formulation: PBS with 0.02% sodium azide, 0.5% BSA and 50% glycerol, pH7.4
Purification: Affinity purification
Calculated MW: 47kDa
Tissue Specificity/Positive Control:
Cellular Localization: Secreted.
Storage: Store at -20C. Avoid freeze / thaw cycles.