Overview

  • Product nameAnti-TSH antibody [TSH 220]See all TSH primary antibodies ...
  • Description
    Mouse monoclonal [TSH 220] to TSH
  • Specificityab76759 labels thyrotrophic cells of the pituitary and may be useful for research in the classification of pituitary adenocarcinomas and differential identification of primary and metastatic tumors of the pituitary.
  • Tested applicationsIHC-P, IHC-Fr, ICC more details
  • Species reactivity
    Reacts with: Human
  • Immunogen

    Human TSH, beta subunit.

  • Epitopenot known
  • Positive control
    • Human Anterior pituitary tissue.

Properties

Applications

Our Abpromise guarantee covers the use of ab76759 in the following tested applications.

The application notes include recommended starting dilutions; optimal dilutions/concentrations should be determined by the end user.

Application Notes
IHC-P
IHC-Fr
ICC
  • Application notesICC: 1/50 - 1/100.
    Note: this antibody can be used also in cell smears.

    IHC-P: 1/50 - 1/100 using streptavidin-Biotin system or polymer system.
    Note: The intensity of staining can be enhanced by antigen retriever (boiling tissue in 10 mM citrate, pH 6.0 for 15-20 mins, followed by cooling at RT for 20 mins).

    IHC-Fr: 1/50 - 1/100 using streptavidin-Biotin system or polymer system.

    Not yet tested in other applications.
    Optimal dilutions/concentrations should be determined by the end user.
  • Target

    • RelevanceThyroid stimulating hormone, also known as thyrotropin, is secreted from cells in the anterior pituitary called thyrotrophs, finds its receptors on epithelial cells in the thyroid gland, and stimulates that gland to synthesize and release thyroid hormones. TSH is a glycoprotein hormone composed of two subunits which are non covalently bound to one another. The alpha subunit of TSH is also present in two other pituitary glycoprotein hormones, follicle stimulating hormone and luteinizing hormone, and, in primates, in the placental hormone chorionic gonadotropin. Each of these hormones also has a unique beta subunit, which provides receptor specificity. In other words, TSH is composed of alpha subunit bound to the TSH beta subunit, and TSH associates only with its own receptor. Free alpha and beta subunits have essentially no biological activity.
    • Cellular localizationSecreted
    • Database links
    • Alternative names
      • Anterior pituitary glycoprotein hormones common subunit alpha antibody
      • CG ALPHA antibody
      • CGA antibody
      • CGA protein antibody
      • Choriogonadotropin alpha chain antibody
      • Chorionic gonadotrophin alpha subunit antibody
      • Chorionic gonadotropin alpha polypeptide antibody
      • Follicle stimulating hormone alpha chain antibody
      • Follitropin alpha chain antibody
      • FSH alpha antibody
      • FSHA antibody
      • Glycoprotein hormones alpha chain antibody
      • Glycoprotein hormones alpha polypeptide antibody
      • GPHa antibody
      • GPHA1 antibody
      • HCG antibody
      • LHA antibody
      • LSH alpha antibody
      • Luteinizing hormone alpha chain antibody
      • Lutropin alpha chain antibody
      • Thyroid stimulating hormone alpha chain antibody
      • Thyroid stimulating hormone beta antibody
      • Thyroid stimulating hormone beta subunit antibody
      • Thyroid stimulating hormone subunit beta antibody
      • Thyroid Stimulation Hormone antibody
      • Thyrotropin alfa antibody
      • Thyrotropin alpha chain antibody
      • Thyrotropin beta subunit antibody
      • Thyrotropin subunit beta antibody
      • TSH A antibody
      • TSH alpha antibody
      • TSH B antibody
      • TSH beta antibody
      • TSHA antibody
      • TSHB antibody
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    References for Anti-TSH antibody [TSH 220] (ab76759)

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