Human Follicle Stimulating Hormone ELISA Kit (ab108678)

Overview

  • Product nameHuman Follicle Stimulating Hormone ELISA Kit
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  • Detection methodColorimetric
  • Tests
    1 x 96 test
  • Sample type
    Serum
  • Assay typeSandwich (quantitative)
  • Sensitivity
    600 µlU/ml
  • Range
    0.001 U/ml - 0.1 U/ml
  • Assay durationMultiple steps standard assay
  • Species reactivity
    Reacts with: Human
  • Product overview

    ab108678 Follicle Stimulating Hormone Human ELISA Kit is a immunoenzymatic colorimetric method for quantitative determination of Follicle Stimulating Hormone in serum.

    Follicle Stimulating hormone (FSH) is a glycoprotein consisting of two subunits with an approximate molecular mass of 35,500 daltons. The alpha-subunit is similar to other pituitary hormones [luteinizing stimulating hormone (LH), thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH) and chorionic gonadotropin (hCG)] while the beta-subunit is unique. The beta-subunit confers the biological activity to the molecule. Stimulation by gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH) causes release of FSH, as well as LH, from the pituitary and is transported by the blood to their sites of action, the testes or ovary. In men, FSH acts on the Sertoli cells of the testis, stimulating the synthesis of inhibin, which appears to specifically inhibit further FSH secretion, and androgen-binding protein. Thus, it indirectly supports spermatogenesis. In women, FSH acts on the granulosa cells of the ovary, stimulating steroidogensis. All ovulatory menstrual cycles have a characteristic pattern of FSH, as well as LH, secretion.

  • Tested applicationsSuitable for: Sandwich ELISAmore details
  • PlatformMicroplate

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Applications

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

Application Abreviews Notes
Sandwich ELISA Use at an assay dependent dilution.

Protocols

References for Human Follicle Stimulating Hormone ELISA Kit (ab108678)

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The monoclonal antibody used for capture binds all the FSH molecule. The cross reactivity is 1% against the alfa chain (generic for several proteic hormones as LH, bH...

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We do have no ELISA kit against LH, FSH or Progesterone which are tested against the rat proteins. We do have however such kits tested against the human protein, for which we have however not yet tested w...

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