Anti-Somatostatin antibody [8.F.258] (ab30788)


  • Product nameAnti-Somatostatin antibody [8.F.258]
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  • Description
    Rat monoclonal [8.F.258] to Somatostatin
  • SpecificityThis antibody recognizes somatostatin. It partially cross reacts with somatostatin fragments, but does not cross react with enkephalins, other endorphins, Substance P or CGRP.
  • Tested applicationsSuitable for: ELISA, IHC-Fr, IHC-P, ICC/IFmore details
  • Species reactivity
    Reacts with: Human
  • Immunogen

    Full length protein corresponding to Human Somatostatin. Somatostatin conjugated to Thyroglobulin
    Database link: P61278



Our Abpromise guarantee covers the use of ab30788 in the following tested applications.

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

Application Abreviews Notes
ELISA Use at an assay dependent concentration.
IHC-Fr 1/25 - 1/100.
IHC-P 1/25 - 1/100. Antigen retrieval is recommended. Suitable for IHC(PFA fixed) PMID 21343251.
ICC/IF Use at an assay dependent concentration. PubMed: 23639079


  • FunctionSomatostatin inhibits the release of somatotropin.
  • Sequence similaritiesBelongs to the somatostatin family.
  • Cellular localizationSecreted.
  • Information by UniProt
  • Database links
  • Alternative names
    • Growth hormone release inhibiting factor antibody
    • Growth hormone release-inhibiting factor antibody
    • Prepro somatostatin antibody
    • SMS_HUMAN antibody
    • SMST antibody
    • Somatostatin 14 antibody
    • Somatostatin 28 antibody
    • Somatostatin-14 antibody
    • SST antibody
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References for Anti-Somatostatin antibody [8.F.258] (ab30788)

This product has been referenced in:
  • Higurashi N  et al. A human Dravet syndrome model from patient induced pluripotent stem cells. Mol Brain 6:19 (2013). ICC/IF ; Human . Read more (PubMed: 23639079) »
  • Cai T  et al. Expression of Insulinoma-Associated 2 (INSM2) in Pancreatic Islet Cells Is Regulated by the Transcription Factors Ngn3 and NeuroD1. Endocrinology 152:1961-9 (2011). IHC (PFA fixed) ; Human . Read more (PubMed: 21343251) »

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Application Western blot
Sample Mouse Tissue lysate - whole (Heart)
Gel Running Conditions Reduced Denaturing (4-12%)
Loading amount 30 µg
Specification Heart
Blocking step BSA as blocking agent for 1 hour(s) and 0 minute(s) · Concentration: 5% · Temperature: 25°C

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Submitted Oct 20 2016

Application Immunohistochemistry (Formalin/PFA-fixed paraffin-embedded sections)
Sample Mouse Tissue sections (pancreas, langerhans islet, insulin + somatostatin)
Antigen retrieval step Heat mediated - Buffer/Enzyme Used: citrate buffer pH6
Permeabilization Yes - Tween-20
Specification pancreas, langerhans islet, insulin + somatostatin
Blocking step BSA as blocking agent for 40 minute(s) · Concentration: 1% · Temperature: RT°C
Fixative Formaldehyde

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Submitted Jun 23 2016

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Thank you very much for your interest in PEDF and Somatostatin antibodies.

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Thank you for contacting us. The immunogen sequence of ab53165 is from xxxxxx of human somatostatin. We haven’t analyzed the Kd of this product. This antibody is guaranteed inICC/IF,WB,ELISA,IHC-P on mouse and human tissues. Ab...

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Thank you for contacting us. The immunogen sequence of ab11770 includes amino acids XXX of Human Somatostatin. We haven’t analyzed the Kd of this product. According to our results, this antibody works well in ELISA and WB for purifi...

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Thank you for your enquiry. The antibody does cross-react with Somatostatin 28. The manufacturing lab confirmed that the statement on the datasheet "Partially crossreacts with somatostatin fragments" means that there is a signal, but not as ...

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