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Chromogranin A antibody [CHGA/1815R]

Anti-Chromogranin A antibody [CHGA/1815R] used in IHC (Paraffin sections) (IHC-P). GTX34603

Cat No. GTX34603

Host Rabbit
Clonality Monoclonal
Clone Name CHGA/1815R
Isotype IgG
Application WB, ICC/IF, IHC-P
Reactivity Human
APPLICATION

Application Note

*Optimal dilutions/concentrations should be determined by the researcher.
Application Dilution
WB 0.5-1ug/ml
ICC/IF 0.5-1ug/ml
IHC-P 0.5-1ug/ml for 30 minutes at RT

Note :

IHC-P
Boiling tissue sections in 10mM citrate buffer, pH 6.0, for 10-20 min followed by cooling at RT for 20 minutes

Not tested in other applications.

Calculated MW

51 kDa. ( Note )

Specificity/Sensitivity

Chromogranin A is present in neuroendocrine cells throughout the body, including the neuroendocrine cells of the large and small intestine, adrenal medulla and pancreatic islets. It is an excellent marker for carcinoid tumors, pheochromocytomas, paragangliomas, and other neuroendocrine tumors. Co-expression of chromogranin A and neuron specific enolase (NSE) is common in neuroendocrine neoplasms. Reportedly, co-expression of certain keratins and chromogranin indicates neuroendocrine lineage. The presence of strong anti-chromogranin staining and absence of anti-keratin staining should raise the possibility of paraganglioma. The co-expression of chromogranin and NSE is typical of neuroendocrine neoplasms. Most pituitary adenomas and prolactinomas readily express chromogranin.
PROPERTIES

Form

Liquid

Buffer

Prepared in 10mM PBS with 0.05% BSA and 0.05% azide.

Storage

Store as concentrated solution. Centrifuge briefly prior to opening vial. For short-term storage (1-2 weeks), store at 4ºC. For long-term storage, aliquot and store at -20ºC or below. Avoid multiple freeze-thaw cycles.

Antigen Species

Human

Immunogen

Recombinant full-length human CHGA protein

Purification

recombinant MAb purified by Protein A/G

Conjugation

Unconjugated

Note

For laboratory use only. Not for any clinical, therapeutic, or diagnostic use in humans or animals. Not for animal or human consumption.
TARGET

Synonyms

Chromogranin A,Cga,Chga

Background

The protein encoded by this gene is a member of the chromogranin/secretogranin family of neuroendocrine secretory proteins. It is found in secretory vesicles of neurons and endocrine cells. This gene product is a precursor to three biologically active peptides; vasostatin, pancreastatin, and parastatin. These peptides act as autocrine or paracrine negative modulators of the neuroendocrine system. Two other peptides, catestatin and chromofungin, have antimicrobial activity and antifungal activity, respectively. Two transcript variants encoding different isoforms have been found for this gene. [provided by RefSeq, Sep 2014]

Database

Research Area

DATA IMAGES
Anti-Chromogranin A antibody [CHGA/1815R] used in IHC (Paraffin sections) (IHC-P). GTX34603

GTX34603 IHC-P Image

Formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded human Pancreas stained with Chromogranin A Recombinant Rabbit Monoclonal Antibody (CHGA/1815R).

Package List Price ($)
$ 379