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Mouse PTH 1-84 ELISA

For Research Use Only. Not for use in diagnostic procedures

Mouse intact parathyroid hormone (PTH 1-84) is an amino acid polypeptide produced by the parathyroid gland with its biological activity residing in the
N-terminal region of the peptide. PTH plays an important role in maintaining the concentration of ionized calcium within the limits needed to achieve normal metabolic functions. When serum calcium levels are decreased the parathyroid gland increases secretion of the hormone which results in increased mobilization of calcium from skeletal reserves into the circulation. When levels of serum calcium are increased the secretion of PTH is reduced.

The similarities between mouse and human physiology relative to calcium metabolism make the mouse an excellent live-animal model for studying human skeletal disease and in the pre-clinical evaluation of pharmacologic agents that may alter bone remodeling. Quantitation of biologically active mouse PTH 1-84 with this kit can provide a precise and sensitive assessment of changes in bone and mineral metabolism.

The Mouse PTH 1-84 ELISA Kit is a two-site enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) for the measurement of PTH in mouse plasma or cell culture media.  Two different goat polyclonal antibodies have been affinity purified against mouse PTH to detect the biologically active intact form of mouse PTH. The antibody which recognizes epitopes within the midregion/C-terminal portion (39-84) of the peptide is biotinylated for capture. The other antibody, which recognizes epitopes within the N-terminal region (1-34), is conjugated with the enzyme horseradish peroxidase (HRP) for detection.

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Product Specifications

Product Spec NameProduct Spec Data
Format

ELISA

Tests/kit

96 wells/plate

Sample type

Mouse plasma, or cell culture media

LOD

4 pg/mL

Incubation time

< 4 hours

Ordering Information

Catalog NumberDescriptionKit Size / Case Size
60-2305

Mouse PTH 1-84

96 tests

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