Growth Hormone in Rat Pituitary.
Growth Hormone was detected in perfusion fixed frozen sections of rat pituitary using Goat Anti-Rat Growth Hormone Antigen Affinity-purified Polyclonal Antibody (Catalog # AF1566) at 15 µg/mL overnight at 4 °C. Tissue was stained using the Anti-Goat HRP-DAB Cell & Tissue Staining Kit (brown; Catalog # CTS008) and counterstained with hematoxylin (blue). View our protocol for Chromogenic IHC Staining of Frozen Tissue Sections.
Preparation and Storage
Reconstitute at 0.2 mg/mL in sterile PBS.
Reconstitution Buffer Available
The product is shipped at ambient temperature. Upon receipt, store it immediately at the temperature recommended below. *Small pack size (SP) is shipped with polar packs. Upon receipt, store it immediately at -20 to -70 °C
Stability & Storage
Use a manual defrost freezer and avoid repeated freeze-thaw cycles.
12 months from date of receipt, -20 to -70 °C as supplied.
1 month, 2 to 8 °C under sterile conditions after reconstitution.
6 months, -20 to -70 °C under sterile conditions after reconstitution.
Background: Growth Hormone
Growth Hormone, also named somatotropin, belongs to the
somatotropin/prolactin superfamily. It is synthesized in the anterior
pituitary gland. Growth Hormone regulates body growth by stimulating
the secretion of IGF-I by liver and other tissues.
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