Growth Hormone Products

Antibodies
Growth Hormone Antibody
Growth Hormone Antibody
AF1067
Species: Hu
Applications: WB, IHC, Neut
Host: Goat Polyclonal
Conjugate Catalog # Availability Size Price
Growth Hormone Antibody
Growth Hormone Antibody
AF1566
Species: Rt
Applications: WB, IHC
Host: Goat Polyclonal
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Growth Hormone Antibody (1789 ...
Growth Hormone Antibody (178902) [...
MAB1067
Species: Hu
Applications: WB, Neut
Host: Mouse Monoclonal
Antibody Pairs
Growth Hormone Antibody Pair
Growth Hormone Antibody Pair
H00002688-PW1
Species: Hu
Applications: WB, IP
ELISA Kits
Growth Hormone ELISA Kit [HRP ...
Growth Hormone ELISA Kit [HRP]
KA0521
Species: Hu
Lysates
Growth Hormone Overexpression ...
Growth Hormone Overexpression Lysa...
NBP2-10676
Applications: WB
Proteins
Human Growth Hormone Protein
Human Growth Hormone Protein
NBP2-34890
Species: Hu
Applications: Func, PAGE
Growth Hormone Recombinant Pr ...
Growth Hormone Recombinant Protein
NBP1-99316
Species: Hu
Growth Hormone Recombinant Pr ...
Growth Hormone Recombinant Protein
NBP1-99610
Species: Hu

Description

Human growth hormone (hGH) plays an important role in growth control. Its major role in stimulating body growth is to stimulate the liver and other tissues to secrete IGF-1. The effects of hGH in the body can be generally described as anabolic. It stimulates amino acid uptake and protein synthesis in muscle and other tissues. Growth Hormone (GH1) is synthesized by acidophilic or somatotropic cells of the anterior pituitary gland. Genes for growth hormone (GH) are found in a gene cluster on 17q, which consists of two growth hormone genes and three CSH genes. The GHN1 gene is transcribed exclusively in the pituitary, whereas the other 4 genes are expressed only in placental tissues. Several isoforms of GH1 exist. Human growth hormone (hGH) is also used as a reporter protein, because it is secreted from mammalian cells it can be assayed by ELISA on culture supernatant using antibodies to determine the level of expression.

Bioinformatics

Entrez Human
Mouse
Uniprot Human
Human
Human
Human
Product By Gene ID 2688
Alternate Names
  • hGH-N
  • GHNGrowth hormone
  • GH-Nsomatotropin
  • GHIGHD1B
  • growth hormone 1Pituitary growth hormone

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