Anti-PCT (Procalcitonin CAS 56645-65-9) antibody

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NamePCT (Procalcitonin)
SynonymsKC; CGRP-I; Calcitonin gene-related peptide 1; CGRP1; CALC1; Calcitonin gene-related peptide I; Alpha-type CGRP; CGRP; CT; calcitonin-related polypeptide alpha; Anti-PCT antibody


NameAnti-PCT antibody
SynonymsProcalcitonin antibody; Anti-Procalcitonin antibody; PCT antibody; PCT antibody; Procalcitonin receptor antibody; Procalcitonin receptor antibody; Procalcitonin antibody; Anti Procalcitonin antibody
HostMouse; Goat; Rabbit
ReactivityAll species
Antibody Product Type  Primary
UseDetection; Capture
Conjugate Unconjugated; Biotin; APC; Alkaline Phosphatase (AP); FITC; HRP; PE
SpecifityThe antibody is an antibody raised against PCT. It has been selected for its ability to recognize PCT.
ApplicationELISA; Immunohistochemistry (IHC); Western Blotting (WB); Immunofluorescence (fixed cells) (IF/ICC); Immunoprecipitation (IP); Cell-ELISA (cELISA); Immunoassay (IA); Immunocytochemistry (ICC)


HandlingThe antibody solution should be gently mixed before use.
Storage ConditionStore at 4°C for frequent use. Stored at -20°C in a manual defrost freezer for a year without detectable loss of activity. Avoid repeated freeze-thaw cycles.

Safety Information

RIDADRNONH for all modes of transport
Flash Point(F) Not applicable
Flash Point(C) Not applicable


Anti-PCT antibody in ELISAAnti-PCT antibody in ELISA
Anti-PCT antibody in WBAnti-PCT antibody in WB

Other Info

About the antigenProcalcitonin (PCT) is a 116 amino acid residue peptide with molecular weight of about 13 kDa. PCT itself has no known hormonal activity. PCT belongs to a group of related proteins including calcitonin gene-related peptides I and II, amylin, adrenomodulin and calcitonin (CAPA peptide family). PCT, like other peptides of CAPA family, appears from the common precursor pre-procalcitonin consisting of 141 amino acids by removal of 25 amino acids from the N-terminus. PCT undergoes successive cleavages to form three molecules: N-terminal fragment (55 a.a.), calcitonin (32 a.a.) and katacalcin (21 a.a.). Under normal metabolic conditions, PCT is only present in the C cells of the thyroid gland. In bacterial infection and sepsis, however, intact PCT is found in the blood and, more importantly, its level is related to the severity of bacterial sepsis. Today, PCT is considered to be one of the earliest and most specific markers of sepsis.

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