Product DescriptionGoat anti-Oxytocin-neurophysin 1 (OXT) Polyclonal Antibody (Unconjugated), suitable for Pep-ELISA, ICC, FC.
Application(s)FC, ICC, Pep-ELISA
Application DetailsPeptide ELISA (1:16000), Western Blot (0.1-1 µg/mL), Immunocytochemistry (10 µg/mL), Flow Cytometry (10 µg/mL). Biosensis recommends optimal dilutions/concentrations should be determined by the end user.
TargetOxytocin-neurophysin 1 (OXT)
SpecificityReacts with OXT (mouse) from Mouse.
Target Host SpeciesMouse
Species ReactivityHuman, Mouse, Rat
Immunogen DescriptionA synthetic peptide consisting of amino acids, DGCRTDPACDPES
Purity DescriptionPurified from goat serum by ammonium sulphate precipitation followed by antigen affinity chromatography using the immunizing peptide.
FormatLiquid antibody. Supplied at 0.5 mg/mL in Tris saline, 0.02% sodium azide, pH 7.3 with 0.5% bovine serum albumin.
Storage InstructionsUpon receipt, aliquot and store at -20°C long-term. Store at 2-8°C short-term (up to 2 weeks). Minimize freezing and thawing.
Batch NumberPlease see item label.
Expiration Date12 months after date of receipt (unopened vial).
Alternative NamesOxt; oxytocin; OT; Oxy; OTTMUSP00000016535
Scientific BackgroundNeurophysin 1 specifically binds oxytocin. Oxytocin causes contraction of the smooth muscle of the uterus and of the mammary gland. Acts by binding to oxytocin receptor (OXTR) (By similarity).