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C5297 Sigma

Chorionic gonadotropin human

lyophilized powder, potency: ≥5,000 I.U. per mg

Synonym: Choriogonin, HCG

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Related Categories Cell Biology, Cell Signaling and Neuroscience, Chorionic Gonadotropin, Cytokines, Growth Factors and Hormones, Hormones,
sterility   sterile-filtered
form   lyophilized powder
potency   ≥5,000 I.U. per mg
mol wt   mol wt 37.9 kDa
drug control   Home Office Schedule 4.2
storage temp.   2-8°C
Gene Information   human ... CGA(1081)

Description

General description

Glycoprotein hormone consisting of a 92-amino acid α-chain which is identical to that of LH, FSH, and TSH; and a distinct 149-amino acid β-chain. Produced by chorionic tissue and responsible for maintaining the corpus luteum during early pregnancy. Also produced by trophoblast cell neoplasms, which are marked by elevated free hCG β-chains and hyperglycosylated hCG.

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RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
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Documents

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
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