Human Chorionic Gonadotropin

Human Chorionic Gonadotropin (HCG) consists of an alpha and beta subunit with a combined molecular weight of 39.5 kDa, and pI 4.9. The alpha subunit is identical to that of FSH and LH. HCG assays are used for the diagnosis and monitoring of tumours of the testis and of the ovary. Levels are significantly elevated during pregnancy and monitored in blood. Please note: UK residents who are not currently working for the NHS will need to provide a copy of their license to purchase this product before placing an order.
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Abbreviation hCG
Applications Biosensors, Clinical Chemistry, Control Manufacture, ELISA, Lateral Flow, Life Science
Disease Area Hormones & Cytokines
Health and Safety

Purified from human urine and formulated freeze dried. This product is a controlled substance under UK law and requires a licence to ship in the UK and a licence to export. A letter of no objection (LONO) will be required from the local authorities before BBI can apply for a licence to ship the product.

Keywords hcg, human, chorionic gonadotrophin
Molecular Weight 367000 Da
Presentation Matrix Lyophilised
Product Category Native Antigens
Purity/Grade >96%, (>15,000 I.U./mg)
Recommended Use


Source Urine
Storage 2-8°C
UniProt Number P01215
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