Rabbit Arginine-Vasopressin  Antibodies (FOZZIE, FZE)

Rabbit Arginine-Vasopressin Antibodies (FZE)

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This is an antibody preparation generated in rabbit by Dr. William North Professor of Physiology and Neurobiology of Dartmouth Medical School (now Geisel  Medical  School at Dartmouth) using arginine-vasopressin coupled to bovine thyroglobulin.

Specificity                                         Less than 0.1% cross-reactivity with oxytocin,  in RIA

Tested Applications                          IHC-formaldehyde fixed tissues, Flow cytometry, , RIA, ELISA


Form                                                Liquid

Storage Instructions                     Shipped at 4⁰C. Store at 4⁰C short term (1-2 weeks). Upon delivery aliquot and store at -20⁰C or -80⁰C. Avoid    freeze/Thaw cycling.

Storage buffer                                Preservative none.  Stable if stored as 1:100 dilutions in PBS containing 1.25 mg/ml of BSA at -20⁰C.

                                                      Constituents: Whole serum

Purity                                              Whole Antiserum

Clonality                                         Polyclonal

Isotype                                            IgG, Behaves chromatographically like mouse IgG2B

Research Areas:                             Neuroscience, Endocrinology, Neuropeptides, Hormones, Neuroendocrinology, OBGYN, Cancer


Woomera Therapeutics Inc.  guarantees use of FZE in each of the tested applications:

The application information recommends certain starting dilutions; however, optimal dilutions/concentrations should be determined by the end user.


IHC                                                   Use at an assay dependent concentration

RIA                                                  1/30,000-99,000. Sensitivity to 0.4 pg/ml; 50% displacement ~5 pg, range 0.4-32 pg; <0.1% OT cross-reaction.

ELISA                                              1/30,000-50,000

Flow Cytometry                               1/1000-5000

Western                                            1/1000-5000


North, W.G.  Neuropeptide production by small-cell carcinoma:  Vasopressin and oxytocin as plasma markers of disease.  J. Clin. Endocrin. Metab. 73:1316-1320, 1991.

Cheng, S.W.T., and North, W.G.  Absence of negative feedback by oxytocin on release from magnocellular neurones in conscious rats.  Can. J. Physiol. Pharmacol.  70(1):100-105, 1992.

Piqueux, C., Hagelstein M.T., Keegan, B., Legros, V., and North, W.G. Vasopressin and Oxytocin mitogen transduction pathway in small cell lung cancer cells.  Endocr.-Relat. Cancer, 4:871-875, 2004.

Product Code                                                    FZE