Bone metabolism

Product name

Osteocalcin, Rat

Cat-Nr.60 - 1505
Range0.3 - 30 ng/ml
Sensitivity0.01 ng/ml
Incubation time3 hours
Sample volume20 ┬Ál (diluted 1:21)
Sample type

Serum, plasma, cell culture

Sample preparation

Allow the blood to clot at room temperature. Samples should be tested immediately or stored frozen at -20 °C or below.


Rat, dog

Cross reaction

No cross-reaction with human and mouse osteocalcin

Intended use

Osteocalcin can be helpful as a biochemical marker for bone turnover. Increased concentrations are found in different bone diseases that are marked by increased osteoblast activity.

  • Paget’s Disease
  • Osteomalacia
  • Bone fibrosis
  • Renal Osteodystrophy
  • Follow up of Osteoporosis treatment

Increased osteocalcin levels were found in patients with elevated levels of thyroid hormones, growth hormones, vitamin D and parathyroid hormones.

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