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Cytokeratin 18 (KRT18) antibody
|Synonyms||K18, CK18, Krt1-18, CYK18, KRT18, LOC100008885, MGC109143, krt18|
Alternatives Flow Cytometry (FACS), Immunocytochemistry (ICC), Immunohistochemistry (IHC), Immunohistochemistry (Frozen Sections) (IHC (fro)), Western Blotting (WB)
|7 references available|
|Price||343.20 $ Plus shipping costs $45.00|
|Alternative name||Cytokeratin 18 / Keratin K18|
|Immunogen||RCK106 is a mouse monoclonal IgG1 antibody derived by fusion of SP2/0 mouse myeloma cells with spleen cells from a mouse immunized with cytokeratins from the human bladder carcinoma cell line T24.|
|Description||Cytokeratins are a subfamily of intermediate filament proteins and are characterized by a remarkable biochemical diversity, represented in human epithelial tissues by at least 20 different polypeptides. They range in molecular weight between 40 kDa and 68 kDa and isoelectric pH between 4.9 - 7.8. The individual human cytokeratins are numbered 1 to 20. The various epithelia in the human body usually express cytokeratins which are not only characteristic of the type of epithelium, but also related to the degree of maturation or differentiation within an epithelium. Cytokeratin subtype expression patterns are used to an increasing extent in the distinction of different types of epithelial malignancies. The cytokeratin antibodies are not only of assistance in the differential diagnosis of tumors using immunohistochemistry on tissue sections, but are also a useful tool in cytopathology and flow cytometric assays.|
|Application Notes||RCK106 reacts exclusively with cytokeratin 18 in glandular epithelial cells of the digestive, respiratory, and urogenital tracts, endocrine and exocrine cells and mesothelial cells, as well as adenocarcinomas originating from them. RCK106 is useful for immunocytochemistry, immunohistochemistry on frozen sections and for immunohistochemistry with avidin-biotinylated horseradish peroxidase complex (ABC) as detection reagent,, immunoblotting and flow cytometry. Optimal antibody dilution should be determined by titration.|
|Storage||Store at 4 o C, or in small aliquots at -20 o C.|
|Restrictions||For Research Use only|
Smedts, Ramaekers, Troyanovsky et al.: "Keratin expression in cervical cancer." in: The American journal of pathology, Vol. 141, Issue 2, pp. 497-511, 1992 (PubMed).
Schaafsma, Ramaekers, van Muijen et al.: "Distribution of cytokeratin polypeptides in human transitional cell carcinomas, with special emphasis on changing expression patterns during tumor progression." in: The American journal of pathology, Vol. 136, Issue 2, pp. 329-43, 1990 (PubMed).
Ramaekers, van Niekerk, Poels et al.: "Use of monoclonal antibodies to keratin 7 in the differential diagnosis of adenocarcinomas." in: The American journal of pathology, Vol. 136, Issue 3, pp. 641-55, 1990 (PubMed).
Smedts, Ramaekers, Robben et al.: "Changing patterns of keratin expression during progression of cervical intraepithelial neoplasia." in: The American journal of pathology, Vol. 136, Issue 3, pp. 657-68, 1990 (PubMed).
Ivanyi, Groeneveld, Van Doornewaard et al.: "Keratin subtypes in carcinomas of the uterine cervix: implications for histogenesis and differential diagnosis." in: Cancer research, Vol. 50, Issue 16, pp. 5143-52, 1990 (PubMed).
Raats, Pieper, Vree Egberts et al.: "Assembly of amino-terminally deleted desmin in vimentin-free cells." in: The Journal of cell biology, Vol. 111, Issue 5 Pt 1, pp. 1971-85, 1990 (PubMed).
Ramaekers, Huysmans, Schaart et al.: "Tissue distribution of keratin 7 as monitored by a monoclonal antibody." in: Experimental cell research, Vol. 170, Issue 1, pp. 235-49, 1987 (PubMed).
|Reactivities||Human (7), Dog (Canine) (4), Cat (Feline) (2), Chicken (2), Hamster (2), Mouse (Murine) (2), Pig (Porcine) (2), Rabbit (2), Rat (Rattus) (2), Zebrafish (Danio rerio) (2)|
|Applications||Flow Cytometry (FACS) (5), Immunocytochemistry (ICC) (5), Immunohistochemistry (Frozen Sections) (IHC (fro)) (5), Immunohistochemistry (IHC) (5), Western Blotting (WB) (5), Immunohistochemistry (Paraffin-embedded Sections) (IHC (p)) (4)|