Anti-CK18 Mouse Monoclonal Antibody [clone: CY90]

Supplier: GeneTex
GTX17070
89351-304EA 621.74 CAD
89351-304
Anti-CK18 Mouse Monoclonal Antibody [clone: CY90]
Antibodies
Cytokeratins (CK) are intermediate filaments of epithelial cells, both in keratinizing tissue (ie., skin) and non-keratinizing cells (ie. mesothelial cells). Although not a traditional marker for endothelial cells, cytokeratins have also been found in some microvascular endothelial cells. Atleast 20 different cytokeratins (CK) in the molecular range of 40-70 kDa and isoelectric points of 5-8.5 can be identified using two dimensional gel electrophoresis. Biochemically, most members of the CK family fall into one of two classes, type I (acidic polypeptides) and type II (basic polypeptides). At least one member of the acidic family and one member of the basic family is expressed in all epithelial cells. Monoclonal antibodies to cytokeratin proteins can be useful markers for tumor identification and classification. Cytokeratin 18 is an acidic keratin which is found primarily in non-squamous epithelia and is present in a majority of adenocarcinomas and ductal carcinomas but not in squamous cell carcinomas. Cytokeratin 18 exists in combination with Cytokeratin 8, a basic keratin. Hepatocellular carcinomas have been reportedly defined by the use of antibodies that recognize only Cytokeratins 8 and 18.

IHC-P: This antibody is prediluted and ready to use. An incubation period of 30 minutes at room temperature is recommended. Proteolytic digestion may be required in some paraffin embedded tissue sections. IHC-Fr: This antibody is prediluted and ready to use. An incubation period of 30 minutes at room temperature is recommended. Not tested in other applications. Optimal dilutions/concentrations should be determined by the end user.

Type: Primary
Antigen: CK18
Clonality: Monoclonal
Clone: CY90
Conjugation: Unconjugated
Epitope:
Host: Mouse
Isotype:
Reactivity:
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