Alexa Fluor® 594 anti-Cytokeratin 18 Antibody

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Clone
DA-7 (See other available formats)
Other Names
Keratin 18, Keratin type I cytoskeletal 18
Isotype
Mouse IgG1, κ
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DA-7_AF594_Cytokeratin18_Antibody_1_IF_111416
MCF-7 cells were fixed with 1% paraformaldehyde (PFA) for 10 minutes at 37°C, permeabilized with 0.5% Triton X-100 buffer for 10 minutes at room temperature, and blocked for 30 minutes at room temperature with 5% fetal bovine serum (FBS). Then the cells were stained with 5 µg/mL anti-Cytokeratin 18 (clone DA-7) Alexa Fluor® 594 (red). Nuclei were counterstained with DAPI (blue). Images were acquired with a 60X objective.
  • DA-7_AF594_Cytokeratin18_Antibody_1_IF_111416
    MCF-7 cells were fixed with 1% paraformaldehyde (PFA) for 10 minutes at 37°C, permeabilized with 0.5% Triton X-100 buffer for 10 minutes at room temperature, and blocked for 30 minutes at room temperature with 5% fetal bovine serum (FBS). Then the cells were stained with 5 µg/mL anti-Cytokeratin 18 (clone DA-7) Alexa Fluor® 594 (red). Nuclei were counterstained with DAPI (blue). Images were acquired with a 60X objective.
  • DA-7_AF594_Cytokeratin18_Antibody_2_IHCP_111416
    Human paraffin-embedded colon tissue was prepared with standard deparaffination, rehydration, antigen retrieval and blocking protocols. Tissue was stained with anti-cytokeratin 18 (clone DA-7) Alexa Fluor® 594 (red), anti-CD44 (IM7) Alexa Fluor® (green) and DAPI (blue). See additional supplemental data for detailed information.
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Description

Cytokeratin 18, also known as keratin 18, is a type I intermediate filament protein with a molecular weight of approximately 48 kD. Cytokeratin 18 is a heterotetramer composed of two type I and two type II keratins. Cytokeratin 18 associates with cytokeratin 8 and is widely expressed in simple epithelial tissues in adults, where it is found in the cytoplasm, nucleus, and nucleolus. Cytokeratin 18 is associated with the cytoskeleton and mutations in this protein have been associated with liver disease after environmental insult. Cytokeratin 18 can be modified by glycosylation, phosphorylation (Ser34 and Ser53), acetylation (Ser2), and proteolytic cleavage at amino acids 238 and 397 by caspase family members. The cytokeratin 18 protein interacts with a number of proteins including caspase 3, 14-3-3 gamma, 14-3-3 zeta, 14-3-3 sigma 14-3-3 beta, 14-3-3 eta, keratin 5, keratin 8, TNF receptor II, plakophilin 2, EGF receptor, and usherin, among others.

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Product Details

Reactivity
Human
Host Species
Mouse
Immunogen
Human breast carcinoma cell line PMC-42
Formulation
Phosphate-buffered solution, pH 7.2, containing 0.09% sodium azide.
Preparation
The antibody was purified by affinity chromatography and conjugated with Alexa Fluor® 594 under optimal conditions. The solution is free of unconjugated Alexa Fluor® 594.
Concentration
0.5 mg/ml
Storage & Handling
The antibody solution should be stored undiluted between 2°C and 8°C, and protected from prolonged exposure to light. Do not freeze.
Application

ICC - Quality tested
IHC-P - Validated 

Recommended Usage

Each lot of this antibody is quality control tested by immunocytochemistry. For immunocytochemistry, a concentration range of 1.0 - 5.0 μg/ml is recommended. For immunohistochemical staining on formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded tissue sections, a concentration range of 5 - 10 µg/ml is suggested. It is recommended that the reagent be titrated for optimal performance for each application.

* Alexa Fluor® 594 has an excitation maximum of 590 nm, and a maximum emission of 617 nm.


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Application Notes

The DA-7 monoclonal antibody recognizes human cytokeratin 18 and is useful for Western blotting. Additional reported applications (for the relevant formats) include: immunoprecipitation, immunohistochemistry of paraffin-embedded sections, and ELISA.

This clone and BioLegend clone LDK18 displayed similar affinities when tested for western blot applications

Application References

(PubMed link indicates BioLegend citation)
  1. Taylor-Papadimitriou J, et al. 1989. J. Cell Sci. 94:403.
  2. Lauerova L, et al. 1988. Hybridoma 7:495.
Publication Library
RRID
AB_2563649 (BioLegend Cat. No. 628406)

Antigen Details

Structure
Type I intermediate filament protein, contains three coiled-coil domains, approximately 48 kD. Heterotetramer composed of two type I and two type II keratins. Cytokeratin 18 associates with cytokeratin 8.
Distribution

Widely expressed in simple epithelial tissues in adults. Can be found in the cytoplasm, nucleus, and nucleolus

Function
Intermediate filament protein involved with the cytoskeleton. Mutations in cytokeratin 18 may predispose to liver disease upon exposure to some viruses or hepatoxins
Interaction
Interacts with a number of proteins including caspase3, 14-3-3 gamma, 14-3-3 zeta, 14-3-3 sigma 14-3-3 beta, 14-3-3 eta, keratin 5, keratin 8, TNF receptor II, plakophilin 2, EGF receptor, usherin
Modification
Phosphorylation (Ser34, Ser53), glycosylation, acetylation (Ser2). Can also be cleaved at amino acid 238 and 397 by caspase family members
Antigen References

1. Ku N, et al. 2003. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. 100:6063.
2. Kulesh DA and Oshima RG. 1989. Genomics 4:339.
3. Steinart PM and Roop DR. 1988. Ann. Rev. Biochem. 57:593.

Gene ID
3875 View all products for this Gene ID
UniProt
View information about Cytokeratin 18 on UniProt.org

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