- C-11 (See other available formats)
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- Other Names
- Cytokeratin, Keratin
- Mouse IgG1, κ
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Cytokeratins are intermediate filament proteins that are widely expressed in many tissues. These proteins are vital components of the cytoskeleton and interact with a number of other proteins. Cytokeratins are usually found in the cytoplasm,although some cytokeratins can be found in the nucleus and the nucleolus.Product Details
- Recognizes human cytokeratin 4, 5, 6, 8, 10, 13, and 18.
- Antibody Type
- Host Species
- Keratin enriched fraction from human epidermoid carcinoma.
- Phosphate-buffered solution, pH 7.2, containing 0.09% sodium azide.
- The antibody was purified by affinity chromatography and conjugated with Alexa Fluor® 594 under optimal conditions.
- 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.
ICC - Quality tested
- Recommended Usage
Each lot of this antibody is quality control tested by immunocytochemistry. For immunocytochemistry, a concentration range of 0.1 - 10 μg/ml is recommended. 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 C-11 monoclonal antibody reacts with a conserved epitope of human cytokeratin 4, 5, 6, 8, 10, 13, and 18. This antibody has been shown to be useful for Western blotting and has also been reported to be useful for immunoprecipitation, immunohistochemistry (paraffin sections), and immunocytochemistry.
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- Kovarik J. 1988. Int. J. Cancer Suppl. 3:50.
- Bartek J, et al. 1991. J. Pathol. 164:215.
- Chernyavsky A I, 2007. J. Biol. Chem. doi:10.1074/jbc.M611365200. PubMed
- Comito G, et al. 2012. Cancer Lett. 324:31. PubMed
- Vojt-òsek B, et al. 1989. Folia Biol (Praha). 35:373. (reactivity with rat, dog, sheep, pig, cow)
- Dekaney CM, et al. 2005. Gastroenterology 129:1567. (ICC)
AB_2566437 (BioLegend Cat. No. 628606)
- Intermediate filament protein, contains three coiled-coil domains. Cytokeratins exist as heterotetramers composed of two type I and two type II keratin subunits
Cytokeratins are widely expressed proteins usually found in the cytoplasm although some cytokeratins can also be found in the nucleus and the nucleolus
- Intermediate filament protein involved with the cytoskeleton.
- Most cytokeratins interact with a number of other proteins such as 14-3-3, EGF receptor, and many others
- Biology Area
- Cell Biology, Cell Motility/Cytoskeleton/Structure, Neuroscience, Neuroscience Cell Markers
- Molecular Family
- Intermediate Filaments
- Gene ID
- 3875 View all products for this Gene ID
- View information about Cytokeratin pan reactive on UniProt.org
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