Anti-Pan Cytokeratin/p-CK (Polyclonal), ALEXA Fluor 594

Catalog numberGENTObs-10403R-A594
NameAnti-Pan Cytokeratin/p-CK (Polyclonal), ALEXA Fluor 594
Price€ 489.00
Size100 microliters
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TypeConjugated Primary Antibody
Conjugated withALEXA FLUOR® 594
Host organismRabbit (Oryctolagus cuniculus)
Target Protein/PeptidePan Cytokeratin/p-CK
SpecificityThis antibody reacts specifically with Pan Cytokeratin/p-CK
ModificationNo modification has been applied to this antibody
Modification siteNone
ClonalityPolyclonal Antibody
ClonePolyclonal Antibodies
Concentration1ug per 1ul
Subcellular locationsN/A
Antigen SourceKLH conjugated synthetic peptide derived from human cytokeratin 16
Gene IDN/A
Swiss ProtN/A
ApplicationsIF(IHC-P)
Applications with corresponding dilutionsIF(IHC-P)(1:50-200)
Cross reactive speciesHuman (Homo sapiens), Mouse (Mus musculus), Rat (Rattus norvegicus)
Cross Reactive Species detailsNo significant cross reactivity has been observed for this antibody for the tested species. However, note that due to limited knowledge it is impossible to predict with 100% guarantee that the antibody does not corss react with any other species.
Background informationCytokeratins, a group comprising at least 29 different proteins, are characteristic of epithelial and trichocytic cells. Cytokeratins 1, 4, 5, 6, and 8 are members of the type II neutral to basic subfamily. Antibody to cytokeratins are specific markers of epithelial cell differentiation and have been widely used as tools in tumor identification and classification. Anti Pan Cytokeratin (mixture) is a broadly reactive reagent, which recognizes epitopes present in most human epithelial tissues. It facilitates typing of normal, metaplastic and neoplastic cells. Synergy between the various components results in staining amplification. This enables identification of cells, which would otherwise be stained only marginally. The mixture may aid in the discrimination of carcinomas and nonepithelial tumors such as sarcomas, lymphomas and neural tumors. It is also useful in detecting micrometastases in lymph nodes, bone marrow and other tissues and for determining the origin of poorly differentiated tumors. There are two types of cytokeratins the acidic type I cytokeratins and the basic or neutral type II cytokeratins. Cytokeratins are usually found in pairs comprising a type I cytokeratin and a type II cytokeratin. Usually the type II cytokeratins are 8kD larger than their type I counterparts.
Purification methodPurified by Protein A.
StorageWater buffered solution containing 100ug/ml BSA, 50% glycerol and 0.09% sodium azide. Store at 4°C for 12 months.
Excitation emission590nm/617nm
Synonymspan-cytokeratin; pan-CK; pan CK; P-CK; wide spectrum Cytokeratin; Cytokeratins; [cytokeratins 13, 14, 16, 17, 19, 24].
Also known asPan Cytokeratin/p-CK Polyclonal Antibody
Other nameAnti-Pan Cytokeratin/p-CK Polyclonal
AdvisoryAvoid freeze/thaw cycles as they may denaturate the polypeptide chains of the antibody, thus reducing its reactivity, specificity and sensitivity. For antibodies that are in liquid form or reconstituted lyophilized antibodies small amounts could become entrapped on the seal or the walls of the tube. Prior to use briefly centrifuge the vial to gather all the solution on the bottom.
PropertiesFor facs or microscopy Alexa 1 conjugate.
ConjugationAlexa Fluor,ALEXA FLUOR® 594
ConjugatedAlexa conjugate 1
DescriptionThis antibody needs to be stored at + 4°C in a fridge short term in a concentrated dilution. Freeze thaw will destroy a percentage in every cycle and should be avoided.
GroupPolyclonals and antibodies
AboutPolyclonals can be used for Western blot, immunohistochemistry on frozen slices or parrafin fixed tissues. The advantage is that there are more epitopes available in a polyclonal antiserum to detect the proteins than in monoclonal sera.