Cytokeratin 7 Anti-Human Monoclonal [Clone OV-TL12/30]

Catalogue Number: 3855-MSM1-P1-EQB

Manufacturer:Enquire Bioreagents
Shelf Life:2 years
Preservative:BSA and Azide
Physical state:Liquid
Type:Monoclonal Primary Antibody
Shipping Condition:Blue Ice
Unit(s): 100 ug
Host name: Mouse
Clone: OV-TL12/30
Isotype: IgG1
Immunogen: OTN 11, ovarian carcinoma cell line

Additional Text

Molecular Weight

55kDa

Concentration

200ug/ml

Gene Symbol

KRT7

Hu-Chromosome Location

12q13.13

Additional application information

(Staining of formalin-fixed tissues requires boiling tissue sections in 10mM citrate buffer, pH 6.0, for 10-20 min followed by cooling at RT for 20 minutes); Optimal dilution for a specific application should be determined.

Specificity

It recognizes an intermediate filament protein (IFP) of 55kDa, which is identified as cytokeratin 7. This MAb is highly specific to cytokeratin 7 and shows no cross-reaction with other IFPs. Cytokeratin 7 is a basic cytokeratin, which is found in most glandular and transitional epithelia but not in the stratified squamous epithelia. Keratin 7 is expressed in the epithelial cells of ovary, lung, and breast but not of colon, prostate, or gastrointestinal tract. This MAb is highly useful in distinguishing ovarian carcinomas (keratin 7+) from colon carcinomas (keratin 7-).