(Name: Mouse anti-human Cytokeratin 19 Monoclonal Antibody (Clone BA17
Description and Applications: Cytokeratin 19 is a member of type I acidic subfamily of intermediate filaments. It is expressed in variou different human tissues except in liver. Keratin 19 is not expressed in hepatocytes, therefore, antibody to keratin 19 is useful in the identification of liver metastasis. It is expressed by the great majority of breast carcinomas and used as a marker for sentinel lymph node evaluation both in frozen tissues and formalin fixed, paraffin embedded samples.
COMPOSITION: Anti-human Cytokeratin 19 mouse monoclonal antibody purified from serum and prepared in 10mM PBS, pH 7.4, with 0.2% BSA and 0.09% sodium azide.
IMMUNOGEN: Detergent soluble extract of human mammary epithelium.