PRODUCT CODE: 0407-1

Cytokeratin 18 Antibody (0407-1)

Applications

  • WB

  • ICC

  • IHC-P

REACTIVITY

  • Human

  • Mouse

  • Rat

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Western blot analysis of Cytokeratin 18 on mouse liver tissue lysate. Proteins were transferred to a PVDF membrane and blocked with 5% BSA in PBS for 1 hour at room temperature. The primary antibody was used at a 1:500 dilution in 5% BSA at room temperature for 2 hours. Goat Anti-Rabbit IgG - HRP Secondary Antibody (HA1001) at 1:5,000 dilution was used for 1 hour at room temperature.
  • Western blot analysis of Cytokeratin 18 on mouse liver tissue lysate. Proteins were transferred to a PVDF membrane and blocked with 5% BSA in PBS for 1 hour at room temperature. The primary antibody was used at a 1:500 dilution in 5% BSA at room temperature for 2 hours. Goat Anti-Rabbit IgG - HRP Secondary Antibody (HA1001) at 1:5,000 dilution was used for 1 hour at room temperature.
  • ICC staining Cytokeratin 18 in 293T cells (green). Formalin fixed cells were permeabilized with 0.1% Triton X-100 in TBS for 10 minutes at room temperature and blocked with 1% Blocker BSA for 15 minutes at room temperature. Cells were probed with the antibody (0407-1) at a dilution of 1:100 for 1 hour at room temperature, washed with PBS. Alexa Fluorc™ 488 Goat anti-Rabbit IgG was used as the secondary antibody at 1/100 dilution. The nuclear counter stain is DAPI (blue).
  • ICC staining Cytokeratin 18 in A549 cells (green). Formalin fixed cells were permeabilized with 0.1% Triton X-100 in TBS for 10 minutes at room temperature and blocked with 1% Blocker BSA for 15 minutes at room temperature. Cells were probed with the antibody (0407-1) at a dilution of 1:100 for 1 hour at room temperature, washed with PBS. Alexa Fluorc™ 488 Goat anti-Rabbit IgG was used as the secondary antibody at 1/100 dilution. The nuclear counter stain is DAPI (blue).
  • ICC staining Cytokeratin 18 in SW480 cells (green). Formalin fixed cells were permeabilized with 0.1% Triton X-100 in TBS for 10 minutes at room temperature and blocked with 1% Blocker BSA for 15 minutes at room temperature. Cells were probed with the antibody (0407-1) at a dilution of 1:100 for 1 hour at room temperature, washed with PBS. Alexa Fluorc™ 488 Goat anti-Rabbit IgG was used as the secondary antibody at 1/100 dilution. The nuclear counter stain is DAPI (blue).
  • Immunohistochemical analysis of paraffin-embedded mouse lung tissue using anti-Cytokeratin 18 antibody. The section was pre-treated using heat mediated antigen retrieval with Tris-EDTA buffer (pH 8.0-8.4) for 20 minutes.The tissues were blocked in 5% BSA for 30 minutes at room temperature, washed with ddH2O and PBS, and then probed with the antibody (0407-1) at 1/100 dilution, for 30 minutes at room temperature and detected using an HRP conjugated compact polymer system. DAB was used as the chrogen. Counter stained with hematoxylin and mounted with DPX.
  • Immunohistochemical analysis of paraffin-embedded mouse kidney tissue using anti-Cytokeratin 18 antibody. The section was pre-treated using heat mediated antigen retrieval with Tris-EDTA buffer (pH 8.0-8.4) for 20 minutes.The tissues were blocked in 5% BSA for 30 minutes at room temperature, washed with ddH2O and PBS, and then probed with the antibody (0407-1) at 1/100 dilution, for 30 minutes at room temperature and detected using an HRP conjugated compact polymer system. DAB was used as the chrogen. Counter stained with hematoxylin and mounted with DPX.
Western blot analysis of Cytokeratin 18 on mouse liver tissue lysate. Proteins were transferred to a PVDF membrane and blocked with 5% BSA in PBS for 1 hour at room temperature. The primary antibody was used at a 1:500 dilution in 5% BSA at room temperature for 2 hours. Goat Anti-Rabbit IgG - HRP Secondary Antibody (HA1001) at 1:5,000 dilution was used for 1 hour at room temperature.

Applications

  • WB

  • ICC

  • IHC-P

REACTIVITY

  • Human

  • Mouse

  • Rat

SPECIFICATIONS

Product Type

Rabbit polyclonal primary

Product Name

Cytokeratin 18 Antibody (0407-1)

Immunogen

This antibody is produced by immunizing rabbits with a synthetic peptide (klh-coupled) corresponding to a region of c-terminal residues of mouse ck-18.

Host

Rabbit

Positive Control

Mouse liver tissue, 293T, A549, SW480, mouse kidney tissue.

Conjugation

Unconjugated

Clonality

Polyclonal

PROPERTIES

Form

Liquid

Storage Condition

Store at +4C after thawing. Aliquot store at -20C. Avoid repeated freeze / thaw cycles.

Storage Buffer

1*PBS (pH7.4), 0.2% BSA, 25% Glycerol. Preservative: 0.05% Sodium Azide.

Concentration

1 ug/ul

PURIFICATION

Peptide affinity purified.

MOLECULAR WEIGHT

48 kDa

Isotype

IgG

APPLICATION DILUTION

  • WB:1:25,000-50,000

  • ICC:1:200

  • IHC-P:1:100

TARGET

UNIPROT #

PROTEIN NAME

Cytokeratin 18

SYNONYMS

Cell proliferation inducing gene 46 protein antibody; Cell proliferation inducing protein 46 antibody; Cell proliferation-inducing gene 46 protein antibody; CK 18 antibody; CK-18 antibody; CK18 antibody; CYK 18 antibody; CYK18 antibody; Cytokeratin 18 antibody; Cytokeratin endo B antibody; Cytokeratin-18 antibody; K 18 antibody; K18 antibody; K1C18_HUMAN antibody; KA18 antibody; Keratin 18 antibody; Keratin 18, type I antibody; Keratin D antibody; keratin, type I cytoskeletal 18 antibody; Keratin-18 antibody; Krt18 antibody

SEQUENCE SIMILARITIES

Belongs to the intermediate filament family.

TISSUE SPECIFICITY

Expressed in colon, placenta, liver and very weakly in exocervix. Increased expression observed in lymph nodes of breast carcinoma.

POST-TRANSLATIONAL MODIFICATION

Phosphorylation at Ser-34 increases during mitosis. Hyperphosphorylated at Ser-53 in diseased cirrhosis liver. Phosphorylation increases by IL-6.; Proteolytically cleaved by caspases during epithelial cell apoptosis. Cleavage occurs at Asp-238 by either caspase-3, caspase-6 or caspase-7.; O-GlcNAcylation increases solubility, and decreases stability by inducing proteasomal degradation.

SUBCELLULAR LOCATION

Cytoplasm, perinuclear region.

FUNCTION

Cytokeratin 18 is an acidic keratin which is found primarily in non squamous epithelia and is present in a majority of adenocarcinomas and ductal carcinomas but not in squamous cell carcinomas. Cytokeratin 18 exists in combination with Cytokeratin 8, a basic keratin. Hepatocellular carcinomas have been reportedly defined by the use of antibodies that recognize only Cytokeratins 8 and 18.