Anti-Cytokeratin 14 antibody [SPK-14] (ab9384)

Overview

  • Product nameAnti-Cytokeratin 14 antibody [SPK-14]
    See all Cytokeratin 14 primary antibodies
  • Description
    Mouse monoclonal [SPK-14] to Cytokeratin 14
  • SpecificityThis antibody reacts exclusively with cytokeratin 14.
  • Tested applicationsSuitable for: Flow Cyt, ICC, IHC-Fr, WBmore details
  • Species reactivity
    Reacts with: Cat, Human, Pig
  • Immunogen

    Synthetic peptide:

    KVVSTHEQVLRTKN

    conjugated to KLH, corresponding to C terminal amino acids 459-472 of Human Cytokeratin 14.

  • General notes


    Cytokeratins are a subfamily of intermediate filament proteins and are characterized by a remarkable biochemical diversity, represented in human epithelial tissues by at least 20 different polypeptides. They range in molecular weight between 40 kDa and 68 kDa and isoelectric pH between 4.9 – 7.8. The individual human cytokeratins are designated 1 to 20. The various epithelia in the human body usually express cytokeratins which are not only characteristic of the type of epithelium, but also related to the degree of maturation or differentiation within an epithelium. Cytokeratin subtype expression patterns are used to an increasing extent in the distinction of different types of epithelial malignancies. The cytokeratin antibodies are not only of assistance in the differential diagnosis of tumors using immunohistochemistry on tissue sections, but are also a useful tool in cytopathology and flow cytometric assays.

Properties

  • FormLiquid
  • Storage instructionsShipped at 4°C. Store at +4°C short term (1-2 weeks). Upon delivery aliquot. Store at -20°C or -80°C. Avoid freeze / thaw cycle.
  • Storage bufferPreservative: 0.09% Sodium Azide
  • PurityTissue culture supernatant
  • Primary antibody notesCytokeratins are a subfamily of intermediate filament proteins and are characterized by a remarkable biochemical diversity, represented in human epithelial tissues by at least 20 different polypeptides. They range in molecular weight between 40 kDa and 68 kDa and isoelectric pH between 4.9 – 7.8. The individual human cytokeratins are designated 1 to 20. The various epithelia in the human body usually express cytokeratins which are not only characteristic of the type of epithelium, but also related to the degree of maturation or differentiation within an epithelium. Cytokeratin subtype expression patterns are used to an increasing extent in the distinction of different types of epithelial malignancies. The cytokeratin antibodies are not only of assistance in the differential diagnosis of tumors using immunohistochemistry on tissue sections, but are also a useful tool in cytopathology and flow cytometric assays.
  • ClonalityMonoclonal
  • Clone numberSPK-14
  • MyelomaSp2/0
  • IsotypeIgG1
  • Light chain typekappa
  • Research areas

Applications

Our Abpromise guarantee covers the use of ab9384 in the following tested applications.

The application notes include recommended starting dilutions; optimal dilutions/concentrations should be determined by the end user.

Application Abreviews Notes
Flow Cyt Use at an assay dependent concentration. ab170190-Mouse monoclonal IgG1, is suitable for use as an isotype control with this antibody.
ICC Use at an assay dependent concentration.
IHC-Fr Use at an assay dependent concentration.
WB Use at an assay dependent concentration.

Target

  • FunctionThe nonhelical tail domain is involved in promoting KRT5-KRT14 filaments to self-organize into large bundles and enhances the mechanical properties involved in resilience of keratin intermediate filaments in vitro.
  • Tissue specificityDetected in the basal layer, lowered within the more apically located layers specifically in the stratum spinosum, stratum granulosum but is not detected in stratum corneum. Strongly expressed in the outer root sheath of anagen follicles but not in the germinative matrix, inner root sheath or hair. Found in keratinocytes surrounding the club hair during telogen.
  • Involvement in diseaseDefects in KRT14 are a cause of epidermolysis bullosa simplex Dowling-Meara type (DM-EBS) [MIM:131760]. DM-EBS is a severe form of intraepidermal epidermolysis bullosa characterized by generalized herpetiform blistering, milia formation, dystrophic nails, and mucous membrane involvement.
    Defects in KRT14 are a cause of epidermolysis bullosa simplex Weber-Cockayne type (WC-EBS) [MIM:131800]. WC-EBS is a form of intraepidermal epidermolysis bullosa characterized by blistering limited to palmar and plantar areas of the skin.
    Defects in KRT14 are a cause of epidermolysis bullosa simplex Koebner type (K-EBS) [MIM:131900]. K-EBS is a form of intraepidermal epidermolysis bullosa characterized by generalized skin blistering. The phenotype is not fundamentally distinct from the Dowling-Meara type, although it is less severe.
    Defects in KRT14 are the cause of epidermolysis bullosa simplex autosomal recessive (AREBS) [MIM:601001]. AREBS is an intraepidermal epidermolysis bullosa characterized by localized blistering on the dorsal, lateral and plantar surfaces of the feet.
    Defects in KRT14 are the cause of Naegeli-Franceschetti-Jadassohn syndrome (NFJS) [MIM:161000]; also known as Naegeli syndrome. NFJS is a rare autosomal dominant form of ectodermal dysplasia. The cardinal features are absence of dermatoglyphics (fingerprints), reticular cutaneous hyperpigmentation (starting at about the age of 2 years without a preceding inflammatory stage), palmoplantar keratoderma, hypohidrosis with diminished sweat gland function and discomfort provoked by heat, nail dystrophy, and tooth enamel defects.
    Defects in KRT14 are the cause of dermatopathia pigmentosa reticularis (DPR) [MIM:125595]. DPR is a rare ectodermal dysplasia characterized by lifelong persistent reticulate hyperpigmentation, noncicatricial alopecia, and nail dystrophy.
  • Sequence similaritiesBelongs to the intermediate filament family.
  • Cellular localizationCytoplasm. Nucleus. Expressed in both as a filamentous pattern.
  • Information by UniProt
  • Database links
  • Alternative names
    • CK 14 antibody
    • CK-14 antibody
    • ck14 antibody
    • Cytokeratin 14 antibody
    • Cytokeratin-14 antibody
    • Cytokeratin14 antibody
    • Dowling Meara antibody
    • EBS3 antibody
    • EBS4 antibody
    • Epidermolysis bullosa simplex antibody
    • K14 antibody
    • K1C14_HUMAN antibody
    • Keratin 14 (epidermolysis bullosa simplex, Dowling-Meara, Koebner) antibody
    • Keratin 14 antibody
    • Keratin antibody
    • Keratin type I cytoskeletal 14 antibody
    • Keratin, type I cytoskeletal 14 antibody
    • Keratin-14 antibody
    • Keratin14 antibody
    • Koebner antibody
    • Krt 14 antibody
    • Krt14 antibody
    • NFJ antibody
    • OTTHUMP00000164624 antibody
    • type I cytoskeletal 14 antibody
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Anti-Cytokeratin 14 antibody [SPK-14] images

  • Immunohistochemistry on frozen section of human skin

References for Anti-Cytokeratin 14 antibody [SPK-14] (ab9384)

ab9384 has not yet been referenced specifically in any publications.

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