Overview

  • Product nameAnti-Cytokeratin 18 antibody [DC 10]
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  • Description
    Mouse monoclonal [DC 10] to Cytokeratin 18
  • SpecificitySpecific reactivity for the cytokeratin 18 (45 kD) polypeptide.
  • Tested applicationsSuitable for: IHC-Fr, ICC, IHC-P, Flow Cyt, ELISA, WB, IPmore details
  • Species reactivity
    Reacts with: Human
    Does not react with: Mouse, Rat, Sheep, Hamster, Cow, Dog, Pig, a wide range of other species
  • Immunogen

    PMC-42 human breast carcinoma cells.

  • Positive control
    • IHC-P: Colon carcinoma WB, ELISA, IP: MCF-7 or HeLa cell lysate
  • General notes


    This antibody reacts with a wide variety of simple epithelia. It does not react with stratified squamous epithelia. It reacts with epithelial tumors of the gastrointestinal tract, lung, breast, pancreas, ovary, and thyroid.

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: 15mM Sodium Azide
    Constituents: PBS, pH 7.4
  • Concentration information loading...
  • PurityProtein A purified
  • Primary antibody notesThis antibody reacts with a wide variety of simple epithelia. It does not react with stratified squamous epithelia. It reacts with epithelial tumors of the gastrointestinal tract, lung, breast, pancreas, ovary, and thyroid.
  • ClonalityMonoclonal
  • Clone numberDC 10
  • IsotypeIgG1
  • Research areas

Applications

Our Abpromise guarantee covers the use of ab7797 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
IHC-Fr Use at an assay dependent concentration.
ICC Use at an assay dependent concentration.
IHC-P 1/10 - 1/100.
Flow Cyt Use 1µg for 106 cells. ab170190-Mouse monoclonal IgG1, is suitable for use as an isotype control with this antibody.
ELISA Use at an assay dependent concentration. (Direct)
WB 1/1000.
IP Use at an assay dependent concentration.

Target

  • FunctionInvolved in the uptake of thrombin-antithrombin complexes by hepatic cells (By similarity). When phosphorylated, plays a role in filament reorganization. Involved in the delivery of mutated CFTR to the plasma membrane. Together with KRT8, is involved in interleukin-6 (IL-6)-mediated barrier protection.
  • Tissue specificityExpressed in colon, placenta, liver and very weakly in exocervix. Increased expression observed in lymph nodes of breast carcinoma.
  • Involvement in diseaseDefects in KRT18 are a cause of cirrhosis (CIRRH) [MIM:215600].
  • Sequence similaritiesBelongs to the intermediate filament family.
  • Post-translational
    modifications
    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-glycosylated at multiple sites; glycans consist of single N-acetylglucosamine residues.
  • Cellular localizationCytoplasm > perinuclear region.
  • Information by UniProt
  • Database links
  • Alternative names
    • 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
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Anti-Cytokeratin 18 antibody [DC 10] images

  • ab7797 staining human LNCaP cells by ICC/IF.  Cells were acetone fixed and permeabilized in 0.1% Triton-X prior to blocking with 1% fish gelatin for 1 hour at 4°C.  The primary antibody was diluted 1/100 and incubated with the sample for 1 hour.  An Alexa Fluor® conjugated goat anti-mouse antibody, diluted 1/1000, was used as the secondary.

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  • Ab7797 staining cells from a human pancreatic cancer cell line by ICC/IF.  The cells were PFA fixed and permeabilized in 0.1% Triton X-100 prior to blocking in 1% BSA for 30 minutes at 22°C.  Ab7797 was diluted 1/100 and incubated with the sample for 1 hour at 22°C.  An Alexa Fluor® 488 conjugated donkey anti-mouse antibody was used as the secondary.

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  • Overlay histogram showing MCF-7 cells stained with ab7797 (red line). The cells were fixed with 4% paraformaldehyde (10 min) and then permeabilized with 0.1% PBS-Triton for 20 min. The cells were then incubated in 1x PBS / 10% normal goat serum / 0.3M glycine to block non-specific protein-protein interactions followed by the antibody (ab7797, 1µg/1x106 cells) for 30 min at 22°C. The secondary antibody used was DyLight ® 488 goat anti-mouse IgG (H+L) (ab96879) at 1/500 dilution for 30 min at 22°C. Isotype control antibody (black line) was mouse IgG1 [ICIGG1] (ab91353, 2µg/1x106 cells) used under the same conditions. Acquisition of >5,000 events was performed. This antibody gave a positive signal in MCF-7 cells fixed with methanol (5 min)/permeabilized in 0.1% PBS-Triton used under the same conditions.

References for Anti-Cytokeratin 18 antibody [DC 10] (ab7797)

This product has been referenced in:
  • Cadieux C  et al. Mouse mammary tumor virus p75 and p110 CUX1 transgenic mice develop mammary tumors of various histologic types. Cancer Res 69:7188-97 (2009). WB ; Mouse . Read more (PubMed: 19738070) »
  • Letellier G  et al. Epithelial phenotypes in the developing human prostate. J Histochem Cytochem 55:885-90 (2007). IHC-P ; Human . Read more (PubMed: 17478449) »

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Application Immunocytochemistry/ Immunofluorescence
Sample Human Cell (Human retinal pigment epithelium (ARPE-19))
Permeabilization Yes - TritonX 0,3%
Specification Human retinal pigment epithelium (ARPE-19)
Blocking step Serum as blocking agent for 18 hour(s) and 0 minute(s) · Concentration: 10% · Temperature: 4°C
Fixative Methanol
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Application ELISpot
Sample Human Recombinant protein (E coli)
Specification E coli
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Submitted May 12 2015

Application ELISA
Sample Human Recombinant protein (Human Cytokeratin 18 full length protein (ab73638))
Specification Human Cytokeratin 18 full length protein (ab73638)
Type Sandwich (Detection)
Blocking step StartingBlock blocking buffer (Thermo Scientific) as blocking agent for 1 hour(s) and 30 minute(s) · Concentration: 100% · Temperature: 22°C
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Submitted Feb 25 2015

Application Immunocytochemistry/ Immunofluorescence
Blocking step BSA as blocking agent for 1 hour(s) and 0 minute(s) · Concentration: 1% · Temperature: 25°C
Sample Human Cell (hIPSC-derived endocrine cells)
Specification hIPSC-derived endocrine cells
Permeabilization Yes - 0.1 % triton x100
Fixative Formaldehyde
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Submitted Mar 24 2014

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Application Immunohistochemistry (Frozen sections)
Sample Human Tissue sections (Human breast carcinoma xenograft in mouse)
Specification Human breast carcinoma xenograft in mouse
Fixative Paraformaldehyde
Permeabilization No
Blocking step Perkin-Elmer TNB Blocking Reagent as blocking agent for 30 minute(s) · Concentration: 0.5% · Temperature: 25°C
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Submitted May 01 2009

Application Immunocytochemistry/ Immunofluorescence
Sample Human Cell (MDA468)
Specification MDA468
Fixative Paraformaldehyde
Permeabilization Yes - 0.1% Triton X-100
Blocking step Serum as blocking agent for 30 minute(s) · Concentration: 5% · Temperature: 25°C
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Submitted May 01 2009

Application Immunocytochemistry/ Immunofluorescence
Sample Human Cell (C4-2b (prostate cancer cell line))
Specification C4-2b (prostate cancer cell line)
Fixative Paraformaldehyde
Permeabilization Yes - 0.1% triton
Blocking step BSA as blocking agent for 15 minute(s) · Concentration: 0.2% · Temperature: 21°C
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Submitted Jul 15 2008

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Application Western blot
Sample Human Cell lysate - whole cell (pancreatic cancer cell line)
Loading amount 20 µg
Specification pancreatic cancer cell line
Gel Running Conditions Reduced Denaturing (4-12%)
Blocking step Milk as blocking agent for 30 minute(s) · Concentration: 5% · Temperature: 22°C
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Submitted Jul 04 2008

Application Immunocytochemistry/ Immunofluorescence
Sample Human Cell (pancreatic cancer cell line)
Specification pancreatic cancer cell line
Fixative Paraformaldehyde
Permeabilization Yes - 0.1% Triton X
Blocking step BSA as blocking agent for 30 minute(s) · Concentration: 1% · Temperature: 22°C
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Submitted Jun 18 2008

Application Immunocytochemistry/ Immunofluorescence
Sample Human Cell (LNCaP)
Specification LNCaP
Fixative Acetone
Permeabilization Yes - 0.1% Triton-X
Blocking step Fish Gelatin as blocking agent for 1 hour(s) and 0 minute(s) · Concentration: 1% · Temperature: 4°C
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Submitted Mar 06 2008

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