Overview

  • Product nameAnti-Cytokeratin 5 antibody
    See all Cytokeratin 5 primary antibodies
  • Description
    Rabbit polyclonal to Cytokeratin 5
  • Specificityab53121 detects endogenous levels of total Cytokeratin 5 protein.
  • Tested applicationsSuitable for: ELISA, IHC-P, Flow Cyt, ICC/IF, IHC-FoFr, IHC-Fr, WBmore details
  • Species reactivity
    Reacts with: Mouse, Rat, Human, Pig
  • Immunogen

    A synthetic peptide derived from human Cytokeratin 5.

  • Positive control
    • HepG2 cell extracts and human breast carcinoma tissue.

Properties

  • FormLiquid
  • Storage instructionsShipped at 4°C. Store at -20°C. Stable for 12 months at -20°C.
  • Storage bufferPreservative: 0.02% Sodium Azide
    Constituents: 50% Glycerol, PBS (without Mg2+ and Ca2+), 150mM Sodium chloride, pH 7.4
  • Concentration information loading...
  • PurityImmunogen affinity purified
  • Purification notesab53121 was affinity purified from rabbit antiserum by affinity chromatography using epitope specific immunogen.
  • ClonalityPolyclonal
  • IsotypeIgG
  • Research areas

Applications

Our Abpromise guarantee covers the use of ab53121 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
ELISA 1/10000.
IHC-P Use at an assay dependent concentration.
Flow Cyt Use at an assay dependent concentration. PubMed: 24648397ab171870-Rabbit polyclonal IgG, is suitable for use as an isotype control with this antibody.
ICC/IF Use a concentration of 1 µg/ml.
IHC-FoFr Use at an assay dependent concentration. PubMed: 21278345
IHC-Fr Use at an assay dependent concentration. PubMed: 22308455
WB 1/300 - 1/1000. Detects a band of approximately 62 kDa (predicted molecular weight: 62 kDa).

Target

  • Involvement in diseaseDefects in KRT5 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 KRT5 are the cause of epidermolysis bullosa simplex with migratory circinate erythema (EBSMCE) [MIM:609352]. EBSMCE is a form of intraepidermal epidermolysis bullosa characterized by unusual migratory circinate erythema. Skin lesions appear from birth primarily on the hands, feet, and legs but spare nails, ocular epithelia and mucosae. Lesions heal with brown pigmentation but no scarring. Electron microscopy findings are distinct from those seen in the DM-EBS, with no evidence of tonofilament clumping.
    Defects in KRT5 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 KRT5 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, althought it is less severe.
    Defects in KRT5 are the cause of epidermolysis bullosa simplex with mottled pigmentation (MP-EBS) [MIM:131960]. MP-EBS is a form of intraepidermal epidermolysis bullosa characterized by blistering at acral sites and 'mottled' pigmentation of the trunk and proximal extremities with hyper- and hypopigmentation macules.
    Defects in KRT5 are the cause of Dowling-Degos disease (DDD) [MIM:179850]; also known as Dowling-Degos-Kitamura disease or reticulate acropigmentation of Kitamura. DDD is an autosomal dominant genodermatosis. Affected individuals develop a postpubertal reticulate hyperpigmentation that is progressive and disfiguring, and small hyperkeratotic dark brown papules that affect mainly the flexures and great skin folds. Patients usually show no abnormalities of the hair or nails.
  • Sequence similaritiesBelongs to the intermediate filament family.
  • Information by UniProt
  • Database links
  • Alternative names
    • 58 kDa cytokeratin antibody
    • CK-5 antibody
    • CK5 antibody
    • Cytokeratin-5 antibody
    • Cytokeratin5 antibody
    • DDD antibody
    • DDD1 antibody
    • EBS2 antibody
    • epidermolysis bullosa simplex 2 Dowling-Meara/Kobner/Weber-Cockayne types antibody
    • K2C5_HUMAN antibody
    • K5 antibody
    • keratin 5 (epidermolysis bullosa simplex, Dowling-Meara/Kobner/Weber-Cockayne types) antibody
    • Keratin 5 antibody
    • Keratin antibody
    • keratin complex 2, basic, gene 5 antibody
    • keratin, type II cytoskeletal 5 antibody
    • Keratin-5 antibody
    • Keratin5 antibody
    • KRT 5 antibody
    • Krt5 antibody
    • KRT5A antibody
    • type II cytoskeletal 5 antibody
    • Type-II keratin Kb5 antibody
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Anti-Cytokeratin 5 antibody images

  • ab53121 at 1/50 dilution staining Cytokeratin 5 in human breast carcinoma by Immunohistochemistry, Paraffin embedded tissue, in the absence and presence of the immunising peptide.ab53121 at 1/50 dilution staining Cytokeratin 5 in human breast carcinoma by Immunohistochemistry, Paraffin embedded tissue, in the absence and presence of the immunising peptide.
  • ICC/IF image of ab53121 stained MCF7 cells. The cells were 100% methanol fixed (5 min) and then incubated in 1%BSA / 10% normal goat serum / 0.3M glycine in 0.1% PBS-Tween for 1h to permeabilise the cells and block non-specific protein-protein interactions. The cells were then incubated with the antibody (ab53121, 1µg/ml) overnight at +4°C. The secondary antibody (green) was Alexa Fluor® 488 goat anti-rabbit IgG (H+L) used at a 1/1000 dilution for 1h. Alexa Fluor® 594 WGA was used to label plasma membranes (red) at a 1/200 dilution for 1h. DAPI was used to stain the cell nuclei (blue) at a concentration of 1.43µM.

  • All lanes : Anti-Cytokeratin 5 antibody (ab53121) at 1/300 dilution

    Lane 1 : HepG2 cell extract
    Lane 2 : HepG2 cell extract with immunising peptide


    Predicted band size : 62 kDa
    Observed band size : 62 kDa

References for Anti-Cytokeratin 5 antibody (ab53121)

This product has been referenced in:
  • Dorà NJ  et al. Analysis of compound heterozygotes reveals that the mouse floxed Pax6 (tm1Ued) allele produces abnormal eye phenotypes. Transgenic Res 25:679-92 (2016). IHC ; Mouse . Read more (PubMed: 27240603) »
  • Parfitt GJ  et al. Renewal of the Holocrine Meibomian Glands by Label-Retaining, Unipotent Epithelial Progenitors. Stem Cell Reports 7:399-410 (2016). Read more (PubMed: 27523617) »

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Application Immunocytochemistry/ Immunofluorescence
Sample Mouse Cell (NIH3T3)
Specification NIH3T3
Fixative Paraformaldehyde
Permeabilization Yes - 0.1% Triton
Blocking step Serum as blocking agent for 30 minute(s) · Concentration: 10% · Temperature: 24°C
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Application Immunocytochemistry/ Immunofluorescence
Sample Rat Cell (Rat airway epithelium)
Specification Rat airway epithelium
Fixative Paraformaldehyde
Permeabilization Yes - 0.1% Triton
Blocking step BSA as blocking agent for 30 minute(s) · Concentration: 1% · Temperature: 27°C
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Application Immunocytochemistry/ Immunofluorescence
Sample Monkey Cell (COS1)
Specification COS1
Fixative Paraformaldehyde
Permeabilization Yes - 0.1% Triton X-100
Blocking step Serum as blocking agent for 1 hour(s) and 0 minute(s) · Concentration: 10% · Temperature: 25°C
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Application Immunohistochemistry (Formalin/PFA-fixed paraffin-embedded sections)
Sample Pig Tissue sections (Ureter)
Specification Ureter
Fixative Formaldehyde
Antigen retrieval step Heat mediated - Buffer/Enzyme Used: 10mM Citric Acid Buffer pH 6.0
Permeabilization No
Blocking step Serum as blocking agent for 15 minute(s) · Concentration: 10% · Temperature: 21°C
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