Recombinant
RabMAb

Recombinant Anti-Cytokeratin 17 antibody [EP1623] - Cytoskeleton Marker (Biotin) (ab195906)

Overview

  • Product name

    Anti-Cytokeratin 17 antibody [EP1623] - Cytoskeleton Marker (Biotin)
    See all Cytokeratin 17 primary antibodies
  • Description

    Rabbit monoclonal [EP1623] to Cytokeratin 17 - Cytoskeleton Marker (Biotin)
  • Host species

    Rabbit
  • Conjugation

    Biotin
  • Tested applications

    Suitable for: IHC-Pmore details
  • Species reactivity

    Reacts with: Human
    Predicted to work with: Mouse, Rat
  • Immunogen

    Synthetic peptide within Human Cytokeratin 17 (N terminal). The exact sequence is proprietary.

  • Positive control

    • IHC-P: normal human skin tissue sections
  • General notes

    Our RabMAb® technology is a patented hybridoma-based technology for making rabbit monoclonal antibodies. For details on our patents, please refer to RabMab® patents.

    This product is a recombinant rabbit monoclonal antibody.

Properties

Applications

Our Abpromise guarantee covers the use of ab195906 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-P 1/100. Perform heat mediated antigen retrieval via the pressure cooker method before commencing with IHC staining protocol.

Target

  • Function

    May play a role in the formation and maintenance of various skin appendages, specifically in determining shape and orientation of hair. May be a marker of basal cell differentiation in complex epithelia and therefore indicative of a certain type of epithelial "stem cells". May act as an autoantigen in the immunopathogenesis of psoriasis, with certain peptide regions being a major target for autoreactive T-cells and hence causing their proliferation. Required for the correct growth of hair follicles, in particular for the persistence of the anagen (growth) state. Modulates the function of TNF-alpha in the specific context of hair cycling. Regulates protein synthesis and epithelial cell growth through binding to the adapter protein SFN and by stimulating Akt/mTOR pathway. Involved in tissue repair.
  • Tissue specificity

    Expressed in the outer root sheath and medulla region of hair follicle specifically from eyebrow and beard, digital pulp, nail matrix and nail bed epithelium, mucosal stratified squamous epithelia and in basal cells of oral epithelium, palmoplantar epidermis and sweat and mammary glands. Also expressed in myoepithelium of prostate, basal layer of urinary bladder, cambial cells of sebaceous gland and in exocervix (at protein level).
  • Involvement in disease

    Defects in KRT17 are a cause of pachyonychia congenita type 2 (PC2) [MIM:167210]; also known as pachyonychia congenita Jackson-Lawler type. PC2 is an autosomal dominant ectodermal dysplasia characterized by hypertrophic nail dystrophy resulting in onchyogryposis (thickening and increase in curvature of the nail), palmoplantar keratoderma and hyperhidrosis, follicular hyperkeratosis, multiple epidermal cysts, absent/sparse eyebrow and body hair, and by the presence of natal teeth.
    Defects in KRT17 are a cause of steatocystoma multiplex (SM) [MIM:184500]. SM is a disease characterized by round or oval cystic tumors widely distributed on the back, anterior trunk, arms, scrotum, and thighs.
    Note=KRT16 and KRT17 are coexpressed only in pathological situations such as metaplasias and carcinomas of the uterine cervix and in psoriasis vulgaris.
  • Sequence similarities

    Belongs to the intermediate filament family.
  • Cellular localization

    Cytoplasm.
  • Information by UniProt
  • Database links

  • Alternative names

    • 39.1 antibody
    • CK 17 antibody
    • CK-17 antibody
    • Cytokeratin-17 antibody
    • K17 antibody
    • K1C17_HUMAN antibody
    • Keratin 17 antibody
    • keratin 17 epitope S1 antibody
    • keratin 17 epitope S2 antibody
    • keratin 17 epitope S4 antibody
    • Keratin 17, type I antibody
    • Keratin antibody
    • Keratin type I cytoskeletal 17 antibody
    • keratin, type i cytoskeletal 17 [version 1] antibody
    • Keratin-17 antibody
    • KRT17 antibody
    • PC antibody
    • PC2 antibody
    • PCHC1 antibody
    • type I cytoskeletal 17 antibody
    see all

Images

  • IHC image of Cytokeratin 17 staining in a section of formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded normal human skin*.

    The section was pre-treated using heat mediated antigen retrieval with sodium citrate buffer (pH6) in a Biocare Medical NxGen pressure cooker using retrieval settings of 110oC for 8 minutes. Non-specific protein-protein interactions were then blocked in TBS containing 0.025% (v/v) Triton X-100, 0.3M (w/v) glycine and 1% (w/v) BSA for 1h at room temperature. The section was then incubated overnight at +4°C with ab195906 at 1/100 dilution. DAB was used as the chromogen (ab103723), diluted 1/100 and incubated for 10min at room temperature. The section was counterstained with haematoxylin and mounted with DPX. The inset negative control image is taken from an identical assay without primary antibody.

    For other IHC staining systems (automated and non-automated) customers should optimize variable parameters such as antigen retrieval conditions, primary antibody concentration and antibody incubation times.

    *Tissue obtained from the Human Research Tissue Bank, supported by the NIHR Cambridge Biomedical Research Centre

References

ab195906 has not yet been referenced specifically in any publications.

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