Recombinant
RabMAb

Recombinant Anti-Cytokeratin 18 antibody [EPR17347] (Phycoerythrin) (ab218288)

Overview

  • Product name

    Anti-Cytokeratin 18 antibody [EPR17347] (Phycoerythrin)
    See all Cytokeratin 18 primary antibodies
  • Description

    Rabbit monoclonal [EPR17347] to Cytokeratin 18 (Phycoerythrin)
  • Host species

    Rabbit
  • Conjugation

    Phycoerythrin. Ex: 488nm, Em: 575nm
  • Tested applications

    Suitable for: Flow Cytmore details
  • Species reactivity

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

    Recombinant fragment within Mouse Cytokeratin 18 aa 200 to the C-terminus. The exact sequence is proprietary.
    Database link: P05784

  • Positive control

    • Flow Cyt: HCT116 cells.
  • 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 ab218288 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 1/5000.

The cellular localisation of this product has been verified in ICC/IF.

Target

  • Function

    Involved 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 specificity

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

    Defects in KRT18 are a cause of cirrhosis (CIRRH) [MIM:215600].
  • Sequence similarities

    Belongs 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 localization

    Cytoplasm > 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
    see all

Images

  • Overlay histogram showing HCT116 cells stained with ab218288 (red line). The cells were fixed with 4% formaldehyde (10 min) and then permeabilized with 0.1% PBS-Triton X-100 for 15 min. The cells were then incubated in 1x PBS / 10% normal goat serum to block non-specific protein-protein interactions followed by the antibody (ab218288 at 1/5000 dilution) for 30 min at 22°C.

    Isotype control antibody (black line) was rabbit IgG (monoclonal) Phycoerythrin (ab209478) used at the same concentration and conditions as the primary antibody. Unlabelled sample (blue line) was also used as a control.

    Acquisition of >5,000 events were collected using a 50mW Yellow/Green laser (561nm) and 586/15 bandpass filter.

    This antibody gave a positive signal in HCT116 cells fixed with 80% methanol (5 min) used under the same conditions.

References

ab218288 has not yet been referenced specifically in any publications.

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