Recombinant
RabMAb

Recombinant Anti-Cytokeratin 4 antibody [EP1599Y] (Biotin) (ab200001)

Overview

  • Product name

    Anti-Cytokeratin 4 antibody [EP1599Y] (Biotin)
    See all Cytokeratin 4 primary antibodies
  • Description

    Rabbit monoclonal [EP1599Y] to Cytokeratin 4 (Biotin)
  • Host species

    Rabbit
  • Conjugation

    Biotin
  • Tested applications

    Suitable for: IHC-Pmore details
  • Species reactivity

    Reacts with: Human
  • Immunogen

    Synthetic peptide within Human Cytokeratin 4 (C terminal). The exact sequence is proprietary.

  • Positive control

    • IHC-P: normal human oesophageal tissue.
  • 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.

Properties

Applications

Our Abpromise guarantee covers the use of ab200001 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 with citrate buffer pH 6 before commencing with IHC staining protocol.

Target

  • Tissue specificity

    Detected in the suprabasal layer of the stratified epithelium of the esophagus, exocervix, vagina, mouth and lingual mucosa, and in cells and cell clusters in the mucosa and serous gland ducts of the esophageal submucosa (at protein level). Expressed widely in the exocervix and esophageal epithelium, with lowest levels detected in the basal cell layer.
  • Involvement in disease

    Defects in KRT4 are a cause of white sponge nevus of cannon (WSN) [MIM:193900]. WSN is a rare autosomal dominant disorder which predominantly affects non-cornified stratified squamous epithelia. Clinically, it is characterized by the presence of soft, white, and spongy plaques in the oral mucosa. The characteristic histopathologic features are epithelial thickening, parakeratosis, and vacuolization of the suprabasal layer of oral epithelial keratinocytes. Less frequently the mucous membranes of the nose, esophagus, genitalia and rectum are involved.
  • Sequence similarities

    Belongs to the intermediate filament family.
  • Information by UniProt
  • Database links

  • Form

    Localisation: Intermediate filament (Cytoskeleton).
  • Alternative names

    • CK 4 antibody
    • CK-4 antibody
    • CK4 antibody
    • CYK4 antibody
    • Cytokeratin 4 antibody
    • Cytokeratin-4 antibody
    • Cytokeratin4 antibody
    • FLJ31692 antibody
    • K2C4_HUMAN antibody
    • K4 antibody
    • Keratin 4 antibody
    • Keratin antibody
    • Keratin type II cytoskeletal 4 antibody
    • Keratin-4 antibody
    • Keratin4 antibody
    • KRT 4 antibody
    • Krt4 antibody
    • type II cytoskeletal 4 antibody
    • Type-II keratin Kb4 antibody
    see all

Images

  • IHC image of Cytokeratin 4 staining in a section of formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded normal human oesophagus*, performed on a Leica Bond system using the standard protocol B. The section was pre-treated using heat mediated antigen retrieval with sodium citrate buffer (pH6, epitope retrieval solution 1) for 20 mins. The section was then incubated with ab200001 at 1/100 dilution for 15 mins at room temperature and detected using an HRP conjugated ABC system. DAB was used as the chromogen. The section was then 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

ab200001 has not yet been referenced specifically in any publications.

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