Mouse Anti-Human HMB45

Mouse Anti-Human HMB45

$955.00
DS-MB-01563
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Antigen Information

Protein Name & Synonyms:
HMB45
Target Species:
  • Human

Antibody Specifications

Applications:
Immunohistology - Frozen, Immunohistology - Paraffin
Species Reactivity:
Human
Immunohistology:
This product does not require antigen retrieval using heat treatment prior to staining of paraffin sections.

Specificity

This product recognizes the HMB-45 antigen, an intracytoplasmic antigen expressed by the majority of melanomas and with other tumours demonstrating melanocytic differentiation. Tumours of lymphoid, epithelial, glial and mesenchymal origin are negative.

Normal adult melanocytes do not label with this antibody, although fetal and neonatal melanocytes stain variably.

Storage/Stability

Store at +4 °C or at -20 °C if preferred.
Storage in frost-free freezers is not recommended.
This product should be stored undiluted. Avoid repeated freezing and thawing as this may denature the antibody. Should this product contain a precipitate we recommend microcentrifugation before use.
If stored in this manner, this product is stable for 18 months after receipt.

Format

Supplied as:
Purified IgG - liquid
Formulation:
Phosphate buffered saline
Format Type:
Concentrate

Preparation

Immunogen:
Extract of pigmented melanoma metastases from lymph nodes.
Preservative:
0.1% Sodium Azide (NaN3)
1% Bovine Serum Albumin

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Usage

This product is furnished for LABORATORY RESEARCH USE ONLY.
Not for diagnostic or therapeutic use.