|Application ||WB, IHC, ICC, E|
|Description||Cytokeratin 8, also known as CK8, KRT8, K8. Entrez Protein NP_002264. It is a member of the type II keratin family.Type I and type II keratins heteropolymerize to form intermediate-sized filaments in the cytoplasm of epithelial cells.It typically dimerizes with keratin 18 to form an intermediate filament in simple single-layered epithelial cells. This protein plays a role in maintaining cellular structural integrity and also functions in signal transduction and cellular differentiation. Mutations in this gene cause cryptogenic cirrhosis.|
|Immunogen||Purified recombinant fragment of human Cytokeratin (aa391-483) expressed in E. Coli.|
|Formulation||Ascitic fluid containing 0.03% sodium azide.|
|Other Names||Keratin, type II cytoskeletal 8, Cytokeratin-8, CK-8, Keratin-8, K8, Type-II keratin Kb8, KRT8, CYK8|
|Dilution||WB~~1/500 - 1/2000|
IHC~~1/500 - 1/2000
IF~~1/200 - 1/1000
|Storage||Maintain refrigerated at 2-8°C for up to 6 months. For long term storage store at -20°C in small aliquots to prevent freeze-thaw cycles.|
|Precautions||Cytokeratin 8 Antibody is for research use only and not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.|
|Function||Together with KRT19, helps to link the contractile apparatus to dystrophin at the costameres of striated muscle.|
|Cellular Location||Cytoplasm. Nucleus, nucleoplasm Nucleus matrix|
|Tissue Location||Observed in muscle fibers accumulating in the costameres of myoplasm at the sarcolemma membrane in structures that contain dystrophin and spectrin. Expressed in gingival mucosa and hard palate of the oral cavity.|
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1. Cancer Genet Cytogenet. 2007 Oct 15;178(2):94-103. 2. Cancer Lett. 2008 Jul 8;265(2):188-96.
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