Anti-Cytokeratin (CAM 5.2)
Tuesday 12 February 2013
Anti-Cytokeratin (CAM 5.2) reagent has a primary reactivity with human keratin proteins that correspond to Moll’s peptides #7 and #8, Mr 48 and 52 kilodaltons (kd), respectively.
Cytokeratin 7 and 8 are present on secretory epithelia of normal human tissue but not on
stratified squamous epithelium.
Anti-Cytokeratin (CAM 5.2) stains most epithelial-derived tissue, including liver, renal tubular epithelium, and hepatocellular and renal cell carcinomas.
Anti-Cytokeratin (CAM 5.2) might not react with some squamous cell carcinomas.
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