Mucin is an important tumor-associated marker for adenocarcinomas.
Suitable for use in Immunofluorescence Microscopy and Immunohistochemistry. Other applications not tested.
Immunohistochemistry (Frozen and Paraffin): 1:10-1:40. Recommended dilution buffer is PBS, 1% BSA, 0.1% sodium azide.
Optimal dilutions to be determined by the researcher.
Gastric mucosa of stomach
Storage and Stability:
May be stored at 4°C for short-term only. Aliquot to avoid repeated freezing and thawing. Store at -20°C. Aliquots are stable for 12 months. For maximum recovery of product, centrifuge the original vial after thawing and prior to removing the cap.
| Not determined|
|Mucin isolated from ovarian mucinous cysts and colonic mucosa. Cellular Localization: cytoplasm|
|Supplied as a liquid, 0.09% sodium azide.|
|Recognizes Mucin. Shows specificity to gastric mucosa, but is also reactive with stomach and colon carcinomas. Most breast carcinomas are negative. Reactive with the g epitope on Mucin M1. Species Crossreactivity: Human, chicken, most mammals (including monkey, feline, porcine, rat, mouse, rabbit, hedgehog). Does not react with bovine.|
|Intended for research use only. Not for use in human, therapeutic, or diagnostic applications.|
1. Bara, J., et al., J. Immunol. Meth. 149: 105-113 (1992). 2. Bara, J., et al., Int. J. Cancer 47: 304-310 (1991).|