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PSA antibody [KLK3/801]

Anti-PSA antibody [KLK3/801] used in IHC (Paraffin sections) (IHC-P). GTX34990

Cat No. GTX34990

Host Mouse
Clonality Monoclonal
Clone Name KLK3/801
Isotype IgG1
Application ICC/IF, IHC-P
Reactivity Human
APPLICATION

Application Note

*Optimal dilutions/concentrations should be determined by the researcher.
Application Dilution
ICC/IF 0.5-1ug/ml
IHC-P 0.25-0.5ug/ml for 30 minutes at RT

Note :

IHC-P
Boiling tissue sections in 10mM citrate buffer, pH 6.0, for 10-20 min followed by cooling at RT for 20 minutes

Not tested in other applications.

Calculated MW

29 kDa. ( Note )

Specificity/Sensitivity

Recognizes a single protein of 33-34kDa, identified as the prostate specific antigen (PSA). This MAb is highly specific to PSA and stains prostatic secretory and ductal epithelium in both normal and neoplastic tissues. PSA is a chymotrypsin-like serine protease (kallikrein family) exclusively produced by the prostate epithelium, and abundant in seminal fluid. PSA can be detected in the sera of patients with prostatic carcinoma. It is predominantly complexed to a liver-derived serine protease inhibitor, alpha-1-antichymotrypsin (ACT). A higher proportion of serum PSA is complexed to ACT in prostate cancer than in benign prostate hyperplasia.
PROPERTIES

Form

Liquid

Buffer

Prepared in 10mM PBS with 0.05% BSA and 0.05% azide.

Storage

Store as concentrated solution. Centrifuge briefly prior to opening vial. For short-term storage (1-2 weeks), store at 4ºC. For long-term storage, aliquot and store at -20ºC or below. Avoid multiple freeze-thaw cycles.

Antigen Species

Human

Immunogen

Recombinant full-length human KLK3 protein

Purification

Ab purified from Bioreactor Concentrate by Protein A/G

Conjugation

Unconjugated

Note

For laboratory use only. Not for any clinical, therapeutic, or diagnostic use in humans or animals. Not for animal or human consumption.
TARGET

Synonyms

Kallikrein Related Peptidase 3,Aps,Klk2A1,Psa,Hk3,Klk3

Background

Kallikreins are a subgroup of serine proteases having diverse physiological functions. Growing evidence suggests that many kallikreins are implicated in carcinogenesis and some have potential as novel cancer and other disease biomarkers. This gene is one of the fifteen kallikrein subfamily members located in a cluster on chromosome 19. Its protein product is a protease present in seminal plasma. It is thought to function normally in the liquefaction of seminal coagulum, presumably by hydrolysis of the high molecular mass seminal vesicle protein. Serum level of this protein, called PSA in the clinical setting, is useful in the diagnosis and monitoring of prostatic carcinoma. Alternate splicing of this gene generates several transcript variants encoding different isoforms. [provided by RefSeq, Jul 2008]

Database

Research Area

DATA IMAGES
Anti-PSA antibody [KLK3/801] used in IHC (Paraffin sections) (IHC-P). GTX34990

GTX34990 IHC-P Image

Formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded human Prostate Carcinoma stained with PSA Monoclonal Antibody (KLK3/801).

Package List Price ($)
$ 329