Anti-Keratin 5/6/18 [LP34]

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Anti-Keratin 5/6/18 [LP34]

Cat. #: 151125

Sub-type: Primary antibody

Unit size: 100 ug

Availability: 3-4 weeks

Target: Keratin 5/6/18 (pan-epithelial)

Class: Monoclonal

Application: ELISA ; IHC ; IF ; WB

Reactivity: Human

Host: Mouse


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Inventor: Birgit Lane

Institute: Cancer Research UK, London Research Institute: Clare Hall Laboratories

Tool Details
Target Details

Tool Details


  • Name: Anti-Keratin 5/6/18 [LP34]
  • Research fields: Cell signaling and signal transduction
  • Clone: LP34
  • Tool sub type: Primary antibody
  • Class: Monoclonal
  • Conjugation: Unconjugated
  • Molecular weight: 10 kDa
  • Strain: Balb/c
  • Reactivity: Human
  • Host: Mouse
  • Application: ELISA ; IHC ; IF ; WB
  • Description: Monoclonal antibody with broad reactivity against human keratins 5,6 and 18.
  • Immunogen: Detergent-insoluble fraction of psoriatic human epidermis
  • Immunogen uniprot id: P05783
  • Isotype: IgG1
  • Myeloma used: Sp2/0-Ag14
  • Recommended controls: Human skin

Target Details

  • Target: Keratin 5/6/18 (pan-epithelial)
  • Molecular weight: 10 kDa
  • Tissue cell line specificity: Human skin
  • Target background: Keratins 5, 6 are members of type II keratins family that are specifically expressed in the inner root sheath of hair follicles. Keratins demonstrate tissue and differentiation specific expression profiles. The type II cytokeratins consist of basic or neutral proteins which are arranged in pairs of heterotypic keratin chains co-expressed during differentiation of simple and stratified epithelial tissues. Keratin 18 is member of the type I intermediate filament chain keratin 18. Keratin 18, together with its filament partner keratin 8, are perhaps the most commonly found members of the intermediate filament gene family. These cytokeratins have been reported to be expressed in tumour cells of epithelial origin and less commonly of mesothelial origin, however non-epithelial tumours, e.g. lymphomas, do not express these cytokeratins. Anti-keratin 5/6/18 (LP34) shows a broad pattern of reactivity with human epithelial tissues, from simple glandular epithelia to stratified squamous epithelia. Epithelial cells are labelled whether they are ectodermal, mesodermal, or endodermal in origin. However, the recognition of cytokeratin 18 on paraffin sections using this antibody may be variable.


  • Application: ELISA ; IHC ; IF ; WB


  • Format: Liquid
  • Concentration: 1 mg/ml
  • Unit size: 100 ug
  • Storage buffer: PBS with 0.02% azide
  • Storage conditions: Store at -20° C frozen. Avoid repeated freeze / thaw cycles
  • Shipping conditions: Shipping at 4° C


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