Anti-MCSP [LHM 2]

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Anti-MCSP [LHM 2]

Cat. #: 151118

Sub-type: Primary antibody

Unit size: 100 ug

Availability: 1-2 weeks

Target: Melanoma associated Chondroitin Sulphate Proteoglycan (MCSP or NG2)

Class: Monoclonal

Application: IHC ; FACS ; IHC ; IF ; IP ; WB ; ICC

Reactivity: Human

Host: Mouse


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Inventor: Nick Tidman

Institute: Queen Mary University of London

Tool Details
Target Details

Tool Details


  • Name: Anti-MCSP [LHM 2]
  • Research fields: Cell biology;Cancer;Neurobiology
  • Clone: LHM 2
  • Tool sub type: Primary antibody
  • Class: Monoclonal
  • Conjugation: Unconjugated
  • Molecular weight: 240 kDa
  • Reactivity: Human
  • Host: Mouse
  • Application: IHC ; FACS ; IHC ; IF ; IP ; WB ; ICC
  • Description: Monoclonal antibody against MCSP melanoma marker.
  • Immunogen: A 375P cells crude extract.
  • Immunogen uniprot id: Q6UVK1
  • Isotype: IgG1 kappa
  • Myeloma used: NS0

Target Details

  • Target: Melanoma associated Chondroitin Sulphate Proteoglycan (MCSP or NG2)
  • Molecular weight: 240 kDa
  • Target background: MCSP is a chondroitin surface proteoglycan, involved in stabilizing cell-substratum interactions during early events of cell spreading. MCSP is an integral membrane chondroitin sulphate proteoglycan expressed by human malignant melanoma cells. Anti-MCSP (LHM2) antibody is a very good marker for melanoma (>90% stained). LHM2 also stains basal cell carcinomas and subpopulation of basal keratinocytes. LHM2 can be used as a diagnostic panel for immunopathology of malignant melanoma and potential candidates for immunoimaging and immunotherapy of disseminated melanoma. Potential applications of the LHM2 antibody include use for separation/isolation of epidermal stem cells, detection of stem cells in skin biopsies or epithelial cell cultures and optimisation of culture conditions to retain epidermal stem cell population in in vitro cultures.


  • Application: IHC ; FACS ; IHC ; IF ; IP ; WB ; ICC


  • 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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