Anti-Collagen Type IV Monoclonal Antibody (Clone:IHC549)
|Amount :||0.5 ml|
|Isotype :||Mouse IgG1, kappa|
|Purification :||Protein A/G Chromatography|
|Content :||Tris Buffer, pH 7.3 - 7.7, with 1% BSA and <0.1% Sodium Azide|
|Storage condition :||Store at 2°C - 8°C. Do not freeze.|
Collagen Type IV is a primary component in the basal lamina that is used as a marker to observe the presence of the lamina and examine its structure. In addition to the epithelial basal lamina, Anti-Collagen Type IV stains mesenchymal components. It is useful for identifying soft tissue cancers including schwannomas and leiomyomas. Anti-Collagen Type IV frequently reacts with these tissues after becoming well-differentiated and malignant. The use of Anti-Collagen Type IV produces more reliable results than non-specific silver reticulum stains when investigating the vascular elements of neoplasms, hemangiopericytoma, angiosarcoma and epithelioid hemangioendothelioma.
Recommended dilutions: Immunohistochemical analysis: 1:100 - 1:200. However, this need to be optimized based on the research applications.
For Research Use Only. Not for use in diagnostic/therapeutics procedures.
|Post transnational modification:||The trimeric structure of the NC1 domains is stabilized by covalent bonds between Lys and Met residues.|
|Tissue Specificity:||Alpha 3 and alpha 4 type IV collagens are colocalized and present in kidney, eye, basement membranes of lens capsule, cochlea, lung, skeletal muscle, aorta, synaptic fibers, fetal kidney and fetal lung. PubMed:8083201 reports similar levels of expression of alpha 3 and alpha 4 type IV collagens in kidney, but PubMed:7523402 reports that in kidney levels of alpha 3 type IV collagen are significantly lower than those of alpha 4 type IV collagen. Highest levels of expression of alpha 4 type IV collagen are detected in kidney, calvaria, neuroretina and cardiac muscle. Lower levels of expression are observed in brain, lung and thymus, and no expression is detected in choroid plexus, liver, adrenal, pancreas, ileum or skin.|
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