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anti-Desmoplakin 1 guinea pig polyclonal, serum

The anti-desmoplakin 1 antibody reacts specifically with desmoplakin 1 in Western blot analysis.
Cat. No.: DP-1
Quantity:  50 µL

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Product description

Host guinea pig
Antibody Type polyclonal
Immunogen human desmoplakin 1 (C-terminus of recombinant human desmoplakin 1)
Purification stabilized antiserum
Conjugate unconjugated
Formulation contains 0.09% sodium azide
Storage short term at 2 – 8 °C; long term storage in aliquots at - 20 °C; avoid freeze/ thaw cycles
Note centrifuge prior to opening
Intended use Research use only
Tested species reactivity bovine, human


Tested applications Tested dilutions
Immunocytochemistry (ICC)/ Immunofluorescence (IF) 1:100
Immunohistochemistry (IHC) - frozen 1:50
Immunohistochemistry (IHC) - paraffin 1:50 (microwave treatment recommended, ABC method)
Western Blot (WB) 1:1,000



DP-1 antiserum shows distinct punctate membrane staining of epithelia. In Western blot analysis the antiserum reacts specifically with the desmoplakin DPI and DPII polypeptides.
Reactivity on cultured cell lines: Several human carcinoma cell lines, such as MCF-7, A-431, HaCaT, CaCo2



Kant, S., Holthöfer, B., Magin, T. M., Krusche, C. A. & Leube, R. E. Desmoglein 2-Dependent Arrhythmogenic Cardiomyopathy Is Caused by a Loss of Adhesive Function. Circ. Cardiovasc. Genet. 8, 553–63 (2015). mouse IHC (paraffin)
Franke, W. W. et al. Protein LUMA is a cytoplasmic plaque constituent of various epithelial adherens junctions and composite junctions of myocardial intercalated disks: a unifying finding for cell biology and cardiology. Cell Tissue Res. 357, 159–72 (2014). rat IHC (frozen)
König, K. et al. Loss of the keratin cytoskeleton is not sufficient to induce epithelial mesenchymal transition in a novel KRAS driven sporadic lung cancer mouse model. PLoS One 8, e57996 (2013). human ICC-IF
Langbein, L. et al. Tight junction-related structures in the absence of a lumen: occludin, claudins and tight junction plaque proteins in densely packed cell formations of stratified epithelia and squamous cell carcinomas. Eur. J. Cell Biol. 82, 385–400 (2003). bovine IHC (frozen)
Akat, K. et al. Molecular characterization of desmosomes in meningiomas and arachnoidal tissue. Acta Neuropathol. 106, 337–47 (2003). human IHC (frozen)
Franke, W. W. et al. Immunocytochemical identification of epithelium-derived human tumors with antibodies to desmosomal plaque proteins (cell junctions/cytoskeleton/tumor diagnosis/carcinoma). Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 80, 543–547 (1983). human, bovine WB, IHC (frozen), ICC-IF

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