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anti-Keratin K71 guinea pig polyclonal, serum

The antibody stains specifically the Henle, Huxley and cuticle layer of the hair follicle inner root sheath. No cross-reaction with keratins K5 and K6, although there is considerable sequence homology.

Cat. No.: GP-K6irs1
Quantity:  100 µL

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Product description

Host guinea pig
Antibody Type polyclonal
Immunogen synthetic peptide of human keratin K71 (formerly also designated keratin K6irs1; C-GGE GRS RGS AND YKD T), coupled to KLH
Purification stabilized antiserum
Conjugate unconjugated
Formulation contains 0.09% sodium azide and 0.5% BSA
Storage short term at 2 – 8 °C; long term storage in aliquots at - 20 °C; avoid freeze/ thaw cycles
Tested species reactivity human, mouse
Intended use Research use only


Tested applications Tested dilutions
Immunohistochemistry (IHC) - frozen 1:100 – 1:200
Western Blot (WB) 1:2,000



Specific for human keratin K71 (57.3 kD polypeptide; calculated from sequence data).The antiserum stains specifically the Henle, Huxley and cuticle layer of the inner root sheath (irs) of the hair follicle.
Although there is a considerable sequence homology of keratin K71 to keratins K5 andK 6, no cross-reactivity was observed with Western blotting and immunofluorescence microscopy.


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