[Histonet] PAN CKMNF116, picking up dendritic cells?

Richard Cartun Rcartun <@t> harthosp.org
Tue Sep 25 09:04:03 CDT 2012

It should label dendritic cells since it reacts with cytokeratin 8.  These cells have been shown to contain cytokeratin protein by immunoblotting.  I use this reactivity as an internal positive control.


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>>> jAswigueAlatan <msjaswigue.alatan <@t> gmail.com> 9/24/2012 9:14 PM >>>
Dear Histonetters,
Has anyone out there experienced problem with optimizing PanCK MNF116
antibody? Our CKMNF116 stains dendritic cells on lymph nodes using Ventana
CC1 - 8 mins,
Ab incubation time 16 mins,
Post primary peroxidase inhib selected.
Basically, it should stain cytokeratins, but it stains dendritic cells as
well. What would be the possible causes and solutions. Any suggestions
would be greatly appreciated. Many thanks.

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