p63 is a homolog of the tumor suppressor p53. It is identified in basal cells in the epithelial layers of a variety of tissues, including epidermis, cervix, urothelium, breast and prostate. p63 was detected in nuclei of the basal epithelium in normal prostate glands; however, it was not expressed in malignant tumors of the prostate. As a result, p63 has been reported as a useful marker for differentiating benign from malignant lesions in the prostate, particularly when used in combination with markers of high molecular weight cytokeratin’s and the prostate-specific marker AMACR (P504S). p63 has also been shown to be a sensitive marker for lung squamous cell carcinomas (SqCC), with a sensitivity of ~90%. Specificity for lung SqCC, vs. lung adenocarcinoma (LADC), is approximately 80%. In breast tissue, p63 has been identified in myoepithelial cells of normal ducts. Pretreatment: Heat induced epitope retrieval in 10 mM citrate buffer, for 20 minutes is required for IHC staining on formalin-fixed, paraffin embedded tissue sections. Note: Dilution of the antibody in 10% normal goat serum followed by a goat anti-mouse secondary antibody-based detection is recommended. Control tissue Breast, Prostate, Prostate carcinoma or lung or bladder squamous cell carcinoma
Specifications
Applications
IHC-P
Host
Mouse
Clonality
Monoclonal
Clone
TP63/11
Isotype
IgG2a
Supplier
MONOSAN
Shipping & storage
Shipping condition
Blue Ice
Storage temperature
2-8°C

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