Anti-Cytokeratin 5/6 (D5/16B4) Mouse Monoclonal Primary Antibody (antiCytokeratin 5/6 (D5/16B4)) detects cytokeratins 5 and 6. Cytokeratin 5 is expressed in various epithelia and mesothelial cells, while cytokeratin 6 is expressed by proliferating squamous epithelium. This antibody exhibits a cytoplasmic staining pattern and may be used to aid in the identification of squamous cell carcinoma and in distinguishing malignant mesothelioma from lung adenocarcinomas. The detection of cytokeratin 5 in myoepithelial cells with this antibody may also be used to aid in the determination of breast and prostate malignancies. The antibody is intended for qualitative staining in sections of formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded tissue.
This product should be interpreted by a qualified pathologist in conjunction with histological examination, relevant clinical information, and proper controls.
This antibody is intended for in vitro diagnostic (IVD) use.