Cathepsin D is an estrogen-regulated lysosomal protease that has been suggested to facilitate cancer cell migration and invasion by digesting the basement membrane, extracellular matrix, and connective tissue. Because of its mitogenic and proteolytic activities, it has been implicated as a prognostic marker in many tumor types, especially breast cancer. Its presence may also signify a more favorable response to hormone therapy. Cathepsin D is expressed in epithelial cells as well as in macrophages.
KIT COMPONENTS (100 reactions)
- 50x DAB Chromogen 1 x 0.5ml
- Biotinylated goat anti-rabbit IgG(H+L) 1 x 15ml
- DAB substrate 1 x 15ml
- Hydrogen Peroxide Block 1 x 15ml
- Protein block 1 x 15ml
- Streptavidin Peroxidase 1 x 15ml
- Rabbit anti-human Cathepsin D
Store at +4°C. Please refer to protocols.
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