E Cadherin is an adhesion protein that is expressed in cells of epithelial lineage. It stains positively in glandular epithelium, as well as adenocarcinomas of the lung, G.I. tract and ovary. It is useful in distinguishing adenocarcinoma from mesothelioma. It is also positive in some thyroid carcinomas. Breast carcinomas with ductal and lobular features show two staining patterns: (1) complete or almost complete lack of membrane staining in lobular carcinomas and (2) uniform membrane expression throughout the tumor in ductal carcinomas. Immunohistochemical detection of ECadherin expression can be a useful diagnostic tool for the differentiation of ductal and lobular carcinomas of the breast.
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 E-Cadherin
Store at +4°C. Please refer to protocols.
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