Smoothelin is a novel cytoskeletal protein that reacts with the 59 kDa and 100 kDa proteins corresponding to Smoothelin A and B, respectively, which are exclusively found in smooth muscle cells (SMC). Cells with SMC-like characteristics, such as myofibroblasts and myoepithelial cells, as well as skeletal and cardiac muscle do not contain Smoothelin. Smoothelin is exclusively expressed in fully differentiated (contractile) smooth muscle cells and could be used as a tool to differentiate muscularis propria from muscularis mucosa.
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 Smoothelin
Store at +4°C. Please refer to protocols.
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