MLH1 – MMab

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IHC of MLH1 on an FFPE Colon Carcinoma Tissue

IHC of MLH1 on an FFPE Colon Carcinoma Tissue

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Intended Use For In Vitro Diagnostic Use
Summary and Explanation MLH1 is a mismatch repair gene of around 87 kDa, commonly associated with Hereditary Non-Polyposis Colorectal Cancer (HNPCC). This gene was identified as a locus frequently mutated in HNPCC. It is a human homolog of the E. coli DNA mismatch repair gene mutL, consistent with the characteristic alterations in microsatellite sequences (RER+ phenotype) found in HNPCC. Alternatively spliced transcript variants encoding different isoforms have been described, but their full-length natures have not been determined. In a high proportion of patients with microsatellite instability (MSI-H), the MLH1 protein is typically deficient. This protein deficiency is linked to the autosomal dominant condition of Hereditary Non-Polyposis Colon Cancer. The anti-MLH1antibody is useful in screening patients and families for this condition. Colon cancers that are microsatellite-unstable have a better prognosis than their microsatellite stable counterparts.
Antibody Type Mouse Monoclonal Clone G168-728
Isotype IgG2a/K Reactivity Paraffin, Frozen
Localization Nuclear Control Testis, Tonsil, Colon, Kidney, Colon Carcinoma
Presentation Anti-MLH1 is a mouse monoclonal antibody derived from cell culture supernatant that is concentrated, dialyzed, filter sterilized and diluted in buffer pH 7.5, containing BSA and sodium azide as a preservative.
Catalog No. Antibody Type Dilution Volume/QTY
BSB 5764 Prediluted Ready-To-Use 3.0 ml
BSB 5765 Prediluted Ready-To-Use 7.0 ml
BSB 5766 Prediluted Ready-To-Use 15.0 ml
BSB 5767 Concentrated 1:10-1:50 0.1 ml
BSB 5768 Concentrated 1:10-1:50 0.5 ml
BSB 5769 Concentrated 1:10-1:50 1.0 ml
BSB 5770 Control Slides 5
Note: For concentrated antibodies, please centrifuge prior to use to ensure recovery of all product.

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