Product information "Anti-Nestin (ESTM46, FLJ21841, Intermediate Filament Protein, Nbla00170, Nes)"
Nestin is a marker of multipotent neuroectodermal cells and is downregulated as the cells cease division and differentiate to their neural or glial lineages. Expression of Nestin is seen in almost all GBMs (Glioblastoma mulitformes) and many melanomas (both primary and metastatic) but not in any metastatic carcinomas. Applications: Suitable for use in ELISA, Immunohistochemistry and Western Blot. Other applications not tested. Recommended Dilution: Immunohistochemistry (paraffin): 5ug/ml, ELISA: 1:20,000-1:80,000, Western Blot: 1:500-1:3,000, Requires antigen retrieval using heat treatment for 20 minutes prior to staining of paraffin sections. , Optimal dilutions to be determined by the researcher. Histology Positive Control Tissue: Human kidney, Storage and Stability: May be stored at 4°C for short-term only. Aliquot to avoid repeated freezing and thawing. Store at -20°C. Aliquots are stable for at least 12 months. For maximum recovery of product, centrifuge the original vial after thawing and prior to removing the cap.