CD68 Mouse anti-Human, Clone: KP1, eBioscience™

Mouse Monoclonal Antibody

Brand: Affymetrix eBioscience

Manufacturer Part Number: 14-0688-80


UNSPSC: 12352200

Code: Z2

Additional Details:
Additional Details: Weight: 0.01000kg

Disclaimers: For Research Use Only.

Product Code. 15207057

Quantity Price
1 £76.00 / 25µg
Estimated Shipment date
from Supplier 27-10-2016
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Description and Specification


Antigen CD68
Applications Flow Cytometry
Applications Immunohistochemistry (Formalin/Paraffin)
Applications Immunohistochemistry (Frozen)
Applications Immunoprecipitation
Applications Western Blotting
Clone KP1
Concentration 0.5mg/mL
Conjugate Unlabeled
Format Purified
Formulation aqueous buffer, 0.09% sodium azide, may contain carrier protein/stabilizer
Gene Alias Macrosialin
Host Species Mouse
Isotype IgG1
Quantity 25μg
Regulatory Status RUO
Species Reactivity Human
Storage Requirements Store at 2-8°C.
Primary or Secondary Primary
Monoclonal or Polyclonal Monoclonal

The KP1 antibody reacts with human CD68 which belongs to the sialomucin family and is closely related to the family of lysosomal-associated membrane proteins (lamps) and scavenger receptor. CD68 is predominantly an intracellular protein, found mainly in the late endosomal compartment but can be detected in smaller amounts on the surface of mainly myeloid-derived cells; monocytes and macrophages, dendritic cells (and in some langerhan cells), neutrophils, basophils, mast cells, myeloid progenitor cells, and a subset of CD34+ hematopoietic bone marrow progenitor cells. The function has not been fully elucidated but based on homology and structure, CD68 may play a role in antigen processing or presentation and protection of the lysosomal membrane from hydrolytic enzymes. Reports have also shown expression in activated T cells, and about 40% of peripheral blood B-lymphocytes and 50% of all B-ALL. The KP1 antibody has also been reported to stain fibroblasts which may be due to a conserved epitope rather than fibroblasts expressing CD68.