Monoclonal anti Cytokeratin 14 (KRT14/532)

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Product Description

Cytokeratin 14 (CK14) belongs to the type I (or A or acidic) subfamily of low molecular weight keratins and exists in combination with keratin 5 (type II or B or basic). CK14 is found in basal cells of squamous epithelia, some glandular epithelia, myoepithelium, and mesothelial cells. Anti-CK14 is useful in differentiating squamous cell carcinomas from poorly differentiated epithelial tumors. Anti-CK14 is one of the specific basal markers for distinguishing between basal and non-basal subtypes of breast carcinomas. Anti-CK14 is also a good marker for differentiation of intraductal from invasive salivary duct carcinoma by the positive staining of basal cells surrounding the in-situ neoplasm as well as for differentiation of benign prostate from prostate carcinoma. Furthermore, this antibody has been useful in separating oncocytic tumors of the kidney from its renal mimics, and in identifying metaplastic carcinomas of the breast.

van der Velden, L.A., et al. 1993. Cytokeratin expression in normal and (pre)malignant head and neck epithelia: an overview. Head and Neck 15:133-146. | Chen, H., et al. 1995. Keratin 14 gene mutations in patients with epidermolysis bullosa simplex. J. Invest. Dermatol. 105: 629-632

Additional Information


Purified with BSA, 0.2 mg/mL, Purified, BSA-free, 1 mg/mL, CF405S, CF405M, CF488A, CF543, CF555, CF568, CF594, CF640R, CF647, CF660R, CF680, CF680R, CF770, Biotin, R-PE, APC, Per-CP, Alkaline Phosphatase, HRP


50 uL, 100 uL, 250 uL, 500 uL

Supplied As

Purified: 0.2 mg/mL in PBS/0.05% BSA/0.05% azide, Purified, BSA-free: 1 mg/mL in PBS without azide, Conjugates: 0.1 mg/mL in PBS/0.1% BSA/0.05% azide, HRP conjugates: 0.1 mg/mL in PBS/0.05% BSA

Antibody type


Host species


Reactivity (target)

Cytokeratin 14 (KRT14/532)




IgG1, kappa



Molecular weight

~50 kDa


CK-14; Dowling Meara; ebs3; ebs4; Epidermolysis Bullosa Simplex; k14; Keratin 14; Keratin Type I Cytoskeletal 14; Koebner; krt14; NFJ

Entrez gene ID







Recombinant full-length human KRT14 protein

Species reactivity

Human, Mouse, Rat


Flow cytometry, Immunofluorescence, Immunohistology (formalin)

Cellular localization


Application notes

Flow Cytometry (0.5-1 ug/million cells/0.1 mL), Immunofluorescence 0.5-1 ug/mL, Immunohistology formalin-fixed 0.5-1.0 ug/mL for 30 min at RT, Optimal dilution for a specific application should be determined by user, Staining of formalin-fixed tissues requires boiling tissue sections in 10 mM citrate buffer, pH 6.0, for 10-20 min followed by cooling at RT for 20 minutes

Positive control

A431 cells. Skin, Tonsil, Pro

MSDS (PDF):MSDS Primary antibodies

Protocol (PDF): Protocols for antibody-based detection

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