Monoclonal Mouse Anti-Human MLH1 Antibody

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The Eagle Biosciences Monoclonal Mouse Anti-Human MLH1 antibody is intended for qualified laboratories to qualitatively identify by light microscopy, the presence of associated antigens in formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded (FFPE) tissue sections using immunohistochemistry test methods. The Monoclonal Mouse Anti-Human MLH1 Antibody is for research use only and not to be used for diagnostic procedures.

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Monoclonal Mouse Anti-Human MLH1 Antibody

The Monoclonal Mouse Anti-Human MLH1 Antibody is For Research Use Only

Clone: IHC409
Source: Mouse Monoclonal
Positive Control: Colon, Colon Carcinoma
Localization: Nuclear


Background

MutL Homolog 1 (MLH1) is a protein involved in the mismatch-repair pathway. This protein is commonly associated with hereditary non-polyposis colorectal cancer, as the gene is frequently mutated in patients with this cancer. Studies have shown MLH1 to be deficient in a high percentage of patients with microsatellite instability, as well as endometrial and ovarian cancers. Use of Anti-MLH1 is optimized when paired in an IHC panel with MSH6, MSH2, and PMS2. Anti-MLH1 is useful in the detection of MLH1 in a number of normal and neoplastic tissues, and for identifying a loss of MLH1 in tumours that are microsatellite-unstable.

Antibody Principle

Visualization of the antigen present in tissue sections is accomplished in a multi-step immunohistochemical staining process, in conjunction with a horseradish peroxidase (HRP) or alkaline phosphatase (AP) linked detection system. The process involves the addition of the stated antibody (primary antibody) to a tissue slide, followed by a secondary antibody (linked to an enzyme complex) which specifically binds to the primary antibody. A chromogenic substrate is then added which reacts with the enzyme complex, resulting in a colorimetric reaction at the site of the antigen. Results are interpreted using a light microscope.


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