c-Kit/CD117 Antibody 2 Publications

Rabbit Polyclonal| Catalog number: 18696-1-AP

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Con: 34 μg/150 μl

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Species specificity:

Positive WB detected in:
MCF7 cells, human brain tissue

Positive IHC detected in:
stromal tumor tissue, human brain tissue, human heart tissue, human kidney tissue, human lung tissue, human ovary tissue, human placenta tissue, human skin tissue, human spleen tissue, human testis tissue, stromal tumor tissue

Positive IF detected in:
MCF-7 cells

Positive FC detected in:
MCF-7 cells

Recommended dilution:
WB : 1:200-1:1000
IHC : 1:50-1:500
IF : 1:50-1:500

Product Information


Purification method:
Antigen affinity purification


PBS with 0.02% sodium azide and 50% glycerol pH 7.3. Store at -20oC. Aliquoting is unnecessary for -20oC storage.

Immunogen Information


Full name:
v-kit Hardy-Zuckerman 4 feline sarcoma viral oncogene homolog

Calculated molecular weight:
110 kDa

Observed molecular weight:
120 kDa, 145 kDa

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Gene ID (NCBI):

Gene symbol

C Kit, CD117, KIT, PBT, Proto oncogene c Kit, SCFR, Tyrosine protein kinase Kit

KIT, also named as SCFR, c-Kit and CD117, is a transmembrane tyrosine kinase encoded by the cKit proto oncogene. It is a type 3 transmembrane receptor for MGF (mast cell growth factor, also known as stem cell factor). KIT acts to regulate a variety of biological responses including cell proliferation, apoptosis, chemotaxis and adhesion. Ligand(SCF) binding to the extracellular domain leads to autophosphorylation on several tyrosine residues within the cytoplasmic domain, and activation. Phosphorylation at tyrosine 721 of KIT allows binding and activation of PI3 kinase. Loss of expression of KIT appears to be associated with progression of some tumors (melanoma) and autocrine/paracrine stimulation of the kit/SCF system may participate in human solid tumors such as lung, breast, testicular and gynecological malignancies. Mutations in Kit have been found to be important for tumor growth and progression in a variety of cancers including mast cell diseases, gastrointestinal stromal tumor, acute myeloid leukemia, Ewing sarcoma and lung cancer.

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