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Human PCNA Ready-To-Use IHC Kit

Human PCNA Ready-To-Use IHC Kit

Cat. No.: IHC0123H
Sample Type:
FFPE tissue
Size:
50T (including a control slide)
Storage and Stability:
Please store components at the temperatures indicated on the individual tube labels. The kit is stable for 6 months from the date of receipt.

Background

PCNA (polymerase delta auxiliary protein) is essential for DNA replication and is involved in DNA excision and mismatch repair pathways. PCNA binds to the CDK inhibitor p21, the structure-specific endonucleases Fen1 and XPG, and DNA cytosine 5-methyltransferase (MCMT). PCNA is a potentially useful marker of cells with proliferative potential and for identifying the proliferation status of tumor tissue (i.e. relevant to prognosis). PCNA is a marker for cells in early G1 phase and S phase of the cell cycle. PCNA is found in the nucleus and is a cofactor of DNA polymerase delta, and acts as a homotrimer and helps increase the processing of leading strand synthesis during DNA replication. In response to DNA damage, PCNA is ubiquitinated and is involved in the RAD6-dependent DNA repair pathway. Two transcript variants encoding the same protein have been found for PCNA. Pseudogenes of PCNA have been described on chromosome 4 and on the X chromosome.

Synonyms

Cyclin; DNA polymerase delta auxiliary protein; HGCN8729; MGC8367; Mutagen-sensitive 209 protein; Pcna/cyclin; PCNAR; Polymerase delta accessory protein; Proliferating Cell Nuclear Antigen.

Materials Supplied

Number Component 50T Concentration Storage
1 PBS Buffer (powder) 2L x 2 20x RT
2 Antigen Retrieval Buffer 20ml 100x 2-8°C
3 Endogenous Peroxidase Blocking Buffer 3ml RTU 2-8°C
4 Blocking Buffer 3ml RTU 2-8°C
5 Primary Antibody (Human PCNA Mouse mAb) 6ml RTU 2-8°C
6 Secondary Antibody (HRP-Goat anti-Mouse IgG pAb) 6ml RTU 2-8°C
7 Chromogen Component A 0.3ml RTU -20°C
8 Chromogen Component B 0.3ml RTU -20°C
9 Counter Staining Reagent 5ml RTU RT
10 Differentiation Reagent 6ml RTU RT
11 Mounting Media 5ml RTU RT
12 Control slide (Human colon) 1 slide RTU RT
13 Datasheet 1 copy

Notes

  1. The positive control slide provided in the kit allows you to be sure that the experimental set-up is working properly.
  2. Do not allow slides to dry at any time during this procedure.
  3. Please don't replace the matching reagents in this product with other manufacturers' products.
  4. As DAB is a carcinogen, please take necessary precautions.
  5. PBS (reagent 1) can be stored for one week at 4℃ after preparation; The antigen retrieval buffer (1×reagent 2) and the chromogenic agent (the mixture of reagents 7 and 8) should be prepared right before each assay.

Please cite this product as "IHC0123H, Bioss Antibodies".
Citation example: “Human tissue sections using Human PCNA IHC Kit (IHC0123H, Bioss Antibodies) were stained for PCNA according to the manufacturer's instructions.

Important Note: This product as supplied is intended for research use only, not for use in human, therapeutic or diagnostic applications.