Beta-catenin associates with the cytoplasmic portion of E-cadherin, which is necessary for the function of E-cadherin as an adhesion molecule. In normal tissues, beta-catenin is localized to the membrane of epithelial cells, consistent with its role in the cell adhesion complex. In breast ductal neoplasia, beta-catenin is usually localized in cellular membranes. However, in lobular neoplasia, a marked redistribution of beta-catenin throughout the cytoplasm results in a diffuse cytoplasmic pattern. Immuno-staining of beta-catenin and E-cadherin is helps in the accurate identification of ductal and lobular neoplasms, including a distinction between low-grade ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) and lobular carcinoma. Additionally, some rectal and gastric adenocarcinomas demonstrate diffuse cytoplasmic beta-catenin staining and a lack of membranous staining, mimicking the staining pattern observed with lobular breast carcinomas.
20ug Purified Ab with BSA and Azide at 200ug/ml, 100ug Purified Ab with BSA and Azide at 200ug/ml, 100ug Purified Ab WITHOUT BSA at 1.0mg/ml
Flow Cytometry, IF, IHC
Rabbit / IgG
CTNNB, EVR7, MRD19, NEDSDV, armadillo
HeLa or MCF-7 cells. Breast carcinoma.
Cell surface and cytoplasmic
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200ug/ml of Ab Purified by Protein A Column. Prepared in 10mM PBS with 0.05% BSA & 0.05% azide. Also available WITHOUT BSA & azide at 1.0mg/ml.
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Antibody with azide – store at 2 to 8°C. Antibody without azide – store at -20 to -80°C. Antibody is stable for 24 months. Non-hazardous. No MSDS required.
Cell Biology, Epigenetics, Immunology, Myeloid Immunity, Neurodegeneration, Neurosciences