epithelial marker

Tom Frey TomFrey at sprintmail.com
Fri Nov 21 01:44:18 EST 1997

Epithelial cells tend to express EpCAM (recognized by BerEP4 for
example) and E-cadherin.  These are surface markers.  If you only need
analysis you could probably do internal staining for cytokeratin.Karyn
VanDeMark wrote:

> Does anyone know of a good marker for epithelial cells?  I would like to use
> it for analyzing a human squamous cell carcinoma by flow cytometry (cell
> surface staining.).
> --
> Karyn Van De Mark                  karynvan at acs.bu.edu
> Laboratory Manager
> Cancer Research Center, Boston University Medical School

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