NKX2.5 in Human Heart. NKX2.5 was detected in immersion fixed paraffin-embedded sections of human heart using Mouse Anti-Human NKX2.5 Monoclonal Antibody (Catalog # MAB2444) at 25 µg/mL overnight at 4 °C. Tissue was stained using the Anti-Mouse HRP-DAB Cell & Tissue Staining Kit (brown; Catalog # CTS002) and counterstained with hematoxylin (blue). Lower panel shows a lack of labeling if primary antibodies are omitted and tissue is stained only with secondary antibody followed by incubation with detection reagents. View our protocol for Chromogenic IHC Staining of Paraffin-embedded Tissue Sections.
Preparation and Storage
Reconstitute at 0.5 mg/mL in sterile PBS.
The product is shipped at ambient temperature. Upon receipt, store it immediately at the temperature recommended below. *Small pack size (SP) is shipped with polar packs. Upon receipt, store it immediately at -20 to -70 °C
Stability & Storage
Use a manual defrost freezer and avoid repeated freeze-thaw cycles.
12 months from date of receipt, -20 to -70 °C as supplied.
1 month, 2 to 8 °C under sterile conditions after reconstitution.
6 months, -20 to -70 °C under sterile conditions after reconstitution.
NKX2.5, also called NKX-2E or Csx (Cardiac specific homeobox protein), is a transcriptional activator. Its expression is essential for normal cardiovascular development. During embryonic development, NKX2.5 is also expressed in the foregut, thyroid, spleen, and stomach, while in the adult expression is predominantly restricted to the heart.
NK2 Homeobox 5
Entrez Gene IDs:
cardiac-specific homeo box; cardiac-specific homeobox 1; Cardiac-specific homeobox; CHNG5; CSX1; CSXFLJ97195; FLJ52202; FLJ99536; Homeobox protein CSX; Homeobox protein NK-2 homolog E; homeobox protein Nkx-2.5; NK2 transcription factor related, locus 5 (Drosophila); NKX2.5; NKX2.5FLJ97166; NKX2-5; NKX2E; NKX2EFLJ97197; NKX4-1; tinman paralog
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