NKX2.5 in Human Heart. NKX2.5 was detected in immersion fixed paraffin-embedded sections of human heart using Goat Anti-Human NKX2.5 Biotinylated Antigen Affinity-purified Polyclonal Antibody (Catalog # BAF2444) at 15 µg/mL overnight at 4 °C. Tissue was stained using the Anti-Goat HRP-DAB Cell & Tissue Staining Kit (brown; Catalog # CTS008) 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 0.2 mg/mL in sterile PBS.
The product is shipped at ambient temperature. Upon receipt, store it immediately at the temperature recommended below.
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.
The homeobox transcriptional factor NKX2.5 (Homeobox protein NK-2 homolog E) specifies cardiac and visceral mesoderm, and plays an essential role in heart development.
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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