anti-CD56 Purified (Preservative-free)
Human CD56 is an adhesion molecule from the Ig superfamily which is restricted to NK cells in the immune system. It is believed that NK cells form a first line of defense against tumor cells and cells infected with bacteria and viruses. Antibody ERIC-1 recognizes a stem region epitope of the CD56 molecule(4).
Isotype: Murine IgG1 kappa
Immunogen: Human retinoblastoma tumor tissue, membrane fraction (1)
Specificity: Antibody ERIC-1 recognizes the CD56 molecule found on NK cells.
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