1P-155-T100 | Anti-Ki-67 PE, 100 tests
Ki-67 is a highly protease-sensitive nuclear protein expressed in two isoforms (345 kDa and 395 kDa), both of which are identified by the antibody clone Ki-67. The Ki-67 antigen is essential for cell proliferation and its expression is restricted to the cycling cells. It is detected in G1, S, G2 and M phase, whereas it is absent in cells which are in G0 phase and it is not associated with DNA repair processes. Ki-67 thus represents an important tool for detection of proliferating cells, which is of great importance in tumor diagnostics and is commonly used as a prognostic factor in cancer studies.