Villin (CWWB1)

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DIAGNOSTICS F. Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd

Villin (CWWB1)

Villin (CWWB1), colon, 150x
Catalog Number:760-4277
Ordering Code:05269407001
Quantity:50 tests
Controls:Colonic Mucosa, Small Bowel Mucosa
Clone Name:CWWB1
Localization:Cytoplasmic, Membranous
Regulatory Status:IVD

Villin is a 95-kD glycoprotein of microvilli associated with rootlet formation in gastrointestinal mucosal epithelium. Anti-Villin labels the brush border area in the gastrointestinal mucosal epithelium. This antibody has been useful in differentiating gastrointestinal adenocarcinoma, neuroendocrine carcinomas and ovarian adenocarcinomas from adenocarcinomas from other organs. Also labeled by this antibody are Merkel cells of the skin.