Alternative names for HMB45 antibody
HMB45 Melanoma Marker
Frozen Sections (C), Paraffin Sections (P), Western blot / Immunoblot (WB)
Background of HMB45 antibody
This antibody reacts with an antigen present in cutaneous melanocytes, prenatal and infantile retinal pigment epithelium and melanoma cells.This antibody reacts with melanomas and tumors showing melanoma/melanocytic differentiation. It reacts with junctional and blue nevus cells. Non-melanocytic cells do not react with this antibody.