human colon cancer tissue, human appendicitis tissue, human stomach cancer tissue, human lung cancer tissue
Note: suggested antigen retrieval with TE buffer pH 9.0; (*) Alternatively, antigen retrieval may be performed with citrate buffer pH 6.0
Store at -20°C. Stable for one year after shipment. Aliquoting is unnecessary for -20oC storage.
Carcinoembryonic antigen (CEA), also known as CEACAM5 or CD66e, is a cell surface glycoprotein belonging to the immunoglobulin superfamily, mainly serving as a cell adhesion molecule mediating intercellular contact by both homophilic and heterophilic binding (PMID: 21731662). CEA inhibits anoikis and plays a role in tumorigenesis and metastasis. CEA has been found to be overexpressed in a wide variety of human cancers, including colon, breast, and lung (PMID: 17167768). CEA is a tumor marker and is routinely exploited for diagnosis.