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CD68 antibody | Ki-M7

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Mouse anti Human CD68 antibody, clone Ki-M7 recognizes human CD68 an integral membrane glycoprotein of ~110 kDa also known as Macrosialin or Gp110. CD68 is predominantly expressed on the intracellular lysosomes of macrophages/monocytes, including Kupffer cells, microglia, histiocytes and osteoclasts, and is expressed to a lesser extent by dendritic cells and peripheral blood granulocytes. Elevated expression of CD68 has been demonstrated on CD34+ cells in various human malignancies, including Acute Myeloid Leukemia.

In immunohistochemistry, CD68 can be used to aid in the identification of blastic NK lymphomas, some B cell lymphomas, and to help diagnose disorders relating to macrophage abnormalities, including malignant histocytosis and Gaucher’s disease.

Clone Ki-M7 has also been reported as being suitable for use in immunoprecipitation.

Target Species
Species Cross-Reactivity
Target SpeciesCross Reactivity
African green monkey
N.B. Antibody reactivity and working conditions may vary between species.
Product Form
Purified IgG conjugated to Fluorescein Isothiocyanate Isomer 1 (FITC) - liquid
Purified IgG prepared by affinity chromatography on Protein A from tissue culture supernatant
Buffer Solution
Phosphate buffered saline.
Preservative Stabilisers
0.05% sodium azide (NaN3)
1% bovine serum albumin
Human lymph node tissue.
Max Ex/Em
Fluorophore Excitation Max (nm) Emission Max (nm)
FITC 490 525
For research purposes only
Guaranteed for 12 months from the date of despatch or until the date of expiry, whichever comes first. Please see label for expiry date.

Store at 4°C.
This product should be stored undiluted. This product is photosensitive and should be protected from light. Should this product contain a precipitate we recommend microcentrifugation before use.

This product has been reported to work in the following applications. This information is derived from testing within our laboratories, peer-reviewed publications or personal communications from the originators. Please refer to references indicated for further information. For general protocol recommendations, please visit the antibody protocols page.
Application Name Verified Min Dilution Max Dilution
Flow Cytometry 1
  1. 1 Membrane permeabilization is required for this application. The use of Leucoperm (Product Code BUF09) is recommended for this purpose.
Where this product has not been tested for use in a particular technique this does not necessarily exclude its use in such procedures. Suggested working dilutions are given as a guide only. It is recommended that the user titrates the product for use in their own system using appropriate negative/positive controls.
Flow Cytometry
Use 20μl of the suggested working dilution to label 106 cells in 100μl

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Source Reference

  1. Kreipe, H. et al. (1987) Ki-M7 monoclonal antibody specific for myelomonocytic cell lineage and macrophages in human.
    J Histochem Cytochem. 35 (10): 1117-26.

References for CD68 antibody

  1. Micklem, K. et al. (1989) A human macrophage-associated antigen (CD68) detected by six different monoclonal antibodies.
    Br J Haematol. 73 (1): 6-11.
  2. Karlsson, K.R. et al. (2008) Homogeneous monocytes and macrophages from human embryonic stem cells following coculture-free differentiation in M-CSF and IL-3.
    Exp Hematol. 36 (9): 1167-75.
  3. Gottfried, E. et al. (2008) Expression of CD68 in non-myeloid cell types.
    Scand J Immunol. 67: 453-63.
  4. Sakakibara, S. et al. (2009) Gene regulation and functional alterations induced by Kaposi's sarcoma-associated herpesvirus-encoded ORFK13/vFLIP in endothelial cells.
    J Virol. 83: 2140-53.
  5. Bendelja, K. et al. (2010) Decreased Toll-like receptor 8 expression and lower TNF-α synthesis in infants with acute RSV infection.
    Respir Res. 11: 143.
  6. Vergo, S. et al. (2011) Acid-sensing ion channel 1 is involved in both axonal injury and demyelination in multiple sclerosis and its animal model.
    Brain. 134 (Pt 2): 571-84.

Further Reading

  1. Sadovnikova, E. et al. (2002) The CD68 protein as a potential target for leukaemia-reactive CTL.
    Leukemia. 16 (10): 2019-26.

Flow Cytometry


Entrez Gene
GO Terms
GO:0005886 plasma membrane
GO:0016021 integral to membrane
GO:0005624 membrane fraction
GO:0005765 lysosomal membrane
GO:0010008 endosome membrane


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