Are you staining mouse tissue or human tissue? If mouse tissue, the vWF antibody from DAKO as well as the goat polyclonal anti-VE-Cadherin Ab from R&D work very well. If human tissue, the anti-CD31 from DAKO, clone JC/70 is excellent.
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Date: Wednesday, March 5, 2008 2:05 pm
Subject: [Histonet] CD31 vs. Von Willebrand Factor
> Hello all,
> I have a request for a CD31 looking for angiogenesis. I know this
> is a very
> problematic antibody when working with paraffin sections. Can the Van
> Willebrand antibody be substituted to obtain the same results?
> Thank you
> Jim Staruk
> Mass Histology Service
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