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In Vitro Diagnostics


CaldesmonCat.#: AC-0022

Clone ID: EP19
Classification: IVD
Size: 1ml, Format: Concentrate


Caldesmon is a smooth muscle regulatory protein that interacts with actin, myosin, tropomyosin, and calmodulin. It is more specific to smooth muscle differentiation than desmin and muscle specific actin. Also, it is useful in differentiation of smooth muscle from myofibroblast tumors, uterus leiomyoma from endometrial stroma tumor. Caldesmon is a marker for identification of epitheloid mesothelioma.