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Table 1 Details of the monoclonal antibodies in the 'MCW Melanoma Cocktail'.

From: Improved immunohistochemical evaluation of micrometastases in sentinel lymph nodes of cutaneous melanoma with 'MCW Melanoma Cocktail' – A mixture of monoclonal antibodies to MART-1, melan-A, and tyrosinase

Marker Clone Source *Final Dilution in the cocktail
MART-1 M2-7C10 Signet Laboratories, Inc. Dedham, MA 1:500
Melan-A A103 Dako Corporation, Carpinteria, CA 1:100
Tyrosinase T311 Novocastra Laboratories Ltd Newcastle upon Tyne, UK 1:50
  1. * Optimum dilution for each antibody was standardized individually for that batch of antibodies with the sections of known melanoma positive control. The standardized dilution was achieved as final titer in the cocktail by adding 20 μl MART-1, 100 μl Melan-A, and 200 μl Tyrosinase to 9.68 ml of DAKO Antibody diluent (Dako Corporation, Carpinteria, CA).