, Volume 62, Issue 3, pp 271–280 | Cite as

Immunohistochemical localization of human carbonic anhydrase isoenzyme C

  • T. Kumpulainen


Methods for immunohistochemical localization of human carbonic anhydrase isoenzyme C (HCA C) with indirect fluorescent antibody and immunoperoxidase techniques are described. Both methods revealed large amounts of this “high activity” isoenzyme in the mucosae of human stomach and appendix. With the indirect immunofluorescent method the presence of the enzyme in human erythrocyte cytoplasm was also demonstrated. Correlations of present findings with those obtained with the traditional histochemical methods for demonstration of carbonic anhydrase activity are discussed.


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  • T. Kumpulainen
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  1. 1.Department of AnatomyUniversity of OuluOulu 22Finland

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