AUSTRAL Biologicals Catalog

Product Sheet: Hepatitis C virus core antigen (RECOMBINANT)

Catalog NumberHCA-070-4
Product IdHCA-070-4
Product NameHepatitis C virus core antigen (RECOMBINANT)
CategoryInfectious Agents
SubcategoryHepatitis C Virus
DescriptionRecombinant HCV (subtype 1a) protein made in yeast cells. Covers from methionine 1 to glycine 120 of the HCV polyprotein. It is a fusion protein with human superoxide dismutase (SOD).
Mol Weight36 KDa
PurityOver 90% pure.
StorageStore at -80°C.
StabilityAt least 1 year at -80°C.
Biological ActivityReacts in ELISA with serum from HCV positive individuals.
FormulationSolution at 0.75 mg/ml in sodium borate, 10mM thiocyanate, 10mM DTT, 5mM EDTA, (pH 9.5)
References1. The genetic organization and diversity of hepatitis C virus. Q-L. Choo et al., Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 88, 2451 (1991).
2. Hepatitis C viruses. Michael Houghton, In Fields Virology, Third Edition (Fields, B.N; Knipe, D.M. and Howley, P.M. Editors), Raven Publishers, page 1035 (1996)
All products are for research use ONLY in laboratory animals and in vitro testing. NOT for diagnostic or human use.

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