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Product Sheet: Hepatitis C virus NS4 antigen (RECOMBINANT)

Catalog NumberHCA-120-4
Product IdHCA-120-4
Product NameHepatitis C virus NS4 antigen (RECOMBINANT)
CategoryInfectious Agents
SubcategoryHepatitis C Virus
DescriptionAntigen is produced in E. coli as a fusion with human superoxide dismutase (SOD). It covers from Ile 1694 to Leu 1735 of the HCV-1a polyprotein. It is equivalent to the 5-1-1 antigen.
Mol Weight29 KDa
PurityOver 95% pure.
StorageStore at -20°C.
StabilityAt least 1 year at -20°C.
Biological ActivityThis protein reacts in ELISA and dot blots with serum from HCV seropositive individuals.
FormulationSolution at 1 mg/ml in 50mM sodium borate, 0.5M NaCl, 20mM DTT, 2mM EDTA (pH 8.4)
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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