Hepatitis B Virus Surface Horse anti-Virus, Polyclonal, Invitrogen
Horse Polyclonal Antibody
Manufacturer: Invitrogen PA173083
The PA1-73083 antibody reacts with Hepatitis B surface antigen. PA1-73083 has been successfully used in ELISA and Western blot applications. The PA1-73083 antibody was raised against the Hepatits B surface antigen. Recommended short term storage is liquid at 2-8°C. For longer term storage, aliquot and freeze.The hepatitis B virus is an important cause of acute and chronic liver disease. It is also the most common form of parenterally transmitted viral hepatitis. The HBV surface protein antigens (HBsAg) are comprised of three carboxyl co terminal HBs proteins termed large (LHBs), middle (MHBs) and small (SHBs, also called major) protein. LHBs and MHBs also share the highly hydrophobic, repetitive, membrane spanning S domain. In addition, MHBs has a 55 amino acid region called preS2. The virus is estimated to affect some 350 million people worldwide. Immunization against hepatitis B is an important component of preventative medicine and is offered to all children in approximately 30 countries. Hepatitis B virus (HBV) belongs to the Hepadnaviridae family and infection with HBV is usually more serious than infection with hepatitis A virus. In some individuals the infection is not cleared and followed by persistent intracellular viral carriage that can lead to the development of hepatocelular carcinomas. There are currently 400 million HBV carriers worldwide making HBV one of the most common human pathogens.
|Hepatitis B Virus Surface|
|Maintain refrigerated at 2-8°C for up to 6 months. For long term storage store at -20°C|
|ELISA, Western Blot|
|PBS with 0.1% sodium azide; pH 7.2|
|HepB; HepB surface antigen; Hepatitis B Surface Antigen; HBsAg|
|Hepatits B surface antigen.|
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