Hepatitis C Virus Hepatitis C Virus Core Antigen protein fragment (ab49015)

Overview

Description

  • NatureRecombinant
  • SourceE. coli
  • Amino Acid Sequence
    • SpeciesHepatitis C Virus
    • Amino acids2 to 119

Specifications

Our Abpromise guarantee covers the use of ab49015 in the following tested applications.

The application notes include recommended starting dilutions; optimal dilutions/concentrations should be determined by the end user.

  • Applications

    Western blot

    ELISA

    Flow Cytometry

  • Purity> 90 % by SDS-PAGE.
    Purified.
  • FormLiquid
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Preparation and Storage

  • Stability and Storage

    Store at +4°C short term (1-2 weeks). Aliquot and store at -20°C or -80°C. Avoid repeated freeze / thaw cycles.

    Preservative: None
    Constituents: 50% Glycerol, 1.5M Urea, 25mM Tris HCl, 1mM EDTA

General info

  • Alternative names
    • Core protein p19
    • HCV core antigen
    • HCV core protein
    • Hepatitis C Virus core protein
  • RelevanceThe hepatitis C virus (HCV) core protein represents the first 191 amino acids of the viral precursor polyprotein and is cotranslationally inserted into the membrane of the endoplasmic reticulum. Hepatitis C virus (HCV) core is a viral structural protein; it also participates in some cellular processes, including transcriptional regulation. However the mechanisms of core-mediated transcriptional regulation remain poorly understood. Hepatitis C virus (HCV) core protein is thought to contribute to HCV pathogenesis through its interaction with various signal transduction pathways. In addition, HCV core antigen is a recently developed marker of hepatitis C infection. The HCV core protein has been previously shown to circulate in the bloodstream of HCV-infected patients and inhibit host immunity through an interaction with gC1qR. Hepatitis C Virus is a positive, single stranded RNA virus in the Flaviviridae family. The genome is approximately 10,000 nucleotides and encodes a single polyprotein of about 3,000 amino acids. The polyprotein is processed by host cell and viral proteases into three major structural proteins and several non structural proteins necessary for viral replication. Hepatitis C virus (HCV) causes most cases of non-A, non-B hepatitis and results in most HCV infected people developing chronic infections, liver cirrhosis and hepatocellular carcinoma. T cell responses, including interferon-gamma production are severely suppressed in chronic HCV patients.
  • Cellular localizationEndoplasmic reticulum

References for Hepatitis C Virus Hepatitis C Virus Core Antigen protein fragment (ab49015)

ab49015 has not yet been referenced specifically in any publications.

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La protéine ab4905 correspond à 6x His-tag + séquence acides aminés 2-119 de la référence http://www.uniprot.org/blast/?about=P26664[2-191], Core Protein p21 (STNPKPQKK NKRNTNRRPQ DVKFPGGGQI VGGVYLLPR...

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Thank you for your enquiry. The antibody ab2591 will detect ab49028 and the antibody ab2583 will detect ab49015 in ELISA. A standard protocol for direct ELISA can be found under the following link: http://www.abcam.com/index.html?pageconfig=res...

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