Recombinant Hepatitis B Virus Core Antigen protein (ab119471)

Overview

Description

  • Nature
    Recombinant
  • Source
    Escherichia coli
  • Amino Acid Sequence
    • Molecular weight
      2500 kDa

Specifications

Our Abpromise guarantee covers the use of ab119471 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

    SDS-PAGE

  • Purity
    > 95 % SDS-PAGE.

  • Form
    Liquid
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Preparation and Storage

  • Stability and Storage

    Shipped at 4°C. Upon delivery aliquot and store at -20°C. Avoid freeze / thaw cycles.

    Constituents: 0.03% EDTA, 99% Tris buffered saline

General Info

  • Alternative names
    • C
    • Capsid protein
    • core
    • Core and e antigen
    • Core antigen
    • Core protein
    • HBc
    • HBcAg
    • HBVgp4
    • Hepatitis B core antigen
    • Hepatitis B Virus core antigen
    • p21.5
    • precore/core protein
    see all
  • Relevance
    Hepatitis B Virus Core Antigen (HBcAg) is part of the infectious virion containing an inner "core particle" enclosing the viral genome. The icosahedral core particle contains 180 or 240 copies of the core protein. HBcAg is one of the three major clinical antigens of hepatitis B virus but disappears early in the course of infection. The hepatitis B virus core antigen (HBcAg) is a highly immunogenic subviral particle and functions as both a T-cell-dependent and a T-cell-independent antigen. Therefore, HBcAg may be a promising candidate target for therapeutic vaccine control of chronic HBV infection.
  • Cellular localization
    Capsid protein: Virion. Host cytoplasm, hepatocyte nucleus.

References

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