Key features and details
- Expression system: Escherichia coli
- Purity: > 95% SDS-PAGE
- Suitable for: WB, ELISA, SDS-PAGE
Product nameRecombinant Hepatitis B Virus Core Antigen protein
See all Hepatitis B Virus Core Antigen proteins and peptides
Purity> 95 % SDS-PAGE.
Expression systemEscherichia coli
Protein lengthProtein fragment
Predicted molecular weight25 kDa
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.
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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: 99% Tris buffered saline, 0.03% EDTA
- Capsid protein
RelevanceHepatitis 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 localizationCapsid protein: Virion. Host cytoplasm, hepatocyte nucleus.
To our knowledge, customised protocols are not required for this product. Please try the standard protocols listed below and let us know how you get on.
ab119471 has been referenced in 1 publication.
- Wijaya RS et al. KLRG1+ natural killer cells exert a novel antifibrotic function in chronic hepatitis B. J Hepatol N/A:N/A (2019). PubMed: 30905683