prospec

HBsAg preS1

  • Name
  • Description
  • Pricings
  • Quantity
  • HBsAg preS1
  • Hepatitis B Surface Antigen, preS1 Recombinant
  • Shipped at Room temp.

Catalogue number

HBS-871

Introduction

Hepatitis B virus (HBV) is a human pathogen, causing serious liver disease. 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, LHBs has a 119 amino acid region called preS1.

Description

The E.Coli derived Recombinant Hepatitis B Surface Antigen preS1 is a single non-glycosylated polypeptide chain containing 119 amino acids and having a molecular weight of 12.6 kDa.

Source

Escherichia Coli.

Purification Method

HBsAg protein was purified by proprietary chromatographic technique.

Purity

Greater than 97.0% as determined by:

(a) Analysis by RP-HPLC.

(b) Analysis by SDS-PAGE.

Formulation

HBsAg protein was lyophilized from 0.2μm filtered (1mg/ml) solution in 20mM PB, pH 7.4, and 50mM NaCl.

Solubility

We recommend that this vial be briefly centrifuged prior to opening to bring the contents to the bottom. Reconstitute in sterile distilled water or aqueous buffer containing 0.1% BSA to a concentration of 0.1-1.0 mg/mL. Stock solutions should be apportioned into working aliquots and stored at <-20°C. Further dilutions should be made in appropriate buffered solutions.

Stability

This lyophilized HBsAg preparation is stable at 2-8°C, but should be kept at -20°C for long term storage, preferably desiccated. Upon reconstitution, the preparation is stable for up to one week at 2-8°C. For maximal stability, apportion the reconstituted preparation into working aliquots and store at -20°C to -70°C. 
Avoid repeated freeze/thaw cycles.

Amino acid sequence

MGGWSSKPRQGMGTNLSVPNPLGFFPDHQLDPAFGAN
SNNPDWDFNPNKDHWPEAHQVGAGAFGPGFTPPHGGLLGWSP
QAQGILTTVPVAPPPASTNRQSGRQPTPISPPLRDSHPQA.

Usage

ProSpec's products are furnished for LABORATORY RESEARCH USE ONLY. The product may not be used as drugs, agricultural or pesticidal products, food additives or household chemicals.

Back to Top