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Zika Ectodomain

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  • Zika Ectodomain
  • Zika Ectodomain Recombinant
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Catalogue number

ZKV-006

Introduction

Zika virus (ZIKV) belongs to the family Flaviviridae and the genus Flavivirus, it is transmitted by daytime-active Aedes mosquitoes, such as A. aegypti and A. albopictus. The Zika virus is related to the dengue, yellow fever, Japanese encephalitis, and West Nile viruses. Much like the other flaviviruses, Zika virus is enveloped and icosahedral and has a nonsegmented, single-stranded, positive-sense RNA genome. Zika fever is an infection, which often causes no symptoms or only mild ones, like a mild form of dengue fever, and it is treated by rest. As of February 2016, there has been mounting evidence that Zika fever in pregnant women can cause abnormal brain development in their fetuses by mother-to-child transmission, which may result in miscarriage or microcephaly, however it is not yet known whether Zika virus causes microcephaly. Furthermore, a connection has been established with neurologic conditions in infected adults, including Guillain–Barre syndrome.

Description

Recombinant Zika Ectodomain is a glycosylated protein, produced using baculovirus vectors in insect cells and its Mw is approximately 45kDa.
The Zika Ectodomain is a recombinant protein of the ectodomain of the envelope protein from the Suriname Zika virus strain.

Source

Baculovirus Insect Cells.

Physical Appearance

Sterile Filtered solution.

Formulation

The Zika Ectodomain solution 10mM Sodium phosphate, pH 7.2, 150mM NaCl.

Stability

Zika Ectodomain should be stored at 4°C.
Do not freeze!

Purity

Greater than 90.0% as determined by SDS-PAGE.

Safety Data Sheet

Usage

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