Metapneumovirus A

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Metapneumovirus A

Product Type
Antigen
Product CodeApplicationsDatasheetMSDSPack SizeList PriceQuantity
MPP020 E 0.2 ml
Human metapneumovirus (hMPV) is a member of the Paramyxoviridae RNA virus family. Infection in the upper respiratory tract is associated with mild illness, while lower respiratory tract infection can cause fever, cough, pneumonia, bronchiolitis and wheezing. Severe lower respiratory tract infection is most common in the very young, the very old and the immunosuppressed. Metapneumovirus is a common cause of respiratory infection.

MPP020 is a concentrated source of hMPV A particles and hMPV A proteins.

Product Details

Target Species
Viral
Product Form
Inactivated human Metapneumovirus A - liquid
Preparation
Clarified cell lysate inactivated by 4mM binary ethylinimine treatment.

Binary ethylinimine is hydrolysed by addition of sodium thiosulphate to a final concentration of 0.4mM.
Buffer Solution
Phosphate buffered saline
Preservative Stabilisers
None present
Approx. Protein Concentrations
Total protein concentration 2.93 mg/ml

Storage Information

Storage
Store at -20oC or -80oC.
Storage in frost-free freezers is not recommended.
This product should be stored undiluted. Avoid repeated freezing and thawing as this may denature the protein.
Shelf Life
18 months from date of despatch

More Information

Regulatory
For research purposes only

Applications of Metapneumovirus A

This product has been reported to work in the following applications. This information is derived from testing within our laboratories, peer-reviewed publications or personal communications from the originators. Please refer to references indicated for further information. For general protocol recommendations, please visit the antibody protocols page.
Application Name Verified Min Dilution Max Dilution
ELISA
Where this product has not been tested for use in a particular technique this does not necessarily exclude its use in such procedures. Suggested working dilutions are given as a guide only. It is recommended that the user titrates the product for use in their own system using appropriate negative/positive controls.