Mouse anti Rabies Virus Glycoprotein antibody, clone 1C5 recognizes the glycoprotein of rabies virus, a Lyssavirus that causes rabies in mammals. The virus is found in the saliva of infected animals and is mostly spread though bites. The virus then travels though the peripheral nervous system to the central nervous system. Once it reaches the brain it causes acute encephalitis. Symptoms include paralysis, cerebral dysfunction, anxiety, insomnia, confusion, anger, paranoia, terror and hallucination. The production of a large amount of saliva, the inability to speak or swallow and associated hydrophobia is also common in the later stages of the disease. The time between exposure to the virus and onset of symptoms can range from about 2 weeks to several months. Once symptoms appear, death is virtually inevitable. However, the disease can be effectively treated by post-exposure prophylaxis, through vaccination, provided this is done as soon as possible.
Mouse anti Rabies Virus Glycoprotein antibody, clone 1C5 recognizes the purified glycoprotein of the rabies virus as well as the native virus. It has been shown to react with intact infected BHK cells and has therapeutic effect on infected mice. The antibody has virus-neutralising activity with several rabies virus strains such as CVS, Lagos bat, Mokola, Flury LEP and Duvenhage.
- Target Species
- Product Form
- Purified IgG - liquid
- Purified IgG prepared by affinity chromatography on Protein G from tissue culture supernatant
- Buffer Solution
- Phosphate buffered saline
- Preservative Stabilisers
- 0.09% Sodium Azide (NaN3)
- Purified rabies virus.
- Approx. Protein Concentrations
- IgG concentration 1.0mg/ml
- Fusion Partners
- Spleen cells from immunised Balb/c mice were fused with cells of the Sp2/0 myeloma cells.
- Store at +4oC or at -20oC if preferred.
This product should be stored undiluted.
Storage in frost free freezers is not recommended. Avoid repeated freezing and thawing as this may denature the antibody. Should this product contain a precipitate we recommend microcentrifugation before use.
- 18 months from date of despatch.
- For research purposes only
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.
Applications of Rabies Virus Glycoprotein antibody
|Immunohistology - Frozen
Where this antibody has not been tested for use in a particular technique this does not necessarily exclude its use in such procedures. It is recommended that the user titrates the antibody for use in their own system using appropriate negative/positive controls.
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