Hepatitis B Core Antigen

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Recombinant Hepatitis B Core Antigen

Product Type
Recombinant Protein
Product CodeApplicationsDatasheetMSDSPack SizeList PriceQuantity
OBT0911 E 0.1 mg
Recombinant Hepatitis B virus core antigen (HBcAg), amino acids 1-183.

Hepatitis B core antigen is an indicator of active viral replication. A patient infected with Hepatitis B testing positive for the core antigen is more likely to transmit the virus to others.

Product Details

Target Species
Viral
Product Form
Recombinant Protein produced in Escherichia coli - liquid
Buffer Solution
Phosphate buffered saline
Preservative Stabilisers
50% Glycerol
Purity
~95% by SDS PAGE
Approx. Protein Concentrations
Total protein concentration 1mg/ml
Molecular Weight
18 kD

Storage Information

Storage
Store at -20oC only.
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. Should this product contain a precipitate we recommend microcentrifugation before use.
Shelf Life
18 months from date of despatch.

More Information

Regulatory
For research purposes only

Applications of Hepatitis B Core Antigen

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.