HIV Type O p24-env Antigen
Company : United Biotech Inc
UMDC Code : 333614
HIV Type O is actually a subtype of the HIV Type 1 family of viruses but has gained importance as a source for specific sequences required for detecting antibodies developed against it. Prudent regulatory authorities now require that representative epitopes of Type O be included in immunoassay design in order to enhance the assay sensitivity. This protein a 258 amino acid fusion protein consisting the Type 1 HIV p24 core polypeptide with a conserved, highly immunoreactive envelope polypeptide sequence designed using a consensus sequence of various HIV type O enveloped species which were synthetically prepared and inserted into p24 gene prior to expression.
Product URL : http://www.unitedbioresearchinc.com/antigen/HIVand
Last Updated : 03/16/2013