This product recognizes the Lipid A or endotoxin region of LPS (Lipopolysaccharide) from E. coli. Lipid A is a glucosamine-based phospholipid which forms part of the bacterial outer membrane and anchors LPS to the surface of the bacteria.This antibody cross reacts with P. aeruginosa, K. pneumoniae, S. enteriditis, E. aerogenes, E. hermanii, Y. enterocolitica and S. sonnei.
Store at +4 °C or at -20 °C if preferred.
Storage in frost-free freezers is not recommended.
This product should be stored undiluted. Avoid repeated freezing and thawing as this may denature the antibody. Should this product contain a precipitate we recommend microcentrifugation before use.
If stored in this manner, this product is stable for 18 months after receipt.