Protein Name & Synonyms:
Influenza B HA
Immunohistology - Frozen, ELISA
IgG concentration 1.0 mg/ml
This product is specific for Influenza B hemagglutinin.
It is reactive with strains antigenically related to Influenza B/Yamagata/16/88 but non-reactive with strains related to Influenza B/Victoria/2/87.
Influenza B virus is a member of the Orthomyxoviridae family which cause acute respiratory illnesses in humans. Influenza B is a single stranded RNA virus which is morphologically similar to the Influenza A virus. Influenza B has a low host range (humans and seals) and slow mutation rate, which although enough to prevent lasting immunity, prevents Influenza B from causing pandemics.
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.
Purified IgG - liquid
Phosphate buffered saline
Influenza B strain B/Panama/45/90
0.09% Sodium Azide (NaN3)