Protein Name & Synonyms:
B. burgdorferi strain B31 grown in BSKII medium.
Sonicated organism suspension of B. burgdorferi (strain B31) - liquid
~0.70 mg/ml using the Biorad dye binding assay. Standard curve is generated with a known concentration of IgG.
Borrelia burgdorferi is a spirochete, the causitive agent of the tick borne zoonotic disease Borreliosis or Lyme disease. The organism was first isolated in 1982 by Willy Burgdorfer after whom the organism was named. B. burgdorferi is the principal cause of Lyme disease in the U.S while B. afzelii and B. garinii are found as causitive agents in Europe.
Rendered inactive using gamma irradiation. The source was cultured in BSK II medium and the preparation contains all major antigens with residual cellular debris. The preparation was considered inactive when no detection of growth in two blind passages under original culture conditions is observed
Phosphate buffered saline
Instructions for Use
This preparation should be sonicated immediately prior to use to ensure that the preparation is uniform.
Store at -70°C.
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. This protein may be stored for12 months from date of dispatch.