|ELISA (ELISA)||Assay dependent|
|Tested Species reactivity||Virus|
|Host / Isotype||Mouse / IgG2a|
|Immunogen||Recombinant full length protein.|
|Storage buffer||PBS, pH 7.4|
|Contains||0.1% sodium azide|
|Storage conditions||-20° C, Avoid Freeze/Thaw Cycles|
MA1-21698 detects Hepatitis B Virus E Antigen in Virus samples.
MA1-21698 has been successfully used in ELISA procedures.
MA1-21698 immunogen corresponds to Recombinant full length protein..
Hepatitis B e-antigen (HBeAg) is a viral protein associated with HBV infections. Unlike the surface antigen, the e-antigen is found in the blood only when there are viruses also present. When the virus goes into “hiding,” the e-antigen will no longer be present in the blood. HBeAg is often used as a marker of ability to spread the virus to other people (infectivity). Measurement of e-antigen may also be used to monitor the effectiveness of HBV treatment; successful treatment will usually eliminate HBeAg from the blood and lead to development of antibodies against e-antigen (anti-HBe). There are some types (strains) of HBV that do not make e-antigen; these are especially common in the Middle East and Asia. In areas where these strains of HBV are common, testing for HBeAg is not very useful.
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Protein Aliases: HBeAg; HepB
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