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Influenza A, Taiwan 1/86 (H1N1)


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Influenza virus is a single-stranded RNA virus, segmented, 70nm diameter and enveloped. Strains are described by geographic origin, strain number, year of isolation and hemagglutination (H) and neuraminidase (N) antigens.
Catalog #I7650-36
SourceAllantoic fluid of 10 days old embryonated eggs inoculated with influenza A virus
Strain: A/Taiwan/1/86
ApplicationsSerological studies of influenza A virus, immunogen for antibody production. Has been tested with anti-influenza A monoclonal antibodies.
InactivationChemically inactivated with 0.005% thimerosal and beta-propiolactone. This product has been treated in a manner consistent with methods of inactivation. Generally accepted good laboratory practices appropriate to microbiological/viral safe handling practices and techniques are required when handling this product.
Note Virus may form aggregates. Suspension and dilution should eliminate the particles.
Storage and StabilityMay be stored at 4°C for short-term only. For long-term storage, store at -20°C. Aliquots are stable for at least 6 months at -20°C. For maximum recovery of product, centrifuge the original vial after thawing and prior to removing the cap. Further dilutions can be made in assay buffer.
SourceAllantoic fluid
Purity~90% (SDS-PAGE). Ultracentrifugation using 10-40% sucrose gradient.
FormSupplied as a liquid in 0.05M Tris-HCl, pH 8, 0.1M sodium chloride, 5mM EDTA. 0.1% sodium azide, 0.005% thimerosal.
Important NoteThis product as supplied is intended for research use only, not for use in human, therapeutic or diagnostic applications without the expressed written authorization of United States Biological.

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