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Anti -Ovalbumin, Whole Egg protein, Total


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Clone Host Grade Applications
Polyclonal Rabbit Serum E B
Allergy to chicken egg or proteins is one of the more frequent causes of food hypersensitivity in infants and young children. Both IgG and IgA class antibodies may be detected. Ovalbumin intolerance has been implicated in a number of conditions affecting children. In particular, children with cystic fibrosis show elevated anti-ovalbumin antibodies. Ovalbumin antibodies have
also been noted in some forms of kidney disease. Intolerance to egg proteins could be due not only to the ovalbumin protein found in egg white but also to other major proteins present in the yolk. The major proteins of chicken eggs are: Ovalbumin (45kD, 54%), Conalbumin (13%, 80kD), Ovomucoid(11%, 28kD), Lysozyme (3.5%, 14kD), Globulins (G2, G3) (8.0%, mol wt?), Ovomucin (1.5%, mol wt?). Other protein components include, flavoprotein (0.8%), ovoglycoprotein (0.5%), ovomacroglobulin (0.5%), ovoinhibitor (0.l%) and avidin (0.05%). Egg allergies occur in about 0.5 percent of the population and in about 5 percent of children with allergies. Because influenza and yellow fever vaccines are both made in eggs, egg proteins (primarily ovalbumin) are present in the final product. Residual quantities of egg proteins found in the influenza vaccine (i.e., about 0.02-1ug per dose) are sufficient to induce severe but rarely fatal hypersensitivity reactions in children with egg allergies.
Catalog #O9050-04
ApplicationsSuitable for use in ELISA and Western Blot. Other applications not tested.
Recommended DilutionsELISA: 1:10,000-1:50,000
Western Blot: 1:1000-5000 (ECL)
Optimal dilutions to be determined by the researcher.
Storage and StabilityLyophilized powder may be stored at -20°C. Stable for 12 months after receipt at -20°C. Reconstitute with sterile PBS. Aliquot to avoid repeated freezing and thawing. Store at -20°C. Reconstituted product is stable for 12 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.
Clone TypePolyclonal
ConcentrationNot Determined
FormSupplied as a lyophilized powder from PBS, 0.05% sodium azide. Reconstitute with 100ul sterile PBS.
ImmunogenChicken egg total proteins (egg white and yolk ).
SpecificityRecognizes chicken Egg proteins Antibodies and Protein Controls.
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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