Technical Data
Cytomegalovirus (blend)
Cytomegalovirus is an enveloped double stranded DNA virus which in humans (HCMV) is commonly known as human Herpes virus 5 (HHV-5). Glycoprotein B (gB) is the main antigenic protein within the envelope of HCMV. It is required for HCMV mediated membrane fusion along with the gH/gL complex. The unprocessed precursor of HCMV gB is 906 amino acids in length, with a MW of ~100kD.

Suitable for use in Immunofluorescence and Immunohistochemistry. Other applications have not been tested.

Recommended Dilutions:
Optimal dilutions to be determined by researcher.

Storage and Stability:
May be stored at 4C for short-term only. Aliquot to avoid repeated freezing and thawing. Store at -20C. Aliquots are stable for at least 12 months. For maximum recovery of product, centrifuge the original vial after thawing and prior to removing the cap.
100ug-20CBlue IceMouse
Not determined
MRC-5 infected cells with ATCC VR538 and AD169, ultrasonicated, screened by plate reduction neutralization tests.
Supplied as a liquid in PBS, pH 7.6, 0.09% sodium azide.
Recognizes Cytomegalovirus. Reacts with Immediate early, early and late antigen preparations. Can detect CMV infection within 2 hours post-infection exhibiting a nuclear staining which reaches peak intensity between 48 and 96 hours. Can be detected during the complete CMV infection cycle. Staining of CMV structural antigens becomes apparent at about 48 hours. Extra-nuclear staining is first seen in the region of the golgi apparatus followed subsequently by staining of viral proteins and particles in the cytoplasm.
Intended for research use only. Not for use in human, therapeutic, or diagnostic applications.