Technical Data
Mycobacterium tuberculosis ESAT6 (6kD Early Secretory Antigen of T Cells)
The ESAT6 antigen from Mycobacterium tuberculosis is a dominant target for cell-mediated immunity in the early phase of tuberculosis (TB) in TB patients as well as in various animal models (2,5).

Suitable for use in ELISA. Other applications have not been tested.

Recommended Dilutions:
Optimal dilutions to be determined by the researcher.

Sp2/0 myeloma cells with spleen cells from BALB/c mice.

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 12 months after receipt. For maximum recovery of product, centrifuge the original vial after thawing and prior to removing the cap.
MabIgG2a9B87Affinity Purified
1mg-20CBlue IceMouse
Recombinant protein corresponding to ESAT6 M. tuberculosis H37RV
Purified by Protein G affinity chromatography.
Supplied as a liquid in PBS, pH 7.4, 0.09% sodium azide.
Recognizes the ESAT6 antigen of Mycobacterium tuberculosis.
Intended for research use only. Not for use in human, therapeutic, or diagnostic applications.
1. Sorensen, A.L., et al., Infect. Immun. 63: 1710-1717 (1995). 2. Ravn, P., et al., J. Infect. Dis. 179: 637-645 (1999). 3. Klausen, et al., Scand. J. Immunol. 40: 345-349 (1994). 4. Harboe, M., et al., Infect. Immun. 66: 717-723 (1998). 5. Harboe, M., et al., Infect. Immun. 64: 16-22 (1996).