Target Protein: Hepatitis C Virus NS5a
Immunogen Range: 1973-2070/3010
Swiss Prot: Q14SZ0
Source: KLH conjugated synthetic peptide derived from Hepatitis C Virus NS5a
Purification: Purified by Protein A.
Storage Buffer: Aqueous buffered solution containing 1% BSA, 50% glycerol and 0.09% sodium azide.
Storage Condition: Store at -20°C for 12 months..
Background: HCV is classified into the genus Hepacivirus of the family Flaviviridae. Like all the members of the family, HCV is an enveloped, single-stranded, positive-sense RNA virus. Its genome (about 9600 nt) is flanked at both termini by conserved, highly structured non-translated regions (NTRs) and encodes a polyprotein precursor (about 3000 aa), which is proteolytically processed by host and viral proteases to produce the structural (core, E1, E2 and p7) and non-structural (NS2, NS3, NS4A, NS4B, NS5A and NS5B) proteins of the virus. Recently, an additional protein has been identified, whose function remains unknown. NS5A is a ~56 kDa pleiotropic protein with key roles in both viral RNA replication and modulation of the physiology of the host cell.
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For research use only. Not intended for diagnostic or therapeutic use.