Recombinant Chagas 1F8 protein (Epitope of the flagellar calcium-binding protein FCABP of Trypanosoma cruzi) produced in E.Coli, is a polypeptide chain having a total of 234 a.a (includes his tag). The protein is fused to a 6-His tag having a total Mw of 25.8kDa and a theoretical pI of 5.39.
Flagellar calcium-binding protein (Protein FcaBP) is a protein which may be involved in swift motility of Trypanosoma, having an imperative role in flagellar structure and calcium metabolism, as it exhibits 4 EF-hand type (helix-loop-helix) structural domains, of which 3 may contain calcium-binding sites. Calcium has a vital role in the motility of Trypanosoma. The subcellular localization of Protein FcaBP is in the flagella of T. cruzi.
1F8 Chagas antigen was lyophilized from 20mM Hepes, 300mM NaCl, pH-8, and varying 284mM imidazole.
It is recommended to reconstitute the lyophilized 1F8 Chagas protein in sterile distilled pyrogen free water at 100
Protein is >90% pure as determined by SDS PAGE.
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Reacts with sera from infected patients, Useful for immunoassays.
Store lyophilized 1F8 Chagas antigen at 2-8°C. After reconstitution, store at -20°C. Prevent freeze/thaw cycles.