TBE is caused by tick-borne encephalitis virus (TBEV), a member of the family Flaviviridae. A closely related virus in Far Eastern Eurasia, Russian spring-summer encephalitis virus (RSSEV).The family Flaviviridae includes other tick-borne viruses are closely related to TBEV and RSSEV, such as Omsk hemorrhagic fever virus & Kyasanur Forest virus.Louping ill virus is also a member of this family.
20mM MES pH 6.5, 8M urea, 200mM NaCl and 0.05% Tween-20.
Encephalitis protein is >95% pure as determined by 10% PAGE (coomassie staining).
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Encephalitis antigen in ELISA and Western blots, excellent antigen for detection of Tick-borne encephalitis virus with minimal specificity problems.
Encephalitis protein althoµgh stable at 4°C for 1 week, should be stored below -18°C. Please prevent freeze thaw cycles.
Encephalitis protein was purified by proprietary chromatographic technique.
Immunoreactive with sera of encephalitis virus infected individuals.