Tuberculosis ESAT6 protein (30R-AM003)

Purified recombinant Tuberculosis ESAT6 protein

Synonyms ESAT 6 protein, Mycobacterium Tuberculosis ESAT6 protein, ESAT6 protein, TB ESAT6 protein
Species Bacterial
Protein Type Recombinant
Applications ELISA, WB

Specifications

Expression System E.coli
Purity > 98% pure
Molecular Weight 13 kDa
Form & Buffer Single homogenous batch, supplied liquid frozen in 0.05M NaHPO4 buffer, pH 7.0, containing 0.1M NaCl and 0.05% Sodium Sarcosyl.

Storage & Safety

Storage Aliquot and store at -70 deg C or lower. Avoid repeated freeze/thaw cycles

General Information

Biological Significance Mycobacterium tuberculosis (MTB) is a pathogenic bacterial species in the genus Mycobacterium and the causative agent of most cases of tuberculosis. M. tuberculosis has an unusual, waxy coating on the cell surface (primarily mycolic acid), which makes the cells impervious to Gram staining so acid-fast detection techniques are used instead. ESAT-6, the 6 kDa early secretory antigenic target of Mycobacterium tuberculosis, is a secretory protein and potent T cell antigen. It is used in tuberculosis diagnosis by the whole blood interferon ? test QuantiFERON-TB Gold, in conjunction with CFP-10 and TB7.7.

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Siddiqui S, Sarro Y, Diarra B, Diallo H, Guindo O, Dabitao D, Tall M, Hammond A, Kassambara H, Goita D, Dembele P, Traore B, Hengel R, Nason M, Warfield J, Washington J, Polis M, Diallo S, Dao S, Koita O, Lane HC, Catalfamo M, Tounkara A

Tuberculosis specific responses following therapy for TB: Impact of HIV co-infection

Clin Immunol

Issue: 15 PMID: 25889622 DOI: 10.1016/j.clim.2015.04.002

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