|Calculated MW||308056 Da|
|Purification||Purified IgG prepared by affinity chromatography on Protein G.|
|Immunogen||Synthetic peptide corresponding to the amino acids 2123 - 2132 of the native molecule conjugated to Keyhole limpet Haemocyanin.Peptide sequence: CTIDGKKYYFN|
|Shelf Life||18 months from date of despatch.|
|Other Names||Toxin A, toxA, tcdA|
|Target/Specificity||ABD10192 is specific for Clostridium difficile Toxin A, a gram-positive motile bacterium which is the leading cause of diarrhoea in developed countries. The incidence of disease in humans varies greatly with age, spore density, and the administration of antibiotics. Toxin A (TcdA) is a large exotoxin which is an essential virulence factor for C. difficile infection. TcdA has a molecular weight of 308kD and is a glucosyltransferase, which irreversibly inactivates the Ras family of small GTPases to disrupt many important signalling pathways.|
|Preservative & Stabilisers||0.09% Sodium Azide (NaN3)|
|Storage||Store at +4℃ or at -20 ℃.|
|Precautions||Anti-Clostridium difficile Toxin A Antibody is for research use only and not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.|
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