This hybridoma line constitutively produces a mouse anti-Aspergillus fumigatus monoclonal antibody (clone 8C8) specific to the apical region of hyphae.
Aspergillus fumigatus is a widespread saprobe that breaks down organic material in soil. The conidia of this fungus are ubiquitous in the atmosphere and commonly inhaled. In healthy individuals, A. fumigatus can cause allergic reactions or localized infections. In the immunocompromised, however, it can cause invasive aspergillosis, an increasingly frequent and often fatal diease.
From the laboratory of Michelle Momany, PhD, University of Georgia
Part of The Investigator's Annexe program.
|Cell Type:||Hybridoma cell line|
|Antigen:||A. fumigatus cell wall|
|Immunogen:||A. fumigatus237 isolated cell walls|
|Growth Conditions:||IMDM + 20% FBS + 1% Pen/Strep|
|Cryopreservation:||Resuspend cells in 90% MDM, 10% DMSO. Store vials at -80C for 24-48 hrs at -70 before transfer to liquid nitrogen.|
|Epitope:||Apical, no septa|
|Tested Applications:||ELISA (1:10), IF (1:10)|
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