Simian Immunodeficiency Virus (SIV) Strips (10/tube)


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Reacts with antibodies to all major gene products of SIV strains mac, agm, sm and mne. Reacts with human and non-human primate antibodies to HIV-2; SIVmac251 grown in human lymphoid cells; Derived from electroblotting of sucrose purified, detergent disrupted Simian Immunodeficiency Virus proteins separated on SDS-PAGE gels. Strips contain a serum control band of goat anti-human IgG that reacts when human or non-human primate IgG antibodies are present to control for sample addition. One tube of 10 nitrocellulose strips.

Simian Immunodeficiency Virus (SIV) is a member of the lentivirus genus of the family Retroviridae. Simian Immunodeficiency Virus (SIV) infection of non-human primates is a well-established animal model for studying Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV). While SIV infections in their natural host species (African monkeys and chimpanzees) are rarely pathogenic, cross-species SIV infections in macaques are an extensively studied model for HIV pathogenesis, therapeutics and vaccine development.

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