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Contributor Information

  • Name Michael Bouchard
  • Institute Drexel University

Tool Details

  • Tool name: pFLAG-HBx vector
  • Alternate names: nonstructural protein X, protein X, peptide X, pX
  • Tool type: Vector
  • Tool sub-type: pcDNA3.1
  • Description: This vector can be used to express hepatitis B virus HBx protein in a variety of primary and cancer cells. The addition of the FLAG-epitope tag allows for detection in western and immunofluorescent cell-based studies and provides better detection ability than can currently be achieved with commercially available anti-HBx antibodies.
  • Research area: Cancer ; Virology
  • Bacterial resistance: Ampicillin
  • Selectable markers: Neomycin

  • For Research Use Only

Target Details

  • Target: HBx with FLAG tag at N-terminus

Application Details

Handling

  • Shipping conditions: Dry Ice

Documentation

  • Available on request

References

  •   Clippinger et al. 2008. J Virol. 82(14):6798-811. PMID: 18448529.
  •   McClain et al. 2007. J Virol. 81(21):12061-5. PMID: 17699583.