Recognises blood stage antigen EXP-1. Will only recognise parasites with an aspartic acid (D) residue at position 136 (e.g. K1 isolate). Does not recognise parasites with Glycine at the same position (Palo Alto, HB3, 3D7)
EXP-1 (allele specific)
Dr. Jana McBride
Mouse monoclonal antibody raised by immunisation with schizont extracts (K1 isolate)
UK Biosafety level:
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