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Pneumococcal Polysaccharide Powder Type 19F (US Type 19)

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Purified pneumococcal polysaccharide type 19F is manufactured by Pfizer, Inc. for small quantity distribution by ATCC. The pneumococcal powder type 19F is a component of the current 13-valent vaccine against Streptococcus pneumoniae.

The pneumococcal polysaccharide type 19F can be used to assay for type-specific antibodies, research immune responses and study immunodeficiencies.
Product category
Bacteria
Product type
Polysaccharide
Organism
Streptococcus pneumoniae (Klein) Chester
Applications
Drug development
Vaccine development
Mass
10 mg
Product format
Frozen
Storage conditions
-20°C or colder

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Detailed product information

Characteristics

Serotype
19 (Danish designation 19F)

Handling information

Handling procedure
  1. Prepare a 2 mg/mL pneumococcal polysaccharide stock solution by adding 1 mL of pyrogen-free distilled water (or other buffer of choice) to 2 mg of pneumococcal polysaccharide.
  2. Incubate the suspension for up to two hours at 28°C with gentle stirring on a stir plate to dissolve the polysaccharide.
  3. Aliquot the polysaccharide solution and store at -60°C to -80°C.
Handling notes
This pneumococcal polysaccharide powder is not manufactured by ATCC. It is NOT a sterile product. Antigenicity is verified by the manufacturer.

History

Depositors
Pfizer

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Intended use
This product is intended for laboratory research use only. It is not intended for any animal or human therapeutic use, any human or animal consumption, or any diagnostic use.
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