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NR-19348  Mycobacterium leprae, Lipoarabinomannan (LAM)
(Antigen Preparations)
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Organism: Mycobacterium leprae
Description: Lipoarabinomannan (LAM)
Biosafety Level: 1
Availability Status: In Stock
Store at: -80°C or colder
Contributor: BEI Resources or NIH - Leprosy Research Support Contract
Quantity limit per order for this item is 1. This item can be ordered twice a year. Orders over this limit will be sent to NIAID for approval before shipment.

NR-19348 is a preparation of lipoarabinomannan (LAM) derived from the cell wall of Mycobacterium leprae (M. leprae) extracted from a pool of infected armadillo liver and spleen tissue.

Each vial contains approximately 100 µg of dried LAM pooled from up to three different strains of M. leprae. Please refer to the Certificate of Analysis for information regarding the specific strains used in the production of each lot. Lyophilized products may aggregate as a loose powder near the lid. Please take precautionary measures (such as tapping the bottom of the tube on the lab bench) to reduce escape of the reagent when opening the vial to reconstitute contents.

Note: LAM can be reconstituted in water. A 100 mM to 500 mM aqueous buffered salt solution, such as phosphate buffered saline, may also be used.
Citations: Acknowledgment for publications should read "The following reagent was obtained through BEI Resources, NIAID, NIH: Mycobacterium leprae Lipoarabinomannan (LAM), NR-19348."
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  • Customers located in the state of Hawaii will need to contact the Hawaii Department of Agriculture to determine if an Import Permit is required. A copy of the permit or documentation that a permit is not required must be sent to ATCC in advance of shipment.

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