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Catalog #:  VS31
Source Antibody:
  Rabbit polyclonal antibody for both capture and detection.
Test Format:                                   

Reactivity:  Reaction of the ELISA is moderately strong.  Optical Density at 405nm is in a range of 0.800 - 1.800 depending on the virus titer in the samples tested.

Sensitivity:  Sensitivity of the ELISA is relative high.  The virus can be consistently detected in infected plant tissues diluted at 1:810 - 1:2430.

Specificity:  This test system has no cross reaction with healthy plant tissues tested. Background is very low on the negative control wells.


Catalog Number

Description Test Wells Price $USD Ship Weight
VS31-R1 ELISA Reagents



2 lb (1 kg)
VS31-R2 ELISA Reagents



3 lb (1.5 kg)
VS31-R3 ELISA Reagents



6 lb (3 kg)



2 lb (1 kg)
VS31-P1 Positive control 10 40 1 lb (0.5 kg)
VS31-N1 Negative control 20 60 1 lb (0.5 kg)

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To learn how to perform the test:
  Instructions for DAS ELISA
To be familiar with other components: Buffer Sets; Controls

Information About the Virus

Name: Maize Mosaic Nucleorhabdovirus
Acronym:  MMV
Synonyms:  virus del enanismo rayado maiz, maize stripe Indian virus (Sharma and Payak, 1983), sorghum chlorosis virus, zea mays virus.

Strains: MMV - raya fina, MMV - raya gruesa.
Transmission: Transmitted by a vector; an insect; Peregrinus maidis; Delphacidae. Transmitted in a persistent manner. Virus retained when the vector moults; multiplies in the vector; not transmitted congenitally to the progeny of the vector; not transmitted by mechanical inoculation; not transmitted by contact between plants; not transmitted by seed; not transmitted by pollen.

Geographical Distribution: Spreads in possibly Australia, Colombia, Costa Rica, Fiji, India, Mauritius, Mexico, Peru, Spain, Tanzania, and the USA (and the Caribbean Islands).
Diagnostically Susceptible Species and Symptoms: 

Lastra, R.G. and Corballo, O. (1983). Proc. Int. Maize Disease Wksh, 1982, p. 83. Wooster, Ohio, Agric. Res. and Dev. Center.
Naidan, R.A., Harikrishnan, R., Manohar, S.K., Reddy, D.V.R., Rakna, A.S., King, S.B. and Bandyopadhyay, R. (1989). Ann. appl. Biol. 114: 301.


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