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Catalog #:  VS33
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 1:270 - 1:810.

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
VS33-R1 ELISA Reagents



2 lb (1 kg)
VS33-R2 ELISA Reagents



3 lb (1.5 kg)
VS33-R3 ELISA Reagents



6 lb (3 kg)



2 lb (1 kg)
VS33-P1 Positive control 10 40 1 lb (0.5 kg)
VS33-N1 Negative control 20 60 1 lb (0.5 kg)

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To know more about the products:
  Product Items
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 Stripe Tenuivirus
Acronym: MSpV
Synonyms:  maize chlorotic stripe virus (Autrey, 1983; Gingery and Autrey, 1984), maize hoja blanca virus (Gingery et al., 1979; Trujillo et al., 1974; Lastra and Carballo, 1985), sorghum chlorosis virus (Mendoza Robles, 1986; Peterschmitt et al., 1991).

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; transmitted congenitally to the progeny of the vector (via eggs); not transmitted by mechanical inoculation; not transmitted by contact between plants; not transmitted by seed; not transmitted by pollen.

Geographical Distribution: Spreads in Australia, Botswana, Guadeloupe, India, Kenya, Mauritius, Nigeria, Peru, the Philippines, Reunion, Sao Tome and Principe, the USA, and Venezuela.
Diagnostically Susceptible Species and Symptoms: 
Rottboellia exaltata, Zea mays - systemic chlorotic striping, apical bending.
Sorghum bicolor - variable.

Huiet, L., Tsai, J.H. and Falk, B.H. (1993). J. gen. Virol. 74: 459.
Kulkarni, H.Y. (1973). Ann. appl. Biol. 75: 205.
Lastra, R. and Carballo, O. (1985). Phytopath. Z. 144: 168.
Mendoza Robles, J.L. (1986). Agric. Tecnica en Mexico 12: 313.

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