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Identification Name OspA lipoprotein Accession Number DB00045 (BIOD00054, BTD00054) Type Biotech Groups Approved, Withdrawn Description
Vaccine against Lyme disease that contains lipoprotein OspA, an outer surface protein of Borrelia burgdorferi sensu stricto ZS7, as expressed by Escherichia coli. Lipoprotein OspA is a single polypeptide chain of 257 amino acids with lipids covalently bonded to the N terminus. It is conjugated with alum (aluminum hydroxide) as an adjuvant.
Protein structure Protein chemical formula C 1198H 2012N 322O 422S 2 Protein average weight 27743.1000 Sequences > OspA lipoprotein
TITVQNYDSAGTKLEGSAAEIKKLDELKNALR Download FASTA Format Synonyms
Synonym Language Code Outer surface protein A precursor Not Available Not Available Salts Not Available Brand names
Name Company LYMErix SmithKline Beecham Brand mixtures Not Available Categories CAS number Not Available Taxonomy Kingdom Organic Compounds Superclass Organic Acids Class Carboxylic Acids and Derivatives Subclass Amino Acids, Peptides, and Analogues Direct parent Peptides Alternative parents Not Available Substituents Not Available Classification description Not Available Pharmacology Indication For prophylactic treatment of Lyme Disease Pharmacodynamics OspA lipoprotein is a single polypeptide chain of 270 amino acids. It is a vaccination used to prevent Lyme Disease. Mechanism of action OspA lipoprotein, an outer surface protein of the bacteria Borrelia burgdorferi sensu stricto ZS7, is used to stimulate the production of specific antibodies against B. burgdorferi. It is used as a vaccination against Lyme Disease, a disease carried by ticks. Absorption Not Available Volume of distribution Not Available Protein binding Not Available Metabolism Route of elimination Not Available Half life 1.2 hours (mammalian reticulocytes, in vitro). Clearance Not Available Toxicity Not Available Affected organisms Pathways Not Available SNP Mediated Effects Not Available SNP Mediated Adverse Drug Reactions Not Available Pharmacoeconomics Manufacturers Not Available Packagers Not Available Dosage forms Not Available Prices Not Available Patents Not Available Properties State liquid Experimental Properties
Property Value Source hydrophobicity -0.652 Not Available isoelectric point 6.72 Not Available References Synthesis Reference Not Available General Reference Not Available External Links ATC Codes Not Available AHFS Codes Not Available PDB Entries FDA label Not Available MSDS Not Available Interactions Drug Interactions Not Available Food Interactions Not Available Targets
Welty DM, Snyder DS: Internalization of OspA in rsCD14 complex and aggregated forms. Mol Microbiol. 2003 Nov;50(3):835-43.
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