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#C1110G Pseudo SARS-CoV-2 Green Reporter


Baculovirus pseudotyped with SARS-CoV-2 Spike protein. A covid pseudovirus that will produce green fluorescent nuclei upon successful entry, into host cells expressing ACE2.

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Baculovirus pseudotyped with SARS-CoV-2 spike protein:

Pseudo SARS-CoV-2 is a BSL-1 baculovirus pseudotyped with SARS-CoV-2 spike protein. Pseudovirus enters the host cell through interactions with ACE2 and other host proteins, then delivers a reporter that expresses bright green fluorescence in the host cell nucleus. When viral entry is successfully blocked, the host fluorescence is decreased.

  • Detect host-pathogen interaction in living cells
  • Identify therapeutic drugs that block viral entry
  • Cost effective screening with minimal safety requirements

Pseudo SARS-CoV-2 BacMam is pseudotyped with the original variant of the SARS-CoV-2 spike protein formed during BacMam production. Spike decorates the surface of the pseudovirus, facilitating entry into cells expressing ACE2. BacMam is high titer and more cost effective to use than lentivirus.

Depending on your cell type of interest, additional proteins like ACE2, TMPRSS2, Neuropilin, or Cathepsin-L may need to be expressed to allow for pseudo SARS-CoV-2 entry. Viruses pseudotyped with D614G-mutation spike protein and Delta variant spike protein are also available.

Materials in the Kit:

• Pseudo SARS CoV-2 Green NLS

• Sodium Butyrate, 500 mM in H2O

• Detailed Protocol

Additional information

Protocol for Use


We strive for prompt delivery of each order, so we ship by FedEx 2-day service in lightweight, sturdy, and reusable/biodegradable packaging with an insulated cooler and moisture-resistant refrigerant gel packs. Shipping days are Mon-Wed so product does not sit in transit over the weekend. Web store ships to US & Canada only, contact sales for other locations.


Kit Volume

5mL, 30mL, 60mL

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