Call 408.493.1800 | Fax 408.493.1801 | Toll Free 800.891.9699 (US Only) | Email: [email protected]

α-Glucosidase Inhibitor Screening Kit (Colorimetric)

Simple one step assay to screen alpha-glucosidase inhibitors
Catalog #: K938

Product Details

Cat # +Size K938-100
Size 100 assays
Kit Summary • Detection method- Absorbance (OD: 410 nm)
• Applications:
- Screening potential inhibitors of α-Glucosidase
Detection Method Absorbance (OD: 410 nm)
Applications • Screening potential inhibitors of Factor Xa
Features & Benefits • Simple and reliable test to screen/study/characterize α-Glucosidase inhibitors
• High-throughput compatible
• Includes Inhibitor Control (Acarbose)
Kit Components • α-Glucosidase Assay Buffer
• α-Glucosidase Substrate Mix
• α-Glucosidase
• Acarbose
Storage Conditions -20°C
Shipping Conditions Gel Pack
USAGE For Research Use Only! Not For Use in Humans.


α-Glucosidase (EC is localized in the brush border of the small intestine and is responsible for the enzymatic hydrolysis of 1,4- linked polysaccharides, producing glucose as one of the main products. Due to the vital role of glucose as one of the main sources of energy in eukaryotes, α-Glucosidase is a target for the modulation of postprandial hyperglycemia. α-Gluosidase Inhibitors (AGIs) such as Acarbose, Miglitol and Voglibose are anti-diabetic medicines that help to reduce post-meal blood glucose levels by arresting glucose absorption in the gastrointestinal tract. In addition, recent research is also focused on the discovery of natural products that could act as α-Glucosidase Inhibitors. BioVision’s α-Glucosidase Inhibitor Screening Kit can be used to screen potential inhibitors of this enzyme. It utilizes the ability of an active α-Glucosidase to cleave a synthetic substrate thus, releasing a chromophore (OD: 410 nm). In the presence of an α-Glucosidase specific inhibitor, the enzymatic activity is greatly reduced which is detected by a decrease of absorbance readings. The assay kit provides a rapid, simple and reliable test for high-throughput screening of α-Glucosidase inhibitors

Why buy BioVision Products?
Global Presence
Technical Support
BioVision aims to provide our customers innovative tools for accelerating drug discovery and biological research. BioVision offers >8,000 products including the most comprehensive array of assay kits for key targets in Metabolic pathways.
BioVision is committed to providing the highest quality products at a competitive price.
We have a broad network of global distributors who are ready to address your research needs and ensure fast delivery.
Our highly trained Technical Support team provides comprehensive product support and is dedicated to resolving your issues quickly and efficiently.