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SIRT6 Inhibitor Screening Kit (Fluorometric)

Simple assay to screen SIRT6 inhibitors
Catalog #: K323
$430.00

Product Details

Cat # +Size K323-100
Size 100 assays
Detection Method Fluorescence (Ex/Em = 395/541 nm)
Applications Screening/characterizing/studying SIRT6 inhibitors
Features & Benefits • Simple and reliable test to screen SIRT6 inhibitors
• High-throughput suitable
• Includes Inhibitor Control (Nicotinamide)
Kit Components • SIRT6 Assay Buffer
• Substrate
• Cofactor
• Developer
• SIRT6 Enzyme
• Enzyme Reconstitution Buffer
• Inhibitor (Nicotinamide, 4 mM)
Storage Conditions -20°C
Shipping Conditions Gel Pack
USAGE For Research Use Only! Not For Use in Humans.

Details

SIRT6 or Sirtuin 6 proteins are a class of proteins that possess either histone deacetylase or mono-ribosyltransferase activity. SIRT6 is a nuclear sirtuin that has been associated with aging, cellular protection, sugar metabolism and certain types of cancer. Broad therapeutic applications are foreseen for SIRT6 inhibitors, including uses in diabetes, immune-mediated disorders, and cancer. Unlike other known protein deacetylases, which simply hydrolyze acetyl-lysine residues, the sirtuin-mediated deacetylation reaction hydrolyzes acetyl-lysine and NAD. This hydrolysis yields the deacetylated substrate, O-acetyl-ADP-ribose and nicotinamide, itself an inhibitor of sirtuin activity. Studies suggest that the human sirtuins may function as intracellular regulatory proteins with mono-ADP-ribosyltransferase activity. In BioVision’s Sirtuin 6 inhibitor screening Kit, Sirtuin 6 deacetylates the substrate, followed by cleavage of the deacetylated substrate to release the fluorescent group, which is detected fluorometrically at Ex/Em = 395/541 nm. In the presence of SIRT inhibitor, deacetylation is impeded, preventing cleavage of the substrate and release of the fluorescent group. This kit provides a rapid, simple, sensitive, and reliable test, which is suitable for high-throughput screening of SIRT6 inhibitors. Inhibitor control (Nicotinamide) is included to compare the efficacy of the test inhibitors.


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Can the kit work on bacteria or yeast cells?
The kit has been standardized for mammalian cells only
What is the exact volume of sample required for this assay?
There is no specific volume we can recommend for the amount any sample to be used since it is completely sample concentration and quality based. You have to do a pilot expt with multiple sample volumes to determine the optimal volume which gives a reading within the linear range of the standard curve. Please refer to the citations for this product to see what other clients have used with similar sample types.
Do you have trial sizes of this kit?
Unfortunately, we do not have trial sizes of this kit available. However, if you are based in the US or Canada, we will give you a 10% off list price introductory discount on its purchase price. If you are based out of this area please contact your regional BioVision distributor.
Can we purchase individual components of this kit?
Yes, you can purchase any of the kit's components without the whole kit. Please refer to the component Cat #s mentioned on the datasheet for ordering.
Can we use an alternate buffer for sample preparation (cell lysis, sample dilutions etc)?
Our assay buffers are optimized for the reactions they are designed for. They not only contain some detergents for efficient lysis of your cells/tissue, but also contain some proprietary components required for the further reactions. Therefore, we highly recommend using the buffers provided in the kit for the best results.