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Thrombin Inhibitor Screening Kit (Fluorometric)

Simple assay to screen thrombin inhibitors
Catalog #: K374
$655.00

Product Details

Cat # +Size K374-100
Size 100 assays
Detection Method Fluorescence (Ex/Em = 350/450 nm)
Applications Screening potential inhibitors of thrombin
Characterize/study thrombin inhibitors
Features & Benefits • Rapid & simple
• Reliable test for screening potential inhibitors of thrombin
• Includes thrombin Inhibitor [PPACK Dihydrochloride]
Kit Components • Thrombin Dilution Buffer
• Thrombin Assay Buffer
• Thrombin Enzyme Standard
• Thrombin Substrate
Storage Conditions -20°C
Shipping Conditions Gel Pack
USAGE For Research Use Only! Not For Use in Humans.

Details

Thrombin enzyme (Factor IIa) is an important clotting factor that controls the transformation of soluble fibrinogen to insoluble active fibrin strands. Thrombin is a serine protease (EC 3.4.21.5) that catalyzes many coagulation-related reactions. Thrombin inhibitors are used as anticoagulants to prevent arterial and venous thrombosis. Some of these inhibitors are currently in clinical use while others are in clinical development. Biovision’s Thrombin Inhibitor Screening Kit utilizes the ability of Thrombin to cleave a synthetic AMC-based peptide substrate to release AMC, which can be detected by measuring its fluorescence at Ex/Em = 350/450 nm. In the presence of Thrombin specific inhibitors, the extent of cleavage reaction is reduced or completely abolished. The loss in the fluorescence intensity can be correlated to the amount of inhibitor present in the assay solution. The kit provides a simple and rapid method to screen potential inhibitors of Thrombin.


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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?
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What is the shelf life of this kit?
 BioVisions’s assay kits expire 6 months from the date of shipment. Some components of the kit may expire sooner as mentioned in the data sheet
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.