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Zinc Assay Kit (Fluorometric)

The most sensitive kit in the market
Catalog #: K428
$435.00

Product Details

Cat # +Size K428-100
Size 100 assays
Detection Method Fluorescence (Ex/Em= 435/535 nm)
Species Reactivity Mammalian
Applications The kit can detect 20 ng/ml (~0.1 µM).
Features & Benefits • Simple procedure; takes ~ 15 minutes
• Fast and convenient
• The assay is sensitive, stable and high-throughput adaptable
• Applications- The kit can detect 20 ng/ml (~0.1 µM)
Kit Components • Zinc Assay Buffer
• Zinc Probe (in DMSO)
• Zinc Standard (50 mM)
Storage Conditions -20°C
Shipping Conditions Gel Pack
USAGE For Research Use Only! Not For Use in Humans.

Details

Zinc (Zn, Atomic Number: 30), is a metal with characteristics similar to Magnesium due to its size and its oxidation state of +2. This element is an essential mineral of great biological significance since many enzymes require zinc as an essential cofactor. Examples of biological roles of Zinc include signal transduction, gene expression, regulation of apoptosis, synaptic plasticity and prostate gland function. BioVision’s Zinc Fluorometric Assay kit provides an easy and quantitative method to measure the metal ion Zinc in various biological samples. The assay is based on the ability of our proprietary probe that binds with high specificity to Zinc and becomes fluorescent. The fluorescent intensity is directly proportional to the amount of zinc, which can be quantified by measurement at Ex/Em= 435/535 nm in a microplate reader. This assay kit provides a just add-and-read, non-radioactive, and high-throughput adaptable for Zinc detection. The assay is rapid (less than 10 min) and sensitive (Limit of Detection: <0.1 µM)


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How is the kit specific for Zinc?
K428 is based on binding of Zinc to a probe that is specific for Zinc and the probe does not react with other metals.