Boster Provides High Quality ELISA Kits that are Cited in 6000+ Publications
Boster Biological Technology has 25+ years of experience in manufacturing ELISA kits and antibodies. As a trusted ELISA kit company, we proudly offer 1000+ ELISA test kits in both sandwich ELISA format and competitive ELISA format, covering human, mouse, rat, and various other mammalian species. As life scientists, we understand the competitive and challenging nature of your work, and we do our best to support your experiments, from design to data analysis. Boster's enzyme-linked immunosorbent assays go through painstaking robust validation to ensure the highest specificity, specificity, and sensitivity. Use Boster’s ELISA assay kits and you will have reproducible, publishable data lot after lot. CiteAb.com, a big data research company rated us as the fastest growing antibody company in the world in terms of publication citations. As of 2019, our ELISA kits alone have been cited in 6,000+ publications globally.Browse all PicoKine™ ELISA Kits
What is an ELISA Kit?
ELISA kits are ready-to-use immunoassay kits that contain all reagents required to perform ELISA (Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay). ELISA is a plate-based experiment designed to detect and quantify molecules, such as proteins, antibodies, hormones, peptides and sometimes small molecules like vitamins and coenzymes. Antibodies linked with enzymes are used to quantify the results. Various formats (see below) exist and in each one the antibody antigen interaction principle is different.
Boster ELISA Kit Features
here are some quick facts about our ELISA kits
Boster's Picokine® ELISA kits are made with high affinity antibodies can detect native form proteins with picogram and subpicogram level sensitivity.
Boster's QC department validate our ELISA kits against proteins in relevant superfamilies and proteins with similar immunogenicties to ensure specificity to the analytes of interests.
Our 2300+ ELISA kits are vlidated in multiple sample matrices from serum and saliva to urine and feces, ensuring wide application ranges for you to select from.
Boster has been serving the research community since 1993 and cited by 23,000+ publications. Our team of experts are dedicted to provide you the best customer service.
How does ELISA kit work?
The key step, immobilization of the antigen of interest, can be accomplished by direct adsorption to the assay plate or indirectly via a capture antibody that has been attached to the plate. The antigen is then detected either directly (enzyme-labeled primary antibody) or indirectly (enzyme-labeled secondary antibody). The detection antibodies are usually labeled with alkaline phosphatase (AP) or horseradish peroxidase (HRP). A large selection of substrates is available for performing the ELISA with an HRP or AP conjugate. The choice of substrate depends upon the required assay sensitivity and the instrumentation available for signal-detection (spectrophotometer, fluorometer or luminometer). Detection is achieved by measuring the enzyme activity. One method is through incubation with TMB substrate which can be detected via the converted substrate’s light absorbance at 450nm. Alternatively the enzyme can catalyze Chemiluminescent substrate, triggering a strong luminescent reaction which can be quantified.
Typical ELISA Protocol Workflow
Boster's ELISA kits contains all the reagents one needs to conduct a sandwich ELISA, with precoated ELISA plate. Case management shouldn’t take hours. So we designed it to be easy. With the following simple steps, all your documents will fall in the right place, so your team can focus on the things that matter :
Polystyrene plate is treated with a solution of either antigen or antibody.
An unrelated protein-based solution is used to cover all unbound sites on the plates.
Enzyme-conjugated antibody or antigen binds specifically to the target antigen or antibody.
Substrate is added and the signal produced by the enzyme-substra reaction is measured.
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About Boster Biological Technology
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“Fastest Growing Antibody Company” – CiteAb.com
Boster ELISA kits are well cited
Boster antibodies and ELISA kits are cited over 23,000+ times in publications around the world. According to the big data research company CiteAb.com, Bosterbio is globally the fastest growing antibody company in terms of number of academic publication citations. For Picokine® ELISA kits specifically, we estimate there are 6000+ publications. You can find specific citations for ELISA kits and antibodies on each product page.
what life scientists are saying about Boster ELISA kits
"We are a pharmaceutical startup optimizing cell based drug assays where one of our endpoints was observing the differences in mature IL-1b production in the media. I have compared several kits from the most expensive versions of R&D, over eBioscience/Affymetrix to a more budget Boster's kit. The aim was to decide..Read More
JECURE THERAPEUTICS, JECURE THERAPEUTICS, SCIENTIST II
I was using this kit to detect IL-2 secretion from Jurkat T-cells upon activation with PMA and PHA. I followed the protocol exactly. I had extremely low levels of IL-2 in my experiment, which were just above background. In this case, it was essential for me to use the standards and blanks...Read More
DUKE UNIVERSITY, MEDICINE, RESEARCH ASSOCIATE
This ELISA kit worked as advertised. Wells can be removed as strips, so not everything has to be used. Great product. Results are good and have low %CV. Quick assay kit and cheaper than other companies in my opinon.Read More
UCONN, NUTRITIONAL SCIENCES, GA
I used this kit to detect a recombinant IL1RA in rat serum and it worked very well. The procedure was easy to follow and my standard curve was right on target. If needed we will order this kit and use it again. The kit was able to detect our rIL1RA but was less sensitive in detecting...Read More
We used this kit and the BDNF kit, because we were looking at neurogenesis within the hippocampus. We used the ELISA to complement our immunohistochemistry. It was easy to optimize the kits and the instructions were extremely easy to follow. Additionally, the instructions do not include using samples...Read More
EAST TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY, BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES, GRADUATE ASSISTANT
This kit was very straightforward and easy to use. Followed the protocol given in the kit...Straight forward experiment, no tips needed. Kit worked great - positive control was clearly positive. Nothing bad about the kit, although our experimental results were negative. We would buy this kit...Read More
UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CARLINA, MICROBIOLOGY AND IMMUNOLOGY, RESEARCH SPECIALIST
This product was used to investigate the dynamic change of FGF1 during mouse skin wound healing. The reasons to choose this product are: a) Easy to use. b) Less expense, c) Standard covers a wide range of concentrations, d) It works for tissue homogenates. FGF1 significantly increased...Read More
UIC, DENTISTRY, SCIENTIST
The TFF1 ELISA kit from Boster was competitively priced and worked with cell culture media taken from MCF7 cells...The kit is very sensitive, detecting TFF1 protein at levels of 10pg/mL. Good ELISA kit for human TFF1 proteinRead More
UCSD, CMMW, GRADUATE STUDENT
The goal was to identify the dorsal raphe in rat brains, an area rich in serotonergic neurons, so that I could determine double-label in that region. I had been using an AB from Abcam, but they stopped making it. Found this product with a google search, and the vendor...Read More
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ELISA Kits FAQs
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• Add tissue homogenates into the wells and then add ABC and TMB without adding any biotinylated detection antibody to see if any signal will be observed.
If no signal is produced, then you can work on the tissue sample by using the kit.
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