Human IL-7/Interleukin-7 ELISA Kit PicoKine™

Human IL-7/Interleukin-7 ELISA Kit PicoKine™ (96 Tests). Quantitate Human IL7 in cell culture supernatants, serum and plasma (EDTA). Sensitivity: 1pg/ml. Cited in 3 publication(s).

Product Info Summary

SKU: EK0779
Size: 96 wells/kit, with removable strips.
Reactive Species: Human
Application: ELISA
Sample Types: cell culture supernatants, serum and plasma (EDTA).

Product Name

Human IL-7/Interleukin-7 ELISA Kit PicoKine™

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SKU/Catalog Number

EK0779

Size

96 wells/kit, with removable strips.

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Description

Human IL-7/Interleukin-7 ELISA Kit PicoKine™ (96 Tests). Quantitate Human IL7 in cell culture supernatants, serum and plasma (EDTA). Sensitivity: 1pg/ml.

Storage & Handling

Store at 4°C for 6 months, at -20°C for 12 months. Avoid multiple freeze-thaw cycles (Shipped with wet ice.)

Cite This Product

Human IL-7/Interleukin-7 ELISA Kit PicoKine™ (Boster Biological Technology, Pleasanton CA, USA, Catalog # EK0779)

Clonality of Antibodies

See Datasheet for details

Immunogen

Expression system for standard: E.coli; Immunogen sequence: D26-H177

Sensitivity

<1 pg/ml

Assay Range

7.8 pg/ml - 500 pg/ml

Cross Reactivity

There is no detectable cross-reactivity with other relevant proteins.

Reactive Species

EK0779 is reactive to IL7 in Human samples

Validated Sample Types

cell culture supernatants, serum and plasma (EDTA).

Application Guarantee

EK0779 is guaranteed for ELISA in Human by Boster Guarantee

See how Boster Bio validate our ELISA kits: ELISA Validation Information

Kit Components

Catalog Number Description Quantity
EK0779-CAP Anti-Human IL7 Pre-coated 96-well strip microplate 1
EK0779-ST Human IL7 Standard 2 vials, 10 ng/tube
EK0779-DA Human IL7 Biotinylated antibody (100x) 100ul
AR1103 Avidin-Biotin-Peroxidase Complex (100x) 100ul
AR1106-1 Sample Diluent 30ml
AR1106-2 Antibody Diluent 12ml
AR1106-3 Avidin-Biotin-Peroxidase Diluent 12ml
AR1104 Color Developing Reagent (TMB) 10ml
AR1105 Stop Solution 10ml
AR1106-5 Wash Buffer (25x) 20ml
PLA-SEA Adhesive plate sealers 4

*The kit components are not available for individual purchase.

Materials Required But Not Included In Kit

  • Microplate Reader capable of reading absorbance at 450nm.
  • Automated plate washer (optional).
  • Pipettes and pipette tips capable of precisely dispensing 0.5 µl through 1 ml volumes of aqueous solutions.
  • Multichannel pipettes are recommended for large amount of samples.
  • Deionized or distilled water.
  • 500ml graduated cylinders.
  • Test tubes for dilution.

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Validation Standard Curve O.D. At 450nm

Concentration (pg/ml)07.815.631.362.5125250500
O.D.0.0130.0640.0980.1960.4110.6301.1371.926

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Intra Assay Consistency & Inter Assay Consistency

We measured random samples of Human IL-7/Interleukin-7 ELISA Kit PicoKine™ within the same batch/lot to ensure the consistency of the kits' performances. ELISA intra assay consistency is measured using wells from the same plate/assay kit. ELISA inter assay consistency is measured using wells from different plates from the same batch production/lot.

Intra-Assay PrecisionInter-Assay Precision
Sample123123
n161616242424
Mean (pg/ml)17812091578192
Standard deviation0.985.509.821.005.3810.56
CV (%)5.8%6.9%4.7%6.7%6.9%5.5%

Reproducibility

We ensure reproducibility by testing three samples with differing concentrations of IL-7 in ELISA kits from four different production batches/lots.

LotsLot 1 (pg/ml)Lot 2 (pg/ml)Lot 3 (pg/ml)Lot 4 (pg/ml)Mean (pg/ml)Standard DeviationCV (%)
Sample 117181818170.432.5%
Sample 2818983758256%
Sample 32092262042212158.864.1%
*number of samples for each test n=16.

Gene/Protein Information For IL7 (Source: Uniprot.Org, NCBI)

Uniprot ID

P13232

Gene ID

3574

Gene Name

IL7

Full Name

Interleukin-7

Weight

20.187kDa

Superfamily

IL-7/IL-9 family

Alternative Names

IL7; IL-7; IL-7interleukin-7; interleukin 7; Lymphopoietin-1; PBGF IL7 IL-7 interleukin 7 interleukin-7

*if product is indicated to react with multiple species, protein info is based on the gene entry specified above in "species".

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EK0779 has been cited in 3 publications:

*The publications in this section are manually curated by our staff scientists. They may differ from Bioz's machine gathered results. Both are accurate. If you find a publication citing this product but is missing from this list, please let us know we will issue you a thank-you coupon.

mohammed,R.J.,& Salih,L.A.(2021).The Correlation between Maternal Vitamin D and Interleukin-17 Levels and Fetal Biophysical Profile.Iraqi Journal of Science,62(6),1836-1842.https://doi.org/10.24996/ijs.2021.62.6.9
Species: Human
EK0779 usage in article: APP:ELISA, SAMPLE:SERUM, DILUTION:NA

mohammed,R.J.,& Salih,L.A.(2021).The Correlation between Maternal Vitamin D and Interleukin-17 Levels and Fetal Biophysical Profile.Iraqi Journal of Science,62(6),1836-1842.https://doi.org/10.24996/ijs.2021.62.6.9
Species: Human
EK0779 usage in article: APP:ELISA, SAMPLE:SERUM, DILUTION:NA

Guida F, Luongo L, Aviello G, Palazzo E, De Chiaro M, Gatta L, Boccella S, Marabese I, Zjawiony Jk, Capasso R, Izzo Aa, De Novellis V, Maione S. Mol Pain. 2012 Aug 23;8:60. Doi: 10.1186/1744-8069-8-60. Salvinorin A Reduces Mechanical Allodynia And...

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11 Customer Q&As for Human IL-7/Interleukin-7 ELISA Kit PicoKine™

Question

Q: how can I thaw whole blood sample for IL-7 ELISA after freezing?

Verified Customer

Verified customer

Asked: 2020-11-27

Answer

A: we do not recommend freezing and thaw whole blood. erythrocytes are fragile and, if frozen and thawed, will undergo hemolysis rendering the samples useless. To keep your blood samples to test IL-7 for a later time, you should let the blood clot in glass tubes and separate the serum to freeze for later analysis.

Boster Scientific Support

Answered: 2020-11-27

Question

Q: Can IL-7 ELISA Kits be used with tissue homogenates (or other non-validated sample types)?

Verified Customer

Verified customer

Asked: 2020-11-16

Answer

A: Unfortunately, Boster Bio has not routinely validated tissue homogenates as a sample type for ELISA kits. This does not mean that ELISA kits are not suitable for other sample types than we have tested: it means further investigation is required. One will need to perform a spike and recovery study to determine if an unvalidated sample type will work with a particular kit. To perform a spike and recovery experiment, one should divide a sample into two aliquots. In one of the aliquots, the user should spike in a known amount of the kit standard. a dilution series is performed comparing the spiked versus the unspiked sample. Generally, samples with expected recovery and linearity between 80-120% are considered acceptable. This method can be used to validate any sample type that has not been assessd by Boster Bio. for a more detailed spike and recovery protocol, please contact technical support.
Note: acceptable ranges should be determined individually by each laboratory. Additionally, technical support can help determine if a buffer component is not compatible with a given ELISA kit. please see the Citations tab on the product webpage for peer-reviewed papers utilizing a wide range of sample types. We also have an innovator's reward program where if the user validates our ELISA kits in applications or samples previously not validated by Boster Bio or other users, and share such information with us by submit a review, we will reward the user's efforts with a free antibody or ELISA kit from our catalog. Biocompare.com will also give $20 Amazon giftcard as an additional reward, if the review is submitted there as well.

Boster Scientific Support

Answered: 2020-11-16

Question

Q: can you tell me how to prepare cell lysates prepared for use in Picokine® ELISA kits?

B. Kapoor

Verified customer

Asked: 2019-08-25

Answer

A: for those Picokine® ELISAs where cell or tissue lysate is a validated sample type, sample preparation instructions for lysate can be found in the product insert. Components in lysate and lysis buffer may affect immunoreactivity, so if lysate is not a validated sample type, care must be taken in sample preparation and validation.

Boster Scientific Support

Answered: 2019-08-25

Question

Q: for how much duration can samples (cell cultures, serum, and plasma) be stored and still be stable for analysis IL-7 using the EK0779 Human IL-7 Picokine® ELISA Kit?

C. Anand

Verified customer

Asked: 2019-07-04

Answer

A: Boster Bio does not evaluate sample stability. Variations in sample collection, processing, and storage may alter the stabilityof samples. It is recommend to assay sample on priority basis collection when possible, or aliquot into single use volumes and store samples frozen. limit repetitive freeze-thaw cycles with the stored samples to avoid protein degradation.

Boster Scientific Support

Answered: 2019-07-04

Question

Do you know if cytokines can be detected accurately in placental tissue samples stored at room temperature in 70% ethanol using EK0779?

Verified customer

Asked: 2019-06-11

Answer

Our lab hasn't woked on placental tissue samples using Human IL-7 ELISA Kit PicoKine™ (EK0779). We are uncertain if cytokines can be detected accurately in tissue samples stored at room temperature in 70% ethanol. Endogenous biotin in tissue homogenates might introduce false positive signal. We recommend to run a pilot test as described below to confirm the affect of endogeous biotin first. Add tissue homogenates into the wells and then add ABC abd TMB without adding any biotinylated detection antibody to see if any signal will be observed. If no signal is produced, proceed and work on the tissue sample by using the kit.

Boster Scientific Support

Answered: 2019-06-12

Question

Is there an existing protocol for placental tissue homogenization that has been optimized for use with EK0779?

Verified customer

Asked: 2019-06-11

Answer

Our lab hasn't woked on placental tissue samples using Human IL-7 ELISA Kit PicoKine™ (EK0779). We recommend to run a pilot test as described below to confirm the affect of endogeous biotin first. Add tissue homogenates into the wells and then add ABC abd TMB without adding any biotinylated detection antibody to see if any signal will be observed. If no signal is produced, proceed and work on the tissue sample by using the kit. Please see the following suggested protocol: Preparation of lysate from tissues 1. Mince tissue and then rinse tissue in ice-cold PBS. 2. Place minced tissue in tissue homogenizer. 3. Add ice-cold PBS. For a 0.5g piece of tissue, add 5ml of ice-cold PBS(Volumes of PBS must be determined in relation to the amount of tissue present.) 5. Homogenize for several minutes at high speed. 6. Sonicate until no tissue chunks remain. 7. Centrifuge at ~10000 x g for 10 minutes. The centrifugation force and time can be varied depending on the sample type. 8. Aspirate supernatant. 9. Aliquot supernatant and store at -20°C.

Boster Scientific Support

Answered: 2019-06-11

Question

Q: What is the optimal O.D. value for IL-7 ELISA kit? I performed your IL-7 ELISA on serum samples. For my positive control, I received an O.D. value of 0.826, while my negative control received a value of 0.136. I obtained both of these controls from the ELISA kit, where your kit's typical data shows O.D. values much higher than my positive control and your background is lower. My samples O.D. values are around 0.225 and the highest is only 0.357. is it safe to say these samples contain IL-7 even though the O.D. values are not very high?

Verified Customer

Verified customer

Asked: 2018-08-31

Answer

A: The absolute O.D. values may change according to incubation time. The more you incubate the higher the O.D. values are going to be. what you should focus on is whether your sample O.D. values are statistically significantly higher than your blank values. in the example mentioned, you could extend your development time in the substrate incubation step to obtain higher O.D. values, as long as your negative controls' O.D. values are not increasing faster in relation to your positive controls. typically, a sample with O.D. value 2 standard deviations higher than your negative controls can be considered positive. We calculate the sensitivity of this ELISA kit by converting cutoff O.D. value, calculated as the average of 20 negative controls plus 2 standard deviations of the 20 negative controls, into a concentration. in other words, when we claim this IL-7 ELISA kit to have sensitivity of 1pg/ml, that means the minimum amount of IL-7 that can be declared/interpreted as positive by the above standard is 1pg/ml.

Boster Scientific Support

Answered: 2018-08-31

Question

Q: is there any online tool I can use to streamline the data analysis for my ELISA results?

Verified Customer

Verified customer

Asked: 2018-02-17

Answer

A: We have a web based ELISA curve fitting (4pl) and data analysis tool. Please give it a try: bosterbio.com/biology-research-tools/ELISA-data-analysis-online. You can also consult our article on ELISA data analysis: bosterbio.com/ELISA-data-analysis-instructions

Boster Scientific Support

Answered: 2018-02-17

Question

Q: can you recommend the dilution ratio of serum samples for detection of IL-7 in Human serum? I am trying to measure a few analytes and it requires 100ul of diluted samples for each well. We have limited sample volumes so we like to dilute as much as possible.

Verified Customer

Verified customer

Asked: 2017-09-06

Answer

A: without having an understanding the physiological or pathological context of your samples we cannot recommend a dilution ratio without performing a pilot test with your samples. Here is how you can perform a pilot study on your own: perform a serial dilution of your samples on the IL-7 ELISA kit to make sure you have a linear ascending curve followed by a plateau, which signifies the samples saturating the detection limit of the kit. Then you can pick the dilution ratios from samples in the linear part of the curve as your experimental dilution ratio.
If you are interested in using our ELISA service, you can also send us your sample and we will take care of everything for you. You can check our service details here: bosterbio.com/services/assay-services/ELISA-testing-service
Since you mentioned you have limited samples, our cost effective multiplex ELISA service would fit perfectly for your needs, where we can generate dozens of data points using as little as 25ul sample volume. Information on this service is also in the above link.

Boster Scientific Support

Answered: 2017-09-06

Question

Q: how do I analyze ELISA data? I measured IL-7 level in serum.

K. Gonzalez

Verified customer

Asked: 2017-05-14

Answer

A: we recommend you this article on ELISA data analysis. bosterbio.com/ELISA-data-analysis-instructions. Boster also provides a free tool that you can use to analyze ELISA data. bosterbio.com/biology-research-tools/ELISA-data-analysis-online

Boster Scientific Support

Answered: 2017-05-14

Question

I've recently purchased one of BosterBio's human IL-17 ELISA kits. I would like to use it to detect IL-17 levels in human placental tissue. Is there an existing protocol for placental tissue homogenization that has been optimized for use with this kit? Additionally, is it known if cytokines can be detected accurately in tissue samples stored at room temperature in 70% ethanol?

Verified Customer

Verified customer

Asked: 2016-09-30

Answer

Our lab hasn't woked on placental tissue samples using EK0779 human IL-17 ELISA kit. We are uncertain if

Boster Scientific Support

Answered: 2016-09-30

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