|Size||96wells/kit, with removable strips.|
|Sample Type||cell culture supernates, serum, plasma(heparin), saliva and urine.|
|Product Name||Human Lipocalin-2/NGAL PicoKine™ ELISA Kit|
|Storage & Handling||Store at 4°C for 6 months, at -20°C for 12 months. Avoid multiple freeze-thaw cycles(Shipped with wet ice.)|
|Size||96wells/kit, with removable strips.|
|Description||Sandwich High Sensitivity ELISA kit for Quantitative Detection of Human Lipocalin-2/NGAL. 96wells/kit, with removable strips.|
|Cite This Product||Human Lipocalin-2/NGAL PicoKine™ ELISA Kit (Boster Biological Technology, Pleasanton CA, USA, Catalog # EK0853)|
|Sample Type||cell culture supernates, serum, plasma(heparin), saliva and urine..
*The recommended anticoagulants are proven to not block the antibody binding sites on the target antigen. Please do not collect blood sample with other anticoagulants that are not specified above or contact us to check for feasibility.
|Immunogen||Expression system for standard: NSO; Immunogen sequence: Q21-G198|
|Cross Reactivity||There is no detectable cross-reactivity with other relevant proteins.|
|Antibody Clonalities||Capture Antibody | Detection Antibody:
monoclonal antibody from mouse|polyclonal antibody from goat
|EK0853-CAP||96-well plate precoated with anti-Human LCN2 antibody||1|
|EK0853-ST||lyophilized recombinant Human LCN2 standard||10ng/tube|
|EK0853-DA||biotinylated anti-Human LCN2 antibody||130ul|
|AR1106-1||sample diluent buffer||30ml|
|AR1106-2||antibody diluent buffer||12ml|
|AR1106-3||ABC diluent buffer||12ml|
|AR1104||TMB color developing agent||10ml|
|AR1105||TMB stop solution||10ml|
*Why there is no wash buffer? Our Avidin-Biotin-Peroxidase Diluent contains the detergent (TWEEN) normally present in other companies' ELISA kits. This saves you the step of having to wash with the special wash buffer and achieve similar or better signal to noise ratio. The wash can use regular wash buffers (PBS, TBS etc.) commonly found in labs.
Materials Required But Not Provided
- Microplate reader in standard size.
- Automated plate washer.
- Adjustable pipettes and pipette tips. Multichannel pipettes are recommended in the condition of large amount of samples in the detection.
- Clean tubes and Eppendorf tubes.
- Washing buffer (neutral PBS or TBS).
- Preparation of 0.01M TBS: Add 1.2g Tris, 8.5g NaCl; 450μl of purified acetic acid or 700μl of concentrated hydrochloric acid to 1000ml H2
- Preparation of 0.01 M PBS: Add 8.5g sodium chloride, 1.4g Na O and adjust pH to 7.2-7.
Typical Data Obtained from Human Lipocalin-2/NGAL PicoKine™ ELISA Kit
(TMB reaction incubate at 37°C for 15-25min)
Intra/Inter Assay Precision
|Intra-Assay Precision||Inter-Assay Precision|
Three samples with differing target protein concentrations were assayed using four different lots to measure the CV% lot to lot variance.
To assay reproducibility, three samples with differing target protein concentrations were assayed using four different lots.
|Lots||Lot1 (pg/ml)||Lot2 (pg/ml)||Lot3 (pg/ml)||Lot4 (pg/ml)||Mean (pg/ml)||Standard Deviation||CV (%)|
*The typical data is obtained from Boster's internal QC result and for reference only. It may differ from the lab test results of the end users. It is more important that the user's lab test results reflect the same linearity demonstrated in the typical data than achieving exactly the same O.D. values.
Protein Target Info (Source: Uniprot.org)
|Protein Name||Neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin|
|Tissue Specificity||Expressed in bone marrow and in tissues that are prone to exposure to microorganism. High expression is found in bone marrow as well as in uterus, prostate, salivary gland, stomach, appendix, colon, trachea and lung. Not found in the small intestine or peripheral blood leukocytes. .|
|Alternative Names||Neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin;NGAL;25 kDa alpha-2-microglobulin-related subunit of MMP-9;Lipocalin-2;Oncogene 24p3;Siderocalin LCN2;p25;LCN2;HNL, NGAL;|
|Subcellular Localization||Secreted . Upon binding to the SLC22A17 (24p3R) receptor, it is internalized.|
|Molecular Weight||22588 MW|
*if product is indicated to react with multiple species, protein info is based on the human gene.
|Protein Function||Iron-trafficking protein involved in multiple processes such as apoptosis, innate immunity and renal development. Binds iron through association with 2,5-dihydroxybenzoic acid (2,5- DHBA), a siderophore that shares structural similarities with bacterial enterobactin, and delivers or removes iron from the cell, depending on the context. Iron-bound form (holo-24p3) is internalized following binding to the SLC22A17 (24p3R) receptor, leading to release of iron and subsequent increase of intracellular iron concentration. In contrast, association of the iron-free form (apo-24p3) with the SLC22A17 (24p3R) receptor is followed by association with an intracellular siderophore, iron chelation and iron transfer to the extracellular medium, thereby reducing intracellular iron concentration. Involved in apoptosis due to interleukin-3 (IL3) deprivation: iron-loaded form increases intracellular iron concentration without promoting apoptosis, while iron-free form decreases intracellular iron levels, inducing expression of the proapoptotic protein BCL2L11/BIM, resulting in apoptosis. Involved in innate immunity, possibly by sequestrating iron, leading to limit bacterial growth. .|
|Research Areas||Immunoglobulins, Immunology
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|Background||Lipocalin-2(LCN2), also known as NGAL, is a protein associated with neutrophil gelatinase.1 The LCN2 gene is located at 9q34 and contains 7 exons.2 The 25-kD LCN2 protein is believed to bind small lipophilic substances such as bacteria-derived lipopolysaccharide(LPS) and formylpeptides and may function as a modulator of inflammation. NGAL tightly binds bacterial catecholate-type ferric siderophores through a cyclically permuted, hybrid electrostatic/cation-pi interaction and is a potent bacteriostatic agent in iron-limiting conditions.3 The primary LCN2 transcript is 3,696 nucleotides long, and the processed transcript is 809 nucleotides long.4 LCN2 expression in adult bone marrow, uterus, prostate, salivary gland, stomach, appendix, colon, trachea, and lung, and in fetal spleen and lung.The standard product used in this kit is recombinant human NGAL, consisting of 178 amino acids with the molecular mass of 22KDa.|
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1. Diluent the samples with the provided sample diluent buffer into 100ul.
2. Add 50ul of standard solution, when 50ul of sample will be added into a well.
• 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.
The 1XTBS can be used if the pH value falls in the range of 7.2-7.6.
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