|Sample Type:||cell culture supernates, serum, plasma(heparin), saliva and urine.|
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|Product Name||Human Lipocalin-2/NGAL PicoKine™ ELISA Kit|
|Description||For quantitative detection of human NGAL in cell culture supernates, serum, plasma(heparin), saliva and urine.|
|Cite This Product||Human Lipocalin-2/NGAL PicoKine™ ELISA Kit (Boster Biological Technology, Pleasanton CA, USA, Catalog # EK0853)|
*Our Boster Guarantee covers the use of this product in the above tested applications.
**For positive and negative control design, consult "Tissue specificity" under Protein Target Info.
|Immunogen||Expression system for standard: NSO; Immunogen sequence: Q21-G198|
|Cross Reactivity||There is no detectable cross-reactivity with other relevant proteins.|
*Sensitivity, or Lower Limit of Detection (LLD), is the minimum level of target protein the ELISA assay can detect. We measure 20 blank wells and if the O.D. value is 2 standard deviations higher than the blanks' average O.D. the sample can be deemed positive.
*This assay range is determined using common samples. For samples with low target protein concentrations, users can adjust the standard curve to extend the lower limit of assay range.
|Sample Type||cell culture supernates, serum, plasma(heparin), saliva and urine.
*The above listed samples are the ones valided with the assay. If you do not see your sample of interest listed, as long as there is enough level of target protein present in the sample, this Picokine™ ELISA kit should detect it.
**For protocol and tips regarding preparing your sample of interest, please check our ELISA sample preparation guide.
|Capture Antibody||monoclonal antibody from mouse|
|Detection Antibody||polyclonal antibody from goat|
|Natural Levels||Some research articles suggesting the natural levels of LCN2 are listed below:|
|Storage||Store at 4˚C for 6 months, at -20˚C for 12 months. Avoid multiple freeze-thaw cycles(Shipped with wet ice.)|
|EK0853-CAP||96-well plate precoated with anti-Human LCN2 antibody||1|
|EK0853-ST||lyophilized recombinant Human LCN2 standard||10ng/tubex2|
|EK0853-DA||biotinylated anti-Human LCN2 antibody||130ul(dilution 1:100)|
|AR1103||Avidin-Biotin-Peroxidase Complex(ABC)||130ul(dilution 1:100)|
|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|
|AR0030-E||PBS washing buffer||Powder for 1000ml|
Washing buffer Preparation: Disolve AR0030-E to 1000ml distilled water and adjust pH to 7.2~7.6. Finally, adjust the total volume to 1L.
*Additional components can be purchased. If you need extra of the above components please order them together to avoid additional shipping charges.See Prices For Extra Components
Material Required But Not Provided
- 1. Microplate reader in standard size.
- 2. Automated plate washer.
- 3. Adjustable pipettes and pipette tips. Multichannel pipettes are recommended in the condition of large amount of samples in the detection.
- 4. Clean tubes and Eppendorf tubes.
Protein Target Info (Source: Uniprot.org)
You can check the tissue specificity below for information on selecting positive and negative control.
|Protein Name||Neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin|
|Molecular Weight||22588 MW|
|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. .|
|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. .|
|Sequence Similarities||Belongs to the calycin superfamily. Lipocalin family.|
|Subcellular Localization||Secreted . Upon binding to the SLC22A17 (24p3R) receptor, it is internalized.|
|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;|
Background for Neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin
Human Lipocalin-2/NGAL PicoKine™ ELISA Kit Images
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Intra/Inter Assay Precision
|Intra-Assay Precision||Inter-Assay Precision|
Typical Data Obtained from Human Lipocalin-2/NGAL PicoKine™ ELISA Kit
(TMB reaction incubate at 37°C for 15-20min)
*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.