Reagents and Kits

Boster provides reagents and kits necessary for several applications (IHC, WB, ELISA) and for various steps of your experiment protocols.

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Quality Reagents & Kits For IHC, ICC/IF, WB, ELISA

We know they work well because our lab uses them every day

Boster Bio produces reagents and kits that are needed for immunostaining, western blot, and ELISA, which consists of different types of buffers, extraction kits, purification beads, cell lines, chromogenic detection kits, and many more. Our lab uses the reagents and kits we manufacture ourselves for our ELISA kits and IHC- and WB-validated antibodies, so we ensure all our extraction kits, buffers, controls, solutions, etc. will help you obtain clean and specific results for accurate localization and identification of antigens.

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Immunostaining Reagents

High quality reagents optimized for IHC & ICC/IF staining

Boster Bio provides all the quality reagents you need to perform IHC and ICC/IF. Our IHC workflow product range includes common buffers, like PBS and PFA, as well as antigen retrieval solution, blocking serum, antibody diluent, substrate kits, and many more.

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Western Blot Reagents

Everything you need for Western Blotting from sample preparation to detection

Boster Bio provides all the quality reagents you need to perform western blotting. Our WB workflow products include sample preparation buffers, such as tissue lysis buffer and WB loading buffer, as well as total protein analysis kits/BCA kits, SDS-PAGE, substrate kits, NC membranes, and many more.

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Primary Antibodies

Boster offers primary antibodies that are validated for WB, IHC, ICC/IF, ELISA, and more.


Boster provides a variety of commonly used buffers, such as general purpose buffers, extraction/lysis buffers, blocking buffers, and more. Check out our buffer selection guide which lists what buffers can be used for different applications as well as buffer recipes for popular buffers. You can also browse our catalog to search and select the buffers you need.

Buffer SKU Application Buffer Notes Buffer Recipe
Citrate Buffer Powder AR0024 IHC
  • IHC antigen retrieval reagent used in HIER to recover antigens masked by cross-linking during fixation
For 2000 mL (pH 6): 3g C6H8O7.H2, 20g C6H5Na3O7.2H2O
Phosphate Buffered Saline (PBS) Powder
  • AR0030
  • AR0020-E
  • AR1155
  • General purpose buffer
  • For dilution and/or washing
  • Used to keep balanced pH and ion concentration
For 2000mL: 17.6g NaCl, 6g Na2HPO4, 0.3g NaH2PO4
Tris Buffered Saline (TBS) Powder AR0031 WB, IHC, ELISA
  • General purpose buffer
  • For antibody dilution and/or washing
  • Background noise reduction in IHC
For 2000mL: 17g NaCl, 0.6g Tris, 2.4g Tris-HCl
Cell Lysis Buffer AR0103 WB, ELISA
  • Extraction/lysis buffer
  • Efficient extraction of total soluble protein in nondenatured state from mammalian cells
RIPA Lysis Buffer AR0105-100 WB, ELISA, IP
  • Extraction/lysis buffer
  • Complete cell lysis solution reagent used for rapid and efficient total cell lysis and solubilization of proteins from both adherent and suspension cultured mammalian cells
  • Effectively extracts cytoplasmic, nuclear, and membrane proteins
For 100mL: 50mM Tris•HCl pH 7.6, 150mM NaCl, 1% NP-40, 0.5% sodium deoxycholate, 0.1% SDS
IP Lysis Buffer AR0107 WB, ELISA, IP
  • Extraction/lysis buffer
  • Mammalian whole cell lysis buffer based on a modified RIPA buffer formulation without SDS
For 100mL: 25 mM Tris (pH7.4), 150 mM NaCl, 1% NP-40.

Cell Lines and Lysates

Purification Beads

Affinity Purification Beads for antibody purification and immunoprecipitation

Technical Resources For IHC, WB, ELISA, FACS

Visit our technical resource centers for application guides, pathways, info cards, and more

Total Protein Analysis Kits

Our protein analysis kits include the BCA Protein Assay Kit (AR0146), which has been cited by hundreds of research publications. In addition, we offer Coomassie (Bradford) Protein Assay Kit (AR0145) and Silver Stain Kit (AR0171) for protein detection and analysis.

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Cell Proliferation & Cytotoxicity Kits

Enzyme Activity Assay Kits

Protease Activity Assay Kit (AR4011)

Boster’s Protease Assay Kit is a sensitive, universal protease assay kit designed for the quantitative determination of the proteases present in the protein sample, which can detect approximately 10ng/ml of proteases in 2 to 24 hours incubation.

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ISH Detection Kit (POD) (MK1030)

Boster’s ISH Detection Kit is highly sensitive, specific, fast, and easy to perform. MK1030 is suitable for oligonucleotide probes conjugated by digoxin intensively. It is not recommended to be used for any oligonucleotide probe conjugated by only one digoxin.

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