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AlphaLISA Human EGF Detection Kit, 500 Assay Points

The AlphaLISA® EGF Detection Kit is designed for detection and quantitation of human Epidermal Growth Factor (EGF) in cell culture media, serum, and other sample types using a homogeneous (no-wash steps, no separation steps) assay.

For research use only. Not for use in diagnostic procedures. All products to be used in accordance with applicable laws and regulations including without limitation, consumption & disposal requirements under European REACH regulations (EC 1907/2006).
Part Number: AL339HV
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  • Formats:

    • Our HV (100 assay point) kits allow you to run 100 wells in 96-well format, using a 100 µL reaction volume (10 µL of sample).
    • Our 500 assay point kit allows you to run 500 wells in 96-well or 384-well format, using a 50 µL reaction volume (5 µL of sample).
    • Our 5,000 assay point kit allows you to run 5,000 wells in 96-well or 384-well format, using a 50 µL reaction volume (5 µL of sample).

    Features:

    • No-wash steps, no separation steps
    • ELISA alternative technology
    • Sensitive detection
    • Broad sample compatibility
    • Small sample volume
    • Results in less than 3 hours
    • Half the time of an ELISA assay

    Epidermal Growth Factor (EGF) is a 6.2 kDa protein ligand that binds with high affinity to the epidermal growth factor receptor. Initially EGF is expressed as pro-EGF and is later cleaved to its mature form by enzymes and released via exocytosis. EGF, through EGFR, has been observed to play a role in initiating cell growth, proliferation and differentiation. Dysregulation of EGF levels has been linked to several diseases including but not limited to ovarian cancer and diabetes.

    AlphaLISA technology allows the detection of molecules of interest in a no-wash, highly sensitive, quantitative assay. In an AlphaLISA assay, a biotinylated anti-analyte antibody binds to the Streptavidin-coated Donor beads while another anti-analyte antibody is conjugated to AlphaLISA Acceptor beads. In the presence of the analyte, the beads come into close proximity. The excitation of the Donor beads causes the release of singlet oxygen molecules that triggers a cascade of energy transfer in the Acceptor beads, resulting in a sharp peak of light emission at 615 nm.

  • Application
    Protein Analysis & Detection
    Assay Points
    500
    Assay Target Class
    Biomarker
    Protein
    Automation Compatible
    Yes
    Brand
    AlphaLISA
    Detection Method
    Alpha
    Experimental Type
    In vitro
    Format
    Microplates
    Therapeutic Area
    Oncology