Corporate Banner
Satellite Banner
Proteomics
Scientific Community
 
Become a Member | Sign in
Home>Products>This Product
  Products


MaxDiscovery™ ß-Galactosidase ELISA Kit

Product Description
The MaxDiscovery™ ß-Galactosidase ELISA Kit is an enzyme immunoassay that analyzes the quantity of ß-galactosidase in cells, tissues or serum. ß-galactosidase is a hydrolase enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of ß-galactosides into monosaccharides. The ß-galactosidase protein is a large (120 kDa, >1000 amino acids) protein that forms a tetramer. In E. coli the ß-galactosidase protein is encoded by the lacZ gene which is part of the lac operon. The enzyme's function in E. coli is to cleave the disaccharide lactose to form glucose and galactose so they can be used as carbon/energy sources. The lacZ gene from E. coli is one of the most commonly used reporter genes for testing the efficiency of expression vector mediated gene transfer and for studying the regulation of gene promoters. ß-galactosidase is not typically expressed in mammalian cells, however; ß-galactosidase positive staining is a marker for mammalian cellular senescence. ß-galactosidase is a useful reporter gene both in cell culture and in vivo applications due to its ease of detection. Like most ELISA assays, the MaxDiscovery™ ß-Galactosidase ELISA test relies on a Horseradish peroxidase (HRP) conjugated primary antibody and the TMB (3,3´,5,5´-tetramethylbenzidine) substrate. TMB is a chromogen that yields a blue color when oxidized with hydrogen peroxide (catalyzed by HRP) and has a major absorbance at 370 nm and 652 nm. The color then changes to yellow with the addition of acid with maximum absorbance at 450 nm. The relative amount of ß-galactosidase protein in the cells will be directly proportional to the amount of signal that is obtained and thus is an excellent technique for detecting protein expression within cell lines.
Product MaxDiscovery™ ß-Galactosidase ELISA Kit
Company BIOO Scientific - Product Directory
Price Request a quote
More Information View company product page
Catalog Number 1 x 96 wells
Quantity 510
Company Logo

BIOO Scientific - Product Directory
3913 Todd Lane Suite 312 Austin, TX 78744, USA

Tel: +1 512-707-8993
Fax: +1 512-707-8122
Email: info@biooscientific.com



Scientific News
New Autism Blood Biomarker Identified
Researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center have identified a blood biomarker that may aid in earlier diagnosis of children with autism spectrum disorder, or ASD.
FNIH Launches Project to Evaluate Biomarkers in Cancer Patients
Company has announced that it has launched a new project to evaluate the effectiveness of liquid biopsies as biomarkers in colorectal cancer patients.
HIV Particles Used to Trap Intact Mammalian Protein Complexes
Belgian scientists from VIB and UGent developed Virotrap, a viral particle sorting approach for purifying protein complexes under native conditions.
Potential “Good Fat” Biomarker
New method to measure the activity of energy consuming brown fat cells could ease the testing weight loss drugs.
Computational Model Finds New Protein-Protein Interactions
Researchers at University of Pittsburgh have discovered 500 new protein-protein interactions (PPIs) associated with genes linked to schizophrenia.
New Insights into Gene Regulation
Researchers have solved the three-dimensional structure of a gene repression complex that is known to play a role in cancer.
Controlling RNA in Living Cells
Modular, programmable proteins can be used to track or manipulate gene expression.
Soy Shows Promise as Natural Anti-Microbial Agent
Soy isoflavones and peptides may inhibit the growth of microbial pathogens that cause food-borne illnesses, according to a new study from University of Guelph researchers.
Potential Target for Revolutionary Antibiotics
An international team of including the Lomonosov Moscow State University researchers discovered which enzyme enables Escherichia coli bacterium (E. coli) to breathe.
DNA Barcodes Gone Wild
A team of researchers at University of Toronto’s Donnelly Centre and Sinai Health System’s Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute (LTRI) has developed a new technology that can stitch together DNA barcodes inside a cell to simultaneously search amongst millions of protein pairs for protein interactions.
Scroll Up
Scroll Down

SELECTBIO

Skyscraper Banner
Go to LabTube
Go to eposters
 
Access to the latest scientific news
Exclusive articles
Upload and share your posters on ePosters
Latest presentations and webinars
View a library of 1,800+ scientific and medical posters
3,000+ scientific and medical posters
A library of 2,500+ scientific videos on LabTube
4,500+ scientific videos
Close
Premium CrownJOIN TECHNOLOGY NETWORKS PREMIUM FOR FREE!