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Albumin (human) LANCE Ultra TR-FRET Detection Kit, 10,000 Assay Points

The LANCE® Ultra Human Albumin Detection Kit is designed for detection and quantitation of human albumin in cell culture media using a homogeneous TR-FRET (no-wash steps, no separation steps) assay.

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Overview

The LANCE® Ultra Human Albumin Detection Kit is designed for detection and quantitation of human albumin in cell culture media using a homogeneous TR-FRET (no-wash steps, no separation steps) assay.

  • No-wash steps, no separation steps
  • TR-FRET technology
  • Sensitive detection
  • High reproducibility
  • Faster time-to-results
  • Easy automation
  • 96-well, 384-well, and 1536-well formats

LANCE® and LANCE® (Lanthanide chelate excite) Ultra are our TR-FRET (time-resolved fluorescence resonance energy transfer), homogeneous (no wash) technologies. One antibody of interest is labeled with a donor fluorophore (a LANCE Europium chelate) and the second molecule is labeled with an acceptor fluorophore (ULight™ dye). Upon excitation at 320 or 340 nm, energy can be transferred from the donor Europium chelate to the acceptor fluorophore if sufficiently close for FRET (~10 nm). This results in the emission of light at 665 nm.

Human serum albumin (HSA) is a 66 kDa protein produced by the liver. HSA constitutes two thirds of the protein mass of serum and plays a key role in the transport of small molecules in the blood such as fatty acids, vitamins, hormones, divalent cations, and drugs. Another important function of HSA is to maintain osmotic pressure and pH in the blood. HSA is an important biomarker in kidney disease. In albuminuria, albumin is not reabsorbed properly by kidney glomeruli and is excreted in the urine. Generally, in hypoalbuminemia, a lower level of albumin in serum can be explained by a kidney disease, poor liver function, or inflammation.

Specifications

Assay Target Albumin
Assay Target Class Protein
Automation Compatible Yes
Detection Method Time-Resolved Fluorescence (TRF), TR-FRET
Experimental Type In vitro
Product Brand Name LANCE Ultra
Shipping Condition Blue Ice
Therapeutic Area Metabolic
Unit Size 10,000 Assay Points
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The introduction of enzyme-linked immunosorbent assays (ELISAs) in the early 1970’s offered researchers a non-radiometric immunoassay platform without compromising sensitivity. Over the last 50 years scientists have made huge strides in disease research and drug discovery and a demand for greater assay throughput and sensitivity has evolved. In response, more robust immunoassays have been developed to address some of the limitations of the standard, colorimetric ELISA.

Find out about the most common limitations of traditional ELISAs and how different ELISA alternative technologies address these limitations.

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