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IL-8 (human) LANCE Ultra TR-FRET Detection Kit, 500 assay points

The LANCE® Ultra Human IL-8 Detection Kit is designed for detection and quantitation of human interleukin 8 in cell culture media using a homogeneous TR-FRET (no-wash steps, no separation steps) assay.

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TRF1224C
500 Assay Points
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Overview

The LANCE Ultra Human IL-8 Detection Kit is designed for detection and quantitation of human interleukin 8 in cell culture media using a homogeneous TR-FRET (no-wash steps, no separation steps) assay.

The 500 point kit contains enough reagents to run 500 wells in 384-well format, using a 20 µL reaction volume (15 µL of sample). The 10,000 point kit contains enough reagents to run 10,000 wells in 384-well format, using a 20 µL reaction volume (15 µL of sample).

  • 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.

Interleukin 8 (IL8 or CXCL8), a member of the ELR+ CXC chemokine family, is a 8.4 kDa polypeptide that forms homodimers in vivo. IL8 is secreted by several types of cells: fibroblasts, monocytes, macrophages and endothelial cells, among many others, in response to inflammatory stimuli. It is a chemoattractant and activator for neutrophils, directing them from periferal blood to the site of inflammation. It is also a potent angiogenic factor promoting endothelial and epithelial migration and proliferation in several cancers, and is associated with metastasis. It signals through two specific G protein-coupled receptors, CXCR1 and CXCR2, sharing ~77% identity.

Specifications

Assay Target IL8
Assay Target Class Cytokine
Automation Compatible Yes
Experimental Type In vitro
Product Brand Name LANCE Ultra
Shipping Condition Blue Ice
Therapeutic Area Inflammation
Unit Size 500 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.

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