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IFN-β (human) AlphaLISA Detection Kit, 5,000 Assay Points

The AlphaLISA® Human Interferon β (IFNβ) Detection Kit is designed for detection and quantitation of human IFNβ in serum, buffered solution or cell culture medium in a homogeneous (no-wash steps, no separation steps) assay. The analyte in this kit corresponds to the IFN-ß 1a subtype.

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AL265F 9500.00 USD

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Overview

Formats:

  • 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

Mature Interferon-beta (IFN-ß) contains 166 amino acids with a molecular weight of 22 kDa and is produced in large quantities by fibroblasts in response to pathogens. IFN-ß is a cytokine involved in the regulation of unspecific humoral immune responses as well as in immune responses against viral infections. Only small amounts of IFN-ß are produced under healthy conditions. However, levels can dramatically increase during viral infection, inflammation, and autoimmunity. IFN-ß exhibits several biological effects including antiviral and antiproliferative activities. IFN-ß has been used, with some success, as a therapeutic agent in the treatment of multiple sclerosis, as well as in chronic active hepatitis B where it appears to be most promising if the disease has not lasted longer than 5 years.

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.

Disclaimer: For research use only. Not for use in diagnostic procedures.

Specifications

Assay Target IFNβ
Assay Target Class Cytokine
Automation Compatible Yes
Detection Method Alpha
Experimental Type In vitro
Product Brand Name AlphaLISA
Shipping Condition Blue Ice
Therapeutic Area Cancer
Unit Size 5,000 assay points

Resources, Events & More

Resource Type File Name File Format
Technical Note HiBlock Buffer Technical Data Sheet PDF 333 KB
Data Sheet Manual AlphaLISA human IFNß AL265 PDF 227 KB
Poster AlphaLISA Assays are Homogeneous Sensitive Immunoassays for Detection of Analytesin a Variety of Biological Matrices PDF 273 KB