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TIMP-2 (human) AlphaLISA Detection Kit, 5,000 Assay Points

The AlphaLISA® immunoassay kit for human tissue inhibitor of metalloproteinases-2 (TIMP-2) enables the quantitative determination of human TIMP-2 in buffered solution, serum, and cell culture media using a homogeneous AlphaLISA assay (no wash steps).

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AL3091HV
100 Assay Points
750.00 USD
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AL3091C
500 Assay Points
2123.00 USD
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5,000 Assay Points
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Formats:

  • Our 100 assay point kit allows 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).

AlphaLISA 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

AlphaLISA technology allows the detection of molecules of interest in buffer, cell culture media, serum and plasma in a highly sensitive, quantitative, reproducible and user-friendly mode. In an AlphaLISA assay, a Biotinylated Anti-Analyte Antibody binds to the Streptavidin-coated Alpha 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 provokes 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.

TIMP-2 is also known as Tissue inhibitor of metalloproteinases 2. TIMPs (TIMP-1, TIMP-2, TIMP-3, and TIMP-4) are a family of proteins that regulate the activation and proteolytic activity of matrix metalloproteinases (MMPs). In addition as a role as an inhibitor that regulates matrix metalloproteinases, TIMP-2 also has a unique role among TIMP family members in its ability to directly suppress the proliferation of endothelial cells. Thus TIMP-2 may be critical to the maintenance of tissue homeostasis by suppressing the proliferation of quiescent tissues in response to angiogenic factors, and by inhibiting protease activity in tissues undergoing remodeling of the extracellular matrix. TIMP-2 might serve as a biomarker for cancer.

Specifications

Assay Target TIMP2
Assay Target Class Protein
Automation Compatible Yes
Detection Method Alpha
Product Brand Name AlphaLISA
Shipping Condition Blue Ice
Target Species Human
Therapeutic Area Cancer
Unit Size 5,000 Assay Points