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EGFR (human) AlphaLISA Detection Kit, 5,000 Assay Points

The AlphaLISA® EGFR Detection Kit is designed for detection and quantitation of human Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor (EGFR) in cell culture media, human serum, and other sample types using a homogeneous (no-wash steps, no separation steps) assay.

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AL340HV
100 assay points
828.00 USD
 
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AL340C
500 assay points
1811.00 USD
 
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AL340F
5,000 assay points
12000.00 USD
 
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Overview

Formats:

  • Our HV (100 assay point) kits allow 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).

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

Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor (EGFR, Her1, ErbB1) is a 134 kDa cell surface receptor apart of a four member subfamily of receptor tyrosine kinases (erbB1, erbB2, erbB3, and erbB4). EGFR binds to a family of proteins called the epidermal growth factors, which upon association induces dimerization of the receptor and initiates signal transduction for the promotion of cell survival and growth. Mutations that cause EGFR overexpression have been linked with many different types of cancer such as lung cancer or gastrointestinal tract cancers. Measuring the EGFR levels is vital for the detection of these types of cancers and is also an important target for therapeutic intervention. The AlphaLISA kit presented here has been designed for the detection of EGFR in cell culture media and serum.

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.

Specifications

Assay Target EGFR
Assay Target Class Protein
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
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Application Brief

Eight Limitations of ELISA and How to Overcome Them Using Alternative Technologies

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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Application Note

Effects of 5FU and Sorafenib on Proliferation and Biomarker Expression in a Colorectal Cancer Model Using AlphaLISA and EnSight Solutions

A variety of chemotherapeutic drugs with different modes of action have been developed and tested as potential therapies for colorectal cancer. Characterizing the effects of potential drugs with different modes of action is a key part of the process.

In this application note you will learn:

  • How to rapidly measure multiple biomarkers in both cell culture supernatant and lysates from the same wells of a microplate to examine complex protein expression profiles from a colorectal cancer cellular model
  • Benefits of using AlphaLISA® technology for characterizing the effects of potential drugs with different modes of action on a cell culture model of human colorectal cancer
  • How to measure the effects of drug treatments, such as 5FU and Sorafenib, on cellular proliferation by automated well-imaging and cell counting using the EnSight® multimode plate reader
  • Examples of the data and analysis you can generate for such biomarker and proliferation assays

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