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IL-18 (human) AlphaLISA Detection Kit, 5,000 Assay Points

The AlphaLISA® Human Interleukin 18 (IL-18) Detection Kit is designed for detection and quantitation of human IL-18 in serum, buffered solution or cell culture medium in a homogeneous (no-wash steps, no separation steps) assay.

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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

Interleukin 18 (IL18) is a 18 kDa cytokine produced by Kupffer cells, activated macrophages, keratinocytes, intestinal epithelial cells, osteoblasts, and adrenal cortex cells. IL18 is involved in the production of interferon-? (IFN-?) in response to toxic shock and shares functional similarities with IL12. IL18 works together with IL12 to induce cell-mediated immunity following infection with microbial products like lipopolysaccharides (LPS). IL18 is also able to induce severe inflammatory reactions, which suggests a role in certain inflammatory disorders. Elevated plasma levels of IL18 have been reported in hematological malignancies, inflammatory diseases, and autoimmune disorders.

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 IL18
Assay Target Class Cytokine
Automation Compatible Yes
Detection Method Alpha
Experimental Type In vitro
Product Brand Name AlphaLISA
Shipping Condition Blue Ice
Target Species Human
Therapeutic Area Inflammation
Unit Size 5,000 assay points
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Brochure

Alpha Technology Solutions

Product brochure for the Alpha Technology, a versatile, no wash, homogeneous assay technology that's suitable for a broad range of applications.

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Data Sheet

Poster

All-In-One-Well AlphaLISA Assays for Direct Biomarker Quantification in Cell Cultures

Biomarker levels were measured directly in CulturPlates-96 and-384 in a simple, fast, all-in-one-well AlphaLISA assay format. The elimination of transfer and wash steps simplifies cellular assays, reduces variability and significantly reduces hands-on time and costs associated with consumables. Integral plasma membrane (EGFR) and secreted solubleproteins (TNFa, IL1ß, IL6, IL8) were successfully determined, on adherent or suspension cells, using the standard AlphaLISA Immunoassay buffer.

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AlphaLISA Assays are Homogeneous Sensitive Immunoassays for Detection of Analytesin a Variety of Biological Matrices

The AlphaLISA® assay is a homogeneous immunoassay alternative to classical ELISA. AlphaLISA assays were originally utilized to detect analytesin cell cultures upernatants or serum/plasma samples.

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Development of New AlphaLISA No-wash Immunoassay Kits for Sensitive, Rapid and Efficient Quantification of Cytokines

Enzyme-linked Immunosorbent Assay is the most widely Kits adopted method for detection and quantification of cytokines and other biomarkers. This traditional technology offers good,selectivity, sensitivity and assay versatility; however, it has certain disadvantages such as limited dynamic range and low throughput due to the numerous wash steps.

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