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The LANCE® Ultra Human Apo-CIII Detection Kit is designed for detection and quantitation of ApoC3 in buffered solution and cell culture media using a homogeneous TR-FRET (no-wash steps, no separation steps) assay.
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.
Apolipoprotein CIII (ApoCIII), a relatively small protein (79 amino acids), is a component of very low density lipoproteins. Apo-CIII delays the catabolism of triglyceride rich particles by inhibiting the activities of lipoprotein lipase, hepatic lipase, and blocks the uptake of triglyceride-rich particles by the cells. Therefore, ApoCIII has been associated with coronary heart disease and diabetes. An increase in ApoCIII levels induces the development of hypertriglyceridemia and associated with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease.
|Assay Target Class||Protein|
|Detection Method||Time-Resolved Fluorescence (TRF), TR-FRET|
|Experimental Type||In vitro|
|Product Brand Name||LANCE Ultra|
|Shipping Condition||Blue Ice|
|Unit Size||500 Assay Points|
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.
This manual explains how to run the LANCE Ultra TR-FRET human Apo-CIII detection assay.