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Insulin (human) AlphaLISA Detection Kit, 500 Assay Points

The AlphaLISA® immunoassay kit for human insulin enables the detection and quantitation of insulin in serum, buffered solution or cell culture medium using a homogeneous AlphaLISA assay (no wash steps). The antibodies in the kit are mouse monoclonal antibodies (clone numbers 8E2 and 3A6).

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500 assay points
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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


Insulin is synthesized as a proinsulin hormone of 110 aa by ß-cells of the islets of Langherans of the pancreas. After removal of the precursor signal peptide, proinsulin is post-translationally cleaved into two chains (peptide A of 21 aa and peptide B of 30 aa) that are covalently linked via two disulfide bonds and secreted upon increased glucose concentration in blood. Blood concentration increases from ~50 pmol/L to 300-400 pmol/L 30 min after glucose uptake. Insulin is a key player in the control of both carbohydrate and lipid metabolism and has been implicated in various diseases including diabetes, heart disease and obesity.

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 Insulin
Assay Target Class Hormone
Automation Compatible Yes
Detection Method Alpha
Experimental Type In vitro
Product Brand Name AlphaLISA
Shipping Condition Blue Ice
Target Species Human
Therapeutic Area Metabolic
Unit Size 500 assay points
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Application Note

A Comparison of AlphaLISA and TR-FRET Homogeneous Immunoassays in Serum-Containing Samples

The aim of this work was to compare the performance of the AlphaLISA® amplified luminescent proximity homogeneous assay technology platform and an alternative time-resolved fluorescenceresonance energy transfer (TR-FRET) technology assay platform for the detection of five biomarkers.

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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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