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- Other Names
- MCP2, Chemokine (C-C motif) ligand 8, small inducible cytokine subfamily A (Cys-Cys), member 8 (monocyte chemotactic protein 2)
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The 10- and 20-plate sizes of this assay have been discontinued. The assay will remain available for purchase under the 5-plate catalog number, but will no longer include ELISA microwell plates. Recommended microwell plates can be purchased separately under Cat. No. 423501. Please contact your BioLegend sales representative for bulk pricing quotations.
Chemokine (C-C motif) ligand 8 (CCL8), also known as monocyte chemoattractant protein 2 (MCP-2), is a protein which in humans is encoded by the CCL8 gene. CCL8 belongs to the CC chemokine family and is up-regulated in inflammed tissues. It binds to several G proteincoupled receptors including CCR1, CCR2, CCR3 and CCR5. It activates and attracts many different immune cells. High levels of CCL8 are associated with tuberculosis (TB) and graft-versus-host disease (GVHD) following hematopoietic stem-cell transplantation (HSCT). Since it recognizes the receptor CCR5, which is a major co-receptor for HIV-1, CCL8 has been investigated for its potential as an inhibitor for HIV infection.
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- Kit Contents
- Human CCL8 ELISA MAX™ Capture Antibody (200X)
- Human CCL8 ELISA MAX™ Detection Antibody (200X)
- Human CCL8 Standard
- Avidin-HRP (1000X)
- Substrate Solution D
- Coating Buffer A (5X)
- Assay Diluent A (5X)
- Assay Buffer D
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- 4.0 pg/mL
- Standard Range
- 7.8 - 500 pg/mL
- Materials Not Included
- Microwell plates: 96-well Nunc MaxiSorp™ is recommended.
- A microplate reader capable of of measuring absorbance at 450 nm
- Adjustable pipettes to measure volumes ranging from 2 µL to 1 mL
- Deionized (DI) water
- PBS (Phosphate-Buffered Soaline): 8.0 g NaCl, 1.16 g Na2HPO4, 0.2 g KH2PO4, 0.2 g KCL, add deionized water to 1 L; pH to 7.4, 0.2 µm filtered.
- Wash Buffer: Phosphate-Buffered Saline (PBS) + 0.05% Tween-20. BioLegend Cat. No. 421601 is recommended.
- Wash bottle or automated microplate washer
- Stop Solution (acid solution e.g. 2N H2SO4) BioLegend Cat. No. 423001
- Log-Log graph paper or software for data analysis
- Tubes to prepare standard dilutions
- Plate Sealer
- Absorbent Paper
- Do the ELISA MAX™ Deluxe Sets come with plates?
No, ELISA MAX™ Deluxe Sets do not come with plates. Coating Buffer and Assay Diluent (for blocking and dilutions) are included in these sets. Plates can be ordered separately (Cat No. 423501), and instructions for coating the plates are in the sets’ product manuals.