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- Matrix Metallopeptidase 2, Matrix Metalloproteinase-2, EC 184.108.40.206, CLG4A, TBE-1, Matrix Metalloproteinase 2, Gelatinase A, 72kDa Gelatinase, 72kDa Type IV Collagenase, Matrix Metalloproteinase-II
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|740559||100 tests (270 µL)||$110|
The Vascular Inflammation Panel 1 Mix and Match Capture Beads offer flexible customization within the panel (13-plex) with the following items listed below:
740555 LEGENDplex™ Human Myoglobin Capture Bead A4, 13X
740556 LEGENDplex™ Human MRP8/14 Capture Bead A5, 13X
740557 LEGENDplex™ Human NGAL Capture Bead A6, 13X
740558 LEGENDplex™ Human CRP Capture Bead A7, 13X
740559 LEGENDplex™ Human MMP-2 Capture Bead A8, 13X
740560 LEGENDplex™ Human OPN Capture Bead A10, 13X
740561 LEGENDplex™ Human MPO Capture Bead B2, 13X
740562 LEGENDplex™ Human SAA Capture Bead B3, 13X
740476 LEGENDplex™ Human IGFBP-4 Capture Bead B4, 13X
740563 LEGENDplex™ Human ICAM-1 Capture Bead B5, 13X
740564 LEGENDplex™ Human VCAM-1 Capture Bead B6, 13X
740565 LEGENDplex™ Human MMP-9 Capture Bead B7, 13X
740566 LEGENDplex™ Human Cystatin C Capture Bead B9, 13X
Selected items will be used together with:
740554 LEGENDplex™ Human Vascular Inflammation Panel 1 Standard
740553 LEGENDplex™ Human Vascular Inflammation Panel 1 Detection Antibodies
740374 LEGENDplex™ Buffer Set C
740377 or 740379 Filter Plate or V-bottom Plate
The assembled Human Vascular Inflammation Mix and Match Panel 1 is a multiplex bead-based assay kit, using fluorescence–encoded beads suitable for use on various flow cytometers. This allows simultaneous quantification of up to 13 human proteins: Myoglobin, MRP8/14, NGAL, CRP, MMP-2, OPN, MPO, SAA, IGFBP-4, ICAM-1, VCAM-1, MMP-9, and Cystatin C. This assay panel provides higher detection sensitivities and broader dynamic ranges than traditional ELISA methods. The panel has been validated for use with serum, plasma, tissue culture supernatant, and urine samples.Product Details
- If I don't have a vacuum, how do I remove the liquid from my plate?
If you do not have a vacuum, the assay should be run in a V-bottom plate. After centrifugation using a swinging-bucket rotor with a plate adaptor, you can remove the liquid by flicking the plate quickly, dumping the contents into a sink, and patting it dry carefully on a stack of clean paper towels without losing the beads. Alternatively, you can remove the liquid by using a pipette.
- Should I perform the assay with the filter plates or with V-bottom plates?
Filter plates or V-bottom plates have been included in some kits for your convenience. A vacuum filtration unit is required to work with the filter plates. However, if you don’t have access to a vacuum manifold or if you prefer, then you can use the V-bottom plates and follow the recommended assay protocols for the type of plates you choose. All plates should be made from low binding polypropylene. Polystyrene ELISA or cell culture plates should not be used.
- After I finish the staining process, how long can I wait before reading my LEGENDplex™ samples?
The samples can be kept overnight at 4°C while being protected from exposure to light and be read the next day. There may be a decrease in signal, but overall, the assay results should not be affected. Storing the samples for extended periods of time is not recommended, as it could lead to further reductions in signal.
- What is the shelf life of LEGENDplex™ kits?
LEGENDplex™ kits are guaranteed for 6 months from the date of receipt, but may have a shelf life of up to 2 years from the date of manufacture.
- Is special software required for data analysis?
Typically flow cytometers generate output files in FCS format (e.g. FCS 2.0, 3.0, or 3.1) and in some cases in list mode file format (LMD). Other software may be available to analyze FCS files. Data generated using LEGENDplex™ kits can be analyzed using the freely available LEGENDplex™ data analysis software. Please check our website for the most updated versions of the software.