- Created on the 28 October, 2017.
Rat/mouse amyloid beta (1-42) ELISA kit can be used for detecting quantitative concentrations of amyloid beta (Aβ, Abeta, beta-amyloid)(1-42) in rat and mouse EDTA plasma or serum samples. This beta-amyloid (1-42) ELISA kit has a minimum sensitivity detection limit of 0.05 pg/ml.
Amyloid beta (also known as beta-amyloid, Aβ and Abeta) is made up of peptides that range from 36-43 amino acids and these are important in Alzheimer’s disease because amyloid plaques have been discovered in the brains of Alzheimer patients. Senile plaques that have been identified consist of both Aβ40 and Aβ42, whereas the vascular amyloid predominately contains the shorter Aβ40. Also, due to its more hydrophobic nature Aβ42 is regarded as the more amyloidogenic form of the peptide. Many functions of amyloid beta have been found such as activation of kinase enzymes, regulation of cholesterol transport, functioning as a transcription factor, protection against oxidative stress and anti-microbial activity. Currently, many different biomarkers and the following rat or mouse amyloid beta (1-42) ELISA kit have been vital in measuring levels of beta-amyloid so that Alzheimer’s disease can be discovered at its early stages.
The minimum sensitivity detection limit of beta-amyloid (Aβ, Abeta) using current rat/mouse amyloid beta (1-42) ELISA kit was approximately 0.05 pg/ml. The dynamic range for this beta-amyloid (1-42) ELISA assay is 1.56 – 100.0 pg/ml.
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- Full Name: Amyloid Beta (1-42) ELISA Kit (Rat/Mouse)
- Reactivity: Rat, Mouse
- Sample Type: Plasma, Serum
- Sensitivity: 0.05 pg/ml