- Created on the 3 October, 2017.
Βeta-Lactoglobulin (beta-LG) is a protein which is present in majority of ruminant species and is found in the milk of many other species. It is main whey protein found in cow and sheep’s milk (approx. 3g/l), belonging to the lipocalins family that has the ability to bind a large number of hydrophobic molecules (indicating a potential transport function). Lipocalins proteins also contain molecular pockets that allow them to accommodate iron complexes (siderohores). b-lactoglobulin accounts for a significant proportion of cow’s milk allergy, especially those found in children. Very low amounts of bovine milk is found to cause an allergic reaction, in severe cases this can lead to anaphylactic shock. Also, the presence of hidden milk proteins for example in cookies, convenience food, sausage and beverages may cause critical problems to individuals that are allergic to milk. This ELISA assay offers a highly sensitive detection system which can be used for identifying and quantifying bovine milk residues in cereals, cookies, chocolate, orange juice, sausage, soy products and wine.
Βeta lactoglobulin ELISA kit can be used to measuring quantitative amounts of ß-lactoglobulin (beta-LG) in food samples (for example chocolate, cookies, cereals, soy products, sausage, wine and orange juice. This assay has a minimum analytical sensitivity limit of 1.5 ppm.
The minimum detection sensitivity level of ß-lactoglobulin (beta-LG) using this beta lactoglobulin ELISA kit was 1.5 ppm. The standard assay range for this kit is 10.0 – 400.0 ppm.
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- Full Name: Βeta-Lactoglobulin ELISA Kit
- Sample Type: Food
- Sensitivity: 1.5 ppm