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Rat VEGF ELISA kit can be used for analysing quantitative concentrations of vascular endothelial cell growth factor (VEGF) in rat EDTA-plasma and supernatant of cell culture media. This assay has a minimum sensitivity detection limit of 5.44 pg/ml.
Vascular endothelial cell growth factor which is commonly referred to as VEGF for short is a homodimeric protein that was originally discovered in bovine conditioned pituitary folliculo-stellate cells. This protein is identical to vascular permeability factor (VPF) and shares many of the common activities displayed by this factor such as stimulation of endothelial cell growth, angiogenesis and capillary permeability. The expression of VEGF in normal human tissues is present in many cells such as: renal glomerular visceral epithelium, hepatocytes, embryonic fibroblasts, Leydig cells, smooth muscle cells, mesangial cells, bronchial and choroids plexus epithelium, activated macrophages and renal glomerular visceral epithelium.
The minimum sensitivity detection limit of vascular endothelial cell growth factor using current rat VEGF ELISA kit is 5.44 pg/ml. The dynamic range for this assay is 31.25 – 2,000.0 pg/ml.
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- Full Name: VEGF ELISA Kit (Rat)
- Reactivity: Rat
- Sample Type: EDTA-Plasma, Supernatant Culture Media
- Sensitivity: 5.44 pg/ml