LDH Cytotoxicity Assay Kit

Product Information

  • Product name

    LDH Cytotoxicity Assay Kit

  • Application notes

    Abbkine LDH Cytotoxicity Assay Kit provides a simple and easy colorimetric assay for the study of cytotoxicity. This assay is based on the reduction of the tetrazolium salt MTT in a NADH-coupled enzymatic reaction to a reduced form of MTT which exhibits an absorption maximum at 565 nm. The intensity of the generated color correlates directly with the cell number lysed. In a typical cytotoxicity assay, target cells are cultured with a cytotoxic chemical agent or a cytotoxic cell (NK cell, cytotoxic T cells) to induce target cell death and LDH release. The LDH-containing supernatants are transferred to wells of a new 96-well assay plate and mixed with the LDH Reaction solution. After an incubation of 30 minutes at room temperature, the absorbance at 565nm (A565) is read using a plate reader.

Product Properties

  • Kit components

    • Assay Buffer
    • Lactic Acid Solution
    • MTT Solution
    • PES Solution
    • LDH Positive Control
    • NAD+ Solution
    • Triton X-100 (10%)

  • Features & Benefits

    • Measures cell death in response to chemical compounds or environmental factors.
    • LDH release from the cytosol into the medium catalyzes a color-forming reaction.
    • Detect lysis of 10,00-100,0000 cells per well.

  • Usage notes

    Performing an initial titration experiment to determine the optimal number of cells per well of the target cell you plan to use.

  • Storage instructions

    Store at -20°C and Keep in dark. The Kit has a storage time of 6 months from receipt.

  • Shipping

    Gel pack with blue ice.

  • Precautions

    The product listed herein is for research use only and is not intended for use in human or clinical diagnosis. Suggested applications of our products are not recommendations to use our products in violation of any patent or as a license. We cannot be responsible for patent infringements or other violations that may occur with the use of this product.

Additional Information

  • Background

    Cell death or cytotoxicity is classically evaluated by the quantification of plasma membrane damage. LDH is a stable enzyme, present in all cell types, and rapidly released into the cell culture medium upon damage of the plasma membrane. LDH, therefore, is the most widely used marker in cytotoxicity study.

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LDH Cytotoxicity Assay Kit
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Notice:Protocol may vary from different lot which is subject to the manual along with the shipment. Please contact service@abbkine.com for your enquiry.

Here we provide some standard research protocols for bioscience including molecular biology, cell biology, immunology, plant biology, genetics, etc. To our knowledge, customized protocols are not required for most products. So please try the standard protocols listed below and let us know how you get on.

Preparation methods for Biochemical

Biochemical reagents have been widely used in life science fundamental research as buffer, probes, substrates, intermediates and standards, etc. You may optimize or choose proper protocols for your specific assay. However, some of tips and suggestions listed below may be for your reference.

  1. ♦ What and how to make a "good" buffer?

Antibody application protocols

Antibodies are useful not only to detect specific biomolecules but also to measure changes in their level and specificity of modification by processes such as phosphorylation, methylation, or glycosylation. Here show some protocols and troubleshooting tips on how to get the best from our antibodies.

  1. ♦ Antibody Western Blotting (WB) protocol
  2. ♦ Antibody Immunohistochemistry (IHC) protocol
  3. ♦ Antibody Immunofluorescence (IF) protocol
  4. ♦ Antibody Immunoprecipitation (IP) protocol
  5. ♦ Antibody Enzyme-Linked ImmunoSorbent Assay (ELISA) protocol

Protein&peptide usage suggestions

Synthetic peptides, native or recombinant proteins can be used for medical, academic and research purposes, such as gene therapy, drug screening, antibody production, cell function analysis. Here, we provide some of tips and suggestions for your reference.

  1. ♦ Handling and storage suggestion for peptides and protein
  2. ♦ Cytokines and growth factors for cell culture application

Commonly used assay kits guidelines

Assay kits that are simple and convenient to use, which are superior in performance and require little to no time for assay optimization. Further details of specific products which are needed for individual protocols are given in the protocols themselves in booklet.

We hope this will be helpful for your research work. Please let us know through support@abbkine.com if you need more information or support.

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