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  • Product nameAdiponectin Mouse ELISA kit
    See all Adiponectin kits
  • Detection methodColorimetric
  • Tests
    1 x 96 well plate
  • Sample type
    Cell culture supernatant, Urine, Serum, Plasma, Tissue Lysate
  • Assay typeSandwich (quantitative)
  • Sensitivity
    = 0.7 ng/ml
  • Range
    0.78 ng/ml - 50 ng/ml
  • Recovery

    98.5 %

  • Assay time
    4h 00m
  • Assay durationMultiple steps standard assay
  • Species reactivity
    Reacts with: Mouse
  • Product overview

    Abcam’s Adiponectin Mouse in vitro ELISA (enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay) kit is designed for the quantitative measurement of Adiponectin levels in urine, plasma, serum and cell culture supernatants.

    An Adiponectin specific antibody has been precoated onto 96-well plates and blocked. Standards or test samples are added to the wells and subsequently an Adiponectin specific biotinylated detection antibody is added and then followed by washing with wash buffer. Streptavidin-Peroxidase Conjugate is added and unbound conjugates are washed away with wash buffer. TMB is then used to visualize Streptavidin-Peroxidase enzymatic reaction. TMB is catalyzed by Streptavidin-Peroxidase to produce a blue color product that changes into yellow after adding acidic stop solution. The density of yellow coloration is directly proportional to the amount of Adiponectin captured in plate.

  • Tested applicationsSandwich ELISAmore details
  • PlatformMicroplate


  • FunctionImportant adipokine involved in the control of fat metabolism and insulin sensitivity, with direct anti-diabetic, anti-atherogenic and anti-inflammatory activities. Stimulates AMPK phosphorylation and activation in the liver and the skeletal muscle, enhancing glucose utilization and fatty-acid combustion. Antagonizes TNF-alpha by negatively regulating its expression in various tissues such as liver and macrophages, and also by counteracting its effects. Inhibits endothelial NF-kappa-B signaling through a cAMP-dependent pathway. May play a role in cell growth, angiogenesis and tissue remodeling by binding and sequestering various growth factors with distinct binding affinities, depending on the type of complex, LMW, MMW or HMW.
  • Tissue specificitySynthesized exclusively by adipocytes and secreted into plasma.
  • Involvement in diseaseDefects in ADIPOQ are the cause of adiponectin deficiency (ADPND) [MIM:612556]. ADPND results in very low concentrations of plasma adiponectin.
    Genetic variations in ADIPOQ are associated with non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus (NIDDM) [MIM:125853]; also known as diabetes mellitus type 2. NIDDM is characterized by an autosomal dominant mode of inheritance, onset during adulthood and insulin resistance.
  • Sequence similaritiesContains 1 C1q domain.
    Contains 1 collagen-like domain.
  • DomainThe C1q domain is commonly called the globular domain.
  • Post-translational
    Hydroxylated Lys-33 was not identified in PubMed:16497731, probably due to poor representation of the N-terminal peptide in mass fingerprinting.
    HMW complexes are more extensively glycosylated than smaller oligomers. Hydroxylation and glycosylation of the lysine residues within the collagene-like domain of adiponectin seem to be critically involved in regulating the formation and/or secretion of HMW complexes and consequently contribute to the insulin-sensitizing activity of adiponectin in hepatocytes.
    O-glycosylated. Not N-glycosylated. O-linked glycans on hydroxylysines consist of Glc-Gal disaccharides bound to the oxygen atom of post-translationally added hydroxyl groups. Sialylated to varying degrees depending on tissue. Thr-22 appears to be the major site of sialylation. Higher sialylation found in SGBS adipocytes than in HEK fibroblasts. Sialylation is not required neither for heterodimerization nor for secretion. Not sialylated on the glycosylated hydroxylysines. Desialylated forms are rapidly cleared from the circulation.
  • Cellular localizationSecreted.
  • Information by UniProt
  • Alternative names
    • 30 kDa adipocyte complement related protein
    • 30 kDa adipocyte complement-related protein
    • ACDC
    • ACRP30
    • Adipocyte
    • Adipocyte C1q and collagen domain containing protein
    • Adipocyte complement related 30 kDa protein
    • Adipocyte complement related protein of 30 kDa
    • Adipocyte complement-related 30 kDa protein
    • adipocyte-specific secretory protein
    • Adiponectin
    • Adiponectin precursor
    • adiponectin, C1Q and collagen domain containing
    • Adipoq
    • Adipose most abundant gene transcript 1
    • Adipose most abundant gene transcript 1 protein
    • Adipose specific collagen like factor
    • ADIPQTL1
    • ADPN
    • APM 1
    • apM-1
    • APM1
    • C1q and collagen domain-containing protein
    • GBP28
    • Gelatin binding protein
    • Gelatin binding protein 28
    • Gelatin-binding protein
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The application notes include recommended starting dilutions; optimal dilutions/concentrations should be determined by the end user.

Application Abreviews Notes
Sandwich ELISA Use at an assay dependent dilution.

Adiponectin Mouse ELISA kit images

  • Adiponectin measured in biological fluids with background signal subtracted (duplicates +/- SD).
  • Representative Standard Curve using ab108785


References for Adiponectin Mouse ELISA kit (ab108785)

This product has been referenced in:
  • Cui XB  et al. RGC32 deficiency protects against high-fat diet-induced obesity and insulin resistance in mice. J Endocrinol 224:127-37 (2015). Functional Studies ; Mouse . Read more (PubMed: 25385871) »
  • Yang X  et al. Exposure to excess insulin (glargine) induces type 2 diabetes mellitus in mice fed on a chow diet. J Endocrinol 221:469-80 (2014). Sandwich ELISA ; Mouse . Read more (PubMed: 24741073) »

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