Formate Assay Kit (ab111748)
- Product nameFormate Assay Kit
- Tests100 x 1 assay
- Sample typeUrine, Serum, Plasma, Other biological fluids, Tissue Extracts, Cell Lysate
- Assay typeQuantitative
- Assay time1h 00m
- Product overview
In Abcam's Formate Assay Kit, formate is oxidized to generate a product resulting in color formation (λ = 450 nm) proportional to formate concentration. The kit provides a convenient means for detecting formate in biological samples such as in serum or plasma, cells, culture and fermentation media. There is no need for pretreatment or purification of samples
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Formic acid (HCOOH) is the simplest carboxylic acid and occurs naturally, notably in ant and bee venom. It is normally present at low levels in blood and urine (up to ~ 0.5 mM) but can be present in concentrations as high as 5 mM in acute methanol poisoning. Environmental exposure to formaldehyde can also elevate the blood and urine levels of formate.
- Tested applicationsFunctional Studies more details
- Storage instructionsStore at -20°C. Please refer to protocols.
Components Identifier 100 tests Formate Assay Buffer WM 1 x 25ml Formate Enzyme Mix - Lyophilized Green cap 1 vial Formate Standard (100 mM) Yellow cap 1 x 100µl Formate Substrate Mix- Lyophilized Red cap 1 vial
- Research Areas
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The application notes include recommended starting dilutions; optimal dilutions/concentrations should be determined by the end user.
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