Overview

  • Product namePhosphate Assay Kit (Colorimetric)
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  • Tests
    100 x 1 assay
  • Sample type
    Tissue Extracts, Cell Lysate
  • Assay typeEnzyme activity
  • Sensitivity
    > 1 µM
  • Range
    0.001 mM - 1 mM
  • Assay time
    2h 00m
  • Product overview

    Abcam's Phosphate Assay Kit (Colorimetric) provides an easy, quick and simple method for assessing phosphate over a wide range of concentrations. The assay utilizes a proprietary formulation of malachite green and ammonimum molybdate which forms a chromogenic complex with phoshphate ion giving an intense absorption band around ? = 650nm.
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  • Tested applicationsFunctional Studiesmore details

Properties

  • RelevancePhosphate is one of the most important of the inorganic ions in biological systems. It functions in a variety of roles. One of the most important roles is as a molecular switch, turning enzyme activity on and off through the mediation of the various protein kinases and phosphatases in biological systems. Phosphate is also of great importance in mineralization processes and is a primary stimulus of algal blooms frequently found in bodies of fresh water, due to run-off from areas of high fertilizer use.

Applications

Our Abpromise guarantee covers the use of ab65622 in the following tested applications.

The application notes include recommended starting dilutions; optimal dilutions/concentrations should be determined by the end user.

Application Abreviews Notes
Functional Studies Use at an assay dependent dilution.

Phosphate Assay Kit (Colorimetric) images

  • Phosphate Standard Curve: Assay was performed following the kit protocol.

Protocols

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ab65622 is a colorimetric assay with a working range of 1-10uM concentration of phosphate. ab65622 provides enough materials to carry out 500 assays.

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The phosphate reagent will only interact with ionic phosphate in your samples, not the ADP and CDP.

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Hello! I checked with the lab and they confirmed that we have never tried this kit with such samples, however theoretically it will be possible to use them.

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The kit assays only for the free phosphate. Please make the standards as recommended in water. This is what you are diluting your samples with also.

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"The short answer to your question is that you can use mouse plasma and frozen tissues with this assay kit. But there are a few considerations to keep in mind.
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Yes, this kit can be used for your purpose. Use any generic lysis buffer for making the extract. Use a Dounce homogenizer / sonicator for homogenization. Cell and tissue extracts/lysates also contain phosphates from the...

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I apologize, however there was a misunderstanding. I did not know that you were asking for the malachite green based assay used for assessing the activity of ab78432.

We do not knowwith which kitthe recombi...

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Unfortunately the composition of the buffers of the kit ab65622 is proprietary information. Maybe you can explain why you would like to know more details, and I will be happy to see whether we could help you with o...

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I have consulted with the laboratory and we are not sure about the compatibility of RNA samples. In theory we believe it should work, but cannot say for sure.


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I can confirm that ab65622 Phosphate Assay Kithas been standardized for mammalian samples.As far as we are aware, it has not used with bacterial samples. Therefore, we regrettably are not able to provide informati...

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