• Product nameApoptotic DNA Ladder Isolation Kit
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  • Tests
    50 x 1 assay
  • Sample type
    Tissue, Adherent cells, Suspension cells
  • Assay typeDirect
  • Product overview

    Apoptotic DNA Ladder Isolation Kit (ab65627) provides an easy and sensitive solution for detecting DNA fragmentation in apoptotic cells and tissues. The new procedure selectively extracts DNA ladders without interference of intact genomic DNA in only 2-4 hours. As little as 5% of apoptotic cells in a sample can be visualized with this high sensitivity assay.

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  • Notes

    Internucleosomal DNA fragmentation is a hallmark of apoptosis in mammalian cells.

  • Tested applicationsSuitable for: Functional Studiesmore details


  • RelevanceInternucleosomal DNA fragmentation is a hallmark of apoptosis in mammalian cells.


Our Abpromise guarantee covers the use of ab65627 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.

Apoptotic DNA Ladder Isolation Kit images

  • Apoptosis induced in Jurkat cells (1e6 cell x mL-1) by incubation for 24 hours with 1) Control medium; 2) 2 uM Camptothecin (ab120115); 3) 10 uM Camptothecin; 4) 10 uM Camptothecin + 20 nM caspase inhibitor Z-VAD(OMe)-FMK (zVAD; ab120487); 5) 50 ng x mL-1 anti-Fas Ab (MBL), 6) 0.05 mM H2O2 (Sigma); 7) 1 mM H2O2. 5 uL of DNA preparation loaded into each well.

  • DNA ladders were extracted from 2 x 106 Jurkat cells were treated with 2 μM Camptothecin. The kit extracts laddered DNA only but not intact genomic DNA; therefore, more cells can be extracted and load on the agarose gel. Lane 1: 1 kb DNA ladder; Lane 2: 6 hour induction; Lane 3: 12 hour induction.


References for Apoptotic DNA Ladder Isolation Kit (ab65627)

This product has been referenced in:
  • Mochizuki S  et al. Effect of ADAM28 on carcinoma cell metastasis by cleavage of von Willebrand factor. J Natl Cancer Inst 104:906-22 (2012). Mouse . Read more (PubMed: 22636800) »

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