• Product name
    Human VEGF ELISA Kit
    See all VEGFA kits
  • Detection method
  • Sample type
    Cell culture supernatant, Serum, Plasma
  • Assay type
    Sandwich (quantitative)
  • Sensitivity
    < 10 pg/ml
  • Range
    8.23 pg/ml - 6000 pg/ml
  • Recovery

    > 100 %

    Sample specific recovery
    Sample type Average % Range
    Cell culture supernatant 103.5 92% - 113%
    Serum 104.4 92% - 115%
    Plasma 105.7 93% - 114%

  • Assay duration
    Multiple steps standard assay
  • Species reactivity
    Reacts with: Human
  • Product overview

    Abcam’s VEGF Human ELISA (Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay) kit is an in vitro enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay for the quantitative measurement of Human VEGF in serum, plasma and cell culture supernatants.

    This assay employs an antibody specific for Human VEGF coated on a 96-well plate. Standards and samples are pipetted into the wells and VEGF present in a sample is bound to the wells by the immobilized antibody. The wells are washed and biotinylated anti-Human VEGF antibody is added. After washing away unbound biotinylated antibody, HRP-conjugated streptavidin is pipetted to the wells. The wells are again washed, a TMB substrate solution is added to the wells and color develops in proportion to the amount of VEGF bound. The Stop Solution changes the color from blue to yellow, and the intensity of the color is measured at 450 nm.

  • Notes

    Optimization may be required with urine samples.

  • Tested applications
    Suitable for: Sandwich ELISAmore details
  • Platform


  • Function
    Growth factor active in angiogenesis, vasculogenesis and endothelial cell growth. Induces endothelial cell proliferation, promotes cell migration, inhibits apoptosis and induces permeabilization of blood vessels. Binds to the FLT1/VEGFR1 and KDR/VEGFR2 receptors, heparan sulfate and heparin. NRP1/Neuropilin-1 binds isoforms VEGF-165 and VEGF-145. Isoform VEGF165B binds to KDR but does not activate downstream signaling pathways, does not activate angiogenesis and inhibits tumor growth.
  • Tissue specificity
    Isoform VEGF189, isoform VEGF165 and isoform VEGF121 are widely expressed. Isoform VEGF206 and isoform VEGF145 are not widely expressed.
  • Involvement in disease
    Defects in VEGFA are a cause of susceptibility to microvascular complications of diabetes type 1 (MVCD1) [MIM:603933]. These are pathological conditions that develop in numerous tissues and organs as a consequence of diabetes mellitus. They include diabetic retinopathy, diabetic nephropathy leading to end-stage renal disease, and diabetic neuropathy. Diabetic retinopathy remains the major cause of new-onset blindness among diabetic adults. It is characterized by vascular permeability and increased tissue ischemia and angiogenesis.
  • Sequence similarities
    Belongs to the PDGF/VEGF growth factor family.
  • Cellular localization
    Secreted. VEGF121 is acidic and freely secreted. VEGF165 is more basic, has heparin-binding properties and, although a signicant proportion remains cell-associated, most is freely secreted. VEGF189 is very basic, it is cell-associated after secretion and is bound avidly by heparin and the extracellular matrix, although it may be released as a soluble form by heparin, heparinase or plasmin.
  • Information by UniProt
  • Alternative names
    • Folliculostellate cell-derived growth factor
    • Glioma-derived endothelial cell mitogen
    • MGC70609
    • MVCD1
    • vascular endothelial growth factor
    • Vascular endothelial growth factor A
    • vascular endothelial growth factor A121
    • vascular endothelial growth factor A165
    • Vascular permeability factor
    • Vegf
    • VEGF A
    • VEGF-A
    • VEGF120
    • Vegfa
    • VPF
    see all
  • Database links


Our Abpromise guarantee covers the use of ab100662 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
Sandwich ELISA Use at an assay dependent concentration.

Human VEGF ELISA Kit images

  • VEGF measured in biological fluids showing quantity (pg) per milliliter of sample tested

  • Curves showing concentrations huVEGF165 in NIBSC 02/286 using ab100662 VEGF human


  • Representative standard curve using ab100662

  • Representative standard curve using ab100662


References for Human VEGF ELISA Kit (ab100662)

This product has been referenced in:
  • Van Pham P  et al. Significant improvement of direct reprogramming efficacy of fibroblasts into progenitor endothelial cells by ETV2 and hypoxia. Stem Cell Res Ther 7:104 (2016). Read more (PubMed: 27488544) »
  • Tejero R  et al. miR-141 and miR-200c as markers of overall survival in early stage non-small cell lung cancer adenocarcinoma. PLoS One 9:e101899 (2014). Human . Read more (PubMed: 25003366) »

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Please find below the information regarding the source/host of our capture and detection antibodies used in our VEGF Human ELISA Kit (ab100662):

Capture Antibody: Monoclonal Mouse IgG2B

Detection Antibody: Polyclonal Goat I...

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Please note that ab100662 and ab100663 are similar kits that both measure levels of VEGF.

However ab100662 is best used for detecting VEGF in biological fluids such as cell culture supernatant, serum and plasma while ab100663 is best sui...

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Unfortunately we no longer test urine as part of the validation. However the kit is very likely to work for urine (based on our past experience with this sample type).

Here are so some general guidelines on preparation of urine for ELISA tes...

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Capture Antibody: Monoclonal, mouse. The immunogen sequence is Ala27­Arg191 (Accession # NP_001165097.1) Detects human VEGF165 and human VEGF121. In ELISAs, this antibody has ˜10% cross­reactivity with recombinant mouse VEGF and rat V...

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The VEGFA isoform that ab100662 detects is 165 and 121.

Answer 1:

Please use 1X Assay Diluent B to dilute the detection antibody and the HRP-Streptavidin. If testing serum/plasma, use Assay Diluent A to prepare/dilute the standards and samples. Where it says use the “appropriate as...

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I can confirm that Heparin should not be interfering with the assay using these kits.

I hope this information is helpful to you. Please do not hesitate to contact us if you need any more advice or informat...

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Te pido disculpas por la espera.

He recibido una contestación de mis compañeros, que me comentan que la dilución recomendada para suero y plasma debe hacerse entre 2 y 5 veces.

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Please note this product is unpublished so when you decide to order you need to contact our customer service team for them to put this item in your order.

I hope this info will help. Please let me know if you experience any difficulties.

This product is available but not published on our website. You cannot purchase this using our normal ordering system however I can add this product to your next shipment. Could you confirm how many vials customer would need..6?.
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