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Abcam's PLTP Drug Screening Kit utilizes rabbit serum as PLTP activity source to screen PLTP inhibitors. The assay uses a donor molecule containing a fluorescent self-quenched phospholipid that is transferred to an acceptor molecule in the presence of PLTP. PLTP-mediated transfer of the fluorescent phospholipid to the acceptor molecule results in an increase in fluorescence (Ex/ Em- 465/ 535 nm). Inhibitor of PLTP will inhibit the lipid transfer and therefore decrease fluorescence intensity. The kit provides sufficient reagents for 100 PLTP inhibitor screening assays.
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Plasma phospholipid transfer protein (PLTP) is thought to play a major role in the facilitated transfer of phospholipids between lipoproteins and in the modulation of high-density lipoprotein (HDL) particle size and composition. PLTP-facilitated lipid transfer activity is related to HDL and LDL metabolism, as well as lipoprotein lipase activity, adiposity, and insulin resistance.
|PLTP Acceptor Molecule||Blue||1 x 1ml|
|PLTP Assay Buffer (10X)||Clear||1 x 5ml|
|PLTP Donor Molecule||Violet||1 x 1ml|
|Positive Control (Rabbit Serum)||1 x 300µl|
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|Functional Studies||Use at an assay dependent dilution.|
ab65387 has not yet been referenced specifically in any publications.