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ATP Assay Kit (Colorimetric/Fluorometric) (ab83355) is designed to be a robust, simple method which utilizes the phosphorylation of glycerol to generate a product that is easily quantified by colorimetric (ODmax = 570 nm) or fluorometric (Ex/Em = 535/587 nm) methods.
This kit can detect as low as 1 µM of ATP in various samples.
If you require a more sensitive product, we recommend Luminescent ATP Detection Assay Kit (ab113849), which can detect as low as 1 pM of ATP.
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Review our Metabolism Assay Guide to learn about assays for metabolites, metabolic enzymes, mitochondrial function, and oxidative stress, and also about how to assay metabolic function in live cells using your plate reader.
ATP is the primary energy currency of living systems. Virtually all energy requiring processes utilize the chemical energy stored in the phosphate bond of ATP. ATP is formed exclusively in the mitochondria and a variety of genetic diseases can affect ATP formation in the mitochondria.
|ATP Assay Buffer||WM||1 x 25ml|
|ATP Converter (lyophilized)||Blue||1 vial|
|ATP Probe (in DMSO)||Red||1 x 200µl|
|ATP Standard (1 µmol; lyophilized)||Yellow||1 vial|
|Developer Mix (lyophilized)||Green||1 vial|
The chart shows a comparison of ATP levels of HepG2 treated with 0, 10 and 100 µM for 48 hours, DRH2O2 W1 (damage recovered cells using hydrogen peroxide with a recovery time of one week) HepG2 cells and MDA-MB-231 cells treated with 0, 10 and 100 µM of NaHS for 48 hours. Data is shown as percent of ATP levels in untreated cells. ATP levels were determined using ATP assay kit (ab83355).
MCF-7 cells are transfected with vector, osteopontin-a, osteopontin-c or osteopontin -a plus -c. Cells are plated on poly-HEMA and seeded at 4 x 105 cells per well and incubated for two days under standard culture conditions. ATP levels are measured using ATP assay kit (ab83355).
Quantitation of ATP in fish liver (2.5µl of 10 times diluted sample), fish muscle (5µl of 10 times diluted sample) and Jurkat cell lysate (5 ul) using fluorometric assay. Samples were spiked with known amounts of ATP (300pmol).
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