Overview

  • Product name

    Human Procalcitonin Matched Antibody Pair Kit
    See all Procalcitonin kits
  • Detection method

    Colorimetric
  • Assay type

    ELISA set
  • Range

    0.98 pg/ml - 125 pg/ml
  • Species reactivity

    Reacts with: Human
  • Product overview

    Matched Antibody Pair Kits include a capture and a biotinylated detector antibody pair, along with a calibrated protein standard, suitable for sandwich ELISA. The Matched Antibody Pair Kit can be used to quantify native and recombinant human Procalcitonin.


    Matched antibody pair kits and reagents deliver consistent, specific, and sensitive results.



    • Batch-to-batch consistency: only recombinant monoclonal antibodies are used in our matched antibody pairs.

    • Specificity: antibody pairs are screened in plasma and serum to ensure specificity in complex samples.

    • Sensitivity: benchmarked against commercially available antibody pairs to ensure equivalent or superior performance compared with the competition.


    Additional buffers and plates are required for the assay. An accessory pack can be purchased which includes buffer reagents required to perform 10 x 96-well plate sandwich ELISAs (ab210905).


    For additional information on the performance of the antibody pair used in this kit, please see our equivalent SimpleStep ELISA® (ab221828) which uses the same antibody pair.


    To receive an electronic copy of the Certificate of Analysis, please send an email with "CoA for matched antibody pair kit" in the subject line and the desired product number and lot number in the body of the email.

  • Tested applications

    Suitable for: ELISAmore details
  • Platform

    Reagents

Properties

  • Storage instructions

    Store at -20°C. Please refer to protocols.
  • Components 10 x 96 tests 2 x 96 tests
    Human Procalcitonin Detector Antibody 1 x 25µg 1 x 5µg
    Human Procalcitonin Lyophilized Protein 1 vial 1 vial
    Human Procalcitonin Capture Antibody 1 x 100µg 1 x 20µg
  • Research areas

  • Relevance

    Procalcitonin (PCT) is a 116 amino acid residue peptide with molecular weight of about 13 kDa. PCT itself has no known hormonal activity. PCT belongs to a group of related proteins including calcitonin gene-related peptides I and II, amylin, adrenomodulin and calcitonin (CAPA peptide family). PCT, like other peptides of CAPA family, appears from the common precursor pre-procalcitonin consisting of 141 amino acids by removal of 25 amino acids from the N-terminus. PCT undergoes successive cleavages to form three molecules: N-terminal fragment (55 a.a.), calcitonin (32 a.a.) and katacalcin (21 a.a.). Under normal metabolic conditions, PCT is only present in the C cells of the thyroid gland. In bacterial infection and sepsis, however, intact PCT is found in the blood and, more importantly, its level is related to the severity of bacterial sepsis. Today, PCT is considered to be one of the earliest and most specific markers of sepsis.
  • Cellular localization

    Secreted
  • Alternative names

    • CALC1
    • CALCA
    • calcitonin related polypeptide alpha
    • CGRP
    • CGRP1
    • CT
    • katacalcin
    • KC
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  • Database links

Applications

Our Abpromise guarantee covers the use of ab222276 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
ELISA Use at an assay dependent concentration.

Images

  • Standard calibration curve. Background subtracted values are graphed.

Protocols

References

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