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Cellular metabolism assays

Easily measure metabolic activity

Metabolism is a complex process that lies at the core of biology. Changes to metabolism are involved in a huge range of outcomes, from cancer to neurodegeneration, and more.

Make your metabolism research less complex, with easy-to-use assay kits. Analyze live cells, lysates, and biofluids, with readout on your plate reader, microscope, or flow cytometer.

Download our  metabolism assays guide or review our assays for the analysis of:

Metabolites and enzymes of sugar, lipid, alcohol, and amino acid metabolism, glycolysis, and the citric acid cycle
Find your ideal assay to quantify metabolite levels or enzyme activity.

Metabolic activity analysis: oxygen consumption, glycolysis, and fatty acid metabolism
With live cells and your fluorescent plate reader, profile, quantify and analyze mitochondrial function, glycolysis, and fatty acid metabolism.

ATP, NADH, and similar molecules
Fast, easy-to-use assays.

Mitochondria and mitochondrial function
Power your mitochondrial research with assays developed by mitochondria science specialists. We have been developing assays for mitochondrial research since 2004.

Oxidative stress, ROS, antioxidants, and related cell damage
Oxidative stress reflects the toxic side of oxygen and metabolism. Easily assess damage and the cellular response.

“The assay kit [ab65331] is a fast and easy way to quantify lactate concentrations.”
-  Christian Marx

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Lactate assay kit ab65331. HCT116 cells were cultivated for 48 and 72 hrs and sonicated in assay buffer. Image from Abreview by Christian Marx.

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