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Caspase-3 Colorimetric Assay Kit

Catalog No.
K2008
Detects DEVD-dependent caspase-3 activity, highly-sensitive.
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25 assays
$162.00
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100 assays
$366.00
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200 assays
$558.00
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400 assays
$894.00
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Background

Cysteine-dependent aspartate-directed proteases (Caspases) are a family of cysteine proteases that play important roles in apoptosis, necrosis, and inflammation. Sequential activation of caspases plays an important role in cell apoptosis. Caspase-3 is a caspase protein that cleaves and activates caspases 6 and 7, and is processed and activated by caspases 8, 9, and 10. Caspase-3 is the predominant caspase involved in the cleavage of amyloid-beta 4A precursor protein, which is associated with Alzheimer's disease. Caspase-3 recognizes tetra-peptide sequences D-x-x-D and hydrolyzes peptide bonds after aspartic acid residues.

 Caspase-3 Colorimetric Assay Kit provides a convenient and simple way for detecting the DEVD-dependent caspase activity. When cleavage of DEVD from the labeled substrate DEVD-p-nitroaniline (DEVD-pNA) by Caspase-3 or related caspases, the free pNA light emission can be quantified by using a microtiter plate reader or a spectrophotometer at 405 or 400 nm. Comparison of the absorbance of free pNA from an apoptotic sample with an uninduced control determines the fold increase in caspase-3 activity.

Features & Properties

FeaturesFast and convenient Simple one-step procedure; takes 1-2 hours. Comparison of the absorbance of pNA from an apoptotic sample with an uninduced control allows determination of the fold increase in CPP32 activity.
ShippingGel pack
Storage ConditionsStore at -20°C.

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Overview

Kit componentsCell Lysis Buffer 2X Reaction Buffer DEVD-pNA (4 mM) DTT (1 M) Dilution Buffer