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E-121  Adenylate Kinase (ADK or myokinase) Assay Kit (100 assays)          $170

E-115  Alanine Aminotransferase (ALT/GPT) Assay Kit (200 wells)            $180

E-108  Alcohol Dehydrogenase (ADH) Assay Kit (200 wells)                   $170

E-112  Aldehyde Dehydrogenase (ALDH) Assay Kit (200 wells)                 $170

E-102  Alkaline Phosphatase (ALP) Assay Kit (400 wells)                    $160
E-103  Alkaline Phosphatase (ALP) Staining Kit (200 ml)                    $150

E-116  Aspartate Aminotransferase (AST/GOT) Assay Kit (200 wells)          $180

E-104  beta-Galactosidase (GAL) Assay Kit (400 wells)                      $140
E-105  beta-Galactosidase (GAL) Staining Kit (300-500 assays)              $140

E-139  beta-Hydroxybutyrate Dehydrogenase Assay Kit (100 wells)            $180

E-100  Catalase Assay Kit (250 wells)                                      $150

E-128  Creatine Kinase (CK) Assay Kit (100 assays)                         $170

E-131  Dipeptidyl peptidase-4 (DPP-4) Assay Kit (100 wells)                $160

E-134  GABA Aminotransferase (GABAT) Assay Kit (200 wells)                 $180

E-120  Glucose-6-phosphatase (G6Pase) Assay Kit (150 wells)                $170

E-110  Glucose-6-phosphate Dehydrogenase (G6PD) Assay Kit (200 wells)      $180

E-123  Glutamate Dehydrogenase (GLDH) Assay Kit (200 wells)                $180

E-133  Glutaminase (GLS) Assay Kit (200 wells)                             $180

E-127  Glutathione S-Transferase (GST) Assay Kit (250 assays)              $170

E-101  Glyceraldehyde-3-phosphate DHase (GAPDH) Assay Kit (100 wells)      $180

E-122  Glycerol-3-phosphate Dehydrogenase (GPDH) Assay Kit (100 wells)     $170

E-137  Glycine Cleavage System (GCS) Assay Kit (200 wells)                 $180

E-111  Hexokinase (HK) Assay Kit (200 wells)                               $180

E-113  Horseradish Peroxidase (HRP) Assay Kit (ELISA) (200 ml)             $150
E-114  Horseradish Peroxidase (HRP) Staining (in situ staining) (200 ml)   $150

E-119  Inosine-5′-monophosphate Dehydrogenase (IMPDH) Assay (100 wells)    $180

E-138-NAD  Isocitrate Dehydrogenase (IDH) Assay Kit (100 wells)            $180
E-138-NADP Isocitrate Dehydrogenase (IDH) Assay Kit (100 wells)            $180

E-107  Lactate Dehydrogenase (LDH) Assay Kit (200 wells)                   $180

E-126  Luciferase (LUC) Assay Kit (200 assays)                             $180

E-124  Malate Dehydrogenase (MDH) Assay Kit (200 wells)                    $180

E-118GA MMP2/MMP9 Gel Assay Kit (10 gels)                                  $170
E-118SA MMP2/MMP9 Solution Assay Kit (100 wells)                           $160

E-129  Nucleoside Diphosphate Kinase (NDK) Assay Kit (100 assays)          $170

E-130  O-GlcNAcase (OGA, NAG or MGEA5) Assay Kit (200 assays)              $160

E-109  Pyruvate Dehydrogenase (PDH) Assay Kit (100 wells)                  $180

E-117  Pyruvate Kinase (PK) Assay Kit (100 assays)                         $180

E-125  Sorbitol Dehydrogenase (SDH) Assay Kit (200 wells)                  $190

E-132  Threonine Dehydrogenase (TDH) Assay Kit (200 wells)                 $180

E-135  Tyrosine Aminotransferase (TAT) Assay Kit (200 wells)               $180

E-136  Tartrate-resistant Acid Phosphatase (TRAP) Assay Kit (200 wells)    $160
Production of L-lactate mediated by the enzyme lactate dehydrogenase (LDH) is increased under hypoxic or anaerobic conditions. Measurement of cellular lactate concentration is thus of interest in the study of cellular as well as animal physiology, providing an important
index of the balance between tissue oxygen demand and utilization. Our Lactate Assay Kit is based on the reduction of the tetrazolium salt INT in a NADH-coupled enzymatic reaction to formazan, which is water-soluble and exhibits an absorption maximum at 492 nm. Since
the intensity of the red color formed is proportional to the lactate concentration, the assay, using a set of lactate standards, can measure the concentration of lactate released to the culture medium, circulation, or urine in a quantitative manner. The non-radioactive assay
can be scaled up for spectrophotometric measurements. The only equipment required is a spectrophotometer or a microplate reader. See LDH Assay Kit. The method is adaptable to automation. Lactate dehydrogenase (LDH) is an oxidoreductase which catalyzes the
interconversion of lactate and pyruvate. It consists of 4 subunits which may be of 2 different types: M (muscle) and H (heart), formerly known as A and B respectively. Five different isoenzymes are therefore possible, depending on the subunit composition. LDH is most
often measured to evaluate the presence of tissue or cell damage. The non-radioactive colorimetric LDH assay is based on the reduction of the tetrazolium salt INT in a NADH-coupled enzymatic reaction to formazan, which is water-soluble and exhibits an absorption
maximum at 492 nm. The intensity of the red color formed is increased in the presence of increased LDH activity. The superior sensitivity of the non-radioactive assay kit allows the assay to be completed within 20-30 min with minimal pipetting steps. Each kit is sufficient
for approximately 200 assays using the 96-well format. See related product Lactate Assay Kit. The method is adaptable to automation. Alcohol dehydrogenase (ADH) together with mitochondrial aldehyde dehydrogenase are responsible for metabolizing the bulk of
ethanol present in our diets. The enzymes are expressed at highest levels in liver, but at lower levels in other tissues. At least six different classes of mammalian ADHs have been described, and most are common to humans, mammals, and many vertebrates. Our non-
radioactive colorimetric ADH assay is based on the reduction of the tetrazolium salt INT in a NADH-coupled enzymatic reaction to formazan, which is water-soluble and exhibits an absorption maximum at 492 nm. The intensity of the red color formed is increased in the
presence of increased ADH activity. The kit is stable for at least one year under proper storage and handling conditions. The assay is simple, non-radioactive, and very sensitive. Each kit is sufficient for 200 microassays. The product is for research use only. In mammals,
ethanol is metabolized mainly in the liver by alcohol dehydrogenase (ADH), which oxidizes ethanol to acetaldehyde. Acetaldehyde, a toxic metabolite responsible for the miserable effects of hangovers, is further oxidized to acetate by aldehyde dehydrogenase (ALDH).
ALDH belongs to a large family of aldehyde dehydrogenases that can be found in many tissues of the body, but are at the highest concentrations in the liver. ALDH1 and ALDH2 display different abilities to detoxify small aldehydes (such as acetaldehyde) and large
aldehydes (such as retinaldehyde). The assay solution uses acetaldehyde as a substrate, and thus preferentially detects the activity of ALDH2 in crude extracts. This non-radioactive colorimetric assay is based on the reduction of the tetrazolium salt INT in a NADH-
coupled enzymatic reaction. The INT reaction product is water-soluble and exhibits an absorption maximum at 492 nm. The intensity of the red color formed is increased in the presence of increased ALDH activity. The enzyme assay solution should be kept at -80ºC, and
will remain stable at -80ºC for ~1 year.  The product is for research use only. D-lactate accumulation in body fluids indicates bacterial infection or metabolic abnormality, and detection of D-lactate is therefore of clinical value. Unlike L-lactate, which is present at mM levels
in the circulation, D-lactate is usually too low to be detected in healthy subjects. The D-Lactate Assay Kit is based on the reduction of the tetrazolium salt INT in a NADH-coupled enzymatic reaction to formazan, which exhibits an absorption maximum at 492 nm. The D-
Lactate Assay kit can measure the concentration of D-lactate present in serum or plasma with a detection limit of ~10 uM. Sample pretreatment with TCA or PCA is not required. Assay solutions are stable for at least one year if stored properly. Keep solutions at -80ºC for
long term storage (more than 3 months). The product is for research use only. The ability to rapidly perform quantitative measurements of ethanol is highly desirable in life science research, clinical evaluations, and food and drug industries. Our non-radioactive
colorimetric ethanol assay, which can be completed in 30-60 min, is based on the reduction of the tetrazolium salt INT in a NADH-coupled enzymatic reaction to formazan, which is water-soluble and exhibits an absorption maximum at 492 nm. The intensity of the red color
formed is increased in the presence of increased ethanol concentrations (up to 0.5%). The kit is stable for at least one year under proper storage and handling conditions. The assay is simple, non-radioactive, sensitive, and can be adapted for automation. Each kit is
sufficient for 200 microassays. The product is for research use only. Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD), a soluble enzyme, catalyzes the rate-limiting and regulated step in the pentose phosphate pathway, oxidizing glucose-6-phosphate with the production of
NADPH, which is required for reductive biosynthesis and cellular defense against microbial pathogens and reactive oxygen species. The enzyme is particularly important for maintaining the integrity of red blood cells, and thus defective G6PD can cause hemolytic anemia
in the presence of several precipitating factors (favism and infection). This non-radioactive colorimetric G6PD assay is based on the reduction of the tetrazolium salt INT in a NADPH-coupled enzymatic reaction. The INT reaction product is water-soluble and exhibits an
absorption maximum at 492 nm. The intensity of the red color formed is increased in the presence of increased G6PD activity. The assay solution should be kept at -80ºC for long-term storage (more than 1 month), and will remain stable indefinitely at -80ºC.  The product
is for research use only. Glyceraldehyde-3-phosphate dehydrogenase (GAPDH) is a glycolytic enzyme mediating the conversion of glyceraldehyde-3-phosphate to 1,3-bisphosphate glycerate with the production of NADH. Although this house-keeping gene is often used
as internal control for RNA and protein analysis, expression of the gene can be altered under certain cell growth and differentiation conditions. In addition, a switch from aerobic metabolism to anaerobic glycolysis may also be accompanied by a change in GAPDH
expression. The GAPDH enzyme activity assay kit can be used to quickly assess potential changes in the expression of the gene. The non-radioactive colorimetric GAPDH assay is based on the reduction of the tetrazolium salt INT in a NADH-coupled enzymatic reaction to
formazan, which is water-soluble and exhibits an absorption maximum at 492 nm. The intensity of the red color formed is increased in the presence of increased GAPDH activity. The kit is stable for at least one year if handled and stored properly. The product is for
research use only. Glutamate dehydrogenase (GLDH), an important mitochondrial matrix enzyme integrating carbon and nitrogen metabolism, catalyzes the reversible oxidative deamination of L-glutamate into free ammonia and alpha-ketoglutarate in all tissues. Since the
forward reaction generates a TCA cycle intermediate, GLDH is involved in energy homeostasis. In addition, kidney GLDH participates in acid/base balance of blood by release of ammonia. In clinical diagnostics, increased circulating levels of GLDH signal toxic or hypoxic
liver damage. Our non-radioactive colorimetric GLDH assay is based on the reduction of the tetrazolium salt INT in a NADH-coupled enzymatic reaction to formazan, which is water-soluble and exhibits an absorption maximum at 492 nm. The intensity of the red color
formed is increased in the presence of increased GLDH activity. The assay is simple and non-radioactive. Each kit is sufficient for 200 microassays. The assay solution should be kept in aliquots at -80ºC, and will remain stable indefinitely at -80ºC. The product is for
research use only. Glucose, being a major energy source in most eukaryotic and prokaryotic organisms, is subject to tight metabolic regulation. In humans, glucose homeostasis under different metabolic circumstances is of vital importance, and insulin regulates the
concentration of glucose in the blood such that its concentration normally falls within the 3.5-8 mM range. Abnormal circulating levels of glucose are associated with several pathologic states such as diabetes and obesity. Aerobic and anaerobic glucose metabolic
pathways convert glucose to acetyl-CoA and lactic acid, respectively, which are differentially adopted by different tissues. Cell culture media typically contain high levels of glucose (5-25 mM), which promotes lactic acid formation and secretion in culture. The Glucose
Assay Kit is based on sequential hexokinase and glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase reactions in a NADP+-coupled oxidation-reduction, which generates formazan exhibiting an absorption maximum at 492 nm. The Glucose Assay kit is used to measure the
concentration of glucose present in diluted serum and cell culture media with a linear detection range of 0.1 – 1 mM. Sample pretreatment with TCA or PCA is not required. The assay solution is stable for at least one year, and should be kept at -80ºC for long term
storage (more than 1 month). Hexokinase catalyzes the first step of glycolysis, converting glucose to glucose-6-phosphate. There are four mammalian hexokinase isoforms (I, II, III, and VI) that differ in tissue distribution and catalytic kinetics. Hexokinase I, II, and III exhibit a
low Km for glucose whereas hexokinase IV (glucokinase) has a Km for glucose 100 times higher than that of other hexokinase. The hexokinase assay solution contains 20 mM glucose, and thus measures the total hexokinase activity of crude cell or tissue extracts. This
non-radioactive colorimetric assay is based on the reduction of the tetrazolium salt INT in a NADH-coupled enzymatic reaction. The INT reaction product is water-soluble and exhibits an absorption maximum at 492 nm. The intensity of the red color formed is increased in
the presence of increased hexokinase activity. The enzyme assay solution should be kept at -80ºC for long-term storage (more than 1 month), and will remain stable indefinitely at -80ºC. Luciferase encoded by the firefly luciferase gene is widely used as a sensitive
reporter enzyme for the study of transcriptional regulation. The enzyme catalyzes, in the presence of ATP (see ATP Assay Kit), the oxidation of luciferin with concomitant emission of yellow-green light, which can be conveniently measured by scintillation counters or
luminometers. Light emission peaks in several seconds at 560 nm when the reaction is conducted at pH 7.8 (Anal. Biochem. 80:496,1977). The rapid appearance and decay of the light flash require consistent timing of the light measurement to obtain reliable data. This
provides the basis for an assay system many times more sensitive than the b-galactosidase (GAL) or other reporter gene systems (PNAS USA 82:7870,1984 & Mol. Cell. Biol. 7:725,1987). The luciferase-based reporter assay is thus well suited for those cell systems
exhibiting low transfection efficiency. The kit is sufficient for 200 assays using 0.1 ml of Luciferase Substrate per assay. Reconstituted Luciferase Substrate solution if stored in aliquots at -75°C is stable for at least one year. Repeated freeze-thaw cycles should be
avoided. Isolation of high-quality plasmid DNA from the gemisch of the E. coli cell lysate paves the way for many laboratory as well as clinical genetic applications, among which are clone screening, DNA sequencing, DNA transfection, probe preparation, PCR analysis, and
gene therapy, to name but a few. Although small-scale plasmid purification (mini-prep) is often sufficient for DNA cloning and sequencing, large-scale (maxi-prep) plasmid purification is required for gene transfer and gene therapy studies. Our Maxi-Plasmid Isolation Kit is
similar to the Mini-Plasmid Isolation Kit with additional filtration and precipitation steps. Plasmid DNA can be easily and rapidly purified without the use of phenol. Each Maxi-prep DNA is purified from 100 - 200 ml of overnight E. coli culture in 90 min with a typical yield of 0.5
– 3 ug DNA (as determined by plasmid replication origin) per ml of culture. Purified plasmid DNA, typically with an A260/A280 ratio of ~2, is suitable for restriction digestion, probe preparation, DNA sequencing, PCR analysis, and transfection. The kit (sufficient for 10 maxi-
preps) is stable for at least one year if handled and stored properly. Pyruvate is the end product of aerobic glycolysis and is at an important metabolic crossroad. The pyruvate dehydrogenase multi-enzyme complex (PDH) catalyzes the oxidative decarboxylation of
pyruvate to acetyl-CoA in a series of reactions mediated by the E1 subunit (pyruvate dehydrogenase), E2 subunit (dihydrolipoyl transacetylase), and E3 subunit (dihydrolipoyl dehydrogenase). The reactions of the PDH complex serve to interconnect the metabolic
pathways of glycolysis, gluconeogenesis and fatty acid synthesis to the Krebs (TCA) cycle. As a consequence, the PDH complex is highly regulated by a variety of allosteric effectors and by covalent modification. The importance of the PDH complex in metabolic regulation
is evident from the fact that although diseases associated with deficiencies of the PDH complex have been observed, affected individuals often do not survive to maturity. This non-radioactive colorimetric PDH assay is based on the reduction of the tetrazolium salt INT in a
NADH-coupled enzymatic reaction to formazan, which is water-soluble and exhibits an absorption maximum at 492 nm. The intensity of the red color formed is increased in the presence of increased PDH activity. One of the most widely used enzymes for chromogenic
detection in immunoassays is horse-radish peroxidase (HRP), an extremely stable enzyme (Clin. Chim. Acta 81:1,1977). The substrate 3,3',5,5'-tetramethylbenzidine (TMB) has emerged as the safest colorigenic substrate of HRP exhibiting excellent sensitivity
(Tetrahedron 30:3299,1974), and is thus often used in enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA). The ELISA TMB substrate develops a blue color in the presence of HRP and peroxide. The blue color can be converted to a  yellow color with an absorption maximum at
450 nm upon reaction termination by acidification.
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Relevant Literature

Adenylate Kinase (ADK):
ATP and AMP mutually influence their interaction with the ATP-binding cassette (ABC) adenylate kinase
cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator (CFTR) at separate binding sites.
J Biol Chem 288:27692,2013

Alanine Aminotransferase (ALT) & Aspartate Aminotransferase (AST):
Liver aminotransferases and risk of incident type 2 diabetes: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
Am J Epidemiol 178:159,2013

Alcohol Dehydrogenase (ADH):
The diagnostic value of alcohol dehydrogenase isoenzymes and aldehyde dehydrogenase measurement
in the sera of patients with endometrial cancer.
Anticancer Res 3:3725,2013

Aldehyde Dehydrogenase (ALDH):
Aldehyde dehydrogenase expression drives human regulatory T cell resistance to posttransplantation
cyclophosphamide.
Science Translational Medicine 5:211,2013

Alkaline Phosphatase (ALP):
Serum Alkaline Phosphatase and Phosphate in Cerebral Atherosclerosis and Functional Outcomes After
Cerebral Infarction.
Stroke 2013 in press

Calpain:
Calpain-dependent cytoskeletal rearrangement exploited for anthrax toxin endocytosis.
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 110:E4007,2013

Catalase:
Inherited catalase deficiency: Is it benign or a factor in various age related disorders?
Mutat Res 753:147,2013

Glucose-6-phosphate Dehydrogenase (G6PD):
Humanized mouse model of glucose 6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency for in vivo assessment of
hemolytic toxicity.
Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 110:17486,2013

Glutamate Dehydrogenase (GLDH):
Unexpected histone H3 tail-clipping activity of glutamate dehydrogenase.
J Biol Chem 288:18743,2013

Glyceraldehyde-3-phosphate Dehydrogenase (GAPDH):
Yeast Tdh3 (Glyceraldehyde 3-Phosphate Dehydrogenase) Is a Sir2-Interacting Factor That Regulates
Transcriptional Silencing and rDNA Recombination.
PLoS Genet 9:e1003871,2013

Glycerol-3-phosphate Dehydrogenase (GPDH):
ROS generation and multiple forms of mammalian mitochondrial glycerol-3-phosphate dehydrogenase.
Biochim Biophys Acta 1837:98,2013

Hexokinase (HK):
Hexokinase activity is required for recruitment of parkin to depolarized mitochondria.
Hum Mol Genet 2013 in press

Inosine monophosphate Dehydrogenase (IMPDH):
Metabolic enzyme IMPDH is also a transcription factor regulated by cellular state.
Mol Cell 47:133,2012

Lactate Dehydrogenase (LDH):
Physical and functional association of lactate dehydrogenase (LDH) with skeletal muscle mitochondria.
J Biol Chem 288:25309,2013

Malate Dehydrogenase (MDH):
Cytosolic malate dehydrogenase regulates senescence in human fibroblasts.
Biogerontology 13:525,2012

Pyruvate Kinase (PK):
PKM2 Isoform-Specific Deletion Reveals a Differential Requirement for Pyruvate Kinase in Tumor Cells.
Cell 155:397,2013