製品の概要

  • 製品名
    Free Fatty Acid Assay Kit - Quantification
    Fatty acid キット 製品一覧
  • サンプルの種類
    Cell culture supernatant, Urine, Serum, Plasma, Other biological fluids, Tissue Extracts
  • アッセイタイプ
    Quantitative
  • 検出感度
    > 2 µM
  • 全工程の試験時間
    0h 40m
  • 種交差性
    交差種: Mouse, Rat, Human
    交差が予測される動物種: Species independent
  • 製品の概要

    Abcam's Free Fatty Acid Quantification Assay Kit provides a convenient, sensitive enzyme-based method for detecting the long-chain free fatty acids (FA) in various biological samples, such as serum, plasma and other body fluids, food, growth media, etc. In this assay, FA are converted to their CoA derivatives (coenzyme A), which are subsequently oxidized, leading to formation of color/ fluorescence. Fatty acids can then be easily quantified by either colorimetric (spectrophotometry at λ= 570 nm) or fluorometric (at Ex/Em= 535/587 nm)
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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.

  • 特記事項

    This assay detects formation of C-8 (octanoate) and longer fatty acids.

  • アプリケーション
    適用あり: Functional Studiesmore details

製品の特性

アプリケーション

Our Abpromise guarantee covers the use of ab65341 in the following tested applications.

The application notes include recommended starting dilutions; optimal dilutions/concentrations should be determined by the end user.

アプリケーション Abreviews 特記事項
Functional Studies Use at an assay dependent dilution.

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  • Plasma FFA levels was measured using ab65341 in male and female wild-type (WT) or AT2KO mice either on normal diet (ND) or high fat diet (HFD).

  • Colorimetric standard curve: mean of duplicates (+/-SD) with background readings subtracted.

  • Free Fatty Acid measured in biologicals showing concentration (µM)

  • Flourometric standard curve: mean of duplicates (+/-SD) with background readings subtracted.

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参考文献

This product has been referenced in:
  • Okumura T  et al. Extra-pancreatic invasion induces lipolytic and fibrotic changes in the adipose microenvironment, with released fatty acids enhancing the invasiveness of pancreatic cancer cells. Oncotarget 8:18280-18295 (2017). Mouse . Read more (PubMed: 28407685) »
  • Domingo-Espín J  et al. Dual Actions of Apolipoprotein A-I on Glucose-Stimulated Insulin Secretion and Insulin-Independent Peripheral Tissue Glucose Uptake Lead to Increased Heart and Skeletal Muscle Glucose Disposal. Diabetes 65:1838-48 (2016). Read more (PubMed: 27207515) »

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レビューと Q&A


Although we would suggest to use fresh tissue preferably, tissue that is snap-frozen in liquid nitrogen can be used too. The tissue can be ground and then lipid extraction can be done with choloroform-triton.

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Plasma from yellow-bellied marmots (Marmota flaviventris) was processed according the protocol. A serial dilution of the plasma (shown) was compared to the standard curved (also shown) to determine the optimal dilution factor for subsequent assays.
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投稿 Jul 20 2016

No, the kit does not detect triglycerides or other molecules that have a fatty acid components. The triglycerides need an enzyme to convert them to free fatty acids and this is not present in any of the kit components.

The reason heparinized plasma is not recommended for the free fatty acid assay is because heparin releases lipolytic enzymes that lead to an overestimation of FFA.

You can test for endogoenous Acyl-CoAs in your samples by including sample wells without added ACS Reagent. In these wells, the long-chain free fatty acids will not be converted to coenzyme A, so if there are any interfering compounds including endogen...

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We would recommend fresh serum samples for best results. If fresh samples is not an option storage at -80 °C is less likely to degrade the sample quality.

For this product ab65341, blood needs to be collected using an anticoagulant such as...

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Blood needs to be collected using an anticoagulant such as EDTA, sodium citrate, sodium fluoride, or ammonium oxalate. Heparinized plasma is not the best choice as heparin could interfere with the assay.

The details of the assay buffer is considered proprietary information. I can give you a pH range. It is between 7.5-8.2


This kit is good for C-8 or longer fatty acids so it should be suitable for measuring lipoxins.



Our scientists tried this assay with C7 and C6 fatty acids, but found that the final efficiency of detection decreases by ˜50% in that case.

Therefore I can confirm that the minimal length of suitable fatty acid is C8.

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