Key features and details
- Assay type: Quantitative
- Detection method: Fluorescent
- Platform: Microplate reader
- Assay time: 1 hr 30 min
- Sample type: Adherent cells, Suspension cells
製品名Caspase-8 Inhibitor Assay Kit
Caspase-8 キット 製品一覧
サンプルの種類Adherent cells, Suspension cells
Abcam's Caspase 8 Inhibitor Drug Detection Kit provides an effective means for screening caspase inhibitors using fluorometric methods. The assay utilizes synthetic peptide substrate IETD-AFC (AFC, 7-amino-4-trifluoromethyl coumarin). Active caspase 8 cleaves the synthetic substrate to release free AFC which can then be quantified by fluorometry. Compounds to be screened can directly be added to the reaction and the level of inhibition of caspase 8 activity can be determined by comparison of the fluorescence intensity in samples with and without the testing inhibitors.
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This product is manufactured by BioVision, an Abcam company and was previously called K158 Caspase-8 Inhibitor Drug Screening Kit (Fluorometric). K158-100 is the same size as the 100 test size of ab102496.
Caspases have been shown to play a crucial role in apoptosis induced by various deleterious and physiologic stimuli. Inhibition of caspases can delay apoptosis, implicating a potential role in drug screening efforts.
保存方法Store at -20°C. Please refer to protocols.
内容 100 tests Active Caspase 8 1 x 100 units Caspase Inhibitor, Z-VAD-FMK 1 x 10µl Caspase Substrate IETD-AFC 1 x 0.5ml DTT 1 x 100µl Reaction buffer 1 x 10ml
関連性Caspases are cysteine proteases, expressed as inactive precursors, that mediate apoptosis by proteolysis of specific substrates. Caspases have the ability to cleave after aspartic acid residues. There are two classes of caspases involved in apoptosis; initiators (activation by receptor cluster) and effectors (activation by mitochondrial permeability transition). Proapoptotic signals autocatalytically activate initiator caspases, such as Caspase 8 and Caspase 9. Activated initiator caspases then process effector caspases, such as Caspase 3 and Caspase 7, which in turn cause cell collapse.
- Apoptotic cysteine protease
Caspase activity (RFU) in presence of 0µM - 40µM of z-VAD-FMK (generic caspase inhibitor), assessed using IETD-AFC as caspase 8 substrate and following Caspase 8 Inhibitor Drug Detection Kit (ab102496) protocol. Lanes:
1.- Background Control: no Caspase 8, no z-VMAD-FMK
2.- Positive Inhibition Control: no Caspase 8, +z-VAD-FMK
3.- Positive Control: + Caspase 8, no z-VAD-FMK
4.- Caspase 8 + 2.5µM z-VAD-FMK
5.- Caspase 8 + 10µM z-VAD-FMK
6.- Caspase 8 + 40µM z-VAD-FMK