< 0.5% cross-reactivity observed with available related molecules.< 50% cross-species reactivity observed with species tested.
No significant interference observed with available related molecules.
The Quantikine Mouse MIP-3 alpha Immunoassay is a 4.5 hour solid-phase ELISA designed to measure mouse MIP-3 alpha in cell culture supernates, serum, and plasma. It contains E. coli-expressed recombinant mouse MIP-3 alpha and antibodies raised against the recombinant factor. This immunoassay has been shown to accurately quantitate the recombinant factor. Results obtained using natural mouse MIP-3 alpha showed linear curves that were parallel to the standard curves obtained using the Quantikine kit standards. These results indicate that this kit can be used to determine relative mass values for naturally occurring mouse MIP-3 alpha.
Intra-Assay Precision (Precision within an assay) Three samples of known concentration were tested on one plate to assess intra-assay precision.
Inter-Assay Precision (Precision between assays) Three samples of known concentration were tested in separate assays to assess inter-assay precision.
Cell Culture Supernates, Serum, Heparin Plasma
The recovery of mouse MIP-3 alpha spiked to three levels throughout the range of the assay in various matrices was evaluated.
Average % Recovery
Cell Culture Supernates (n=4)
Heparin Plasma (n=4)
To assess the linearity of the assay, samples spiked with recombinant mouse MIP-3 alpha in each matrix were diluted with Calibrator Diluent and then assayed.
Preparation and Storage
Store the unopened product at 2 - 8 °C. Do not use past expiration date.
Background: CCL20/MIP-3 alpha
Macrophage inflammatory protein 3 alpha (MIP-3 alpha), also known as LARC (liver and activation-regulated chemokine) and as exodus-1, is one of many novel CC chemokines identified through bioinformatics. MIP-3 alpha is distantly related to other CC chemokines (20 - 28% amino acid sequence identity). Rat MIP-3 alpha shares approximately 70% and 61% amino acid sequence identity with mouse and human MIP-3 alpha, respectively.
Entrez Gene IDs
6364 (Human); 20297 (Mouse); 29538 (Rat);
beta chemokine exodus-1; Beta-chemokine exodus-1; CC chemokine LARC; C-C motif chemokine 20; CCL20; chemokine (C-C motif) ligand 20; CKb4; exodus-1; LARC; LARCLiver and activation-regulated chemokine; MIP3 alpha; MIP-3 alpha; MIP-3a; MIP-3-alpha; MIP3AMacrophage inflammatory protein 3 alpha; SCYA20Small-inducible cytokine A20; small inducible cytokine subfamily A (Cys-Cys), member 20; ST38;
Refer to the product for complete assay procedure.
Bring all reagents and samples to room temperature before use. It is recommended that all samples, standards, and controls be assayed in duplicate.
Prepare all reagents, standard dilutions, and samples as directed in the product insert.
Remove excess microplate strips from the plate frame, return them to the foil pouch containing the desiccant pack, and reseal.
50 µL Assay Diluent
Add 50 µL of Assay Diluent to each well.
50 µL Standard, Control, or Sample
Add 50 µL of Standard, Control, or sample to each well. Cover with a plate sealer, and incubate at room temperature for 2 hours on a horizontal orbital microplate shaker.
Aspirate each well and wash, repeating the process 4 times for a total of 5 washes.
100 µL Conjugate
Add 100 µL of Conjugate to each well. Cover with a new plate sealer, and incubate at room temperature for 2 hours on the shaker.
Aspirate and wash 5 times.
100 µL Substrate Solution
Add 100 µL Substrate Solution to each well. Incubate at room temperature for 30 minutes on the benchtop. PROTECT FROM LIGHT.
100 µL Stop Solution
Add 100 µL of Stop Solution to each well. Read at 450 nm within 30 minutes. Set wavelength correction to 540 nm or 570 nm.
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