Natural and recombinant rat Adiponectin. This assay recognizes low, medium, and high molecular weight recombinant rat Adiponectin.
< 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 Rat Total Adiponectin Immunoassay is a 2.5 hour solid phase ELISA designed to measure rat Adiponectin levels in cell culture supernates, tissue lysates, serum, plasma, and urine. It contains NS0-expressed recombinant rat Adiponectin and antibodies raised against the recombinant factor. This immunoassay has been shown to quantitate the recombinant rat Adiponectin accurately. Results obtained using natural rat Adiponectin showed dose-response curves that were parallel to the standard curves obtained using the recombinant kit standards.These results indicate that this kit can be used to determine relative mass values for natural rat Adiponectin.
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.
The recovery of rat Adiponectin spiked to three levels throughout the range of the assay in various matrices was evaluated.
Average % Recovery
Cell Culture Samples (n=6)
To assess the linearity of the assay, samples containing and/or spiked with high concentrations of rat Adiponectin were serially diluted with Calibrator Diluent to produce samples with values within the dynamic range of the assay.
Preparation and Storage
Store the unopened product at 2 - 8 °C. Do not use past expiration date.
Adiponectin (also known as Adipocyte complement-related protein of 30 kDa, Acrp30) is an adipocyte-derived protein with wide ranging paracrine and endocrine effects on metabolism and inflammation. It promotes adipocyte differentiation, fatty acid catabolism, and insulin sensitivity and is negatively correlated with obesity, type 2 diabetes, and atherogenesis. Adiponectin associates into 70 kDa noncovalently-linked trimers that are disulfide-linked into medium molecular weight hexamers and then into >300 kDa high molecular weight oligomers.
Entrez Gene IDs
9370 (Human); 11450 (Mouse); 246253 (Rat);
ACDC; Acrp30; ACRP30ADPN; adipocyte, C1Q and collagen domain containing; Adiponectin; adiponectin, C1Q and collagen domain containing; AdipoQ; ADIPQTL1; ApM1; apM-1; APM1APM-1; C1q and collagen domain-containing protein; GBP28; GBP28apM1; Gelatin-binding protein;
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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 1 hour 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 1 hour 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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