Human TIMP-2 Quantikine ELISA Kit Summary
The Quantikine Human TIMP-2 Immunoassay is a 4.5 hour solid phase ELISA designed to measure TIMP-2 levels in cell culture supernates, serum, plasma, and saliva. It contains CHO cell-expressed recombinant human TIMP-2, and antibodies raised against the recombinant protein. Natural human TIMP-2 showed dose-response curves that were parallel to the standard curves obtained using the recombinant... Quantikine kit standards, indicating that this kit can be used to determine relative levels of natural human TIMP-2.
Natural and recombinant human TIMP-2. This assay detects approximately 50% of recombinant human TIMP-2 when complexed with recombinant human active MMP-9 in a 1:1 molar ratio.
Solid Phase Sandwich ELISA
No significant interference observed with available related molecules.
Packaging, Storage & Formulations
Store the unopened product at 2 - 8 °C. Do not use past expiration date.
This product is produced by and ships from R&D Systems, Inc., a Bio-Techne brand.
Alternate Names for Human TIMP-2 Quantikine ELISA Kit
- CSC-21Ktissue inhibitor of metalloproteinase 2
- metalloproteinase inhibitor 2
- TIMP metallopeptidase inhibitor 2
- Tissue inhibitor of metalloproteinases 2
TIMPs-1 through -4 regulate the activity of zinc metalloproteases known as MMPs, ADAMs and ADAMTSs. Structurally, TIMPs contain two domains. The N-terminal domain binds to the active site of mature metalloproteases via a 1:1 non-covalent interaction, blocking access of substrates to the catalytic site. In addition, The C-terminal domain of TIMP-1 and TIMP-2 binds to the hemopexin- like domain of pro-MMP-9 and pro-MMP-2, respectively. The latter binding is essential for the cell surface activation of MMP-2 by MMP-14.
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wondering what the difference is between your quantikine and duo set elisas?
- Usually the duosets do not have the entire kit such as plates and buffers, whereas the other kits are complete.
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