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Thermo Scientific™ Pierce™ Cypridina-Firefly Luciferase Dual Assay Kit

Simultaneously detect intracellular Cypridina and Red Firefly luciferase activity in mammalian whole cell lysates.

Manufacturer:  Thermo Scientific™ 16183

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Catalog No. PI16183


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Description

Description

The Thermo Scientific™ Pierce Cypridina-Firefly Luciferase Dual Assay Kit provides the necessary reagents to simultaneously detect intracellular Cypridina and Red Firefly luciferase activity in mammalian whole cell lysates.

The Pierce Cypridina-Firefly Luciferase Dual Assay Kit is a highly sensitive assay that allows for the simultaneous detection of Cypridina and Red Firefly luciferase activity. Cypridina luciferase acts as an experimental reporter with constitutively active red firefly as a normalization control. This reporter-and-control combination enables simultaneous monitoring of experimental reporter and control luciferase activities in a single-read assay without the need for two-step addition of substrate reagents or quenching. The assay working solution contains substrates for both luciferases, and the reactions occur simultaneously with flash-type kinetics. The resulting luminescent signals are spectrally resolvable using filters. In a single sample, researchers can assay transcriptional activity of regulatory elements, signal transduction pathways, and effects of activators or inhibitors.

Highlights:

  • Simultaneous – concurrent, filter-based, wavelength-separated detection of two luciferase activities
  • Sensitive – measure bright blue Cypridina and red firefly luciferase activities in the same sample
  • Fast – no quenching step required, unlike in traditional sequential dual assays
  • Multiplex – capable of quantitating two cellular activities in the same sample(s)

Includes:

Cell lysis buffer, reaction buffer, and substrates Vargulin and D-luciferin

Requires:

Cypridina and Red Firefly luciferase reporters; Filter sets in the ranges of 425 to 525nm for Cypridina Luc and 615 to 675nm for Red Firefly Luc. Luminometer or other instrument capable of monitoring luminescence, such as Thermo Scientific Luminoskan Ascent and Varioskan Flash Microplate Readers; Injector required for assessing more than 24 wells at a time.

Recommended for:

Study two regulatory elements at the same time; Monitor two signaling pathways simultaneously; Enable studying more than one target per screen (e.g. off-target effects)

Specifications

Specifications

Reporter Enzyme, Luciferase Reporter Assay
Sufficient For: 100 dual-luciferase assays in microplate wells
• Cypridina-Firefly Dual Assay Buffer, 5 mL (store at 4°C)
• 100X Vargulin, 50 µL (store at -20°C)
• D-Luciferin, 3 mg (store at 4°C)
• Luciferase Cell Lysis Buffer (2X), 6 mL (store at room temperature)

Upon receipt, store kit at -20°C, or store individual components as indicated above.
Luminometer (Microplate)
Enzyme Labeled
Chemical Substrate
Vargulin (Cypridina Luciferin), D-Luciferin
Enhanced Chemiluminescence
Mammalian Cells
Bioluminescent
384-well plate, 96-well plate
Pierce™
Luciferase Substrate
Luciferase, Cypridina Luciferase
100 rxn kit
SDS
Documents
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