Rat TIMP-2 quantitates rat TIMP-2 in serum, plasma, supernatant. The assay will exclusively recognize both natural and recombinant rat TIMP-2.TIMP-1 and TIMP-2 are inhibitory enzymes of matrix metalloproteinase family, and are thought to be of great importance in the maintenance of connective tissue integrity. TIMP-2 shows the highest binding affinity to both the latent (pro) and active forms of 72 kDa Type IV collagenase (also known as MMP-2 or gelatinase A). It also has affinity for the active form of 92 kDa Type IV collagenase (also known as MMP-9 or gelatinase B). TIMP-2 inhibits the proteolytic invasiveness of tumor cells and normal placental trophoblast cells.
|Research Use Only|
|Pre-coated 96 well plate, Standard, Assay Diluent concentrate, Biotinylated Detection Antibody, SAV-HRP, Wash Buffer, Chromogen, Stop Solution, Adhesive Plate Covers|
|4 hr 45 min|
|Serum, Plasma, Supernatant|
|2°C to 8°C|
|1 hr 20 min|
|Supernatant, 50 µL; Plasma, 50 µL; Serum, 50 µL|
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