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Cathepsin K Activity Fluorometric Assay Kit

Cat.No.: Kit-0184
Product Overview: Simple one-step procedure; takes only 1-2 hours Fast and convenient Cathepsin-K assay is straightforward, and can be adapted to 96-well plate assays.
Size: 100 assays
Description: Apoptosis can be mediated by mechanisms other than the traditional caspase-mediated cleavage cascade. There is growing recognition that alternative proteolytic enzymes such as the lysosomal cathepsin proteases may initiate or propagate proapoptotic signals. Cathepsins are lysosomal enzymes that are also used as sensitive markers in various toxicological investigations. The Cathepsin-K Activity Assay kit is a fluorescence-based assay that utilizes the preferred cathepsin-K substrate sequence LR labeled with AFC (amino-4-trifluoromethyl coumarin). Cell lysates or other samples that contain cathepsin-K will cleave the synthetic substrate LR-AFC to release free AFC. The released AFC can easily be quantified using a fluorometer or fluorescence plate reader.
Applications: Detects alternative proteolytic enzymes such as the lysosomal cathepsin proteases that can initiate or propagate proapoptotic signals.
Target Species: Mammalian
Usage: For Research Use Only! Not For Use in Humans.
Storage: -20°C
Kit Components: • CK Cell Lysis Buffer • CK Reaction Buffer • CK Substrate Ac-LR-AFC (10 mM) • CK Inhibitor (1 mM)
Detection method: Fluorescence (Ex/Em 400/505)
Compatible Sample Types: Cell and tissue lysates

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C-fusion    N-fusion   Non-tagged
His    GST   Fc   Others
<1.0 eu/μg    <0.1 eu/μg   <0.01 eu/μg   Not required
Monomer Isolation    Dimer Isolation    Not required
>80% by SDS-PAGE    >90% by SDS-PAGE   >95% by SDS-PAGE   Others

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