|Description:||The TR-FRET LXR (liver X receptor) alpha Coactivator Assay provides a sensitive and robust method for high-throughput screening of potential LXR alpha ligands as agonists of coactivator recruitment. The kit uses a terbium (Tb)-labeled anti-GST antibody, a fluorescein-labeled coactivator peptide, and an LXR alpha ligand-binding domain (LBD) that is tagged with glutathione-S-transferase (GST), in a homogeneous mix-and-read assay format.
In the TR-FRET LXR alpha Coactivator Assay, LXR alpha-LBD is added to ligand test compounds followed by addition of a mixture of the fluorescein-coactivator peptide and Tb-labeled anti-GST antibody. After an incubation period at room temperature, the 520 nm/495 nm TR-FRET ratio is calculated and can be used to determine the EC50 from a dose response curve of the compound. Based on the biology of the LXR alpha-coactivator peptide interaction, this ligand EC50 is a composite value representing the amount of ligand required to bind to receptor, effect a conformational change, and recruit coactivator peptide.
|Applications:||Co-Factor Interaction Assay|
|Storage:||Store in ultra-cold freezer (-68 to -85°C).|
|Size:||800 x 20 µL assays|
|Kit Components:||The TR-FRET LXR alpha Coactivator Assay Kitcontains LXR alpha-LBD (GST) protein, fluorescently labeled TRAP220/DRIP-2 coactivator peptide, Tb-labeled anti-GST antibody, and buffers. Store components as indicated in the assay protocol (-80°C, -20°C, or +4°C).|
|Materials Required but Not Supplied:||Microplate Reader|
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