SensoLyte® Generic MMP Assay Kit Colorimetric - 1 kit

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  • Cat.Number : AS-72095
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Matrix metalloproteinases (MMPs) belong to a family of secreted or membrane-associated proteins capable of digesting extracellular matrix components. The importance of MMPs in tumor development and invasion as well as other diseases is well known.
The SensoLyte® Generic MMP Assay Kit can be used to detect the activity of a variety of MMPs, including MMP-1, 2, 3, 7, 8, 9, 12, 13, and 14 or for high throughput screening of MMPs’ inducers and inhibitors. The substrate is a thiopeptolide that is cleaved by the MMPs, releasing a sulfhydryl group, which can be detected with a color-developing thiol-reactive agent, 4,4’-dithiodipyridine or Ellman’s Reagent at 412 nm using a microplate reader. The assays are performed in a convenient 96-well microplate format.


Kits components
  • Component A: MMP colorimetric substrate: 10 mM, 100 mL Component B: Reference standard: 10 mM, 10 mL Component C: Assay Buffer: 20 mL Component D: MMP inhibitor: 2 mM, 10 mL Component E: Trypsin: 1 mg/mL, 100 mL Component F: Trypsin inhibitor: 10 mg/mL, 100 mL Component G: Stop Solution: 5 mL
Absorbance (nm)
  • 412
Storage & stability
Storage Conditions
  • Store all components at -20°C. Store component C at 4°C and protect from the light. Component G can be at room temperature for convenience. Aliquot Components E and F as needed to avoid freeze-thaw cycles.
Biomarker Target
Detection Method
Detection Limit
  • nanogram
Research Area
Sub-category Research Area
  • Research use
Code Nacres
  • NA.32

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