96 Tests PN: B311190


45x Ab-conjugated beads (S5P2 - Rat PDGF-AB Ab-bead). PN: B311190A. One vial containing 100 µL of anti-rat PDGF-AB conjugated to AimPlex Bead S5P2.

25x Biotin-detection Ab (Rat PDGF-AB Biotin-dAb). PN: B311190B. One vial containing 100 µL of biotinylated anti-rat PDGF-AB.

Lyophilized Standard Mix - Rat PDGF-AB. PN: B311190S. One vial containing lyophilized PDGF-AB.

Application: Optimal antibody pair and antigen standard for assaying Rat PDGF-AB. To be used in conjunction with the AimPlex Mouse/Rat Basic Kit (PN: P200201) and a diluent kit. Refer to the AimPlex Multiplex Immunoassay User Manual and kit inserts for the assay procedure.

Note: Sample types containing low levels of platelets such as platelet-poor plasma are recommended.

Storage:  2-8 C in the dark.

Important: Sodium azide forms explosive compounds with heavy metals. These products contain <0.05% (w/w) azide which with repeated contact with lead and copper commonly found in plumbing drains may result in the buildup of shock sensitive compounds. Dispose in accordance with regulations from your institute.

For Research Use Only.  Not for use in diagnostic procedures.

Assay Specifications:

  • Sample types: Cell culture supernatant, serum, plasma, bodily fluid and tissue/cell lysate

  • Sensitivity (LOD): < 20 pg/mL

  • Quantitation range:

  • LLOQ: < 50 pg/mL

  • ULOQ: > 10,000 pg/mL

  • Standard dose recovery: 70-130%

  • Intra-assay CV: < 10%

  • Inter-assay CV: < 20%

  • Sample volume: 15 µL/test


Platelet-derived growth factor-AB (PDGF-AB) is one of the five dimeric proteins belonging to the PDGF family. Other members are homodimers PDGF-AA, PDGF-BB, PDGF-CC and PDGF-DD. The PDGFs are produced by platelets, stored in platelet alpha-granules and are released upon platelet activation. PDGF proteins are generally considered as potent mitogens for connective tissue cells, and can also be chemotactic for fibroblasts, smooth muscle cells, neutrophils and mononuclear cells. PDGF-AB is reported to support angiogenesis in the heart. PDGF-AB is able to bind to both PDGFR alpha and PDGFR beta.


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