Human IL-5 ELISA Kit
For detection and measurement of human interleukin 5
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The assay is based on the sandwich ELISA method, in which samples are added to ELISA strip plates pre-coated with capture antibodies specific for the cytokine. The captured cytokine is detected by addition of a biotinylated detection antibody, followed by streptavidin-horseradish peroxidase, which binds the biotinylated antibody. Addition of the chromogenic enzyme substrate 3,3’,5,5’ tetramethylbenzidine (TMB) results in a colored product with an intensity directly proportional to the concentration of cytokine in the sample. The concentration of the cytokine is determined by comparison to a serial dilution of the cytokine standard analyzed in parallel.
Representative Standard Curve
• Reportable range: 10 - 1000 pg/mL. This is the concentration range in which measurement of the analyte can be done with the highest
precision, accuracy, and linearity.
• Sensitivity: The limit of detection of this assay is 1 pg/mL. This is the analyte concentration with absorbance two standard deviations higher than the zero standard.
• Accuracy: The analyte standard of this ELISA was calibrated against NIBSC* international standard 90/586.
• Recovery: A mid-curve recovery of 92 - 110% was determined by spiking defined amounts of analyte standard into serum or plasma samples in repeated experiments.
• Precision: The intra-assay precision of this assay is 1.6% (CV). The inter-assay precision of this assay is 12.0% (CV).
*National Institute of Biological Standards and Control, Potters Bar, Hertfordshire EN6 3QG, UK
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Human IL-5 ELISA Kit
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