Product Name Human TIMP-2 EasyTest™ ELISA Kit
Assay Type Solid Phase Sandwich ELISA
Format 96-well strip plate
Assay Process One wash step, two incubations
Assay Length 1.5 hours
Sample Volume Serum , Plasma, 50µL
Detection Method Colorimetric
Assay Range 65.5-16000pg/mL
Cross-Reactivity No cross-reactivity observed with available related molecules
Gene Names TIMP2; CSC-21K; DDC8
Gene ID 7077
Swissprot ID P16035
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Standard Curve: Human TIMP-2 EasyTest™ ELISA Kit
• Pre-Coated 96-well Strip Microplate
• Wash Buffer
• Stop Solution
• Assay Diluent
• Bioaim human TIMP-2 mix
• TMB One-Step Substrate
1. Prepare all reagents, samples and standards as instructed in the manual.
2. Add 50 µl of standard or sample to each well.
3. Add 50 µl of Bioaim mix.
4. Incubate 1 h at RT.
5. Wash and add 100 µl of TMB One-Step Substrate Reagent to each well.
6. Incubate 15 min at RT.
7. Add 50 µl of Stop Solution to each well.
8. Read at 450 nm/570 nm.
TIMPs-1 through -4 regulate the activity of zinc metalloproteases known as MMPs, ADAMs and ADAMTSs. Structurally, TIMPs contain two domains. The N-terminal domain binds to the active site of mature metalloproteases via a 1:1 non-covalent interaction, blocking access of substrates to the catalytic site. In addition, The C-terminal domain of TIMP-1 and TIMP-2 binds to the hemopexin- like domain of pro-MMP-9 and pro-MMP-2, respectively. The latter binding is essential for the cell surface activation of MMP-2 by MMP-14. TIMP-2 functions as both an MMP inhibitor and an activator. TIMPs inhibit all active MMPs, but different TIMPs inhibit different MMPs better than other TIMPs. For example, TIMP-1 inhibits MMP-7, MMP-9, MMP-1 and MMP-3 better than TIMP-2, and TIMP-2 inhibits MMP-2 more effectively than other TIMPs.
The entire kit may be stored at -20°C for up to 1 year from the date of shipment. Avoid repeated freeze-thaw cycles. The kit may be stored at 4°C for up to 6 months. For extended storage, it is recommended to store at -80°C.
Human TIMP-2 EasyTest™ ELISA Kit is for Research Use Only.
1 Plate Kit, 2 Plate Kit, 5 Plate Kit