HDAC Activity Colorimetric Assay Kit

Catalog number
HDAC Activity Colorimetric Assay Kit
100 assays
449.00 EUR


Kit's description
Inhibition of histone deacetylases (HDACs) has been implicated to modulate transcription and to induce apoptosis or differentiation in cancer cells. However, screening HDAC inhibitory compounds has proven to be difficult over the past due to the lack of convenient tools for analyzing HDAC activity. The new Colorimetric HDAC Activity Assay Kit provides a fast and convenient colorimetric method that eliminates radioactivity, extractions, or chromatography, as used in the traditional assays. The new method requires only two easy steps, both performed on the same microtiter plate. First, the HDAC colorimetric substrate, which comprises an acetylated lysine side chain, is incubated with a sample containing HDAC activity (e.g., HeLa nuclear extract or your own samples). Deacetylation of the substrate sensitizes the substrate, so that, in the second step, treatment with the Lysine Developer produces a chromophore. The chromophore can be easily analyzed using an ELISA plate reader or spectrophotometer. The assay is well suited for high throughput screening applications. HDAC inhibitors and antibodies are also available separately.
• Detection method: Absorbance (400 or 405 nm) • Species reactivity: Mammalian • Applications: Well suited for high throughput applications. HDAC inhibitors and substrates and related antibodies are also available separately.
Kit's benefits
• Simple two-step procedure; takes around than 1 hour • Fast and convenient • The assay method eliminates radioactivity/extractions/ and/or chromatography as used in the traditional assays.
Kit's other name
• HDAC Substrate [Ac-Lys(Ac)-pNA, 10 mM] • 10X HDAC Assay Buffer • Lysine Developer • HDAC Inhibitor (Trichostatin A, 1 mM) • HeLa Nuclear Extract (5 mg/ml) • Deacetylated Standard (Ac-Lys-pNA, 10 mM)
Storage condition
Shipping condition
gel pack
Maximum time can be stored
12 months
Species reactivity
see datasheet
Samples tested
Cell lysate, nuclear extract
Biovision supplies other types of Assays as 1.
Colorimetric assays or detection use UV absorption or enzymatic color reaction.