Urine, serum, plasma

Tryptophan ELISA

The Tryptophan ELISA (BA E-2700) is a sensitive assay for the quantitative determination of L-tryptophan in human urine, plasma, and serum samples and is intended for in-vitro diagnosis and research applications.

Catalog Nr.: 
BA E-2700
Name: 

Tryptophan ELISA

Description: 
Enzyme immunoassay (ELISA) for the quantitative determination of Tryptophan in urine, plasma, and serum
Design: 
Common sample preparation for all biological fluids. Derivatization in liquid phase. 96-well-reaction plate. 12x8 break apart wells microtiter plate. 6 standards. 2 controls. ready for use.
Sample Volume: 
20 µL urine, plasma or serum
Total Assay Time: 
Sample preparation 2.5 hours and ELISA overnight
Standard Range: 

0/2.5 - 250 µg/ml

Sensitivity: 

1.2µg/ml

Storage: 
2 - 8 °C
Kit: 
96 Determinations
Advantages: 

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CE Mark: 
CE Marked

Tryptophan in Urine, Serum, Plasma

L-Tryptophan is one of the essential amino acids for the human metabolism and must be part of its diet.
In humans it is the converted into Serotonin or catabolized to kynurenine through the enzyme IDO (indoleamine-2 ,3-dioxygenase). Increased IDO activity is an expression of neuro-endocrine-immunological dysregulation, which is often associated with depressive symptoms such as bipolar disorder (manic depression).

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