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  • The EP4 receptor is one of four GPCRs that mediate the actions of prostaglandin E2 (PGE2). The diverse effects of PGE2 acting via EP4 receptors point to the need to identify novel agonists and antagonists, both to further elucidate the function of this receptor subtype and for use as therapeutics…

  • AMP+ Mass Spectrometry Kit

    Cayman Chemical

    Cayman’s AMP+ Mass Spectrometry Kit contains a positively charged reagent (AMP+) that can be coupled quantitatively to free carboxylic acids through an amide bond linkage. The resulting derivatized product thus contains a positively charged group that shows improved electrospray ionization…

  • This assay kit provides an accurate and convenient method for screening LO inhibitors. This assay measures the hydroperoxides generated from the incubation of a LO (5-, 12-, or 15-LO) with either arachidonic or linoleic acid.

  • COX-1 and COX-2 catalyze the production of the PG and TX precursor PGH2. COX-2 is primarily responsible for the biosynthesis of PGs under acute inflammatory conditions. The COX-2 (human recombinant) Inhibitor Screening Assay measures PGF2α that is produced by SnCl2 reduction of COX-2-derived…

  • 17-phenyl trinor PGF2α is a metabolically stable analog of PGF2α and is a potent agonist for the FP receptor. The ethyl amide analog has been approved for use as an ocular hypotensive drug, sold under the Allergan trade name Bimatoprost. There is some evidence that unmetabolized…

  • 8-Isoprostane ELISA Kit

    Cayman Chemical

    The isoprostanes are a family of eicosanoids of non-enzymatic origin produced by the random oxidation of tissue phospholipids by oxygen radicals. Isoprostanes appear as artifacts in tissue and plasma samples which have undergone oxidative degradation during prolonged or improper storage. They also…

  • The COX Colorimetric Inhibitor Screening Assay measures the peroxidase component of cyclooxygenases. The peroxidase activity is assayed colorimetrically by monitoring the appearance of oxidized N,N,N',N'-tetramethyl-p-phenylenediamine (TMPD) at 590 nm. Inhibition of COX activity, measured…

  • Sphingomyelin is an important lipid component of cell membranes and lipoproteins. Cayman’s SM Assay provides a specific, sensitive, and convenient method for quantifying SM in plasma or serum in a 96-well format with a colorimetric readout at 595 nm.

  • This assay was developed for screening applications in which the relative amount of PG production for a large number of cell culture samples must be determined. The antiserum used in this assay exhibits high cross reactivity for most PGs which will allow quantification of all the PGs in a given…

  • Cayman’s FABP4 Ligand Binding Assay provides a simple, reproducible, and sensitive tool for the identification of FABP4 ligands. The assay makes use of a detection reagent that exhibits increased fluorescence at 500 nm when bound to FABP4. Any strong ligand and/or inhibitor of FABP4 will…

  • Prostacyclin is formed from arachidonic acid primarily by the vascular endothelium and renal cortex. It is a potent vasodilator and inhibitor of platelet aggregation. PGI2 is non-enzymatically hydrated to 6-keto PGF1α (t½ = 2-3 minutes), and then quickly converted to the major…

  • cPLA2 Assay Kit

    Cayman Chemical

    Arachidonoyl thio-PC is a substrate for cPLA2 by virtue of the presence of arachidonic acid at the sn-2 position of the glycerophospholipid. Hydrolysis of the arachidonoyl thioester bond at the sn-2 position by PLA2 releases free thiol which can be detected by DTNB. This assay can be used to…

  • The COX (ovine) Inhibitor Screening Assay directly measures PGF2α produced in the cyclooxygenase reaction. The prostanoid product is quantified via ELISA using a broadly specific antibody that binds to all the major prostaglandin compounds. Thus, this Cayman COX Assay is more accurate and…

  • The COX (human) Inhibitor Screening Assay Kit directly measures PGF2α by SnCl2 reduction of COX-derived PGH2 produced in the COX reaction. The prostanoid product is quantified via ELISA using a broadly specific antiserum that binds to all the major prostaglandin compounds. This assay includes…

  • Cayman’s STAT-8-isoprostane ELISA is a competitive assay that permits the rapid measurement of 8-iso PGF2α from biological samples, requiring only 1 hour incubation and development times for each step. This assay format is similar to that employed in Cayman’s original…

  • Resolvin D1 ELISA Kit

    Cayman Chemical

    Resolvin D1 (RvD1) is produced physiologically from the sequential oxygenation of DHA by 15- and 5-lipoxygenases. The 17(R)-epimer of RvD1 can also be generated with aspirin-treatment. Both RvD1 and its 17(R) configuration reduce human polymorphonuclear leukocyte (PMNL) transendothelial migration,…

  • Cayman’s COX Fluorescent Activity Assay provides a convenient fluorescence-based method for detecting COX-1 or COX-2 activity in both crude (cell lysates/tissue homogenates) and purified enzyme preparations. The assay utilizes the peroxidase component of COXs. In this assay, the reaction…

  • 11β-PGF2α is the primary plasma metabolite of PGD2 in vivo, the levels of which can increase from 6 pg/ml in a normal healthy volunteer to 490 ng/ml in patients with systemic mastocytosis. The normal human urinary excretion of 11β-PGF2α is about 11 ng/mmol creatinine (~400…

  • Prostaglandin D2 ELISA Kit

    Cayman Chemical

    Prostaglandin D2 (PGD2) is biosynthesized in the brain by a soluble, 26 kDa glutathione-independent lipocalin-type PGD2 synthase. This PGD2 accumulates in the cerebrospinal fluid (CSF), where it induces physiologic sleep in rats and humans. PGD2 is also synthesized in mast cells and leukocytes by a…

  • Prostaglandin D2 (PGD2) is biosynthesized in the brain by soluble, glutathione-independent lipocalin-type PGD2 synthase. PGD2 accumulates in the cerebrospinal fluid (CSF), where it induces physiologic sleep in rats and humans. PGD2 is also synthesized in mast cells and leukocytes by a cellular,…

  • Cayman’s PGE2 ELISA is a sensitive competitive assay that uses a high-affinity PGE2 monoclonal antibody for quantification of PGE2 in plasma, urine, and culture media samples.

  • This kit contains all reagents necessary for simple one-step purification of 8-isoprostane from most biological samples.

  • COX-1 and COX-2 catalyze the production of the PG and TX precursor PGH2. COX-2 is primarily responsible for the biosynthesis of PGs under acute inflammatory conditions. The COX-1 (ovine) Inhibitor Screening Assay measures PGF2α that is produced by SnCl2 reduction of COX-1-derived PGH2.…

  • Cayman’s PGD2-MOX Express ELISA is a competitive assay that permits the rapid measurement of PGD2 from biological samples, requiring only 1 hour incubation and development times for each step. The methodology for the assay is the same as that employed in the PGD2-MOX ELISA (Item No. 512011).…

  • Cayman’s Lipid Hydroperoxide Assay measures the hydroperoxides directly utilizing the redox reactions with ferrous ions. An easy to use quantitative extraction method was developed to extract lipid hydroperoxides into chloroform, and the extract is directly used in the assay. This procedure…

  • 15(S)-HETE ELISA Kit

    Cayman Chemical

    15(S)-HETE is produced from arachidonic acid by the enzyme 15-LO. In humans it is formed primarily in the respiratory epithelium, leukocytes, and reticulocytes. It may contribute to allergic rhinitis, has anti-inflammatory properties, and acts as a vasoconstrictor. Cayman’s 15(S)-HETE ELISA…

  • tetranor-PGDM ELISA Kit

    Cayman Chemical

    tetranor-PGDM is a major metabolite of PGD2 found in human and murine urine. Normal levels of tetranor-PGDM in human and murine urine are 1.5 ng/mg creatinine and 8.1 ng/mg creatinine respectively. Cayman’s tetranor-PGDM ELISA is a competitive assay that can be used for quantification of…

  • Fluprostenol ELISA Kit

    Cayman Chemical

    Fluprostenol is a metabolically stable analog of PGF2α with potent FP receptor agonist activity. The isopropyl ester of fluprostenol has been approved for use as an ocular hypotensive drug for the treatment of glaucoma and is sold under the Alcon trade name Travoprost. Acting as a prodrug,…

  • Leukotriene B4 ELISA Kit

    Cayman Chemical

    LTB4 is synthesized from arachidonic acid by the combined action of 5-LO and LTA4 hydrolase. LTB4 has long been recognized as a potent mediator of inflammation. It stimulates a number of leukocyte functions, including aggregation, stimulation of ion fluxes, enhancement of lysosomal enzyme release,…

  • Cayman’s PGE2 Express ELISA is a competitive assay that permits the rapid measurement of PGE2 from biological samples, requiring only 1 hour incubation and development times for each step. The foundation of the assay is Cayman’s high-affinity, well-characterized PGE2 monoclonal, the…

  • Resolvin D2 ELISA Kit

    Cayman Chemical

    Resolvin D2 (RvD2) is produced physiologically from the sequential oxygenation of docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) by 15- and 5-lipoxygenases. RvD2 reduces polymorphonuclear leukocyte transendothelial migration, the earliest event in acute inflammation, by ~70% at doses as low as 10 pg in the mouse model…

  • Leukotriene E4 ELISA Kit

    Cayman Chemical

    Leukotriene E4 (LTE4) is a product of the 5-lipoxygenase (5-LO) pathway in activated mast cells, eosinophils, and monocytes. LTA4, the primary 5-LO metabolite, is rapidly converted to LTC4 and sequentially to LTD4 and LTE4. While plasma levels of LTC4 are virtually undetectable, exogenously…

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