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WST-8 Cell Proliferation Assay Kit

Item № 10010199
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     96 wells $50.00 0.00
     480 wells $98.00 0.00

Pricing updated 2019-07-21. Prices are subject to change without notice.

  • A colorimetric, non-radioactive assay for assessing cell viability and proliferation
  • Tetrazolium salt, WST-8, is reduced to a soluble purple formazan by trans-plasma membrane electron transport from NADH via an electron mediator
  • Detect 2,000-500,000 cells per well
  • Rapid assay; get results in 2-4 hours

Cayman's WST-8 Cell Proliferation Assay provides a tool for studying induction and inhibition of cell proliferation in any in vitro model. The assay is based on the extracellular reduction of WST-8 by NADH produced in the mitochondria resulting in a water-soluble formazan which dissolves directly into the culture medium. Cayman's WST-8 assay is preferred when higher cell densities are expected, as up to 5 x 106 cells/ml can be successfully quantified.

Needed but not supplied: Please download the kit booklet to verify if UltraPure Water (Milli-Q or equivalent) or any other components are needed for this assay.

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Technical Information

Warning - this product is not for human or veterinary use.

Shipping & Storage
Wet ice in continental US; may vary elsewhere
≥ 1 year
Downloads & Resources
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Additional Information

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Provide batch numbers separated by commas to download or request available product inserts, QC sheets, certificates of analysis, data pack, and GC-MS data.

Technical Support

All 480 well kits are supplied with a single 500 dtn vial of antiserum and tracer, or Fab' conjugate that must be used within the stated time following reconstitution.

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