SIRT1 (Sirtuin1) Fluorogenic Assay Kit

Catalog #: 50081
Size: 96 reactions
The Fluorogenic SIRT1 Assay Kit is a complete assay system designed to measure Sirtuin 1 (SIRT1) activity for screening and profiling applications. The Fluorogenic SIRT1 Assay Kit is based on a unique fluorogenic substrate and developer combination. This assay method eliminates dealing with the radioactivity, extraction, and chromatography aspects of traditional assays. Using this kit, only two simple steps on a microtiter plate are needed to analyze the SIRT1 activity level. First, the SIRT fluorometric substrate (SIRT substrate 1), containing an acetylated lysine side chain, is incubated with purified SIRT1 enzyme. The deacetylation sensitizes the substrate so subsequent treatment with the Lysine Developer produces a fluorophore that can then be measured using a fluorescence reader.
sirt1, Sir2, Sir2a
Supplied As:
Kit comes in a convenient 96-well format, with reagents, purified SIRT1 enzyme and a SIRT inhibitor, Nicotinamide, for use as a positive and negative control necessary for 100 fluorescent SIRT1 (Sir2) activity measurements.
DMSO >1%, strong acids or bases, ionic detergents, high salt


Instructions for use:
See assay kit data sheet for detailed protocol.
Storage / Stability:

12 months from date of receipt, when stored as directed. Kit components require different storage conditions. Be sure to store each component at the proper temperature upon arrival.

Great for studying enzyme kinetics and screening small molecular inhibitors for drug discovery and HTS applications.

1. A. Ito et al. (2001) EMBO J. 20 1331.
2. A. Ito et al. (2002) EMBO J. 21 6236.
3. N.A. Barlev et al. (2001) Mol. Cell 8 1243.

Application Reference(s):
Middle-aged rats orally supplemented with gel-encapsulated catechin favorably increases blood cytosolic NADPH levels (2015)

Avoid freeze/thaw cycles.
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Assay Kit
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