G9a Homogeneous Assay Kit

Catalog #: 52051
Size: 384 reactions
$1,040
Background:
G9a is a histone methyltransferase that exhibits methylation activity toward H3-K9.
Description:
The G9a Homogeneous Assay Kit is designed to measure the activity of G9a (also known as EHMT2 or KMT1C) for screening and profiling applications, using AlphaLISA® technology. The key to the G9a Homogeneous Assay Kit is a highly specific antibody that recognizes methylated substrate. With this kit, only three simple steps on a microtiter plate are required for methyltransferase detection. First, a sample containing G9a enzyme is incubated with the biotinylated substrate for one hour. Next, acceptor beads and primary antibody are added, then donor beads, followed by reading the Alpha-counts.
Synonym(s):
G9a, EHMT2, KMT1C, euchromatic histone-lysine N-methyltransferase 2, AlphaLISA, Alphascreen, Alpha Lisa, Alpha screen
Supplied As:
Kit comes in a convenient AlphaLISA® format, with biotinylated histone H3 peptide substrate, primary antibody, methylation assay buffer, and purified G9a for 384 enzyme reactions.
Contraindications:
Avoid green and blue dyes that absorb light in the Alphascreen® signal emission range (520-620 nm), such as Trypan Blue. Avoid the use of the potent singlet oxygen quenchers such as sodium azide (NaN3) or metal ions (Fe2+, Fe3+, Cu2+, Zn2+ and Ni2+). The presence of >1% RPMI 1640 culture medium leads to a signal reduction due to the presence of excess biotin and iron in this medium. MEM, which lacks these components, does not affect Alphascreen® assays.
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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.

Application(s):
Great for studying enzyme kinetics and screening small molecular inhibitors for drug discovery and HTS applications.
Reference(s):
Dillon S.C., et al. 2005. Genome Biology 6:227.
Notes:
AlphaScreen® and AlphaLISA® are registered trademarks of PerkinElmer, Inc.
Warning(s):
Avoid freeze/thaw cycles.
Scientific Category:
Methyltransferase
Product Type:
Assay Kit
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