MMP-3 Activity Assay试剂盒(Fluorometric) (ab118972)


  • 产品名称
    MMP-3 Activity Assay试剂盒(Fluorometric)
    参阅全部 MMP3 试剂盒
  • 检测方法
  • 样品类型
    Cell culture supernatant, Milk, Urine, Tissue Extracts, Cell culture media
  • 检测类型
    Enzyme activity
  • 灵敏度
    < 0.05 mU/well
  • 检测时间
    1h 00m
  • 种属反应性
    与反应: Mammal
  • 产品概述

    In Abcam's MMP-3 Activity Assay Kit, MMP-3 hydrolyzes a specific FRET substrate to release the quenched fluorescent group Mca, which can be detected fluorometrically at Ex/Em=325/393 nm. The kit provides a rapid, simple, sensitive and reliable test which can also be used as a high throughput assay of MMP-3 activity. The assay sensitivity is < 50 µU.
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  • 说明

    The matrix metalloproteinase-3 (MMP-3, stromelysin-1) exhibits a number of activities that would make it a particularly good tumor promoter. Like several other MMPs, MMP-3 was first cloned and later recloned as a cancer-specific gene. In addition to degrading numerous extracellular matrix components, MMP-3 can activate gelatinase B, the collagenases and several serpin-type serine proteinase inhibitors. Moreover, it can release a number of cell surface molecules, including E-cadherin, a known contributor to cancer development.

  • 经测试应用
    适用于: Functional Studiesmore details



Our Abpromise guarantee covers the use of ab118972 in the following tested applications.

The application notes include recommended starting dilutions; optimal dilutions/concentrations should be determined by the end user.

应用 Ab评论 说明
Functional Studies Use at an assay dependent concentration.


  • MMP-3 Mca Standard
  • MMP-3 Positive Control



This product has been referenced in:
  • O'Callaghan J  et al. Therapeutic potential of AAV-mediated MMP-3 secretion from corneal endothelium in treating glaucoma. Hum Mol Genet 26:1230-1246 (2017). Read more (PubMed: 28158775) »
  • Pettersson F  et al. Genetic and pharmacologic inhibition of eIF4E reduces breast cancer cell migration, invasion, and metastasis. Cancer Res 75:1102-12 (2015). Read more (PubMed: 25608710) »

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Since ab118972 is an enzyme assay, we would not recommend EDTA treated plasma for it. The customer could try using heparin instead for plasma.

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The FRET substrate we provide in this kit is very specific for MMP-3. Other MMPs should not be able to hydrolyze it, therefore there should not be any interference of that sort.

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EDTA is known to inhibit MMP-3 activity in general conditions. However, we have not encountered this problem specifically. It might depend on the concentration of EDTA used. Nevertheless, it is always better to u...

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The molecular weight of the Active MMP-3 is: 19.5 kDa.

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Thank you for contacting us. Each vial of MMP-3 positive control contains 2.2 ug of the active protein that has been lyophilized. I hope this information is helpful to you. Please do not hesitate to contact us if you need any more advice or infor...

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