MitoTox™ Complex IV OXPHOS Activity Assay试剂盒(ab109906)


  • 产品名称MitoTox™ Complex IV OXPHOS Activity Assay试剂盒
    参阅全部 Complex IV 试剂盒
  • 检测方法Colorimetric
  • 检测类型Direct
  • 检测时间
    5h 00m
  • 种属反应性
    与反应: Cow, Human
  • 产品概述

    MitoTox™ Complex IV OXPHOS Activity Assay Kit (ab109906) is designed for testing the direct inhibitory effect of compounds on Complex IV activity in only 5 hours. Complex IV extracted from the provided bovine heart mitochondria (a rich source of Complex IV) is immunocaptured by specific antibodies on the plate. Complex IV activity can be observed as decrease in absorbance at OD 550 nm. The intra-assay and inter-assay variation of this assay are both <10%.

    Inhibitory effects of compounds on Complex IV activity can be tested in two different ways: 1. Screening format, where up to 23 compounds can be tested at a single concentration in triplicate; 2. Dose response (IC50) format, where two compounds known to affect Complex IV activity can be tested at 11 different data points in triplicate.

    Testing for mitochondrial function has become a key aspect of drug discovery. Mitochondria can be affected by drug treatment, resulting into cardio- and hepatotoxic side effects that can lead to drug withdrawal from the market. Therefore, there is increasing emphasis on testing the impact on mitochondria early on in the drug development process to reduce failure rates during preclinical and clinical phases. 



  • 说明

    Store Bovine Heart Mitochondria and Reagent C at -80°C. Store all other components at 4°C.

  • 经测试应用适用于: Functional Studiesmore details
  • 平台Microplate



Our Abpromise guarantee covers the use of ab109906 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 dilution.

MitoTox™ Complex IV OXPHOS Activity Assay Kit 图像

  • Typical dose response curve for KCN. Assay was performed following the Dose Response Assay Procedure using KCN, a well known Complex IV inhibitor. KCN was prepared in 0.1 M NaOH to generate a 100 mM stock. Starting with a 100 µM final concentration in well, 1:10 serial dilutions of KCN were generated.


MitoTox™ Complex IV OXPHOS Activity Assay Kit (ab109906)参考文献

This product has been referenced in:
  • Chin RM  et al. The metabolite a-ketoglutarate extends lifespan by inhibiting ATP synthase and TOR. Nature 509:397-401 (2014). Read more (PubMed: 24828042) »
  • Lai K  et al. Integrated Compound Profiling Screens Identify the Mitochondrial Electron Transport Chain as the Molecular Target of the Natural Products Manassantin, Sesquicillin, and Arctigenin. ACS Chem Biol N/A:N/A (2012). Read more (PubMed: 23138533) »

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ab109903, Complex I; reactivity = Human, mouse, rat, bovine

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This is because the plate requires fresh blocking to prevent non specific binding of the enzyme to the plate. We believe that this occurs because CIV is a highly hydrophobic enzyme.