Motivations to use hormonal contraceptive methods and condoms among HIV-positive and negative women randomized to a progestin contraceptive in Malawi: a qualitative study

Motivations to use hormonal contraceptive methods and condoms among HIV-positive and negative women randomized to a progestin contraceptive in Malawi: a qualitative study
Although many international locations have been selling hormonal contraceptives to stop unintended being pregnant and condom use to stop HIV transmission, little is understood about how women focused by these messages have interpreted and internalized them. We describe HIV-positive and negative women’s understanding of the advantages of contraception and condoms and their motivations to use them. This is a qualitative sub-study from a scientific trial evaluating the results of progestin contraception on HIV-positive and negative women aged 18-45 years randomly assigned to depot medroxyprogesterone acetate (DMPA) injection or levonorgestrel (LNG) implant.
We purposively recruited 41 women to take part in in-depth interviews (IDIs) and focus group discussions (FGDs) after randomization into the principle study. We carried out a complete of 30 IDIs and 6 FGDs comprised of 4-7 women (N = 32). All women had been counselled about potential dangers for HIV acquisition/transmission with progestin-only contraception, drug-drug interactions between the implant and efavirenz-based ART, and the necessity to use condoms with their assigned contraceptive to assist stop being pregnant and HIV acquisition and transmission.
All women understood that HIV is transmitted via unprotected intercourse and that HIV transmission will be prevented via condom use however not DMPA injection or LNG implant use. Nearly all HIV-positive women knew or suspected that their companions had been additionally HIV-positive and had been most in utilizing condoms to stop an infection with a drug-resistant HIV pressure to preserve their HIV viral load low. Almost all reported that their companions agreed to condom use, however few used them constantly. Most women believed that condoms had been efficient at stopping each HIV and being pregnant if used constantly.
Nearly all women thought of contraception and condom use as essential in stopping unintended being pregnant and HIV as a result of associate disclosure of HIV standing is low. Our outcomes confirmed that each HIV-positive and negative women understood modes of HIV transmission and prevention and had been conscious that hormonal contraceptives are solely efficient for stopping being pregnant and not HIV. Although each HIV-negative and constructive women had been motivated to use condoms to stop each HIV acquisition and an infection with different HIV strains respectively, all of them confronted challenges from their companions in utilizing condoms constantly.

Multi-level issues for optimum implementation of long-acting injectable antiretroviral remedy to deal with individuals residing with HIV: views of well being care suppliers collaborating in part Three trials

Long-acting injectable antiretroviral remedy (LA ART) has been proven to be non-inferior to each day oral ART, with excessive affected person satisfaction and choice to oral customary of care in analysis to date, and has lately been accepted for use in the United States and Europe. This study examined the views of well being care suppliers collaborating in LA ART scientific trials on potential obstacles and options to LA ART roll-out into actual world settings. This evaluation attracts on two knowledge sources: (1) open-ended questions embedded in a structured on-line survey of 329 well being care suppliers collaborating in the ATLAS-2 M trial throughout 13 international locations; and (2) in-depth interviews with 14 suppliers collaborating in FLAIR/ ATLAS/ATLAS-2 M trials in the United States and Spain.
 Barriers and proposed options to LA ART implementation had been recognized on the particular person, clinic and well being system ranges. Provider perceptions of affected person stage obstacles included challenges with adhering to frequent injection appointments and injection tolerability. Proposed options included affected person training, having designated workers for clinic go to retention, and clinic flexibility with appointment scheduling. The most important supplier concern was figuring out applicable candidates for LA ART; proposed options centered on affected person supplier communication and choice making. Clinic stage obstacles included the necessity for added expert people to administer injections, shifts in workflow as demand will increase and the logistics of cold-chain storage.
Proposed options included workers hiring and coaching, strategic planning round workflow and logistics, and the potential of providing injections in different settings, together with the house. Health system stage obstacles included price and approvals from nationwide regulatory our bodies. Potential options included governments subsidizing therapy, guaranteeing price is aggressive with oral ART, and providing co-pay help. Results counsel the significance of multi-level assist techniques to optimize patient-provider communication and therapy decision-making; clinic staffing, workflow, logistics protocols and infrastructure; and cost-related elements inside a given well being system.
Motivations to use hormonal contraceptive methods and condoms among HIV-positive and negative women randomized to a progestin contraceptive in Malawi: a qualitative study

Using Incentives and Nudging to Improve Non-Targeted HIV Testing in Ecuador: A Randomized Trial

Under-detection of HIV/AIDS nonetheless burdens many low- and middle-income international locations (LMICs). Our randomized trial investigated the results of economic incentives and a behavioral nudge to induce HIV testing and studying HIV standing in Ecuador. In the management group, 12.2% of members agreed to testing, and 5.3% discovered outcomes. A monetary incentive paid at testing elevated the fraction of members examined by 50.1 share factors (95% CI 38.8 to 61.4) and the fraction who discovered their standing by 8.9 share factors (95% CI 5.3 to 12.5); the nudge had no impact.

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EUR 306
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LDH Cytotoxicity Assay Kit
55R-1366 400 assays
EUR 519
Description: Assay Kit for detection of LDH Cytotoxicity in the research laboratory
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55R-1368 500 assays
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CBA-241 960 assays
EUR 403
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Caspase-1 Colorimetric Assay Kit
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Caspase-8 Colorimetric Assay Kit
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K106-400
EUR 958
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K113-400
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K115-400
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K125-400
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K127-400
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Sulforhodamine B Cell Cytotoxicity Assay Kit (Colorimetric)
K943-1000
EUR 316
EZScreen? ATP Colorimetric Assay Kit (384-well)
K959-400
EUR 593
EZScreen? Glycogen Colorimetric Assay Kit (384-Well)
K960-400
EUR 648
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22780 1000 Tests
EUR 219
EZScreen? Triglyceride Quantification Colorimetric Assay Kit (384-well)
K952-400
EUR 626
EZScreen? NAD+/NADH Colorimetric Assay Kit (384-well)
K958-400
EUR 648
EZScreen? Lactate Dehydrogenase Activity Colorimetric Assay Kit (384-well)
K953-400
EUR 555
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K954-400
EUR 729
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K956-400
EUR 648
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ECTX-100 100
EUR 275
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Bioluminescence Cytotoxicity Assay Kit
K312-500
EUR 245
Bioluminescence Cytotoxicity Assay Kit
55R-1367 500 assays
EUR 312
Description: Assay Kit for detection of Bioluminescence Cytotoxicity in the research laboratory
Amplite™ Colorimetric D-Lactate Dehydrogenase (LDH) Assay Kit
13809 200 Tests
EUR 306
Amplite™ Colorimetric L-Lactate Dehydrogenase (LDH) Assay Kit
13813 200 Tests
EUR 306
EZScreen? Total Cholesterol & Cholesteryl Ester Colorimetric Assay Kit (384-Well)
K957-400
EUR 599
hydroxyproline assay kit 96-assays
QZBhypro1 1 plate 96 assays
EUR 323
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K2026-500 500 assays
EUR 266
Caspase-3 DEVD-R110 Fluorometric and Colorimetric Assay Kit (100 assays)
30008-2 1KIT
EUR 383
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30011-1 1KIT
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EUR 317
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QZBcol1-1 1 plate 96 assays
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STA-318 200 assays
EUR 635
Description: Advanced Oxidation Protein Products (AOPP) are uremic toxins created during oxidative stress through the reaction of plasma proteins with chlorinated oxidants such as chloramines or hypochlorous acid. AOPP levels are elevated in patients with renal complications, diabetes mellitus, and atherosclerosis, as well as HIV-positive patients. Our OxiSelect AOPP Assay Kit provides a convenient method to assess oxidative stress. The kit includes a Chloramine standard and an AOPP Human Serum Albumin conjugate for use as a positive control.
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K329-1000
EUR 316
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K447-1000
EUR 316
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K937-500
EUR 370
EnzyChrom Kinase Assay Kit
EKIN-400 400
EUR 297
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Mouse Lactate Dehydrogenase (LDH) ELISA Kit
DLR-LDH-Mu-48T 48T
EUR 508
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DLR-LDH-Mu-96T 96T
EUR 661
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RDR-LDH-Mu-48Tests 48 Tests
EUR 534
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RDR-LDH-Mu-96Tests 96 Tests
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K2228-500 500 assays
EUR 529
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EUR 204
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30025-1 1KIT
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Lactate Assay Kit (Colorimetric)
MET-5012 100 assays
EUR 450
Description: Our Lactate Assay Kit measures L-lactate in biological samples. Lactate is first oxidized by lactate oxidase, yielding pyruvate and hydrogen peroxide. The hydrogen peroxide released from this reaction is specifically detected by either a colorimetric or fluorometric probe in a 1:1 ratio. Lactate levels in unknown samples are determined based on a lactate standard curve.
Glycogen Assay Kit (Colorimetric)
MET-5022 100 assays
EUR 479
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Starch Assay Kit (Colorimetric)
MET-5025 100 assays
EUR 479
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Choline Assay Kit (Colorimetric)
MET-5043 96 assays
EUR 473
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Glutamate Assay Kit (Colorimetric)
MET-5080 200 assays
EUR 490
Acetylcholine Assay Kit (Colorimetric)
STA-603 96 assays
EUR 473
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STA-680 500 assays
EUR 537
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K2067-250 250 assays
EUR 432
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K2068-100 100 assays
EUR 502
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K2069-100 100 assays
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k2074-500 500 assays
EUR 293
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K2083-100 100 assays
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K2084-100 100 assays
EUR 641
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K2106-100 100 assays
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K2133-100 100 assays
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K2139-100 100 assays
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K2179-100 100 assays
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K2204-100 100 assays
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K2209-100 100 assays
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K2215-100 100 assays
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K2046-100 100 assays
EUR 581
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K219-200
EUR 381
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K229-100
EUR 577
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K370-100
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The HIV-positive price was 1.2% in the management group, and incentives prompted a 4.7 share level (95% CI 0.5 to 8.9) increased proportion of HIV-positive detection. Incentives additionally induced earlier testing, suggesting diminished procrastination. This means that info with appropriately timed small monetary incentives can enhance HIV testing and detection of recent instances in the overall inhabitants in LMIC settings. Both assessments explored supplier views and clinic dynamics associated to the introduction of LA ART and had been analyzed utilizing thematic content material evaluation. The Consolidated Framework for Implementation Research (CFIR) was drawn on because the conceptual framework underpinning improvement of a mannequin depicting study findings.

Effects of Training on HIV Risk Perception, Knowledge and Sexual Behaviour Among Fisherfolks in Two Communities in North Central Nigeria

Effects of Training on HIV Risk Perception, Knowledge and Sexual Behaviour Among Fisherfolks in Two Communities in North Central Nigeria

Fisherfolks take part in unsafe sexual behaviors which may predispose them to HIV an infection. This analysis was designed to evaluate the results of coaching on HIV/AIDS-related test data and sexual conduct amongst fisherfolks in two fishing communities in Nigeria. Respondents had been allotted into Experimental Group (EG, n = 103) and Control Group (CG, n = 105). Data had been collected at baseline utilizing a questionnaire which included questions on socio-demographic traits, sexual conduct amongst others. A 3-day HIV/AIDS test coaching was performed for EG. Fisherfolks in EG and CG with good data had been 16.5% and 54.3%, respectively at baseline.

The quantity elevated to 100.0% in EG than CG (60%) at follow-up. At baseline, fisherfolks in EG and CG with excessive riskperception scores had been 26.2% and 59.0%, respectively; corresponding figures at submit intervention for EG and CG had been 100.0% and 70.0% respectively. Training elevated HIV/AIDS data, improved threat notion and lowered dangerous sexual practices amongst fisherfolks. HIVDR is related to suboptimal virologic suppression and therapy failure, resulting in an elevated threat of HIV transmission to uninfected folks and elevated morbidity and mortality amongst folks residing with HIV.

High charges of HIVDR to non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors globally are anticipated to say no with the introduction of the integrase strand switch inhibitors and long-acting mixture regimens, whereas problem stays for HIVDR to different lessons of antiretroviral medicine. There is an pressing want to grasp the character of immune responses towards SARS-CoV-2, to tell risk-mitigation methods for folks residing with HIV (PLWH). We present that almost all of PLWH, managed on ART, mount a practical adaptive immune response to SARS-CoV-2. Humoral and SARS-CoV-2-specific T cell responses are comparable between HIV-positive and damaging topics and persist 5-7 months following predominately delicate COVID-19 illness.

Effect of HIV/HAART and Other Clinical Variables on the Oral Mycobiome Using Multivariate Analyses
The oral microbiome is taken into account an necessary issue in well being and illness. We lately reported important results of HIV and a number of different medical variables on the oral bacterial communities in a big cohort of HIV-positive and -negative people. The goal of the current research was to equally analyze the oral mycobiome in the identical cohort. To establish fungi, the interior transcribed spacer 2 (ITS2) of the fungal rRNA genes was sequenced utilizing oral rinse samples from 149 HIV-positive and 88 HIV-negative topics that had beforehand undergone bacterial amplicon sequencing.
Quantitative PCR was carried out for whole fungal content material and whole bacterial content material. Interestingly, samples typically confirmed predominance of a single fungal species with 4 main clusters predominated by Candida albicansCandida dubliniensisMalassezia restricta, or Saccharomyces cerevisiae Quantitative PCR evaluation confirmed the Candida-dominated pattern clusters had considerably increased whole fungal abundance than the Malassezia or Saccharomyces species. Of the 25 medical variables evaluated for potential influences on the oral mycobiome, important results had been related to caries standing, geographical web site of sampling, intercourse, HIV below extremely energetic antiretroviral remedy (HAART), and lacking tooth, in rank order of statistical significance.
Investigating particular interactions between fungi and micro organism in the samples typically confirmed Candida species positively correlated with Firmicutes or Actinobacteria and negatively correlated with FusobacteriaProteobacteria, and Bacteroidetes Our information counsel that the oral mycobiome, whereas various, is commonly dominated by a restricted quantity of species per particular person; is affected by a number of medical variables, together with HIV positivity and HAART; and reveals genera-specific associations with bacterial teams. The oral microbiome is probably going a key aspect of homeostasis in the oral cavity. With >600 bacterial species and >160 fungal species comprising the oral microbiome, influences on its composition can have an effect on each native and systemic well being.
We lately reported important results of HIV and a number of different medical variables on the oral bacterial neighborhood in a big cohort of HIV-positive and -negative topics. We describe right here a complete evaluation of the oral mycobiome in the identical cohort. Similar to the bacterial neighborhood, HIV below extremely energetic antiretroviral remedy (HAART) had a major affect on the mycobiome composition, however with much less affect in comparison with different medical variables. Additionally, not like the oral bacterial microbiome, the oral mycobiome is commonly dominated by a single species with four main clusters of fungal communities. Together, these outcomes counsel the oral mycobiome has distinct properties in contrast with the oral bacterial neighborhood, though each are equally impacted by HIV.
Effects of Training on HIV Risk Perception, Knowledge and Sexual Behaviour Among Fisherfolks in Two Communities in North Central Nigeria

Cytoplasmic CPSF6 Regulates HIV-1 Capsid Trafficking and Infection in a Cyclophilin A-Dependent Manner

Human immunodeficiency virus sort 1 (HIV-1) capsid binds host proteins throughout an infection, together with cleavage and polyadenylation specificity issue 6 (CPSF6) and cyclophilin A (CypA). We observe that HIV-1 an infection induces higher-order CPSF6 formation, and capsid-CPSF6 complexes cotraffic on microtubules. CPSF6-capsid advanced trafficking is impacted by capsid alterations that cut back CPSF6 binding or by extra cytoplasmic CPSF6 expression, each of that are related to decreased HIV-1 an infection. Higher-order CPSF6 complexes bind and disrupt HIV-1 capsid assemblies in vitro Disruption of HIV-1 capsid binding to CypA results in elevated CPSF6 binding and altered capsid trafficking, ensuing in lowered infectivity. Our information reveal an interaction between CPSF6 and CypA that’s necessary for cytoplasmic capsid trafficking and HIV-1 an infection.

We suggest that CypA prevents HIV-1 capsid from prematurely partaking cytoplasmic CPSF6 and that variations in CypA mobile localization and innate immunity could clarify variations in HIV-1 capsid trafficking and uncoating in CD4+ T cells and macrophages. HIV is the causative agent of AIDS, which has no treatment. The protein shell that encases the viral genome, the capsid, is important for HIV replication in cells at a number of steps. HIV capsid has been proven to work together with a number of cell proteins throughout motion to the cell nucleus in a poorly understood course of which will differ throughout an infection of totally different cell varieties.

Nitric Oxide Synthase (NOS) Activity Assay Kit (Colorimetric)

K205-100
EUR 512

OxiSelect AOPP Assay Kit (200 assays)

STA-318 200 assays
EUR 635
Description: Advanced Oxidation Protein Products (AOPP) are uremic toxins created during oxidative stress through the reaction of plasma proteins with chlorinated oxidants such as chloramines or hypochlorous acid. AOPP levels are elevated in patients with renal complications, diabetes mellitus, and atherosclerosis, as well as HIV-positive patients. Our OxiSelect AOPP Assay Kit provides a convenient method to assess oxidative stress. The kit includes a Chloramine standard and an AOPP Human Serum Albumin conjugate for use as a positive control.

RealQuant Nitric Oxide Assay Kit

N0100-025 250 Assays
EUR 928

QuantiChrom Nitric Oxide Assay Kit

D2NO-100 100
EUR 329
Description: Quantitative determination of nitric oxide by colorimetric (540nm) method. Procedure: 40 min. Kit size: 100 tests. Detection limit: 0.6 µM. Shelf life: 6 months. Shipping: ambient temp; storage: 4°C.

Hemoglobin Colorimetric Assay Kit

K219-200
EUR 381

OxiSelect In Vitro Nitric Oxide (Nitrite / Nitrate) Assay Kit (Colorimetric)

STA-802 100 assays
EUR 432
Description: Cell Biolabs? OxiSelect Nitric Oxide (Nitrite/Nitrate) Assay Kit is a simple, colorimetric assay that quantitatively measures NO in various samples by NO2-/NO3- determination.  First, the nitrate (NO3-) in the sample is converted to nitrite (NO2-) by nitrate reductase enzyme.  Next, total nitrite is detected with Griess Reagents as a colored azo dye product (absorbance 540 nm).  Each kit provides sufficient reagents to perform up to 100 assays using a 96-well microtiter plate format, including blanks, standards and unknown samples.  The kit is suitable for serum, plasma, urine, saliva, lysates, and media (see Preparation of Samples) with detection sensitivity limit of ~ 2 µM (in 50 µL sample volume). 

OxiSelect In Vitro Nitric Oxide (Nitrite / Nitrate) Assay Kit (Colorimetric)

STA-802-5 5 x 100 assays
EUR 1726
Description: Cell Biolabs? OxiSelect Nitric Oxide (Nitrite/Nitrate) Assay Kit is a simple, colorimetric assay that quantitatively measures NO in various samples by NO2-/NO3- determination.  First, the nitrate (NO3-) in the sample is converted to nitrite (NO2-) by nitrate reductase enzyme.  Next, total nitrite is detected with Griess Reagents as a colored azo dye product (absorbance 540 nm).  Each kit provides sufficient reagents to perform up to 100 assays using a 96-well microtiter plate format, including blanks, standards and unknown samples.  The kit is suitable for serum, plasma, urine, saliva, lysates, and media (see Preparation of Samples) with detection sensitivity limit of ~ 2 µM (in 50 µL sample volume). 

EnzyChrom Nitric Oxide Synthase Assay Kit

ENOS-100 100
EUR 448
Description: Quantitative determination of nitric oxide synthase activity by colorimetric (540nm) method. Procedure: 40 min. Kit size: 100 tests. Detection limit: 0.25 U/L. Shelf life: 3 months. Shipping: on ice; storage: -20 & 4°C.

Nitric Oxide Synthase (NOS) enzyme assay, colorimetric micro assay kit, 96 test, Quantitative

1290-NOS-1 1 kit
EUR 651

Caspase-3 Colorimetric Assay Kit

K2008-200 200 assays
EUR 696

Caspase-1 Colorimetric Assay Kit

K2011-200 200 assays
EUR 696

Caspase-8 Colorimetric Assay Kit

K2013-200 200 assays
EUR 696

Caspase-6 Colorimetric Assay Kit

K2015-200 200 assays
EUR 696

Caspase-2 Colorimetric Assay Kit

K2017-200 200 assays
EUR 725

Caspase-9 Colorimetric Assay Kit

K2019-200 200 assays
EUR 696

Caspase-5 Colorimetric Assay Kit

K2196-200 200 assays
EUR 725

Caspase-10 Colorimetric Assay Kit

K2197-200 200 assays
EUR 738

Caspase-4 Colorimetric Assay Kit

K2199-200 200 assays
EUR 738

Caspase-3 Colorimetric Assay Kit

K106-200
EUR 631

Caspase-1 Colorimetric Assay Kit

K111-200
EUR 620

Caspase-8 Colorimetric Assay Kit

K113-200
EUR 620

Caspase-6 Colorimetric Assay Kit

K115-200
EUR 615

Caspase-2 Colorimetric Assay Kit

K117-200
EUR 615

Caspase-9 Colorimetric Assay Kit

K119-200
EUR 620

Caspase-5 Colorimetric Assay Kit

K123-200
EUR 615

Caspase-10 Colorimetric Assay Kit

K125-200
EUR 615

Caspase-4 Colorimetric Assay Kit

K127-200
EUR 615

Phenolic Compounds Assay Kit (Colorimetric)

K527-200
EUR 550

Nitric Oxide Colorimteric Detection kit (Two Plates)

K023-H1 2 x 96 well plate
EUR 273

Nitric Oxide Cell-Based HTS Assay Kit

K979-100
EUR 653

ATP-GloTM Bioluminometric Cell Viability Assay Kit (200 assays)

30020-1 1KIT
EUR 190
Description: Minimum order quantity: 1 unit of 1KIT

Glutathione Reductase Activity Colorimetric Assay Kit

K2173-200 200 assays
EUR 516

Hydrogen Peroxide Colorimetric/Fluorometric Assay Kit

K265-200
EUR 381

Glutathione Reductase Activity Colorimetric Assay Kit

K761-200
EUR 512

Nitric Oxide (NO/nitrate/nitrite) colorimetric micro assay kit, 96 test, Quantitative

1280-NOX-1 1 kit
EUR 529

Glutathione Colorimetric Detection kit (200 High Cuvettes)

K006-H1C-H 200 Cuvette
EUR 471

Glutathione Colorimetric Detection kit (200 Low Cuvettes)

K006-H1C-L 200 Cuvette
EUR 471

OxiSelect Intracellular Nitric Oxide (NO) Assay Kit (Fluorometric)

STA-800 96 assays
EUR 490
Description: The OxiSelect Intracellular Nitric Oxide Assay Kit is a cell-based assay for rapid detection of intracellular NO or NOS activity in cultured cells.  In brief, the cell-permeant NO probe passively diffuses into cells and is deacetylated by cellular esterases to a non-fluorescent intermediate.  When intracellular nitric oxide encounters this intermediate, it rapidly oxidizes to a highly fluorescent, triazolo-fluorescein analog.  The fluorescence intensity is proportional to the NO levels within the cell cytosol (detection limit of ~3 nM).  The kit?s provided Nitric Oxide Fluorometric Probe is NO specific, has excellent photostablity and pH stability, and is detected with standard fluorescein filters.  The probe is suitable for flow cytometry, fluorescent microscopy, and fluorescent microplate detection.  Each kit provides sufficient reagents to perform up to 96 assays, including blanks, standards, and unknown samples.

OxiSelect Intracellular Nitric Oxide (NO) Assay Kit (Fluorometric)

STA-800-5 5 x 96 assays
EUR 1923
Description: The OxiSelect Intracellular Nitric Oxide Assay Kit is a cell-based assay for rapid detection of intracellular NO or NOS activity in cultured cells.  In brief, the cell-permeant NO probe passively diffuses into cells and is deacetylated by cellular esterases to a non-fluorescent intermediate.  When intracellular nitric oxide encounters this intermediate, it rapidly oxidizes to a highly fluorescent, triazolo-fluorescein analog.  The fluorescence intensity is proportional to the NO levels within the cell cytosol (detection limit of ~3 nM).  The kit?s provided Nitric Oxide Fluorometric Probe is NO specific, has excellent photostablity and pH stability, and is detected with standard fluorescein filters.  The probe is suitable for flow cytometry, fluorescent microscopy, and fluorescent microplate detection.  Each kit provides sufficient reagents to perform up to 96 assays, including blanks, standards, and unknown samples.

Nitric Oxide Synthase (NOS) Activity Assay Kit (Fluorometric)

K206-100
EUR 512

Ferric Reducing Antioxidant Power (FRAP) Assay Kit (Colorimetric)

K515-200
EUR 550

hydroxyproline assay kit 96-assays

QZBhypro1 1 plate 96 assays
EUR 323

AccuOrangeâ„¢ Protein Quantitation Kit, 200 assays

30071-T 1KIT
EUR 101
Description: Minimum order quantity: 1 unit of 1KIT

Nitric Oxide Detection Kit

SKT-212-96 2 plates of 96 wells
EUR 342
Description: Indirect Colorimetric assay used for quantitative measuring Nitrate and Nitrite present in a variety of samples in Serum, Plasma, Urine, Saliva, Water, Buffer, Cell Lysates, Tissue Culture Media samples from all species

Nitric oxide generation kit

00239 1SET
EUR 311
Description: Minimum order quantity: 1 unit of 1SET

Caspase-3 DEVD-R110 Fluorometric and Colorimetric Assay Kit (100 assays)

30008-2 1KIT
EUR 383
Description: Minimum order quantity: 1 unit of 1KIT

Caspase-8 IETD-R110 Fluorometric and Colorimetric Assay Kit (25 assays)

30011-1 1KIT
EUR 204
Description: Minimum order quantity: 1 unit of 1KIT

Caspase-8 IETD-R110 Fluorometric and Colorimetric Assay Kit (100 assays)

30011-2 1KIT
EUR 383
Description: Minimum order quantity: 1 unit of 1KIT

Amplite™ Fluorimetric Extracellular Nitric Oxide (NO) Activity Assay Kit

16365 100 Tests
EUR 350

OxiSelect In Vitro Nitric Oxide (Nitrite / Nitrate) Assay Kit (Fluorometric)

STA-801 100 assays
EUR 473
Description: Cell Biolabs? OxiSelect Nitric Oxide (Nitrite/Nitrate) Assay Kit is a simple, colorimetric assay that quantitatively measures NO in various samples by NO2-/NO3- determination.  First, the nitrate (NO3-) in the sample is converted to nitrite (NO2-) by nitrate reductase enzyme.  Next, total nitrite is detected with Griess Reagents as a colored azo dye product (absorbance 540 nm).  Each kit provides sufficient reagents to perform up to 100 assays using a 96-well microtiter plate format, including blanks, standards and unknown samples.  The kit is suitable for serum, plasma, urine, saliva, lysates, and media (see Preparation of Samples) with detection sensitivity limit of ~ 2 µM (in 50 µL sample volume). 

OxiSelect In Vitro Nitric Oxide (Nitrite / Nitrate) Assay Kit (Fluorometric)

STA-801-5 5 x 100 assays
EUR 1819
Description: Cell Biolabs? OxiSelect Nitric Oxide (Nitrite/Nitrate) Assay Kit is a simple, colorimetric assay that quantitatively measures NO in various samples by NO2-/NO3- determination.  First, the nitrate (NO3-) in the sample is converted to nitrite (NO2-) by nitrate reductase enzyme.  Next, total nitrite is detected with Griess Reagents as a colored azo dye product (absorbance 540 nm).  Each kit provides sufficient reagents to perform up to 100 assays using a 96-well microtiter plate format, including blanks, standards and unknown samples.  The kit is suitable for serum, plasma, urine, saliva, lysates, and media (see Preparation of Samples) with detection sensitivity limit of ~ 2 µM (in 50 µL sample volume). 

soluble collagen assay kit 96-assays

QZBcol1-1 1 plate 96 assays
EUR 334

hydroxyproline assay kit 2x 96-assays

QZBhypro2 2 plates 192 assays
EUR 590

total collagen assay kit 96-assays

QZBtotcol1 1 plate 96 assays
EUR 334

total protein assay kit 96-assays

QZBtotprot1 1 plate 96 assays
EUR 288

Acetylcholinesterase Activity Assay Kit - 100 Assays

AR4001-unit unit
EUR 317

Live Bacterial Gram Stain Kit - 200 assays

32000-1 1kit
EUR 190
Description: Minimum order quantity: 1 unit of 1kit

CASPASE3 DEVDR110 ASSAY (25 ASSAYS)

30008-1 1KIT
EUR 204
Description: Minimum order quantity: 1 unit of 1KIT

soluble collagen assay kit 2x 96-assays

QZBcol1-2 2 plates 192 assays
EUR 614

soluble collagen assay kit 5x 96-assays

QZBcol1-5 5 plates 480 assays
EUR 1196

sensitive tissue collagen assay kit 96-assays

QZBtiscol1 1 plate 96 assays
EUR 411

total collagen assay kit 2x 96-assays

QZBtotcol2 2 plates 192 assays
EUR 614

total protein assay kit 2x 96-assays

QZBtotprot2 2 plates 192 assays
EUR 527

MTT Cell Viability Assay Kit (1000 assays)

30006 1KIT
EUR 204
Description: Minimum order quantity: 1 unit of 1KIT

Resazurin Cell Viability Assay Kit (2500 assays)

30025-1 1KIT
EUR 181
Description: Minimum order quantity: 1 unit of 1KIT

Lactate Assay Kit (Colorimetric)

MET-5012 100 assays
EUR 450
Description: Our Lactate Assay Kit measures L-lactate in biological samples. Lactate is first oxidized by lactate oxidase, yielding pyruvate and hydrogen peroxide. The hydrogen peroxide released from this reaction is specifically detected by either a colorimetric or fluorometric probe in a 1:1 ratio. Lactate levels in unknown samples are determined based on a lactate standard curve.

Glycogen Assay Kit (Colorimetric)

MET-5022 100 assays
EUR 479
Description: Our Glycogen Assay Kit (Fluorometric) measures glycogen in serum, plasma, urine, lysates, and cell culture supernatants. First, glycogen is broken down into glucose monomers by amyloglucosidase. Glucose is then oxidized by glucose oxidase, producing D-gluconic acid and hydrogen peroxide. The hydrogen peroxide reacts specifically with the kit?s Fluorometric Probe and is detected at ex. 530-570 nm/em. 590-600 nm. Glycogen levels in unknown samples are determined based on the provided glycogen standard curve.

Starch Assay Kit (Colorimetric)

MET-5025 100 assays
EUR 479
Description: Our Starch Assay Kit (Colorimetric) measures starch in food samples. First, starch is broken down into glucose monomers by amyloglucosidase. Glucose is then oxidized by glucose oxidase, producing D-gluconic acid and hydrogen peroxide. The hydrogen peroxide reacts specifically with the kit?s Colorimetric Probe and is detected with a spectrophotometric plate reader at 540-570nm. Starch levels in unknown samples are determined based on the provided starch standard curve.

Choline Assay Kit (Colorimetric)

MET-5043 96 assays
EUR 473
Description: Cell Biolabs? Choline Assay Kits are simple assays that measure the amount of choline present in a variety of sample types in a convenient 96-well microtiter plate format.  Each kit provides sufficient reagents to perform up to 96 assays, including blanks, acetylcholine standards and samples.  Sample choline concentrations are determined by comparison with a known choline standard and measured on a colorimetric plate reader.

Glutamate Assay Kit (Colorimetric)

MET-5080 200 assays
EUR 490

Acetylcholine Assay Kit (Colorimetric)

STA-603 96 assays
EUR 473
Description: Cell Biolabs? Acetylcholine Assay Kits are a simple fluorometric or colorimetric assay that measures the amount of acetylcholine present in plasma or serum, tissue homogenates, or cell suspensionsin a 96-well microtiter plate format.  Each kit provides sufficient reagents to perform up to 96 assays, including blanks, acetylcholine standards and samples.  Sample acetylcholine concentrations are determined by comparison with a known acetylcholine standard.

Alcohol Assay Kit (Colorimetric)

STA-620 100 assays
EUR 519
Description: Cell Biolabs? Alcohol Assay Kits measure primary alcohols by an enzymatic, oxidation reaction, producing hydrogen peroxide which reacts with the kit?s probe. These assay kits come in either colorimetric or fluorometric. The colorimetric assay has a detection sensitivity limit of ~30 µM (0.0001 % w/v) and the fluorometric has a detection sensitivity limit of ~15 µM (0.00007 % w/v). They can detect various primary alcohols and are not ethanol specific.

Glucose Assay Kit (Colorimetric)

STA-680 500 assays
EUR 537
Description: The Glucose Assay Kit (Colorimetric) measures total glucose present in food or biological samples. Glucose Oxidase first oxidizes glucose, generating hydrogen peroxide that is detected by a colorimetric probe.

Calcium Colorimetric Assay Kit

K2067-250 250 assays
EUR 432

Magnesium Colorimetric Assay Kit

K2068-100 100 assays
EUR 502

Iron Colorimetric Assay Kit

K2069-100 100 assays
EUR 544

Phosphate Colorimetric Assay Kit

k2074-500 500 assays
EUR 293

Hydroxyproline Colorimetric Assay Kit

K2083-100 100 assays
EUR 599

Glutamine Colorimetric Assay Kit

K2084-100 100 assays
EUR 641

Glutathione Colorimetric Assay Kit

K2106-100 100 assays
EUR 529

Glutamate Colorimetric Assay Kit

K2133-100 100 assays
EUR 544

Malate Colorimetric Assay Kit

K2139-100 100 assays
EUR 502

Hexokinase Colorimetric Assay Kit

K2179-100 100 assays
EUR 627

Acetoacetate Colorimetric Assay Kit

K2204-100 100 assays
EUR 795

Acetate Colorimetric Assay Kit

K2209-100 100 assays
EUR 529

Heme Colorimetric Assay Kit

K2215-100 100 assays
EUR 502

Iodide Colorimetric Assay Kit

K2037-100 100assays
EUR 510

Hydroxyurea Colorimetric Assay Kit

K2046-100 100 assays
EUR 581

AMP Colorimetric Assay Kit

K229-100
EUR 577

Glutathione Colorimetric Assay Kit

K261-100
EUR 512

Ammonia Colorimetric Assay Kit

K370-100
EUR 539

Urea Colorimetric Assay Kit

K375-100
EUR 539

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