Technology | February 22, 2009

Carestream Molecular Imaging Blot Kits Add Convenience, Performance

February 23, 2009 - Carestream Molecular Imaging released reportedly more convenient, cost-effective kits for performing western blots - a popular analytical technique used to detect proteins - called KODAK X-SIGHT Western Kits.

These kits are designed to provide components and step-by-step protocols designed to deliver peak performance from X-SIGHT Nanosphere Conjugates in western blots.

“The X-SIGHT Nanosphere Conjugates, when used with the components supplied in the Western Kit, outperformed our current western blot method,” said Kevin McCarthy, Ph.D., professor, department of pathology, LSU Health Sciences Center-Shreveport. “The whole process was faster, easier and the signal obtained was immediate, more stable and brighter—with less background noise.”

KODAK X-SIGHT Western Kits are built on X-SIGHT Nanospheres, which are available in four distinct wavelengths including three in the near-IR range. The kits are offered in several different wavelength combinations that include up to three X-SIGHT Nanosphere Conjugates, making them ideal for multiplex applications. Each kit is optimized for 10 blots and includes best-in-class membranes and buffers to achieve high signal-to-noise ratios. A separate Accessory Kit is also available for use with any of the X-SIGHT Nanosphere Conjugates or any other commercially available fluorescently-labeled secondary antibody conjugate (nanoparticle or dye).

The new kit is designed to deliver added productivity and can reduce costs when compared with purchasing each component separately or in larger quantities than may be necessary.

For more information: http://mistore.carestreamhealth.com

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