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Rat Total Bile Acids Assay Kit

Price : $395.00

Catalog #: 80460
Sample Size: 20 µL
Sample Types: Serum, Plasma (customer protocols for bile acid in rat liver tissue, feces, and other applications available upon request)
Tests: 96
Reagents: Liquid/Powder
Assay Range: 0 - 180 µmol/L
Assay Time: < 15 mins
Precision: CV: < 10%
Regulatory: Research Use Only
Distribution: Worldwide

Product Details

    • Excellent correlation to ELISA method
    • CV's < 10%

Cost effective
    • Low cost per test
    • Requires only 20 µL sample ideal for rat applications

    • Can be run manually or fully automated on a wide range of instruments
    • Less than 15 minute procedure

Other Information
Bile acids are an important test for monitoring normal liver function. Bile acid is metabolized in the liver and is present in increased concentrations with abnormal liver function. This assay can be used to measure bile acid concentrations in rat in a wide variety of applications including rat serum, liver, bile, feces, and intestine.

Optional products to use with this kit: 

Control For Rat Total Bile Acids Assay Kit

References for Plasma and Serum Samples:

1) Zhang, Linda S., et al. "Apolipoprotein AV is present in bile and its secretion increases with lipid absorption in Sprague-Dawley rats." American Journal of Physiology-Gastrointestinal and Liver Physiology 2015; 309: G918-925.
See article
2) Zhou, Hui, et al. "Upregulation of bile acid receptor TGR5 and nNOS in gastric myenteric plexus is responsible for delayed gastric emptying after chronic high-fat feeding in rats." American Journal of Physiology-Gastrointestinal and Liver Physiology 2015; 308: G863-G873.
See article

References for Liver Samples:

1) Ghoneim, Ragia H., et al. "Effect of a high-fat diet on the hepatic expression of nuclear receptors and their target genes: relevance to drug disposition." British Journal of Nutrition 2015; 113: 507-516.
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2) Zinkhan, Erin K., et al. "Combination of intrauterine growth restriction and a high-fat diet impairs cholesterol elimination in rats." Pediatric Research 2014; 76: 432-440.
See article

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