Figure 1. PD-L1 protein is detected from KARPAS-299 and SUP-M2 cell lines using the PathScan® Total PD-L1 Sandwich ELISA Kit #14784. The absorbance readings at 450 nm are shown in the top figure, while corresponding western blots using PD-L1 (E1L3N®) XP® Rabbit mAb #13684 are shown in the bottom figure. Cell Line Source: Dr. Abraham Karpas at the University of Cambridge.
Figure 2. The relationship between protein concentration of lysates from SUP-M2 cells and the absorbance at 450 nm as detected by the PathScan® Total PD-L1 Sandwich ELISA Kit #14784 is shown. Unstarved SUP-M2 cells (0.5-1.0 x 106) were harvested and then lysed.
|Product Includes||Volume||Solution Color|
|PD-L1 Rabbit mAb Coated Microwells||96 tests|
|PD-L1 Mouse Detection mAb||1 ea||Green (Lyophilized)|
|Anti-mouse IgG, HRP-linked Antibody (ELISA Formulated)||1 ea||Red (Lyophilized)|
|Detection Antibody Diluent||11 ml||Green|
|HRP Diluent||11 ml||Red|
|TMB Substrate 7004||11 ml|
|STOP Solution 7002||11 ml|
|Sealing Tape||2 ea|
|ELISA Wash Buffer (20X) 9801||25 ml|
|ELISA Sample Diluent||25 ml||Blue|
|Cell Lysis Buffer (10X) 9803||15 ml|
The PathScan® Total PD-L1 Sandwich ELISA Kit is a solid phase sandwich enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) that detects endogenous levels of PD-L1 protein. A rabbit antibody toward intracellular PD-L1 has been coated onto the microwells. After incubation with cell lysates, PD-L1 protein is captured by the coated antibody. Following extensive washing, a mouse detection antibody toward extracellular PD-L1 is added to detect the captured PD-L1 protein. Anti-mouse IgG, HRP-linked antibody is then used to recognize the bound detection antibody. HRP substrate, TMB, is added to develop color. The magnitude of the absorbance for the developed color is proportional to the quantity of PD-L1 protein.
Antibodies in kit are custom formulations specific to kit.
NOTE: Prepare solutions with purified water.
*NOTE: Some PathScan® ELISA Kits may include HRP-Linked Streptavidin in place of HRP-Linked Antibody.
NOTE: Initial color of positive reaction is blue, which changes to yellow upon addition of STOP Solution.
posted November 2013
Protocol Id: 204
PathScan® Total PD-L1 Sandwich ELISA Kit detects endogenous levels of PD-L1 protein as shown in Figure 1. The kit sensitivity is shown in Figure 2. This kit detects proteins from the indicated species, as determined through in-house testing, but may also detect homologous proteins from other species.
Programmed cell death 1 ligand 1 (PD-L1, B7-H1, CD274) is a member of the B7 family of cell surface ligands that regulate T cell activation and immune responses. The PD-L1 ligand binds the PD-1 transmembrane receptor and inhibits T cell activation. PD-L1 was discovered following a search for novel B7 protein homologs and was later shown to be expressed by antigen presenting cells, activated T cells, and tissues including placenta, heart, and lung (1-3). Similar in structure to related B7 family members, PD-L1 protein contains extracellular IgV and IgC domains and a short, cytoplasmic region. Research studies demonstrate that PD-L1 is expressed in several tumor types, including melanoma, ovary, colon, lung, breast, and renal cell carcinomas (4-6). Expression of PD-L1 in cancer is associated with tumor infiltrating lymphocytes, which mediate PD-L1 expression through the release of interferon gamma (7). Additional research links PD-L1 expression to cancers associated with viral infections (8,9).
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