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12757
SignalFire™ Elite ECL Reagent
WB & IP Reagents
Detection System Kit

SignalFire™ Elite ECL Reagent #12757

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Western Blotting Image 1: SignalFire™ Elite ECL Reagent
SignalFire™ Elite ECL Reagent is sensitive enough to detect femtogram levels of protein. Western blot analysis of diluted recombinant human Akt-1 protein using Akt (pan) (C67E7) Rabbit mAb #4691.
To Purchase # 12757S
Product # Size Price
12757P
20 ml  (10 ml each substrate) $ 93
12757S
100 ml  (50 ml each substrate) $ 401

Small Kit Includes Quantity
SignalFire™ Elite ECL Reagent A 1 x 50 ml
SignalFire™ Elite ECL Reagent B 1 x 50 ml

Product Usage Information

(a) Wash membrane-bound HRP (antibody conjugate) at least three times for 5 minutes in TBS/T. It is very important to thoroughly wash the membrane prior to substrate incubation.

(b) Prepare 1X SignalFire™ Elite ECL Reagent by diluting one part 2X Reagent A and one part 2X Reagent B (e.g. for 10 ml, add 5 ml Reagent A and 5 ml Reagent B). Mix well.

(c) Incubate substrate with membrane for 1 minute, remove excess solution (membrane remains wet), wrap in plastic and expose to X-ray film.

*Avoid repeated exposure to skin (see enclosed Material Safety Data Sheet or refer to our website for further information).

Solutions and Reagents

Each SignalFire™ Elite ECL Reagent (A and B) is a 2X concentrate; there is no need to further dilute in water when the two reagents are combined.

Storage

Store at 4°C.

Product Description

SignalFire™ Elite ECL Reagent from Cell Signaling Technology (CST) is an ultra sensitive chemiluminescent substrate capable of detecting femtogram amounts of protein by western blot analysis. SignalFire™ Elite ECL Reagent is compatible with both film and digital imaging systems. The extremely intense signal output allows detection of very low abundance proteins, conservation of reagents, and short exposure times. SignalFire™ Elite ECL Reagent requires approximately ten-fold less Anti-rabbit IgG, HRP-linked Antibody #7074 or Anti-mouse IgG, HRP-linked Antibody #7076 than traditional ECL reagents. Limiting the amount of HRP exposed to the membrane prevents high background, oversaturation of the target protein signal, or false negative results. Other HRP-conjugated antibodies, including HRP-conjugated primary and anti-biotin-HRP antibodies, should be diluted similarly. Dilution of secondary antibody from alternative vendors may need to be optimized. Titration of lysate and primary antibody concentration is recommended to achieve optimal signal-to-noise ratio.
Activity Storage: Store at 4ºC. This product is stable for 12 months. DO NOT store Reagents A and B pre-mixed. Reagents A and B should be combined just prior to exposing membranes.

Background

Chemiluminescence systems have emerged as the best all-around method for western blot detection. They eliminate the hazards associated with radioactive materials and toxic chromogenic substrates. The speed and sensitivity of these methods are unequalled by traditional alternatives, and because results are generated on film, it is possible to record and store data permanently. Blots detected with chemiluminescent methods are easily stripped for subsequent reprobing with additional antibodies. HRP-conjugated secondary antibodies are utilized in conjunction with specific chemiluminescent substrates to generate the light signal. HRP conjugates have a very high turnover rate, yielding good sensitivity with short reaction times.

Limited Uses

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Products are labeled with For Research Use Only or a similar labeling statement and have not been approved, cleared, or licensed by the FDA or other regulatory foreign or domestic entity, for any purpose. Customer shall not use any Product for any diagnostic or therapeutic purpose, or otherwise in any manner that conflicts with its labeling statement. Products sold or licensed by CST are provided for Customer as the end-user and solely for research and development uses. Any use of Product for diagnostic, prophylactic or therapeutic purposes, or any purchase of Product for resale (alone or as a component) or other commercial purpose, requires a separate license from CST. Customer shall (a) not sell, license, loan, donate or otherwise transfer or make available any Product to any third party, whether alone or in combination with other materials, or use the Products to manufacture any commercial products, (b) not copy, modify, reverse engineer, decompile, disassemble or otherwise attempt to discover the underlying structure or technology of the Products, or use the Products for the purpose of developing any products or services that would compete with CST's products or services, (c) not alter or remove from the Products any trademarks, trade names, logos, patent or copyright notices or markings, (d) use the Products solely in accordance with CST's Product Terms of Sale and any applicable documentation, and (e) comply with any license, terms of service or similar agreement with respect to any third party products or services used by Customer in connection with the Products.

For Research Use Only. Not For Use In Diagnostic Procedures.
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