Cytokine & Chemokine 34-Plex Human ProcartaPlex™ Panel 1A

Catalog number:  EPX340-12167-901

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The Human Cytokine & Chemokine 34-Plex ProcartaPlex Panel 1A enables the exploration of immune function by analyzing 34 protein targets in a single well using Luminex xMAP technology. The panel is comprised of four modular sub-panels that are a subset of the Cytokine/Chemokine/Growth Factor 45-Plex ProcartaPlex Panel 1 (Cat. No. EPX450-12171-901). This kit is fully combinable with the other sub-panels or individual simplex assays corresponding to the targets in the 45-plex panel. The same targets can be found in the Cytokine/Chemokine Convenience 34-Plex ProcartaPlex Panel 1A (Cat. No. EPXR340-12167-901) that is in a ready-to-use format that requires less pipetting.

ProcartaPlex preconfigured panels are extensively tested for analyte combinability, interference, and cross-reactivity to provide the highest level of validation and precision. All ProcartaPlex panels are supplied with the necessary reagents to perform the assay.

ProcartaPlex multiplex panels are available in multiple formats across six species (human, mouse, rat, nonhuman primate, porcine, and canine). Visit our ProcartaPlex Immunoassays page for more information and available products.

Target list [bead region]:
Th1/Th2: GM-CSF [44], IFN gamma [43], IL-1 beta [18], IL-2 [19], IL-4 [20], IL-5 [21], IL-6 [25], IL-12p70 [34], IL-13 [35], IL-18 [66], TNF alpha [45]
Th9/Th17/Th22/Treg: IL-9 [52], IL-10 [28], IL-17A (CTLA-8) [36], IL-21 [72], IL-22 [76], IL-23 [63], IL-27 [14]
Inflammatory cytokines: IFN alpha [48], IL-1 alpha [62], IL-1RA [38], IL-7 [26], IL-15 [65], IL-31 [37], TNF beta [54]
Chemokines: Eotaxin (CCL11) [33], GRO alpha (CXCL1) [61], IP-10 (CXCL10) [22], MCP-1 (CCL2) [51], MIP-1 alpha (CCL3) [12], MIP-1 beta (CCL4) [47], RANTES (CCL5) [42], SDF-1 alpha [13]

About ProcartaPlex assays for the Luminex platform
ProcartaPlex immunoassays are based on the principles of a sandwich ELISA, using two highly specific antibodies binding to different epitopes of one protein to quantitate all protein targets simultaneously using a Luminex instrument. ProcartaPlex multiplex assays require as little as 25 µL of plasma or serum, or 50 µL of cell culture supernatant, and just four hours to obtain analyzed results.

Features include:
• Reproducible, reliable results—validated as a panel to the highest industry standard, including protein target combinability and cross-reactivity testing
• More results per sample—measure multiple protein targets simultaneously in a single 25–50 µL sample
• Well-established Luminex technology highly referenced multiplexing platform for protein detection and quantitation

ProcartaPlex assays utilize Luminex xMAP (multianalyte profiling) technology for the simultaneous detection and quantitation of up to 65 protein targets in a single 25–50 µL sample—from plasma, serum, cell culture supernatants, and other bodily fluids.

The Luminex beads in the ProcartaPlex assay are internally dyed with precise proportions of red and infrared fluorophores to create spectrally unique signatures that can be identified by the Luminex xMAP detection systems (e.g., Luminex 200, FLEXMAP 3D, and MAGPIX). Similar to a sandwich ELISA, the ProcartaPlex assay uses matched antibody pairs to identify the protein of interest. In a multiplexed assay, each spectrally unique bead is labeled with antibodies specific for a single target protein, and bound proteins are identified with biotinylated antibodies and streptavidin–R-phycoerythrin (RPE). The conjugation of protein-specific antibodies to a distinct bead allows for analysis of multiple targets in a single well.

The most significant difference between a ProcartaPlex assay and ELISA is that the capture antibody in the ProcartaPlex assay is conjugated to a bead and not adsorbed to the microplate well, so the ProcartaPlex assay reagents are free-floating in the solution. For detection, the Luminex 200 instrument, for example, contains two lasers, one to distinguish the spectral signature of each bead and the second to quantify the amount of RPE fluorescence, which is proportional to the amount of protein present in the sample. ProcartaPlex multiplex assays can profile more target proteins using significantly less sample in the same time that it takes to perform a traditional sandwich ELISA.

ProcartaPlex multiplex panels are available in multiple formats across six species (human, mouse, rat, nonhuman primate, porcine, and canine). Visit for more information and available products.

For Research Use Only. Not for use in diagnostic procedures.


Immunoassay Kit Grade: Preconfigured Panel
Assay Range: See Certificate of Analysis
Sample Volume: Serum, Plasma: 25 µL; CCS: 50 µL
Interassay CV: Less than 15%
Intraassay CV: Less than 15%
Sample Type: Serum, Plasma, Cell Culture Supernatants
Assay Sensitivity: See product documentation
Former Identifiers: eBioscience
Multiplex Panel Name: Cytokine & Chemokine
Multiplex Size Plex No.: 34
Multiplex Panel Version: 1A
Shipping Condition: Wet Ice
Species: Human
Target Kit Named: Cytokine & Chemokine
System Type: Luminex™
Target Species Primary: Human
Target List: Eotaxin/CCL11; GM-CSF; GRO alpha/CXCL1; IFN alpha; IFN gamma; IL-1 beta; IL-1 alpha; IL-1RA; IL-2; IL-4; IL-5; IL-6; IL-7; IL-8/CXCL8; IL-9; IL-10; IL-12 p70; IL-13; IL-15; IL-17A; IL-18; IL-21; IL-22; IL-23; IL-27; IL-31; IP-10/CXCL10; MCP-1/CCL2; MIP-1 alpha/CCL3; MIP-1 beta/CCL4; RANTES/CCL5; SDF1 alpha/CXCL12; TNF alpha; TNF beta/LTA
Target Species Named: Human
Product Line: ProcartaPlex™
Label or Dye: R-PE
Immunoassay Kit Format: Multiplex Kit
Target Species Validated: Human
Detection Method: Fluorescent
For Use With (Equipment): Luminex™ Instruments

Contents & storage

• 2 vials Human Standard Mix A (lyophilized)
• 2 vials Human Standard Mix B (lyophilized)
• 1 vial Capture Bead Mix B (1X)
• 1 vial Capture Bead Mix C (1X)
• 1 vial Capture Bead Mix D (1X)
• 1 vial Capture Bead Mix F (1X)
• 1 vial Biotinylated Detection Antibody Mix B (50X)
• 1 vial Biotinylated Detection Antibody Mix C (50X)
• 1 vial Biotinylated Detection Antibody Mix D (50X)
• 1 vial Biotinylated Detection Antibody Mix E (50X)
• 1 bottle Reading Buffer (1X)
• 1 bottle Wash Buffer (10x)
• 1 bottle Streptavidin-PE (1X)
• 1 bottle Universal Assay Buffer (1X)
• 1 bottle Detection Antibody Diluent (1X)
• 8-tube strip