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The Mouse Immune Monitoring 48-Plex ProcartaPlex Panel enables the study of immune function by analyzing 48 protein targets in a single well using Luminex xMAP technology. Analyze 48 cytokine, chemokine, and growth factor targets simultaneously for efficient immune response profiling, biomarker discovery, and validation. The panel is provided in a ready-to-use format with individual vials of capture and detection reagents formulated at 1X concentration, requiring less pipetting and experimental setup.
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.
Target list [bead region]:
Cytokines: BAFF , G-CSF (CSF-3) , GM-CSF , IFN alpha , IFN gamma , IL-1 alpha , IL-1 beta , IL-2 , IL-3 , IL-4 , IL-5 , IL-6 , IL-7 , IL-9 , IL-10 , IL-12p70 , IL-13 , IL-15/IL-15R , IL-17A (CTLA-8) , IL-18 , IL-19 , IL-22 , IL-23 , IL-25 (IL-17E) , IL-27 , IL-28 , IL-31 , IL-33 , LIF , M-CSF , RANKL , TNF alpha 
Chemokines: ENA-78 (CXCL5) , Eotaxin (CCL11) , GRO alpha (CXCL1) , IP-10 (CXCL10) , MCP-1 (CCL2) , MCP-3 (CCL7) , MIP-1 alpha (CCL3) , MIP-1 beta (CCL4) , MIP-2 , RANTES (CCL5) 
Growth factors/regulators: Betacellulin (BTC) , Leptin , VEGF-A 
Soluble receptors: IL-2R , IL-7R alpha , IL-33R (ST2) 
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.
• 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 80 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
• 2 vials Mouse Standard Mix D (lyophilized)
• 1 vial Capture Bead Mix (1X)
• 1 vial Biotinylated Detection Antibody Mix (1X)
• 2 vials Mouse Control-High
• 2 vials Mouse Control-Low
• 1 Bottle Reading Buffer (1X)
• 1 Bottle Wash Buffer (10X)
• 1 Bottle Streptavidin-PE (1X)
• 1 Bottle Universal Assay Buffer (1X)
• 8-tube strip
• Adhesive film
• Flat-bottom 96-well plate, black
Store (at 2°C to 8°C.)