Biochemical Nuclear Receptor Assays - Kits

PolarScreen™ ER Alpha Competitor Assay, Red

The PolarScreen™ ER (Estrogen Receptor) Alpha Competitor Assay Kit, Red, provides a sensitive and efficient method for high-throughput, fluorescence polarization-based screening of potential ER alpha ligands. The kit uses insect cell-expressed, full-length, native (untagged) human estrogen receptor alpha (available separately, Cat. No. A15674) and a novel, high-affinity, fluorescent estrogen ligand (Fluormone EL Red) in a homogenous, mix-and-read assay format.

This kit produces a red color read-out; a 'green' kit is also available. Both kits suitably determine the IC50s of competitive compounds. Color choice depends on the spectral properties of the compounds to be screened and the available instrumentation. For additional information or assistance contact drugdiscoverytech@lifetech.com.

PolarScreen™ ER Alpha Competitor Assay, Red, is:

• Complete & ready-to-use out of the box—all reagents included, just add your test compounds
• High throughput compatible—800 x 20 µL fluorescence polarization assays in a 384-well plate
• Convenient—available in bulk sizes for larger screening needs

How the Assay Works
Full length ER alpha is added to a fluorescent estrogen ligand to form an ER-Fluormone EL complex. This complex is added to individual test compounds in multiwell plates. To determine relative affinity, the assay measures fluorescence polarization. Competing test compounds will displace the Fluormone EL ligand from ER alpha, permitting it to tumble rapidly and resulting in low polarization values. A shift in the fluorescence polarization value in the presence of test compound is used to determine the relative affinity of test compounds for ER alpha.

All components are manufactured under the strictest quality parameters. This product's performance, per the Certificate of Analysis, is guaranteed for 6 months after purchase. Contact us for bulk quantities or for assistance with other nuclear receptor assay needs, from assay development to library screening and beyond.

LanthaScreen™ TR-FRET ER alpha Coactivator Assay Kit Thermo Scientific™

The LanthaScreen® TR-FRET ER alpha Coactivator Assay Kit provides a sensitive and robust method for high-throughput screening of potential estrogen receptor (ER) alpha ligands as agonists or antagonists of ligand-dependent coactivator recruitment. The kit uses an ER alpha ligand-binding domain (ER alpha-LBD) tagged with glutathione-S-transferase (GST), a terbium (Tb)-labeled anti-GST antibody, and a fluorescein-labeled coactivator peptide in a homogenous mix-and-read assay format.

Agonist Mode
To run the LanthaScreen TR-FRET ER alpha Coactivator Assay in agonist mode (to identify agonist compounds), ER alpha-LBD is added to ligand test compounds, followed by the addition of a mixture of fluorescein-coactivator peptide and Tb-anti-GST antibody. After incubation at room temperature, the TR-FRET 520:495 nm emission ratio is calculated and used to determine the EC50 from a dose response curve of the compound. Based on the biology of the ER alpha-coactivator peptide interaction, this ligand EC50 is a composite value representing the amount of ligand required to bind to receptor, effect a conformational change, and recruit coactivator peptide.

Antagonist Mode
To run the LanthaScreen TR-FRET ER alpha Coactivator Assay in antagonist mode (to identify antagonist compounds), ER alpha-LBD is added to ligand test compounds, followed by addition of a mixture of agonist, fluorescein-coactivator peptide, and terbium (Tb)-labeled anti-GST antibody. The concentration of agonist used in this mode is the EC80 concentration as determined by first running the assay in agonist mode.

LanthaScreen™ TR-FRET Glucocorticoid Receptor Coactivator Assay Kit

The LanthaScreen® TR-FRET Glucocorticoid Receptor Coactivator Assay Kit provides a sensitive and robust method for high-throughput screening of potential glucocorticoid receptor (GR) ligands as agonists or antagonists of ligand-dependent coactivator recruitment. The kit uses a human recombinant GR ligand-binding domain (GR-LBD) tagged with glutathione-S-transferase (GST) (also available separately), a terbium (Tb)-labeled anti-GST antibody, and a fluorescein-labeled coactivator peptide in a homogeneous mix-and-read assay format.

Agonist Mode
When running the LanthaScreen TR-FRET Glucocorticoid Receptor Coactivator Assay in agonist mode (to identify agonist compounds), GR-LBD is added to ligand test compounds, followed by the addition of a mixture of fluorescein-coactivator peptide and Tb-labeled anti-GST antibody. After incubation at room temperature, the 520/495 nm TR-FRET ratio is calculated and can be used to determine the EC50 from a dose response curve of the compound. Based on the biology of the GR-coactivator peptide interaction, this ligand EC50 is a composite value representing the amount of ligand required to bind to receptor, effect a conformational change, and recruit coactivator peptide (see figure).

Antagonist Mode
When the LanthaScreen TR-FRET Glucocorticoid Receptor Coactivator Assay is run in antagonist mode (to identify antagonist compounds), GR-LBD is added to ligand test compounds followed by the addition of a mixture of agonist, fluorescein-coactivator peptide, and Tb-labeled anti-GST antibody (see figure). The concentration of agonist used in this mode is the EC80 concentration as determined by first running the assay in agonist mode.

LanthaScreen™ TR-FRET CAR Coactivator Assay Kit, goat Thermo Scientific™

This kit contains Goat Tb-Anti-GST antibody; other kit components are the same as kit A15141:

The LanthaScreen® TR-FRET Constitutive Androstane Receptor (CAR) Coactivator Assay provides a sensitive and robust method for highthroughput screening (HTS) of potential CAR ligands as agonists of ligand-dependent coactivator recruitment or inverse agonists of liganddependent coactivator displacement. The kit uses a terbium-labeled anti-GST antibody, a fluorescein-labeled coactivator peptide, and a CAR ligand-binding domain (CAR-LBD) that is tagged with glutathione-S-transferase (GST) in a homogeneous mix-and-read assay format.

To assay:
When running the LanthaScreen® TR-FRET CAR Coactivator Assay, CAR-LBD is added to ligand test compounds followed by addition of a mixture of the fluorescein-coactivator peptide and terbium anti-GST antibody. After an incubation period at room temperature, the 520 nm/ 495 nm TR-FRET ratio is calculated and can be used to determine the EC50 from a dose response curve of the compound. Based on the biology of the CAR-coactivator peptide interaction, this ligand’s EC50 is a composite value representing the amount of ligand required to bind to receptor, effect a conformational change, and either recruit or displace coactivator peptide (Figures 1 and 2).

LanthaScreen™ TR-FRET ER alpha Competitive Binding Kit

The LanthaScreen® TR-FRET ER alpha Competitive Binding Kit provides a sensitive and robust method for high-throughput screening (HTS) of ligands for estrogen receptor (ER) alpha. The kit uses a human ER alpha ligand-binding domain (LBD) that is tagged with glutathione S-transferase (GST), a terbium-labeled anti-GST antibody, and a fluorescent small-molecule ER ligand (Fluormone™ ES2) in a homogeneous mix-and-read assay format.

The Lanthascreen ER alpha Competitive Binding Assay is:

• Complete & ready-to-use out of the box—all reagents included, just add your test compounds
• High throughput compatible—TR-FRET assays in a 384-well plate
• Convenient—components available in bulk sizes for larger screening needs

LanthaScreen™ TR-FRET LXR alpha Coactivator Assay Kit, goat

This kit contains Goat Tb-Anti-GST antibody; other kit components are the same as kit A15128:

The LanthaScreen® TR-FRET LXR (liver X receptor) alpha Coactivator Assay provides a sensitive and robust method for high-throughput screening of potential LXR alpha ligands as agonists of coactivator recruitment. The kit uses a terbium (Tb)-labeled anti-GST antibody, a fluorescein-labeled coactivator peptide, and an LXR alpha ligand-binding domain (LBD) that is tagged with glutathione-S-transferase (GST), in a homogeneous mix-and-read assay format.

In the LanthaScreen® TR-FRET LXR alpha Coactivator Assay, LXR alpha-LBD is added to ligand test compounds followed by addition of a mixture of the fluorescein-coactivator peptide and Tb-labeled anti-GST antibody. After an incubation period at room temperature, the 520 nm/495 nm TR-FRET ratio is calculated and can be used to determine the EC50 from a dose response curve of the compound. Based on the biology of the LXR alpha-coactivator peptide interaction, this ligand EC50 is a composite value representing the amount of ligand required to bind to receptor, effect a conformational change, and recruit coactivator peptide (Figure 1).

Contents and Storage:
The LanthaScreen® TR-FRET LXR alpha Coactivator Assay Kit contains LXR alpha-LBD (GST) protein, fluorescently labeled TRAP220/DRIP-2 coactivator peptide, Tb-labeled anti-GST antibody, and buffers. Store components as indicated in the assay protocol (-80°C, -20°C, or +4°C).

LanthaScreen™ TR-FRET PPAR delta Competitive Binding Assay Kit, goat

This kit contains Goat Tb-Anti-GST antibody; other kit components are the same as kit A15144:

The LanthaScreen® TR-FRET PPAR delta Competitive Binding Assay provides a sensitive and robust method for high-throughput screening (HTS) of ligands for peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor delta (PPAR delta). The kit uses a terbium-labeled anti-GST antibody, a fluorescent small-molecule pan-PPAR ligand (Fluormone™ Pan-PPAR Green), and a human PPAR delta ligand-binding domain (LBD) that is tagged with glutathione S-transferase (GST), in a homogeneous mix-and-read assay format.

To assay:
When running the LanthaScreen® TR-FRET PPAR delta Competitive Binding Assay, Fluormone™ Pan-PPAR Green is added to ligand test compounds, followed by addition of a mixture of the PPAR delta-LBD and terbium anti-GST antibody. When the Fluormone™ Pan-PPAR Green is bound to PPAR delta, energy transfer from the terbium-labeled antibody to the tracer occurs, and a high TR-FRET ratio is observed. Competitive ligand binding to PPAR delta is detected by a test compound’s ability to displace the tracer, which results in a loss of FRET between the antibody and the tracer. After an incubation period at room temperature, the 520 nm/495 nm TR-FRET ratio is calculated and can be used to determine the IC50 from a dose response curve of the compound (Figure 1). This type of binding assay is analogous to radioligandbased assays, except that it eliminates handling of radioactivity and enables a homogeneous, "addition-only" format.

LanthaScreen™ TR-FRET PPAR alpha Competitive Binding Assay Kit, rabbit Thermo Scientific™

This kit contains Rabbit Tb-Anti-GST antibody; other kit components are the same as kit PV4892:

The LanthaScreen® TR-FRET PPAR alpha Competitive Binding Assay provides a sensitive and robust method for high-throughput screening (HTS) of ligands for peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor alpha (PPAR alpha). The kit uses a terbium-labeled anti-GST antibody, a fluorescent small-molecule pan-PPAR ligand (Fluormone™ Pan-PPAR Green), and a human PPAR alpha ligand-binding domain (LBD) that is tagged with glutathione S-transferase (GST), in a homogeneous mix-and-read assay format.

To assay:
When running the LanthaScreen® TR-FRET PPAR alpha Competitive Binding Assay, Fluormone™ Pan-PPAR Green is added to ligand test compounds followed by addition of a mixture of the PPAR alpha-LBD and terbium anti-GST antibody. When the Fluormone™ Pan-PPAR Green is bound to PPAR alpha, energy transfer from the terbium-labeled antibody to the tracer occurs, and a high TR-FRET ratio is observed. Competitive ligand binding to PPAR alpha is detected by a test compound’s ability to displace the tracer, which results in a loss of FRET between the antibody and the tracer. After an incubation period at room temperature, the 520 nm/495 nm TR-FRET ratio is calculated and can be used to determine the IC50 from a dose response curve of the compound (Figure 1). This type of binding assay is analogous to radioligandbased assays, except that it eliminates handling of radioactivity and enables a homogeneous "addition-only" format.

LanthaScreen™ TR-FRET Glucocorticoid Receptor Competitive Binding Kit Thermo Scientific™

The LanthaScreen® TR-FRET Glucocorticoid Receptor Competitive Binding Assay Kit provides a sensitive and robust method for high-throughput screening (HTS) of ligands for glucocorticoid receptor (GR). The kit uses a human GR ligand-binding domain (GR-LBD) tagged with glutathione S-transferase (GST) (also available separately), a terbium-labeled anti-GST antibody, and a fluorescent small-molecule GR ligand (Fluormone™ GS1) in a homogeneous mix-and-read assay format.

The Lanthascreen Gluococorticoid Receptor Competitive Binding Assay is:

• Complete & ready-to-use out of the box—all reagents included, just add your test compounds
• High throughput compatible—TR-FRET assays in a 384-well plate
• Convenient—components available in bulk sizes for larger screening needs

PolarScreen™ Progesterone Receptor Competitor Assay Kit, Red Thermo Scientific™

The PolarScreen™ Progesterone Receptor Competitor Assay Kit, Red, provides a sensitive and efficient method for high-throughput, fluorescence polarization-based screening of potential progesterone receptor (PR) ligands. The kit uses insect cell-expressed, human progesterone receptor ligand binding domain tagged with glutathione-S-transferase (GST) (also available separately) and a novel, high-affinity, fluorescent progesterone ligand (Fluormone™ PL Red) in a homogenous, mix-and-read assay format.

This kit produces a red color read-out; a 'green' kit is also available. Both kits suitably determine the IC50s of competitive compounds. Color choice depends on the spectral properties of the compounds to be screened and the available instrumentation. For additional information or assistance contact us at drugdiscoverytech@lifetech.com.

The PolarScreen Progesterone Receptor Competitor Assay is:

• Complete & ready-to-use out of the box—all reagents included, just add your test compounds
• High throughput compatible—fluorescence polarization assays in a 384-well plate
• Convenient—components available in bulk sizes for larger screening needs

How the Assay Works
An N-terminal fusion of glutathione transferase to the ligand-binding domain of the human progesterone receptor (PR-LBD(GST)) is added to a fluorescently-tagged progesterone ligand (Fluormone PL Red) in the presence of competitor test compounds in microwell plates. The presence of effective competitors prevents the formation of a PL Red/PR-LBD(GST) complex resulting in a decrease of the polarization value. The shift in polarization value in the presence of test compounds is used to determine relative affinity of test compounds for PR-LBD(GST).

Contact us for bulk quantities or for assistance with other nuclear receptor assay needs, from assay development to library screening and beyond.

LanthaScreen™ TR-FRET PPAR gamma Competitive Binding Assay Kit, goat

This kit contains Goat Tb-Anti-GST antibody; other kit components are the same as kit A15145:

The LanthaScreen® TR-FRET PPAR gamma Competitive Binding Assay provides a sensitive and robust method for high-throughput screening (HTS) of ligands for peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor-gamma (PPAR gamma). The kit uses a terbium-labeled anti-GST antibody, a fluorescent small-molecule pan-PPAR ligand (Fluormone™ Pan-PPAR Green), and human PPAR gamma ligand-binding domain (LBD) that is tagged with glutathione S-transferase (GST) in a homogeneous mix-and-read assay format.

To assay:
When running the LanthaScreen® TR-FRET PPAR gamma Competitive Binding Assay, Fluormone™ Pan-PPAR Green is added to ligand test compounds followed by addition of a mixture of the PPAR gamma-LBD and terbium anti-GST antibody. When the Fluormone™ Pan-PPAR Green is bound to PPAR gamma, energy transfer from the terbium-labeled antibody to the tracer occurs, and a high TR-FRET ratio is observed. Competitive ligand binding to PPAR gamma is detected by a test compound’s ability to displace the tracer, which results in a loss of FRET between the antibody and the tracer. After an incubation period at room temperature, the 520 nm/495 nm TR-FRET ratio is calculated and can be used to determine the IC50 from a dose response curve of the compound (Figure 1). This type of binding assay is analogous to radioligand-based assays, except that it eliminates handling of radioactivity and enables a homogeneous, "addition-only" format.

LanthaScreen™ TR-FRET RXR alpha Coactivator Assay Kit, goat

This kit contains Goat Tb-Anti-GST antibody; other kit components are the same as kit A15138:

The LanthaScreen® TR-FRET Retinoid X Receptor alpha Coactivator Assay provides a sensitive and robust method for high-throughput screening of potential RXR alpha ligands as agonists of ligand-dependent coactivator recruitment. The kit uses a terbium (Tb)-labeled anti- GST antibody, a fluorescein-labeled coactivator peptide, and a human recombinant RXR alpha ligand-binding domain (RXR alpha-LBD) that is tagged with glutathione-S-transferase (GST) in a homogeneous mix-and-read assay format.

To assay:
When running the LanthaScreen® TR-FRET Retinoid X Receptor alpha Coactivator Assay in agonist mode (to identify agonist compounds), RXR alpha-LBD is added to ligand test compounds followed by addition of a mixture of the fluorescein-coactivator peptide and Tb-labeled anti-GST antibody. After an incubation period at room temperature, the TR-FRET ratio of 520/495 is calculated and can be used to determine the EC50 from a dose-response curve of the compound. Based on the biology of the RXR alpha-coactivator peptide interaction, this ligand EC50 is a composite value representing the amount of ligand required to bind to receptor, effect a conformational change, and recruit coactivator peptide (see Figure 1).

LanthaScreen™ TR-FRET PPAR gamma Competitive Binding Assay Kit, rabbit Thermo Scientific™

This kit contains Rabbit Tb-Anti-GST antibody; other kit components are the same as kit PV4894:

The LanthaScreen® TR-FRET PPAR gamma Competitive Binding Assay provides a sensitive and robust method for high-throughput screening (HTS) of ligands for peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor-gamma (PPAR gamma). The kit uses a terbium-labeled anti-GST antibody, a fluorescent small-molecule pan-PPAR ligand (Fluormone™ Pan-PPAR Green), and human PPAR gamma ligand-binding domain (LBD) that is tagged with glutathione S-transferase (GST) in a homogeneous mix-and-read assay format.

To assay:
When running the LanthaScreen® TR-FRET PPAR gamma Competitive Binding Assay, Fluormone™ Pan-PPAR Green is added to ligand test compounds followed by addition of a mixture of the PPAR gamma-LBD and terbium anti-GST antibody. When the Fluormone™ Pan-PPAR Green is bound to PPAR gamma, energy transfer from the terbium-labeled antibody to the tracer occurs, and a high TR-FRET ratio is observed. Competitive ligand binding to PPAR gamma is detected by a test compound’s ability to displace the tracer, which results in a loss of FRET between the antibody and the tracer. After an incubation period at room temperature, the 520 nm/495 nm TR-FRET ratio is calculated and can be used to determine the IC50 from a dose response curve of the compound (Figure 1). This type of binding assay is analogous to radioligand-based assays, except that it eliminates handling of radioactivity and enables a homogeneous, "addition-only" format.

PolarScreen™ ER Alpha Competitor Assay, Green

The PolarScreen™ ER (Estrogen Receptor) Alpha Competitor Assay Kit, Green, provides a sensitive and efficient method for high-throughput, fluorescence polarization-based screening of potential ER alpha ligands. The kit uses insect cell-expressed, full-length, native (untagged) human estrogen receptor alpha (available separately, Cat. No. A15674) and a novel, high-affinity, fluorescent estrogen ligand (Fluormone ES2 Green) in a homogenous, mix-and-read assay format.

This kit produces a green color read-out; a 'red' kit is also available. Both kits suitably determine the IC50s of competitive compounds. Color choice depends on the spectral properties of the compounds to be screened and the available instrumentation. For additional information or assistance contact drugdiscoverytech@lifetech.com.

PolarScreen™ ER Alpha Competitor Assay, Green, is:

• Complete & ready-to-use out of the box—all reagents included, just add your test compounds
• High throughput compatible—800 x 20 µL fluorescence polarization assays in a 384-well plate
• Convenient—available in bulk sizes for larger screening needs

How the Assay Works
Full length ER alpha is added to a fluorescent estrogen ligand to form an ER-Fluormone ES2 complex. This complex is added to individual test compounds in multiwell plates. To determine relative affinity, the assay measures fluorescence polarization. Competing test compounds will displace the Fluormone ES2 ligand from ER alpha, permitting it to tumble rapidly and resulting in low polarization values. A shift in the fluorescence polarization value in the presence of test compound is used to determine the relative affinity of test compounds for ER alpha.

All components are manufactured under the strictest quality parameters. This product's performance, per the Certificate of Analysis, is guaranteed for 6 months after purchase. Contact us for bulk quantities or for assistance with other nuclear receptor assay needs, from assay development to library screening and beyond.

LanthaScreen™ TR-FRET FXR Coactivator Assay Kit, goat

This kit contains Goat Tb-Anti-GST antibody; other kit components are the same as kit A15140:

The LanthaScreen® TR-FRET FXR (farnesoid X receptor) Coactivator Assay Kit provides a sensitive and robust method for high-throughput screening of potential FXR ligands as agonists of coactivator recruitment. The kit uses a terbium (Tb)-labeled anti-GST antibody, a fluorescein- labeled coactivator peptide, and an FXR ligand-binding domain (FXR-LBD) that is tagged with glutathione-S-transferase (GST), in a homogeneous, mix-and-read assay format.

To assay:
When running the LanthaScreen® TR-FRET FXR coactivator assay in agonist mode, FXR-LBD is added to ligand test compounds followed by addition of a mixture of the fluorescein-coactivator peptide and Tb-labeled anti-GST antibody. After an incubation period at room temperature, the 520 nm/495 nm TR-FRET ratio is calculated and used to determine the EC50 from a dose response curve of the compound. Based on the biology of the FXR-coactivator peptide interaction, the ligand EC50 is a composite value representing the amount of ligand required to bind to receptor, effect a conformational change, and recruit coactivator peptide (Figure 1).
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