ProcartaPlex Multiplex Assays for Luminex Systems

Profile more biomarkers with less sample

Invitrogen ProcartaPlex immunoassays are antibody-based, magnetic bead reagent kits and panels for multiplex protein quantitation using the Luminex instrument platform. The assays cover more than 200 cytokine, chemokine, growth factor, and other protein targets from human, mouse, rat, non-human primate, canine and other species. Select from 50+ pre-configured multiplex panels (2- to 65-plex), or blend singleplex kits (90% are combinable) to create custom multiplex assays.

ProcartaPlex Panel Configurator

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Featured categories of ProcartaPlex immunoassays

ProcartaPlex Assays

Convenient and combinable multiplex panels and simplex kits for simultaneous measurement of up to 80 protein targets per 25–50 µL sample from human, mouse, rat, and other species.

ProcartaPlex High Sensitivity Assays

Human and mouse multiplex panels and combinable simplex kits designed to measure protein targets at very low concentrations and achieve femtogram-range sensitivities for all analytes. 

ProcartaPlex Platinum Assays

Selected human multiplex panels and combinable simplex kits designed to overcome matrix effects from serum and plasma samples, thereby improving spike- and dilution-recovery results.

ProcartaPlex Custom Assays

Menu of protein targets and ordering options to design and configure custom-blended and optimized ProcartaPlex multiplex panels for immunoassay quantitation with Luminex systems.


Supporting information for ProcartaPlex immunoassays

ProcartaPlex Supplemental Products

Specialty diluents, buffers, and streptavidin-PE conjugate to supplement ProcartaPlex assays, as well as accessory equipment such as magnets and plate washers.

ProcartaPlex Immunoassay Publication List

Lists of publications, organized chronologically by year, from peer reviewed journals that cite the use of ProcartaPlex immunoassays and Luminex technology.

ProcartaPlex Analyst 1.0 Software

Complimentary multiplex analysis software, free to download with the purchase of ProcartaPlex kits and panels.


Description of ProcartaPlex immunoassays

Invitrogen ProcartaPlex multiplex immunoassays make use of Luminex xMAP (multianalyte profiling) technology to enable the simultaneous detection and quantitation of up to 80 protein targets in a single 25–50 µL sample of plasma, serum, cell culture supernatants, and other bodily fluids. Luminex technology uses differentially dyed capture beads for each target in a multiplex “ELISA-like” assay. ProcartaPlex immunoassays can profile up to 80 times more analytes using significantly less sample in the same time that it takes to perform a traditional sandwich ELISA.

Key features of ProcartaPlex immunoassays

  • Magnetic bead format for increased ease-of-use and throughput
  • More than 90% of ProcartaPlex assays can be combined with one another
  • High correlation to our ELISA assays (R2 >0.9)
  • Scalable and reproducible performance regardless of plex size
  • Largest published panel for quantitation of up to 65 analytes

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