Bisphenol A (BPA) is predominantly used in the production of polycarbonate plastics and epoxy resins that are used in many products. It is released into the environment and food. BPA is an endocrine disruptor with estrogenic and obesogenic properties. It influences reproduction and has an epigenetic effect already in the foetus.
Serum & Plasma
1. Eline P. Meulenberg, Kees Koopal and Ria Rhemrev - Immunoassays for alkylphenolic pollutants with endocrine disrupting activity. Intern. J. Environ. Anal. Chem. Vol 85, no 12-13, 15 October-15 November 2005, 871-883
Source / Host
Store at 4 °C or aliquot and store at -20 °C for longer periods.
Precautions should be taken upon storage for longer periods. Problems of long term stability may occur with highly diluted solutions.
No other preservative agent has been added to the present formulation.
For long storage purposes in solution the addition of sodium azide at 0.02 % is advised with the appropriate precautions of use.
Substrate / Buffer
Each vial contains 0.1 ml of serum
Dilution of 1/50,000 from the delivered solution. (The titer is defined as the dilution that gives 50 % of the absorbance from the maximum absorbance when tested with ELISA).
Suggested concentration to use in ELISA: 1/50,000 from the delivered solution. Plates are coated with 400 ng/ml OVA-Bisphenol Valeric Acid (BVA). HRP-conjugated anti-rabbit IgG as a tracer 1/8,000
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