Fluorescent Sarcosine Detection Kit by Cell Technology

Easy to Use – No Wash Assay. Detection of Sarcosine in cells, serum, tissue extracts.

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Fluorescent Sarcosine Detection Kit by Cell Technology
SKU: SARC100-2

Size: 100 Tests
Sale price$345.00

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Sarcosine is natural amino acid that is an important intermediate in the metabolism of choline. Sarcosine is an important component of proteins and plays a significant role in metabolic processes of living cells as a source of serine, creatine, purines and glutathione etc. Sarcosine is present in food sources like legumes, eggs, ham, turkey etc. It is used in a variety of industrial applications such as manufacturing of tooth paste and biodegradable surfactants. Sarcosine was recently reported to activate prostate cancer cells and as a possible marker for prostate cancer progression to metastasis(1). It is also used in adjunctive treatment for Schizophrenia (2) and depression (3). ICT’s Fluoro Sarcosine assay provides a reliable, sensitive fluorimetric method for the quantification of sarcosine in biological samples. The Fluoro Sarcosine detection kit utilizes a non-fluorescent detection reagent, which is reduced via an enzyme-coupled reaction in the presence of sarcosine. A sarcosine standard curve is generated to quantify sarcosine in the samples.
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  • Product Specific References

    PMID Publication
    30332646Walters, R. O., et al. 2018. Sarcosine Is Uniquely Modulated by Aging and Dietary Restriction in Rodents and Humans. Cell Rep, 663-676.

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