Human Cytokine Assay and ELISA Kits

Human MMP-9 ELISA kit

Catalog No.: IRKTAH3068


Category: Assay and ELISA Kits

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Human MMP-9 ELISA Kit

Our Human MMP-9 ELISA Kit is a sandwich ELISA intended for the quantitative determination of human MMP-9 in cell culture supernates, serum, plasma (heparin), saliva and urine.

The 92-kD type IV collagenase is also known as 92-kD gelatinase, type V collagenase, gelatinase B, or matrix metalloproteinase-9(MMP9). The 72- and 92-kDa type IV collagenases are members of a group of secreted zinc metalloproteases. The matrix metalloproteinases(MMPs) are able to degrade the extracellular matrix and allow angiogenesis and tumor invasion. Gelatinase B, a matrix metalloproteinase that has proteolytic activity against connective tissue proteins, has been suggested to be important in the connective tissue remodeling processes associated with atherogenesis and plaque rupture. MMP-9 is predominantly expressed in neutrophils, macrophages, and mast cells, rather than in oncogene-positive neoplastic cells. The polymorphism of MMP-9 acts as a genetic factor for the development of smoking-induced pulmonary emphysema. The standard product used in this kit is recombinant human MMP-9 with the molecular mass of 95KDa. The detected MMP-9 includes zymogen and active enzyme.

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