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Ractopamine Antibody

Catalog # Pack Size Price(USD)
ICP9950 100 μg $295.00


Product Description
Ractopamine is an adrenergic beta-agonist which is banned from use as a feed additive. The anti-ractopamine antibody is produced in rabbit using ractopamine-KLH conjugates and affinity purified using ractopamine-agarose. The antibody was proven to be useful for detection and quantization of ractopamine in ELISAs and gold colloidal strip systems.
 Indirect competitive ELISA for ractopamine:  1) Immobilized antigen ractopamine-BSA (EDC  coupling): 0.25 mg/mL 1st Ab: 0.01ng/mL, 2nd  Ab: 0.25 µg/mL                                          Sensitivity: IC50 = 1.5 ng/mL free ractopamine  Linear range: 0.5-15 ng/mL
Note: This is not an optimized system. Customer has to optimize their own assay system.
Immunogen Structure and Linked Position
500 µg/mL in PBS with 0.01% NaN3
Ractopamine KLH conjugates
Affinity purified with ractopamine on agarose
Reacts specifically with ractopamine.
ELISA; gold colloid strip                
Storage & Stability
Product is stable for several weeks at 4°C. For extended storage, aliquot content and store product at -20°C. Avoid cycles of freezing and thawing. Expiration date is three years from date of shipping if stored properly.