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    Methyl<wbr>transferase Colorimetric Assay Kit
  • Methyl<wbr>transferase Colorimetric Assay Kit
Cat No: 700140
Assay Kits - Colorimetric Assays
Cayman
€754.00
Price is excluding VAT and does not include packaging neither shipping

Methylation of key biological molecules and proteins plays important roles in numerous biological systems, including signal transduction, biosynthesis, protein repair, gene silencing, and chromatin regulation.{16924} The S-adenosylmethionine (SAM) dep...

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Territorial Availability: Available through Bertin Technologies only in Europe
Technical Warning: Check the Additional Items Required section of this kit booklet to verify if UltraPure Water (Milli-Q or equivalent) is needed for this assay
Correlated keywords:
  • assays kits measures measuring monitoring monitors MTs methylation signal transduction biosynthesis repair gene silencing chromatin regulation S-adenosylmethionine SAM-dependent methyltransferases enzymatic cofactors AdoMet donor modifications DNA Alzheimer's diseases depression Parkinson's multiple sclerosis liver failure cancers enzyme-coupled AdoHcy positive control S-adenosylhomocysteine
Product Overview:
Methylation of key biological molecules and proteins plays important roles in numerous biological systems, including signal transduction, biosynthesis, protein repair, gene silencing, and chromatin regulation.{16924} The S-adenosylmethionine (SAM) dependent methyltransferases use SAM, the second most commonly used enzymatic cofactor after ATP. SAM, also known as AdoMet, acts as a donor of a methyl group that is required for the modification of proteins and DNA.{16845} Aberrant levels of SAM have been linked to many abnormalities, including Alzheimer’s Disease, depression, Parkinson’s Disease, multiple sclerosis, liver failure, and cancer.{16924,16845} Cayman’s Methyltransferase Colorimetric Assay Kit is a continuous enzyme-coupled assay that can continuously monitor SAM-dependent methyltransferases.{15387} The removal of the methyl group from SAM generates S-adenosylhomocysteine (AdoHcy), which is rapidly converted to S-ribosylhomocysteine and adenine by AdoHcy nucleosidase. This rapid conversion prevents the buildup of AdoHcy and its feedback inhibition on the methylation reaction. Finally, the adenine is converted to hypoxanthine, by adenine deaminase, which in turn is converted to urate and hydrogen peroxide (H2O2). The rate of production of H2O2 is measured with the colorimetric reagent, 3,5-dichloro-2-hydroxybenzenesulfonic acid, by an increase in absorbance at 500-520 nm. The assay is supplied with AdoHcy as a positive control. The assay can be used with any purified SAM-dependent methyltransferase.
Size 96 wells
Shipping dry ice
Stability Store at -80 degrees; shelf life 365 days
Custom Code 3822.00
UNSPSC code 41116104

Dorgan, K.M., Wooderchak, W.L., Wynn, D.P., et al. An enzyme-coupled continuous spectrophotometric assay for S-adenosylmethionine-dependent methyltransferases. Anal Biochem 350 249-255 (2006).

Couture, J., Collazo, E., Hauk, G., et al. S

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