Liver X Receptor Alpha (LXRα; NR1H3)
Also available in: Mouse
These LXRα Reporter Assay Systems utilize non-human mammalian cells engineered to express human NR1H3 protein, commonly referred to as LXRα.
Liver X Receptor Alpha (LXRα) is a nuclear receptor protein encoded by the NR1H3 gene (nuclear receptor subfamily 1, group H, member 3). The Liver X Receptors (LXRs) were originally identified as orphan members of the nuclear receptor superfamily because their ligands were unknown. Like other receptors in the family, LXRs heterodimerize with Retinoid X Receptors and bind to specific response elements (LXREs) characterized by direct repeats separated by 4 nucleotides.
For more information on LXRα, visit the Nuclear Receptor Resource.
Kits are offered in different assay formats to accommodate researchers’ needs: 3 x 32, 1 x 96, and 1 x 384 assay formats for screening small numbers of test compounds, as well as custom bulk reagents for HTS applications. Assay systems are all inclusive, providing reporter cells, optimized growth media, media for diluting test compounds, a positive-control agonist, luciferase detection reagent, a white assay plate, a detailed protocol, and a protocol quick guide. All kits are shipped on dry ice.
LXR Reporter Cells are prepared using INDIGO’s proprietary CryoMite™ process. This cryo-preservation method yields high cell viability post-thaw, and provides the convenience of immediately dispensing healthy, division-competent reporter cells into assay plates. There is no need for intermediate spin-and-wash steps, viability determinations, or cell titer adjustments.
The principle application of this LXRα assay product is in the screening of test samples to quantify functional activities, either agonist or antagonist, that they may exert against the human liver x receptor alpha. This kit product is an all-inclusive assay system that includes, in addition to LXR Reporter Cells, two optimized media for use during cell culture and (optionally) in diluting the test samples, a reference agonist, Luciferase Detection Reagent, a cell culture-ready assay plate, and a detailed protocol.
|Product Family||Product Number||Product Description|
|IB0031 LXRα (NR1H3)||IB00311-32||Human LXRα Reporter Assay System, 3 x 32 assays in 96-well format|
|IB00311||Human LXRα Reporter Assay System, 1 x 96-well format assays|
|IB00312||Human LXRα Reporter Assay System, 1 x 384-well format assays|
Service Assays Available: Human, Mouse
The primary application of INDIGO’s cell-based nuclear receptor assays are to quantitatively assess the bioactivity of a test compound as an agonist (activator) or antagonist (inhibition of an agonist response) of a given receptor. Service assays include a positive control reference compound and ‘vehicle’ control for every experiment. A formal study report and all data files are provided to the client upon completion of the study. To receive a quote for your proposed study, complete & submit the online “Request a Quote” form or contact an INDIGO Customer Service Representative to discuss your desired study parameters. To initiate a Service Study, download and complete all fields of the Excel worksheet “Service Work Order" then submit the electronic file to INDIGO Customer Service.
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