The comet assay is a well-published method for measuring cellular DNA damage. Our OxiSelect™ Comet Assay Kits provide a fast, convenient way to screen for general DNA damage, regardless of the source or nature of the damage.
Figure 1: Epifluorescence Microscopy Visualization of DNA Damage using the OxiSelect™ Comet Assay Kit. For detailed explanation please see "Calculation of Results" section in product manual.
Figure 2: Etoposide Treatment of Jurkat Cells. Jurkat cells untreated (left) and treated (right) with Etoposide before performing OxiSelect™ Comet Assay under alkaline electrophoresis conditions at 33V / 300 mA for 15 minutes.