Rho Activation Assays

Rho Activation Assays
  • Safe non-radioactive assay format
  • Colored agarose beads allow visual check
  • Fast results: 1 hour plus electrophoresis/blotting time
  • Compatible with human, mouse, and rat samples

 

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RhoA Activation Assay
Catalog Number
STA-403-A
Size
20 assays
Detection
Immunoblot
Manual/Data Sheet Download
SDS Download
Price
$625.00
RhoA/Rac1/Cdc42 Activation Assay Combo Kit
Catalog Number
STA-405
Size
3 x 10 assays
Detection
Immunoblot
Manual/Data Sheet Download
SDS Download
Price
$920.00
RhoB Activation Assay
Catalog Number
STA-403-B
Size
20 assays
Detection
Immunoblot
Manual/Data Sheet Download
SDS Download
Price
$625.00
RhoC Activation Assay
Catalog Number
STA-403-C
Size
20 assays
Detection
Immunoblot
Manual/Data Sheet Download
SDS Download
Price
$625.00
RhoA Activation Assay Kit, Trial Size
Catalog Number
STA-403-A-T
Size
5 assays
Detection
Immunoblot
Manual/Data Sheet Download
SDS Download
Price
$310.00
Product Details

Our Rho Activation Assays use visible agarose beads to selectively precipitate the active form of RhoA, RhoB or RhoC. The precipitated small GTPase is then detected by Western blot using a RhoA-, RhoB- or RhoC-specific antibody included in the kit.

If you are also studying Rac1 and/or Cdc42, you may consider our economical combination kit.

Small GTPase Activation Assay Principle

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