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diazyme adenosine deaminase (ada) test kit

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diazyme adenosine deaminase (ada) test kit
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block scientific is a worldwide medical lab equipment supplier offering quality products from leading manufacturers. we offer the adenosine deaminase isozyme 2 (ada2) assay kit for the determination of ada2 activity in serum and plasma samples. this ada2 assay is based on the enzymatic deamination of adenosine to inosine which is converted to hypoxanthine by purine nucleoside phosphorylase (pnp).

advantages of the

adenosine deaminase isozyme 2 (ada2) assay kit

diazyme’s ada2 assay kit has significant advantages over the older giusti and galanti method

  • calibrator and control have direct traceability
  • fully liquid stable formulation
  • can be run either manually or on open automated chemistry systems

ada2 is specifically secreted by antigen presenting cells and induces differentiation of monocytes to macrophages. research shows that ada2 is superior to ada in the diagnosis of tuberculous pleuritis and should be used as a routine test in the work-up of patients with pleural effusions in areas with high tb prevalence. this assay kit is for research use only in usa.

technical specifications

  • calibration: lyophilized vial or k-factor
  • sample volume: 5 μl
  • assay range: 0 to 200 u/l
  • packaging:
    • r1: 1 x 50 ml
    • r2: 1 x 25 ml
  • structure: dimer with extensive glycolation
  • site of action: extra cellular different genetic loci

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for more information on the diazyme adenosine deaminase (ada) test kit and other diazymes we offer, call 631-589-1118 or send an e-mail to to browse our product portfolio, visit our online store.