Zinc Assay Kit

Zinc is the second most abundant trace element in the body, found in more than 300 metalloenzymes. Carbonic anhydrase, alkaline phosphatase, DNA and RNA polymerases could be listed as important examples. Due to its multiple biochemical functions, zinc deficiency manifests by variety of conditions. Growth failure and stunning, alterations in immune function, diarrhea, skin lesions and alopecia are observed in cases of clinical deficiency. Subclinical deficiency has effects on immune function, synthesis and action of hormones, and neurological function

Zinc is the second most abundant trace element in the body, found in more than 300 metalloenzymes. Carbonic anhydrase, alkaline phosphatase, DNA and RNA polymerases could be listed as important examples. Due to its multiple biochemical functions, zinc deficiency manifests by variety of conditions. Growth failure and stunning, alterations in immune function, diarrhea, skin lesions and alopecia are observed in cases of clinical deficiency. Subclinical deficiency has effects on immune function, synthesis and action of hormones, and neurological function.

Zinc found in the samples change the red-orange color of 5-Br-PAPS to light pink under alkaline conditions. The change of absorbance at 548 nm is proportional to total zinc level in the sample. The assay can be calibrated with zinc sulfate dissolved in deionized water. 

 


Reagent 11 x 30 ml
Reagent 21 x 8 ml
Standard1 x 4 ml
Quality Control - Level 11 x 4 ml
Quality Control - Level 21 x 4 ml


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