Fluorescent and Luminescent Tools for Life Science

MarkerGene™ Live Cell Luciferase Assay Kit

Application: Contains synthetic D-luciferin, the primary substrate of the firefly luciferase light producing system, as well as a luciferase assay buffer

Ordering Information:
Product ID Unit Size Number of Units Price
M0626 1 kit 1-4 $113.59
    5+ $90.87  


This kit will perform 1000 assays using a microtiterplate format (100 uL reaction volume, 0.1 mM final reaction concentration). The synthetic beetle luciferin substrate contained in the kit is also available separately as a lyophilized powder, D-Luciferin M0237. Consult the Product information sheet (above) for more details on the assay protocol.


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