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Endotoxin Assay Kits

Endotoxin test is the most critical quality control test required by the FDA for all drugs in their final stages of formulation. Endotoxins are invariably associated with every gram-negative bacteria, so they cause severe reactions in humans and animals and retain high toxic activity even present at low concentration. In addition, endotoxins are suspected to play an important role in the occurrence and development of many different diseases.

GenScript strongly recommends innovative detection technique to detect endotoxin. GenScript's Endotoxin Assay Kits can be well used in in vitro end-product endotoxin test for human and animal parenteral drugs, biological products, and medical devices.

Key Features

  • Good linearity and good reproducibility
  • Ready-to-use reagents and materials, such as tips, endotoxin-free tubes,etc.
  • High sensitivity and broad application range
  • Competitive price

Select Your Kit

GenScript ToxinSensor™ Chromogenic LAL Endotoxin Assay Kit and ToxinSensor™ Gel Clot Endotoxin Assay Kit are reliable methods to detect the level of Endotoxins. The procedures in both of these two kits are confirmed with those described in the FDA Guideline.

  • Chromogenic LAL Assay
  • Gel Clot Assay
  • Accessory Products

ToxinSensor™ Chromogenic LAL Endotoxin Assay Kit: The kit utilizes a modified Limulus Amebocyte Lysate and a synthetic color producing substrate to quantitatively detect endotoxin chromogenically in a broad range (0.005–1 EU/ml).

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Ordering Information

Cat. No.
Product Name
Size
Price
Quantity
L00350C ToxinSensorTM Chromogenic LAL Endotoxin Assay Kit
1 Kit (16 rxns)
$90.00
L00350 ToxinSensorTM Chromogenic LAL Endotoxin Assay Kit
1 Kit (32 rxns)
$170.00

Technical Advantages

Under standard conditions, absorbance at 545 nm shows a linear relationship with concentrations in the range of 0.01 - 0.1 EU/ml. The above plot illustrates the absorbance (x-axis) of four standards with their corresponding endotoxin concentration (EU/ml) on the y-axis. A best-fit straight line is drawn among these points to graphically determine the endotoxin concentrations of samples based on their absorbance.

Examples using following data:

Vial No. Sample Absorbance at 545 nm Δ Absorbance
1
LAL reagent water (Blank) 0.035 -
2
0.01 EU/ml Standard 0.088 0.053
3
0.025 EU/ml Standard 0.133 0.098
4
0.05 EU/ml Standard 0.217 0.182
5
0.1 EU/ml Standard 0.427 0.392


If the mean absorbance of a sample is x, the endotoxin concentration of sample will be 0.2618x – 0.0012 EU/ml. All incubations were performed for 45 min. Above is only an example curve show, and the OD values of standards may be different with different assays.

ToxinSensor™ Gel Clot Endotoxin Assay Kit: It is a qualitative test for Gram-negative bacterial endotoxin. Limulus Amebocyte Lysate as supplied is to be reconstituted with LAL Reagent Water and then mixed in equal parts with the solution being tested. After incubation, and in the presence of endotoxin, gelation occurs; in the absence of endotoxin, gelation does not occur.

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Cat. No.
Product Name
Size
Price
Quantity
L00351 ToxinSensorTM Gel Clot Endotoxin Assay Kit
1 Kit
$103.00

ToxinSensor™ Single Test Kit: is designed to be a qualitative In Vitro end-point endotoxin test for human and animal parenteral drugs, biological products, and medical devices.

Limulus Amebocyte Lysate (LAL) as supplied is to be reconstituted with sample or control directly. There is no need to reconstitute the system with LAL Reagent Water before use. After incubation for 1 hour, and in the presence of endotoxin, gelation occurs; in the absence of endotoxin, gelation does not occur.

GenScript supply a series of ToxinSensor™ Single Test Kits with different sensitivity (0.015 EU/ml, 0.03 EU/ml, 0.06 EU/ml, 0.125 EU/ml and 0.25 EU/ml).

When using the ToxinSensor™ Single Test Kit, you just need to add 200µl of sample or control to LAL, then, wait for the required incubation time to allow for gel to be formed.

Cat. No.
Product Name
Size
Price
Quantity
L00447-40 ToxinSensorTM Single Test Kit
1 kit (40 assay) 0.015 EU/ml
$170.00
L00447-20 ToxinSensorTM Single Test Kit
1 kit (20 assay) 0.015 EU/ml
$90.00
L00448-40 ToxinSensorTM Single Test Kit
1 kit (40 assay) 0.03 EU/ml
$170.00
L00448-20 ToxinSensorTM Single Test Kit
1 kit (20 assay) 0.03 EU/ml
$90.00
L00449-40 ToxinSensorTM Single Test Kit
1 kit (40 assay) 0.06 EU/ml
$170.00
L00449-20 ToxinSensorTM Single Test Kit
1 kit (20 assay) 0.06 EU/ml
$90.00
L00450-40 ToxinSensorTM Single Test Kit
1 kit (40 assay) 0.125 EU/ml
$170.00
L00450-20 ToxinSensorTM Single Test Kit
1 kit (20 assay) 0.125 EU/ml
$90.00
L00451-40 ToxinSensorTM Single Test Kit
1 kit (40 assay) 0.25 EU/ml
$170.00
L00451-20 ToxinSensorTM Single Test Kit
1 kit (20 assay) 0.25 EU/ml
$90.00

Assay Example

Each assay should include both a positive control and a negative control (LAL Reagent Water). Following are application example:
  • Sample: Protein A, 1 mg/ml in PBS, pH 7.4. It is purified from E. coli sonicate by Ni-NTA resin.
  • Dilution by LAL water: 1: 200,000, 1: 400,000, 1: 800,000
  • The test is performed as described above and the assay result is:
Positive control Negative control 1: 200,000 1: 400,000 1: 800,000
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  • Endotoxin concentration in this sample is: from 200,000×0.25 to 400,000×0.25, that is, from 50,000 to 100,000 EU/ml.

Cat. No.
Product Name
Size
Price
Quantity
L00338 ToxinEraserTM Endotoxin Removal Kit
1 kit
$126.00
M01072-5 ToxinSensorTM Endotoxin-free Tubes
5 Tubes
$20.00
M01072-40 ToxinSensorTM Endotoxin-free Tubes
40 Tubes
$100.00
M01072-10 ToxinSensorTM Endotoxin-free Tubes
10 Tubes
$33.00
M01063 ToxinSensorTM Endotoxin-free Pipette Tips (1 ml, Blue)
1 PK of 6 tips
$6.00

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