Fluoro NAD




The role of pyridine nucleotides (NAD/NADH) metabolism in health, is of continual and increased interest. A growing amount of evidence supports the fact that NAD metabolism regulates important biological effect including life span. NAD, through poly-ADP-ribosyl polymerase (PARP), mono-ADP-ribosyltransferase (ARTs) and recently characterized sirtuin enzymes, exerts potential biological effects. These enzymes modify proteins to regulate their function via ADP-ribosylation or deacetylation and are involved in several pathways including apoptosis, DNA repair, senescence and endocrine signaling. This suggests that either the enzymes or NAD could be an important therapeutical target 1.

Key Benefits

  • Detection of NAD/NADH content in cells or tissue extracts.
  • Detection of NAD/NADH levels in apoptosis, metabolism, proliferation, DNA repair, senescence, endocrine signaling and life span.
  • NAD/NADH detection in Bacterial, fungal and plant cells.
  • Fluorescent 96 well Plate Reader Readout (excitation: 530-570nm and emission at 590-600nm).

Additional information

Kit Size

100, 500

The Fluoro NAD/NADH detection kit utilizes a non-fluorescent detection reagent, which is reduced in the presence NADH to produce its fluorescent analog and NAD. NAD is further converted to NADH via an enzyme coupled reaction. The enzyme reaction specifically reacts with NAD/NADH and not with NADP/NADPH

1. NADH + non-fluorescent detection reagent+ electron    coupler fluorescent

analog + NAD

2. NAD + enzyme coupled reaction   NADH (then proceeds to reaction 1).

excitation: 530-570nm and emission at 590-600nm


Figure 1. NADH standard curve titrated in NAD/NADH lysis buffer. Incubation time = 1 hour.


Figure 2. NAD/NADH Assay showing no cross-reactivity with NADPH. Incubation time = 1 hour.

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Ethanol disrupts chondrification of the neurocranial cartilages in medaka embryos without affecting aldehyde dehydrogenase 1A2 (Aldh1A2) promoter methylationhttp://www.sciencedirect.com/science?_ob=ArticleURL&_udi=B6W89-4WXBMB3-1&_user=10&_coverDate=11%2F30%2F2009&_alid=1168344568&_rdoc=4&_fmt=high&_orig=search&_cdi=6649&_docanchor=&view=c&_ct=36&_acct=C000050221&_version=1&_urlVersion=0&_userid=10&md5=912928380dd200a430e7ed4488289345Yuhui Hu, Kristine L. Willett, Ikhlas A. Khan, Brian E. Scheffler and Asok K. DasmahapatraComparitive Biochemistry and Physiology Part C: Toxicology & PharmacologyVol 150, Issue 4, November 2009, pp 495-502
High titer anaerobic 1-butanol synthesis in Escherichia coli enabled by driving forceshttp://aem.asm.org/cgi/content/abstract/AEM.03034-10v1Claire R. Shen, Ethan I. Lan, Yasumasa Dekishima, Antonino Baez, Kwang Myung Cho, and James C. LiaoAppl. Environ. MicrobiolMarch 11th 2011. doi:10.1128/AEM.03034-10
Driving Forces Enable High-Titer Anaerobic 1-Butanol Synthesis in Escherichia colihttp://aem.asm.org/content/77/9/2905.shortClaire R. Shen, Ethan I. Lan, Yasumasa Dekishima, Antonino Baez, Kwang Myung Cho and James C. LiaoApp Environ MicrobiologyVol 77, No 9, pp 2905-2915, May 2011
Cellular Autofluorescence following Ionizing Radiationhttp://www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0032062Schaue D, Ratikan JA, Iwamoto KSPLoS ONE(2012); 7(2): e32062
Anthony A. Sauve NAD+ and Vitamin B3: From metabolism to therapies J. Pharmacol. Exp. Ther. 2007 : jpet.107.120758v1
Part# 6021Enzyme Mix-20C
Part# 4018NADH Detection Reagent-20C
Part# 7013NADH Standard-20C
Part# 3044NAD/NADH Reaction Buffer2-8 C
Part# 3045NAD/NADH Lysis Buffer2-8 C
Part# 3046NAD Extraction Buffer2-8 C
Part# 3047NADH Extraction Buffer2-8 C
Part# 3051NADH Standard Diluent2-8 C

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