AB-2950 MPEC

AB-2950 MPEC. Measurement of superoxide(O 2 -) and antioxidant ability. MPEC reacts specifically with O 2 -.


AB-2950 MPEC
formula for MPEC
Purpose and Application

Measurement of O 2 -.



MPEC is a chemiluminescence reagent that specifically reacts with superoxide. Because it has a higher S/N ratio in neutral solution (see the right figure) and is less reactive with the dissolved oxygen than conventional reagents, it can detect low concentrations of superoxide.
The right figure shows the results of various method that measured superoxide generated in the hypoxanthine-xanthine oxidase system. The horizontal axis indicates the concentration of xanthine oxidase, and the vertical axis indicates chemiluminescent intensity per min. The red line is the result of MPEC.

Product Number AB-2950
Product Name MPEC
Chemical family 2-methyl-6-p-methoxyphenylethynyl-imidazopyrazinone
Molecular weight 279.1008
Wavelength 430 nm
Package 5 mg  (powder)
Storage -20°C

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