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AffiASSAY® Acetate Colorimetric Assay Kit

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AffiASSAY® Acetate Colorimetric Assay Kit

AffiASSAY® Acetate Colorimetric Assay Kit is designed to provide precise and reliable measurements of Acetate levels in a variety of biological samples. This assay kit is a powerful tool for researchers in the fields of biochemistry, cell biology, and molecular biology.

Key Features:

  • High Sensitivity: Our assay kit is optimized to detect even low levels of Acetate, allowing for accurate quantification in a wide range of samples.
  • Colorimetric Detection: Utilizing a highly sensitive colorimetric assay, our kit ensures robust and reproducible results, minimizing the margin for error.
  • Wide Application: The AffiASSAY® Acetate Colorimetric Assay Kit can be used with a broad range of sample types, including cells, tissues, and purified enzyme preparations.
  • Quick and Easy: With a simple and streamlined protocol, you can obtain results in just a few easy steps, saving you valuable time in the lab.
  • Versatile: Whether you're studying cellular metabolism, investigating the effects of drug compounds, or exploring the intricacies of enzymatic reactions, our kit provides the versatility you need.

Assay Principle:

This assay kit employs a colorimetric method based on the enzymatic conversion of Acetate into a colored product. The increase in color intensity is directly proportional to the Acetate concentration in your sample, allowing for precise quantification.


  • Metabolic Research: Study the role of Acetate in cellular energy production and lipid metabolism.
  • Drug Development: Assess the impact of pharmaceutical compounds on Acetate levels, aiding in drug discovery.
  • Enzyme Kinetics: Investigate the kinetics of Acetate-utilizing enzymes with accuracy and ease.
  • Cellular Signaling: Explore the connections between Acetate and cellular signaling pathways.

Kit Contents:

  • Assay Buffer
  • Acetate Standard
  • Enzyme Mix
  • Developer Solution
  • 96-Well Assay Plate
  • Detailed Protocol

Why Choose AffiASSAY®?

Our commitment to excellence and scientific rigor makes AffiASSAY® the trusted choice of researchers worldwide. We strive to provide you with innovative tools that deliver precise results and accelerate your research efforts.

AffiASSAY® Acetate Colorimetric Assay Kit Protocol:

[Please note that this protocol is a general guideline, and you should always refer to the specific instructions provided in the kit manual for accurate and detailed information.]

Materials Needed:

  • AffiASSAY® Acetate Colorimetric Assay Kit
  • Biological samples containing Acetate
  • 96-well microplate
  • Microplate reader capable of measuring absorbance at appropriate wavelength
  • Pipettes and tips
  • Microcentrifuge tubes


Sample Preparation:

  • Prepare your biological samples containing Acetate. These samples can be cell lysates, tissue homogenates, or purified enzyme preparations.
  • Ensure that your samples are stored and handled according to your specific experimental requirements.

Standard Curve Preparation:

  • Reconstitute the Acetate Standard provided in the kit according to the kit's instructions.
  • Create a series of standard dilutions using the reconstituted Acetate standard to generate a standard curve. Typical concentrations may range from 0 to 100 µM.

Assay Plate Setup:

  • Label the microplate wells according to your experimental design, including wells for your samples, standards, and controls.
  • If using controls, prepare a control sample without Acetate to serve as a background control.

Sample Dilution:

  • Dilute your biological samples as needed to ensure that they fall within the linear range of the standard curve. The specific dilution factor will depend on the expected Acetate concentration in your samples.

Assay Reaction:

  • Prepare the assay reaction mix by combining the Assay Buffer and Enzyme Mix from the kit as instructed.
  • Add 50-100 µL of the assay reaction mix to each well of the microplate.

Sample and Standard Addition:

  • Add 50-100 µL of your diluted samples and Acetate standards to the appropriate wells on the microplate.
  • Ensure that the final reaction volume in each well is consistent.


  • Incubate the microplate at the appropriate temperature (as specified in the kit instructions) for a recommended time to allow the enzymatic conversion of Acetate to a colored product.

Absorbance Measurement:

  • Using a microplate reader capable of measuring absorbance at the appropriate wavelength, measure the absorbance of each well. The specific wavelength for measurement will depend on the colorimetric detection method used.

Data Analysis:

  • Generate a standard curve using the absorbance values obtained from the Acetate standards.
  • Calculate the Acetate concentrations in your samples based on their respective absorbance readings and the standard curve.

Results Interpretation:

  • Interpret and analyze your results according to your research objectives.
  • Note any variations or trends in Acetate levels among your samples.

Data Presentation:

  • Prepare your data for presentation or publication, and include the appropriate statistical analysis if required.


  • Dispose of all waste materials, including used assay components, according to your laboratory's safety protocols.
  • Always refer to the specific instructions provided with the AffiASSAY® Acetate Colorimetric Assay Kit for any kit-specific details or variations in the protocol.
  • Additionally, ensure that you adhere to the best practices and safety guidelines in your laboratory while conducting the assay.