Eliminate the need for antibodies and reduce assay time with direct detection using our radiolabeled ligands, which provide for sensitive and quantitative measurement of binding.
High specific activity — The majority of our 125I-labeled ligands are offered at maximum specific activity. This means virtually every molecule of ligand provided in the stock vial is radiolabeled. For tritiated ligands (3H ligands), pick a ligand with specific activity above 20 Ci/mmol – all of our tritiated ligands meets or exceeds these requirements.
High purity — We offer highly-pure radioligands for the highest specific signal with low background in binding assays.
High selectivity — Our broad portfolio of agonists and antagonists offers many options for choosing the most selective compound for your receptor.
Validated for receptor binding — all of our radioligand products are tested for receptor binding during development. Additionally, many of our radioligands are used to QC our GPCR and receptor cell lines and cell membrane products.
Acetylcholine (Ach) radioligand tritiated on the acetyl group. Acetylcholine is a neurotransmitter and the endogeous ligand that binds to and activates muscarinic and nicotinic acetylcholine receptors.
5-carboxyamidotryptamine (5-CT) labeled with tritium. 5-CT is a tryptamine derivative closely related to the neurotransmitter serotonin. 5-CT acts as a non-selective, high-affinity full agonist at the 5-HT1A, 5-HT1B, 5-HT1D, 5-HT5A, and 5-HT7 serotonin receptors. It also binds the 5-HT2, 5-HT3, 5-HT6 serotonin receptors with lower affinity.
(+/-)-Epibatidine radioligand tritiated at the 5,6-biocycloheptyl position. Epibatidine has analgesic activities, has been shown to function as an agonist at nicotinic acetylcholine receptors, and has been shown to bind muscarinic and serotonin 5-HT3 receptors.
CP 55,940, tritiated on the side chain-2,3-4 position. CP 55,940 is a synthetic cannabinoid that acts as a full agonist at both cannabinoid CB1 and CB2 receptors, and can also upregulate serotonin 5-HT2A receptors.
5-Hydroxytryptamine Binoxalate (Serotonin Binoxalate), labeled with C-14 at the 1-position. 5-Hydroxytryptamine is a neurotransmitter and is the endogenous ligand for serotonin receptors. NEC855 replaces product NEC225, which was labeled at the 2-position.
Levo-Norepinephrine, tritiated at the 7 position. Norepinephrine binds and activates adrenergic receptors, and is cleared by the norepinehprine transporter (NET). This product has a scheduled lot release for the third Monday in July.
Hemicholinium-3 (HC3; hemicholine) Diacetate Salt, tritiated on the methyl group. Hemicholinium-3 blocks reuptake of choline by the high-affinity choline transporter. This product has a scheduled lot release for the second Monday in February and August.