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Beta2-Microglobulin Human ELISA

  • Regulatory status:RUO
  • Type:Competitive ELISA, Immobilized antigen
  • Species:Human
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Cat. No. Size Price

RCD003R 96 wells (1 kit)
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Technical Data


Competitive ELISA, Immobilized antigen



Sample Requirements

20 µl/well


At ambient temperature. Upon receipt, store the product at the temperature recommended below.


Store the complete kit at 2–8°C. Under these conditions, the kit is stable until the expiration date (see label on the box).

Calibration Curve

Calibration Range

0.2–10 mg/l

Limit of Detection

0.1 mg/l


Research topic

Oncology, Renal disease


ß2-microglobulin occurs in blood, urine, and body fluids. It has been reported that its concentration in blood varies in humans under pathological conditions such as glomerular disturbances, autoimmune diseases, malignant tumors and hepatic disturbances, while its concentration in urine is subject to changes by urethral disturbances and by the changes in its concentration in blood.

Summary References (18)

References to Beta2-Microglobulin

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  • Sonnerborg AB, von Stedingk LV, Hansson LO, Strannegard OO. Elevated neopterin and beta 2-microglobulin levels in blood and cerebrospinal fluid occur early in HIV-1 infection. AIDS. 1989 May;3 (5):277-83
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  • Wibell L, Evrin PE, Berggard I. Serum 2 -microglobulin in renal disease. Nephron. 1973;10 (5):320-31
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