The majority of the cholesterol in blood is in the form of cholesteryl esters which can be hydrolysed to cholesterol by cholesterol esterase under appropriate conditions.
Cell Biolabs offers a HDL and LDL/VLDL Cholesterol Assay for the sensitive quantification HDL and LDL/VLDL cholesterol. This assay detects total cholesterol (cholesteryl esters plus free cholesterol) in the presence of cholesterol esterase or only free cholesterol in the absence of the esterase enzyme. This simple kit enables the analysis of serum and plasma.
HDL and LDL/VLDL Cholesterol Assay principle
Benefits of using this HDL and LDL/VLDL Cholesterol Assay
• Measures HDL and LDL/VLDL
• Simple procedure
• Fast and convenient
• Compatible with serum and plasma
Material available for download
HDL and LDL/VLDL Cholesterol Assay kit protocol
HDL and LDL/VLDL Cholesterol Assay citation list
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