BioReady nanoparticles are optimized for conjugation and lateral flow applications.
Ultra-bright gold nanoshells provide up to a 20× increase in lateral flow diagnostic sensitivity over 40 nm gold nanoparticles. Combining the benefits of gold nanoshell brightness and covalent conjugate stability, gold nanoshells are recommended for achieving maximum assay sensitivity.
Gold nanoshells consist of a 120 nm silica core coated with a 15 nm thick gold shell. Due to the plasmon resonance of the gold nanoshells, an intense blue line will be visible on white lateral flow test strips.
Everything you need to get started conjugating to carboxyl gold nanoshells! Includes validated reagents and detailed protocols to jumpstart your optimization. Great for both beginners and experts at covalent EDC/NHS conjugation.
Antibodies and other amine-containing biomolecules efficiently bind to carboxyl gold nanoshells using EDC-NHS chemistry to make highly stable conjugates. Carboxyl gold nanoshells are provided as a 20 OD solution.
NHS-activated dried gold nanoshells are provided in a kit for rapid conjugations and antibody sweeps. No EDC/NHS activation required – just add purified antibody and follow our simple protocol.
Streptavidin is covalently bound to the gold nanoshell surface. Streptavidin gold conjugates bind to biotinylated antibodies, proteins, or oligonucleotides.