Human Nucleoporin p62 / NUP62 ELISA Kit

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Human Nucleoporin p62 / NUP62 ELISA Kit - Information

The ELISA Genie Nucleoporin p62 / NUP62 ELISA Kit can assay for Nucleoporin p62 / NUP62 in the following samples: serum, blood, plasma, cell culture supernatant and other related supernatants and tissues.

How our Nucleoporin p62 / NUP62 ELISA Kits Work?

The ELISA Genie (enzyme-linked immunosorbent assays) assay kits are designed for the quantitative measurement of analytes in a wide variety of samples. As today's scientists demand high quality consistent data for high impact journals, ELISA Genie have developed our range of sensitive, fast and reliable ELISA kit assays to meet and exceed those demands. Our assay kits use a quantitative sandwich ELISA technique and each kit comes with highly specific antibodies pre-coated onto a 96-well microtiter plate.

At ELISA Genie we understand the need for speed! Therefore, we have developed an ultra-fast protocol meaning you achieve your results rapidly. So, once you have prepared and plated your samples, blanks and standards, you simply incubate with a highly specific biotin-conjugated primary antibody and Avidin conjugated to Horseradish Peroxidase (HRP) and incubate for the appropriate length of time. After washing the plate according to the protocol and addition of the TMB (3,3',5,5'-Tetramethylbenzidine) solution, the appearance of a blue colour should be detected due to an enzymatic reaction catalysed by HRP. Next step is the addition of the Stop Solution which terminates the HRP reaction and the blue colour turns yellow with the signal intensity measured on a plate reader at 450nm. The amount of bound Nucleoporin p62 / NUP62 is proportional to the signal generated by the reaction meaning the kit assay gives you a quantitative measurement of the analyte in your samples.

Human Nucleoporin p62 / NUP62 ELISA Kit - Data


Essential component of the nuclear pore complex (PubMed:1915414). The N-terminal is probably involved in nucleocytoplasmic transport (PubMed:1915414). The C-terminal is involved in protein-protein interaction probably via coiled-coil formation, promotes its association with centrosomes and may function in anchorage of p62 to the pore complex (PubMed:1915414, PubMed:24107630). Plays a role in mitotic cell cycle progression by regulating centrosome segregation, centriole maturation and spindle orientation (PubMed:24107630). It might be involved in protein recruitment to the centrosome after nuclear breakdown (PubMed:24107630).

Post-Translational Modification

O-glycosylated. Contains about 10 N-acetylglucosamine side chain sites predicted for the entire protein, among which only one in the C-terminal.Curated; The the inner channel of the NPC has a different redox environment from the cytoplasm and allows the formation of interchain disulfide bonds between some nucleoporins, the significant increase of these linkages upon oxidative stress reduces the permeability of the NPC.

Uniprot ID P37198


Detection method

Sandwich ELISA Double Antibody


This immunoassay kit allows for the in vitro quantitative determination of NUP62 concentrations in serum plasma and other biological fluids.






< 0.188ng/ml


4'C for 6 months


Matrices listed below were spiked with certain level of NUP62 and the recovery rates were calculated by comparing the measured value to the expected amount of NUP62 in samples.

Matrix Recovery range(%) Average(%)
serum(n=5) 89-104 97
EDTA plasma(n=5) 92-102 98
UFH plasma(n=5) 90-102 97

The linearity of the kit was assayed by testing samples spiked with appropriate concentration of NUP62 and their serial dilutions. The results were demonstrated by the percentage of calculated concentration to the expected.

Sample 1:2 1:4 1:8 1:16
serum(n=5) 87-103% 88-101% 86-104% 85-104%
EDTA plasma(n=5) 86-101% 87-93% 86-99% 87-101%
UFH plasma(n=5) 84-99% 87-96% 82-98% 87-97%

Intra-Assay: CV<8%
Inter-Assay: CV<10%


For Research Use Only

Human Nucleoporin p62 / NUP62 ELISA Kit Protocol

The below protocol is a sample protocol for Human Nucleoporin p62 / NUP62 ELISA Kit using a biotinylated detection antibody and streptavidin-HRP. Sandwich ELISAs allow for the detection and quantification of an analyte in a sample by using known analyte concentrations as standards and plotting absorbance of known concentrations vs known standard concentrations. This allows the researcher to calculate the amount of Human Nucleoporin p62 / NUP62 present in their sample.

Before adding to wells, equilibrate the SABC working solution and TMB substrate for at least 30 min at 37 ‚°C. When diluting samples and reagents, they must be mixed completely and evenly. It is recommended to plot a standard curve for each test.

Sandwich Protocol

Sandwich ELISA Protocol

Kit Protocol:

1.Set standard, test sample and control (zero) wells on the pre-coated plate respectively, and then, record their positions. It is recommended to measure each standard and sample in duplicate. Wash plate 2 times before adding standard, sample and control (zero) wells!
2.Aliquot 0.1ml standard solutions into the standard wells.
3.Add 0.1 ml of Sample / Standard dilution buffer into the control (zero) well.
4.Add 0.1 ml of properly diluted sample ( Human serum, plasma, tissue homogenates and other biological fluids.) into test sample wells.
5.Seal the plate with a cover and incubate at 37 ‚°C for 90 min.
6.Remove the cover and discard the plate content, clap the plate on the absorbent filter papers or other absorbent material. Do NOT let the wells completely dry at any time. Wash plate X2.
7.Add 0.1 ml of Biotin- detection antibody working solution into the above wells (standard, test sample & zero wells). Add the solution at the bottom of each well without touching the side wall.
8.Seal the plate with a cover and incubate at 37‚°C for 60 min.
9.Remove the cover, and wash plate 3 times with Wash buffer. Let wash buffer rest in wells for 1 min between each wash.
10.Add 0.1 ml of SABC working solution into each well, cover the plate and incubate at 37‚°C for 30 min.
11.Remove the cover and wash plate 5 times with Wash buffer, and each time let the wash buffer stay in the wells for 1-2 min.
12.Add 90 ‚µl of TMB substrate into each well, cover the plate and incubate at 37‚°C in dark within 10-20 min. (Note: This incubation time is for reference use only, the optimal time should be determined by end user.) And the shades of blue can be seen in the first 3-4 wells (with most concentrated standard solutions), the other wells show no obvious color.
13.Add 50 ‚µl of Stop solution into each well and mix thoroughly. The color changes into yellow immediately.
14. Read the O.D. absorbance at 450 nm in a microplate reader immediately after adding the stop solution.

Human Nucleoporin p62 / NUP62 ELISA Kit components

96 Assays


ELISA Microplate(Dismountable)8×12 strips4°C for 6 months
Lyophilized Standard24°C/-20°C
Sample/Standard Dilution Buffer20ml4°C
Biotin-labeled Antibody(Concentrated)120ul4°C (Protect from light)
Antibody Dilution Buffer10ml4°C
HRP-Streptavidin Conjugate(SABC)120ul4°C (Protect from light)
SABC Dilution Buffer10ml4°C
TMB Substrate10ml4°C (Protect from light)
Stop Solution10ml4°C
Wash Buffer(25X)30ml4°C
Plate Sealer5 -

Other materials and equipment required:

The ELISA Genie Human Nucleoporin p62 / NUP62 ELISA Kit will require other equipment and materials to carry out the assay. Please see list below for further details.
  • Microplate reader with 450 nm wavelength filter
  • Multichannel Pipette, Pipette, microcentrifuge tubes and disposable pipette tips
  • Incubator
  • Deionized or distilled water
  • Absorbent paper
  • Buffer resevoir

Sample Preparation

When carrying out an ELISA assay it is important to prepare your samples in order to achieve the best possible results. Below we have a list of procedures for the preparation of samples for different sample types.

Sample TypeProtocol


If using serum separator tubes, allow samples to clot for 30 minutes at room temperature. Centrifuge for 10 minutes at 1,000x g. Collect the serum fraction and assay promptly or aliquot and store the samples at -80°C. Avoid multiple freeze-thaw cycles.

If serum separator tubes are not being used, allow samples to clot overnight at 2-8°C. Centrifuge for 10 minutes at 1,000x g. Remove serum and assay promptly or aliquot and store the samples at -80°C. Avoid multiple freeze-thaw cycles.


Collect plasma using EDTA or heparin as an anticoagulant. Centrifuge samples at 4°C for 15 mins at 1000 × g within 30 mins of collection. Collect the plasma fraction and assay promptly or aliquot and store the samples at -80°C. Avoid multiple freeze-thaw cycles. Note: Over haemolysed samples are not suitable for use with this kit.

Urine & Cerebrospinal Fluid

Collect the urine (mid-stream) in a sterile container, centrifuge for 20 mins at 2000-3000 rpm. Remove supernatant and assay immediately. If any precipitation is detected, repeat the centrifugation step. A similar protocol can be used for cerebrospinal fluid.

Cell culture supernatant

Collect the cell culture media by pipette, followed by centrifugation at 4°C for 20 mins at 1500 rpm. Collect the clear supernatant and assay immediately.

Cell lysates

Solubilize cells in lysis buffer and allow to sit on ice for 30 minutes. Centrifuge tubes at 14,000 x g for 5 minutes to remove insoluble material. Aliquot the supernatant into a new tube and discard the remaining whole cell extract. Quantify total protein concentration using a total protein assay. Assay immediately or aliquot and store at ≤ -20 °C.

Tissue homogenates

The preparation of tissue homogenates will vary depending upon tissue type. Rinse tissue with 1X PBS to remove excess blood & homogenize in 20ml of 1X PBS (including protease inhibitors) and store overnight at ≤ -20°C. Two freeze-thaw cycles are required to break the cell membranes. To further disrupt the cell membranes you can sonicate the samples. Centrifuge homogenates for 5 mins at 5000xg. Remove the supernatant and assay immediately or aliquot and store at -20°C or -80°C.

Tissue lysates

Rinse tissue with PBS, cut into 1-2 mm pieces, and homogenize with a tissue homogenizer in PBS. Add an equal volume of RIPA buffer containing protease inhibitors and lyse tissues at room temperature for 30 minutes with gentle agitation. Centrifuge to remove debris. Quantify total protein concentration using a total protein assay. Assay immediately or aliquot and store at ≤ -20 °C.

Breast Milk

Collect milk samples and centrifuge at 10,000 x g for 60 min at 4°C. Aliquot the supernatant and assay. For long term use, store samples at -80°C. Minimize freeze/thaw cycles.

Human Nucleoporin p62 / NUP62 ELISA Kit Protein Information

UniProt Protein Function:NUP62: Essential component of the nuclear pore complex. The N- terminal is probably involved in nucleocytoplasmic transport. The C-terminal is probably involved in protein-protein interaction via coiled-coil formation and may function in anchorage of p62 to the pore complex. Defects in NUP62 are the cause of infantile striatonigral degeneration (SNDI); also known as infantile bilateral striatal necrosis (IBSN) or familial striatal degeneration. SNDI is a neurological disorder characterized by symmetrical degeneration of the caudate nucleus, putamen and occasionally the globus pallidus, with little involvement of the rest of the brain. The clinical features include developmental regression, choreoathetosis, dystonia, spasticity, dysphagia, failure to thrive, nystagmus, optic atrophy and mental retardation. Belongs to the nucleoporin NSP1/NUP62 family.
UniProt Protein Details:

Protein type:Nucleoporin; Adaptor/scaffold

Chromosomal Location of Human Ortholog: 19q13.33

Cellular Component: pore complex; spindle pole; nucleocytoplasmic shuttling complex; nuclear membrane; intracellular membrane-bound organelle; cytoplasm; nuclear envelope; nuclear pore; ribonucleoprotein complex

Molecular Function:ubiquitin binding; protein binding; receptor signaling complex scaffold activity; structural constituent of nuclear pore; PTB domain binding; chromatin binding; SH2 domain binding; thyroid hormone receptor binding; nucleocytoplasmic transporter activity

Biological Process: cell death; negative regulation of epidermal growth factor receptor signaling pathway; negative regulation of MAP kinase activity; mRNA transport; viral reproduction; hormone-mediated signaling; positive regulation of transcription, DNA-dependent; mitotic nuclear envelope disassembly; regulation of signal transduction; nucleocytoplasmic transport; pathogenesis; viral infectious cycle; glucose transport; negative regulation of cell proliferation; protein transport; cell surface receptor linked signal transduction; positive regulation of epidermal growth factor receptor signaling pathway; negative regulation of programmed cell death; negative regulation of Ras protein signal transduction; viral transcription; transmembrane transport; regulation of Ras protein signal transduction; positive regulation of I-kappaB kinase/NF-kappaB cascade; transcription, DNA-dependent; cytokine and chemokine mediated signaling pathway; cell aging; hexose transport; carbohydrate metabolic process; gene expression; mitotic cell cycle; negative regulation of apoptosis

Disease: Striatonigral Degeneration, Infantile

NCBI Summary:The nuclear pore complex is a massive structure that extends across the nuclear envelope, forming a gateway that regulates the flow of macromolecules between the nucleus and the cytoplasm. Nucleoporins are the main components of the nuclear pore complex in eukaryotic cells. The protein encoded by this gene is a member of the FG-repeat containing nucleoporins and is localized to the nuclear pore central plug. This protein associates with the importin alpha/beta complex which is involved in the import of proteins containing nuclear localization signals. Multiple transcript variants of this gene encode a single protein isoform. [provided by RefSeq, Jul 2008]
UniProt Code:P37198
NCBI GenInfo Identifier:134047855
NCBI Gene ID:23636
NCBI Accession:P37198.3
UniProt Related Accession:P37198
Molecular Weight:
NCBI Full Name:Nuclear pore glycoprotein p62
NCBI Synonym Full Names:nucleoporin 62
NCBI Official Symbol:NUP62  
NCBI Official Synonym Symbols:p62; IBSN; SNDI  
NCBI Protein Information:nuclear pore glycoprotein p62
UniProt Protein Name:Nuclear pore glycoprotein p62
UniProt Synonym Protein Names:62 kDa nucleoporin; Nucleoporin Nup62
Protein Family:Nuclear pore glycoprotein
UniProt Gene Name:NUP62  
UniProt Entry Name:NUP62_HUMAN
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