75 U/l, allowing depleted levels of selenium to be detected
The Ransel assay showed a correlation of r=0.98 against another commercially available method
925 U/l, removing the need for sample dilution
Randox Glutathione Peroxidase (Ransel)
- Enzymatic method
- Lypohilised reagents
- Working reagent stable for 48 hours when stored at 2-8°C
- Measuring range 75 – 925 U/l
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What is Glutathione Peroxidase (Ransel) assay used for?
Selenium is an essential trace element, involved in the aetiology of a number of diseases. At normal concentrations, selenium has a protective effect against several disease states however this protection is lost at lower concentrations and selenium can be toxic at high concentrations. It is therefore important to monitor selenium levels to ensure they are kept within the normal range. Ransel measures Glutathione Peroxidase which has a direct correlation with selenium levels.
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