Reagent | Glycerol

Key Benefits

Applications available

For a wide variety of clinical chemistry analysers

Exceptional correlation

The Glycerol assay showed a correlation of r=0.999 against another commercially available method

Limited interference

Ascorbic Acid up to a concentration of 400 µmol/l will not affect this test

Other Features

  • GPO-PAP method
  • Lyophilised reagents
  • Working reagent stable for 14 days when stored at 2-8⁰C or 3 days at 15-25°C
  • Measuring range 14.5 – 2545 µmol/l
  • For manual or semi-automated use only
Cat NoSize
GY1056x 15ml (S)EnquireKit Insert RequestMSDSBuy Online
(S) Indicates standard included in kit

Instrument Specific Applications (ISA’s) are available for a wide range of biochemistry analysers.  Contact us to enquire about your specific analyser.

What is Glycerol assay used for?

Glycerol measurements are used in the diagnosis and treatment of patients with diabetes mellitus, nephrosis, liver obstruction, other diseases involving lipid metabolism, or various endocrine disorders.

  • Beatty, O.L. Insulin resistance in offspring of hypertensive parents. BMJ 1993, 307(6896): 92-96
  • Ranganath, L., et al. The effect of circulating non-esterified fatty acids on the entero-insular axis. European Journal of Clinical Investigation. 1999, 29(1): 27-32
  • McTernan, P.G., et al. Insulin and rosiglitazone regulation of lipolysis and lipogenesis in human adipose tissue in vitro. Diabetes2002, 51(5): 1493-1498
  • Lutoslawska, G., et al. Relationship between fasting insulin resistance index (FIRI) and plasma glycerol and free fatty acid levels in physically active males and females. Biol. Sport 2006, 23: 341-351
  • Kos, K., et al. Secretion of neuropeptide Y in human adipose tissue and its role in maintenance of adipose tissue mass. Am. J. Physiol. Endocrinol. Metab. 2007, 293: E1335-E1340
  • Rhodes, P., et al. Adult-onset obesity reveals prenatal programming of glucose-insulin sensitivity in male sheep nutrient restricted during late gestation. PloS ONE 2009, 4(10): e7393

Related Products

  • Glycerol Controls

Standard included in the kit

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