Total Antioxidant Status (TAS) Assay

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Total Antioxidant Status (TAS) Assay

Reagent | Total Antioxidant Status (TAS) 

A Marker of Overall Antioxidant Status

Benefits of the Randox TAS Assay

Superior method

The Randox TAS assay utilises the colorimetric method, offering convenience and efficiency in comparison to ELISA technology and produces results in as little as 3 minutes.

Excellent measuring range

The Randox TAS assay is linear up to 2.50mmol/l enabling the comfortable detection of clinically important results.

Lyophilised reagents

Lyophilised reagents offer enhanced stability, reducing wastage.

Standard supplied with the kit

The standard is supplied with the TAS kit, simplifying the ordering process.

Dedicated TAS control available

Dedicated TAS control available offering a complete testing package.

Applications available

Applications available detailing instrument-specific settings for the convenient use of the Randox TAS assay on a variety of clinical chemistry analsyers.

Ordering information

  • Ordering Information
Cat NoSize
NX23325 x 10ml (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.

  • PHYSIOLOGICAL SIGNIFICANCE
  • Clinical Significance

Free radicals / reactive oxygen species (ROS) are produced during normal cellular metabolism, however, can have harmful effects. Antioxidants are the first line of defence and are produced by the body to neutralise the harmful effects of ROS, preventing cellular damage 1,2, 3. Measuring total antioxidant status (TAS) can provide information on an individual’s overall antioxidant status, which may include antioxidants not yet recognised or not easily measured. The TAS of a sample is a quantitative measurement of the state of balance of the various components (exerting actions in different way) under specified reaction conditions 4.

Reduced levels of total antioxidant status (TAS) is indicative of oxidative stress and increased susceptibility to oxidative damage 5. Oxidative stress is an imbalance between the ROS and antioxidants in the body, favouring ROS 6. Oxidative stress is associated with several health conditions, including: chronic inflammation, neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s disease and Parkinson’s disease, cancer and CVD 7.

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