RayBio® Human BDNF ELISA Kit for cell culture supernatants, plasma, and serum samples.

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Antigen Information

Accession Number:
  • P23560
Gene ID:
  • 627
Gene Symbols:
  • BDNF
Protein Name & Synonyms:
Brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) (Abrineurin)
Target Species:
  • Human

Assay Format

Detection Range:
80 pg/ml - 16 ng/ml
Recommended Dilution (serum & plasma):
5 - 500 fold
80 pg/ml

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This ELISA kit shows no cross-reactivity with any of the cytokines tested: Human Angiogenin, BLC, ENA-78, FGF-4, IL-1 alpha, IL-1 beta, IL-2, IL-3, IL-4, IL-5, IL-7, IL-8, IL-9, IL-10, IL-11, IL-12 p70, IL-12 p40, IL-13, IL-15, I-309, IP-10, G-CSF, GM-CSF, IFN- gamma, Leptin, MCP-1, MCP-2, MCP-3, MDC, MIP-1 alpha, MIP-1 beta, MIP-1delta, PARC, PDGF, RANTES, SCF, TARC, TGF- beta, TIMP-1, TIMP-2, TNF- alpha, TNF- beta, TPO, VEGF.
Number of Targets Detected:
Species Detected:
  • Human
Compatible Sample Types:
  • Cell Culture Supernatants
  • Plasma
  • Serum
Design Principle:
  • Sandwich-based
Method of Detection:
Solid Support:
96-well Microplate

Product Specifications

1, 2, or 5 x 96-Well Strip Microplate Kit

Product Features

Additional Notes
  • Strip plates and additional reagents allow for use in multiple experiments
  • Quantitative protein detection
  • Establishes normal range
  • The best products for confirmation of antibody array data

Standard Curves

Spiking & Recovery Results

Linearity Results

Application Notes

Kit Components
  • Pre-Coated 96-well Strip Microplate
  • Wash Buffer
  • Stop Solution
  • Assay Diluent(s)
  • Lyophilized Standard
  • Biotinylated Detection Antibody
  • Streptavidin-Conjugated HRP
  • TMB One-Step Substrate
Other Materials Required
  • Distilled or deionized water
  • Precision pipettes to deliver 2 µl to 1 µl volumes
  • Adjustable 1-25 µl pipettes for reagent preparation
  • 100 µl and 1 liter graduated cylinders
  • Tubes to prepare standard and sample dilutions
  • Absorbent paper
  • Microplate reader capable of measuring absorbance at 450nm
  • Log-log graph paper or computer and software for ELISA data analysis
Protocol Outline
  1. Prepare all reagents, samples and standards as instructed in the manual.
  2. Add 100 µl of standard or sample to each well.
  3. Incubate 2.5 h at RT or O/N at 4°C.
  4. Add 100 µl of prepared biotin antibody to each well.
  5. Incubate 1 h at RT.
  6. Add 100 µl of prepared Streptavidin solution to each well.
  7. Incubate 45 min at RT.
  8. Add 100 µl of TMB One-Step Substrate Reagent to each well.
  9. Incubate 30 min at RT.
  10. Add 50 µl of Stop Solution to each well.
  11. Read at 450 nm immediately.


The entire kit may be stored at -20°C for up to 1 year from the date of shipment. Avoid repeated freeze-thaw cycles. The kit may be stored at 4°C for up to 6 months. For extended storage, it is recommended to store at -80°C.
  1. Failla M., Conley Y., Wagner A. Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor (BDNF) in Traumatic Brain Injury-Related Mortality: Interrelationships Between Genetics and Acute Systemic and Central Nervous System BDNF Profiles. Neurorehabil Neural Repair. 2016 Jan;30(1):83-93. doi: 10.1177/1545968315586465.
    Species: Human
    Sample type: CSF
  2. Eleftheriou D., Ganesan V., Hong Y., et al. Endothelial Repair in Childhood Arterial Ischaemic Stroke with Cerebral Arteriopathy. Cerebrovasc Dis Extra. 2015 Jun 11;5(2):68-74. doi: 10.1159/000381963.
    Species: Human
    Sample type: Plasma
  3. Zhang Y., Lin P., Jiang H., et al. Extensive serum biomarker analysis in patients with ST segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI). Cytokine. 2015 Dec;76(2):356-62. doi: 10.1016/j.cyto.2015.06.015.
    Species: Human
    Sample type: Serum
  4. Kielstein H., Suntharalingam M., Perthel R., et al. Role of the endogenous nitric oxide inhibitor asymmetric dimethylarginine (ADMA) and brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) in depression and behavioural changes: clinical and preclinical data in chronic kidney disease. Nephrol Dial Transplant. 2015 Oct;30(10):1699-705. doi: 10.1093/ndt/gfv253
    Species: Human
    Sample type: Serum
  5. Schendzielorz P., Rak K., Nguyen J., et al. Human adipose-derived stem cells enhance the survival and neuritogenesis of auditory neurons. Neuroreport. 2015 Sep 9;26(13):797-801. doi: 10.1097/WNR.0000000000000427.
    Species: Human
    Sample type: Conditioned Media
  6. Faroni A., Smith R., Lu L., et al. Human Schwann-like cells derived from adipose-derived mesenchymal stem cells rapidly de-differentiate in the absence of stimulating medium. Eur J Neurosci. 2016 Feb;43(3):417-30. doi: 10.1111/ejn.13055.
    Species: Human
    Sample type: Conditioned Media
  7. Li W., He Q., Wu C., et al. PFOS Disturbs BDNF-ERK-CREB Signalling in Association with Increased MicroRNA-22 in SH-SY5Y Cells. Biomed Res Int. 2015;2015:302653. doi: 10.1155/2015/302653
    Species: Human
    Sample type: Conditioned Media
  8. Alkhatib B., et al. ACUTE MECHANICAL INJURY OF THE HUMAN INTERVERTEBRAL DISC: LINK TO DEGENERATION AND PAIN. European Cells and Materials, 2014 (28) 98-111.
    Species: Human
    Sample type: Conditioned Media
  9. Cai M, Zhou Y, Zhou B, Lou S (2014) Hypoxic Conditioned Medium from Rat Cerebral Cortical Cells Enhances the Proliferation and Differentiation ofNeural Stem Cells Mainly through PI3-K/Akt Pathways. PLoS ONE 9(11): e111938. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0111938
    Species: Mouse
    Sample type: Conditioned Media
  10. Fornaro M., Escelsior A., Rocchi G., et al. BDNF plasma levels variations in major depressed patients receiving duloxetine. Neurol Sci, 2014 epub ahead of print. DOI 10.1007/s10072-014-2027-7
    Species: Human
    Sample type: Serum
The BDNF ELISA kit was very easy to work with. I had no problems understanding the directions and following them. I used the kit once it arrived and received great results.

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