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Horse 4MID® Kit (proAKAP4 biomarker)

Reference: : 4VDX-18K3

The Horse 4MID® Kit (Ref. 4VDX-18K3) allows you to quantify proAKAP4 in samples of horse semen as a biomarker of sperm quality.

970,00 €

Data sheet


Horse proAKAP4

Analytical range

0.9 ng to 60 ng

Sample type

Horse semen

More info

Innovative immunoassay to assess semen quality in horse 

The Horse 4MID® Kit (Ref. 4VDX-18K3) is the first immunoassay that validates objectively semen quality by quantifying a protein named proAKAP4 in samples of horse semen. This ELISA kit is the 1st functional test to evaluate sperm quality and male fertility.

The dosage of the proAKAP4 biomarker with the Horse 4MID® Kit will bring you:

Tool for the selection of the breeding males
• Qualification of each breeding male
• Qualification of male ejaculates before and after cryopreservation

The concentration of the proAKAP4 biomarker is a good indicator of sperm quality and of how the spermatozoa can keep its motility high and efficient up to fecondation (Sergeant et al., 2019).

Technical data

  • Name: Horse 4MID Kit
  • This kit makes it possible to test from 1 to 90 samples simultaneously
  • Working with fresh ejaculate or with frozen semen in extenders
  • Easy to use immunoassay / Manual and automated assay
  • Robust and reproductible method

Research Use Only Product (RUO) / Not for Diagnosis or Therapeutic Use.

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