Diapharma launches new Ecotoxicology product line

Posted: December 1, 2015

For research use only

Measure vitellogenin easily and repeatedly in epidermal fish mucus using:

Fish Vitellogenin ELISA Fish Vitellogenin ELISA

The presence of vitellogenin in male and juvenile fish serves as a useful biomarker for estrogenic activity of natural and anthropogenic substances in sewage.

  • Non-invasive, easy sample collection
  • Non-destructive, non-invasive sampling from epidermal mucosa
  • Defined matrix without lymphatic fluid contamination
  • Allows the use of smaller fish for testing and monitoring purpose
  • Fewer fish for testing
  • Repeated sampling allows for individual recording of the induction kinetic
  • Preexposure enables determination of handling (stress) related impacts on Vitellogenin induction
  • Comparison with Western Blot
  • Significant cost saving