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Promega™ CellTiter 96™ AQueous One Solution Cell Proliferation Assay (MTS) DFS Item

Determines the number of viable cells in proliferation, cytotoxicity, or chemosensitivity assays. Absorbance of the formazan product at 490nm can be measured from the assay plate and is directly proportional to the number of living cells in culture.

Manufacturer: promega™  G3580

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Catalog No. PR-G3580

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Description & Specifications


For Use With (Application) For cell proliferation, cell viability, cytotoxicity, chemosensitivity, cell attachment determination, chemotaxis
Quantity 1000 Assays
For Use With (Equipment) For multiwell plates
Storage Requirements Store at -20°C, protected from light.

  • Convenient solution combines PES, a chemically stable electron coupling reagent, and MTS, a novel tetrazolium compound that is soluble in tissue culture medium.
  • Solution is supplied filter sterilized and ready to use
  • Simple “add-incubate-measure” format enables design of homogeneous high-throughput screening assays
  • Entire assay is performed in a multiwell plate with no washing or cell harvesting; no solubilization steps required
  • Eliminates need for scintillation cocktail or volatile organic solvents; produces no radioactive waste
  • Plates can be read and returned to incubator for further color development


Cell proliferation; Cell viability; Cytotoxicity; Chemosensitivity; Cell attachment determination; Chemotaxis