CycLex® CaM-kinase II assay kit

CycLex CaM-kinase II Assay Kit.



The CycLex CaM kinase II Assay Kit is primarily designed to measure the activities of purified Ca2+/Calmodulin dependent protein kinase II (CaM kinase II) for the rapid and sensitive evaluation of inhibitors or activators. It can be used for 96 assays.

Target: CaMKII
Product Type: Kinase Assay Kit
Size: 96 Assays
Research Area / Disease: Cell Biology, Neuroscience
Regulatory Statement: For Research Use Only. Not for use in diagnostic procedures.


  • Microplate
  • 10X Wash Buffer
  • Kinase Buffer
  • 50X CaCl2
  • 50X EGTA
  • 20X ATP
  • HRP conjugated Detection Antibody
  • Substrate Reagent
  • Stop Solution


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  3. Chen, Wei-Chia, et al. “Benzenesulfonamide derivatives as calcium/calmodulin-dependent protein kinase inhibitors and antiviral agents against dengue and zika virus infections.” Journal of Medicinal Chemistry 63.3 (2020): 1313-1327.
  4. Genders, Amanda J., et al. “Reducing hepatic PKD activity lowers circulating VLDL cholesterol.” Journal of Endocrinology 246.3 (2020): 265-276.
  5. Shao, Bin, et al. “Plasma CAMK2A predicts chemotherapy resistance in metastatic triple negative breast cancer.” International Journal of Clinical and Experimental Pathology 11.2 (2018): 650.
  6. Kumrungsee, Thanutchaporn, et al. “Identification of peptides in wheat germ hydrolysate that demonstrate calmodulin-dependent protein kinase II inhibitory activity.” Food Chemistry 213 (2016): 329-335.
  7. Wang N et al. Active calcium/calmodulin-dependent protein kinase II (CaMKII) regulates NMDA receptor mediated postischemic long-term potentiation (i-LTP) by promoting the interaction between CaMKII and NMDA receptors in ischemia. Neural Plast. 2014, 827161 (2014)
  8. Chen L et al. The role of low levels of fullerene C60 nanocrystals on enhanced learning and memory of rats through persistent CaMKII activation. Biomaterials. 35, 9269-79 (2014)
  9. Hamdani N et al. Crucial role for Ca2(+)/calmodulin-dependent protein kinase-II in regulating diastolic stress of normal and failing hearts via titin phosphorylation. Circ Res. 112, 664-74 (2013)
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Using purified mouse tissue:

  1. Hamdani, N et al. Crucial Role for Ca2 /Calmodulin-Dependent Protein Kinase-II in Regulating Diastolic Stress of Normal and Failing Hearts via Titin Phosphorylation. Circulation Research 112.4 (2013),
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Code CY-1173
Product Type Kinase Assay Kit
Size 96 Assays