Senescence Detection Kit (SA-β-gal Staining)

Senescence Detection Kit (SA-β-gal Staining)

For a Fast, Convenient & Easy activity measure of SA-B-Gal in Cells Cultures

Product Overview:

Senescence Detection Kit is a Fast, Convenient & Easy-to-use kit that measures activity of SA-B-Gal in cells cultures by hydrolysis of X-gal, which results in the accumulation of a distinctive blue color in senescent cells.

Senescence cells display a phenotype like increase of cell size, distinctive flat morphology, changes in gene expression and activity of senescence-associate ß-galactosidase (SA-ß-gal).

It represents tumor suppressor mechanism for this reason cellular senescence has become an increasingly target in the development of novel therapeutics.

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Catalog Numbers, Sizes & Prices

Cat. No. Size Price
CA090 100 assays 153 €


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Advantages & Features

  • Fast, convenient and easy procedure: takes 28 minutes to results with minimal handling steps.
  • The specific histochemical marker is only present in senescent cells and is not found in pre-senescent, quiescent or immortal cells
  • Risk-free: product covered by our Quality 100% Guarantee.


Includes for 100 assays:

– 150 mg X-Gal (lyophilized)

– 60 mL PBS (10x)

– 15 mL  Fixative Solution (10x)

– 15 mL Staining Solution (10x)

– 1 x 1,5 mL Staining Solution Supplement A (100x)

– 1 x 1,5 mL Staining Solution Supplement B (100x)

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  • Histochemically detect SA-β-Galactosidase activity in cultured cell and tissue sections.

Quality Control

  • Strict quality controls in every phase of manufacturing to guarantee the highest quality and reproducibility.



  • The  fixative  solution  contains  formaldehyde  and  glutaraldehyde,  which  are  toxic  and  corrosive  solutions.  Wear personal  protective  clothing when handling solutions and use in a fume hood.
  • Staining solution supplements (A and B) contains K4[Fe(CN)6] 3H2O  and  K3[Fe(CN)6],  which  are  irritants  for  humans  and  dangerous  for  the  environment. Wear  personal  protective  clothing  (e.g.,  nitrile  or  latex gloves, lab coat and goggles) when handling solution and discard  in an appropriate manner.
  • Dimethylformamide  is  toxic  and  harmful.  Wear  personal  protective  clothing  when  handling  solution.  Use  a  fume hood.  Always use a polypropylene container or glass to make and store the  X‐gal. Do not use polystyrene.

Storage, Shipping & Guarantee​

  • Shipped in: Gel Pack.
  • Shelf Life: 12 months from the date of purchase, if it is properly stored.



  • X-Gal (150 mg, Lyophilized) at -20°C, protected from light.
  • 10X Fixative Solution, 10X Staining Solution and 100X Staining Supplement (A and B) can be stored at +4°C. If precipitation occurs, simply warm up the solution to 37°C to solubilize the precipitates.
  • Store the 10x PBS solution at Room Temperature or 4ºC.


Safety Statements

This product is developed, designed and sold exclusively for Research purposes and in vitro use only (RUO). The product was not tested for use in diagnostics or for drug development, nor is it suitable for administration to humans or animals. For more info, please check its Material Safety Data Sheet available in this website.

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