American Biochemical & Pharmaceuticals, as the name suggests, is a company based in the US which is closely specializing in providing tools for studying and analyzing the biochemical processes that enable the blood clotting.

Their main product lines include kits and reagents for assaying platelet aggregation and measuring the activity of the von Willebrand factor. A separate product line is dedicated to contrast staining in colonoscopy and imaging of the choroid. Abpcorp’s narow specialization in a few product lines pays off by making them a world leader in the field thanks to the supreme quality of their goods. Some of Abpcorp’s most prominent products are:

For platelet function studies:

  • Lyophilized Collagen type 1
  • Lyophlized Platelets
  • Lyophilized ADP (adenosine-5?-diphosphate)
  • Lyophilized Ephinephrine
  • Lyophilized Arachidonic Acid
  • TRAP-6: a synthetic hexapeptide that activates the thrombin receptor

von Willebrand Factor activity and quantification:

  • von Willebrand Factor Activity Assay Kit (ELISA based)
  • von Willebrand Factor Antigen Quantification Assay Kit (ELISA based)
  • Ristocetin Cofactor Activity assay kit
  • Ristocetin Sulfate

Staining and imaging:

  • Indigo Carmine: for contrast staining in Colonoscopy
  • Indocyanine Green (IC-Green): imaging of the choroid and its associated pathologies