Corporate Banner
Satellite Banner
Genomics
Scientific Community
 
Become a Member | Sign in
Home>News>This Article
  News
Return

Protagen and ZAP Partner with Kangdi Antibody Biotech and Bejing Proteome Research Centre to Develop Antibodies

Published: Wednesday, May 16, 2007
Last Updated: Monday, May 21, 2007
Bookmark and Share
Protagen will develop protein biochips to analyze quantitative antibody binding profiles and off-target activities of antibody candidates under the collaboration.

Protagen AG has entered into an international collaboration to develop antibodies against liver proteins.

Protagen announced it’s partnership with the Centre for Applied Proteomics (ZAP), Dortmund, Schunde Kangdi Antibody Biotech, Foshan, China and the Beijing Proteome Research Centre (Beijing PRC) at the interna¬tional symposium on High Performance Proteomics in Dortmund.

The involvement of Protagen in the collaboration will be to develop tailor-made protein biochips that can be used to analyze quantitative antibody binding profiles, as well as any off-target activities of antibody candidates.

UNIchip® products of Protagen are versatile research tools that enable antibody development by identifying the most specific antibody candidates at an early stage of development.

ZAP will use UNIchip® to assess around 200 monoclonal antibodies, generated by Schunde Kangdi Antibody Biotech and Beijing PRC. The results will be used to identify those antibodies that are most promising for future develop¬ment as research tools or therapeutics or for use in diagnostic kits. The industrial partners are sharing the worldwide commercialization rights for the antibodies analyzed.

Professor Helmut E. Meyer, Head of the Human Brain Proteome Project and Director of ZAP and Professor Fuchu He, Head of the Human Liver Proteome Project and president of the Beijing PRC, will share the scientific leadership on the project. The two institutes have already worked together for a number of years within the framework of the Human Proteome Organization (HUPO).

Professor Meyer said: “As the proteome is so much more complex than the genome, it is more costly to research. It is therefore useful to work with a number of partners to draw on a wide range of experience and pool resources. We are looking forward to working with Protagen and tapping into the company’s exten¬sive experience in protein research to help us achieve our goals.”


Further Information

Join For Free

Access to this exclusive content is for Technology Networks Premium members only.

Join Technology Networks Premium for free access to:

  • Exclusive articles
  • Presentations from international conferences
  • Over 3,200+ scientific posters on ePosters
  • More than 4,700+ scientific videos on LabTube
  • 35 community eNewsletters


Sign In



Forgotten your details? Click Here
If you are not a member you can join here

*Please note: By logging into TechnologyNetworks.com you agree to accept the use of cookies. To find out more about the cookies we use and how to delete them, see our privacy policy.

Related Content

UNIchip Protein Biochips from Protagen Identify Significant Off-target binding for TNF-alpha Inhibitors
Findings could explain side effects seen with these biological drugs for treating rheumatic diseases.
Thursday, April 03, 2008
Protagen Launches GMP Protein Analysis Services
Protagen receives Good Manufacturing Practice certification to provide protein analysis services in accordance with the international quality assurance guidelines.
Wednesday, April 25, 2007
Scientific News
Assessing the Effectiveness of Genome-Editing Technologies
Researchers have developed a cost-effective and rapid method for assessing edits generated by CRISPR-Cas9 and other genome-editing technologies.
New Cancer Drug Target Found in Dual-Function Protein
Findings from a study from TSRI have shown that targeting a protein called GlyRS might help to halt cancer growth.
Alzheimer's Genetics Point To New Research Direction
A University of Adelaide analysis of genetic mutations which cause early-onset Alzheimer’s disease suggests a new focus for research into the causes of the disease.
Contagious Cancers Are Spreading in Shellfish
Direct transmission of cancer among some marine animals may be more common than once thought, suggests a new study published in Nature by researchers at Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC).
Contagious Cancers Are Spreading in Shellfish
Direct transmission of cancer among some marine animals may be more common than once thought, suggests a new study published in Nature by researchers at Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC).
Fix for 3-Billion-Year-Old Genetic Error
Researchers at The University of Texas at Austin have developed a fix that allows RNA to accurately proofread for the first time.
Higher Frequency of Huntington's Disease Mutations Discovered
University of Aberdeen study shows that the gene change that causes Huntington's disease is much more common than previously thought.
Revealing the Genetic Causes of Bowel Cancer
A landmark study has given the most detailed picture yet of the genetics of bowel cancer — the UK's fourth most common cancer.
The Epigenetic Influences of Chronic Pain
Researchers at Drexel University College of Medicine are aiming to identify new molecular mechanisms involved in pain.
Fighting Resistant Blood Cancer Cells
Biologists present new findings on chronic myeloid leukemia and possible therapeutic approaches.
Skyscraper Banner

SELECTBIO Market Reports
Go to LabTube
Go to eposters
 
Access to the latest scientific news
Exclusive articles
Upload and share your posters on ePosters
Latest presentations and webinars
View a library of 1,800+ scientific and medical posters
3,200+ scientific and medical posters
A library of 2,500+ scientific videos on LabTube
4,700+ scientific videos
Close
Premium CrownJOIN TECHNOLOGY NETWORKS PREMIUM FOR FREE!