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

Avacta selects Trinean’s DropSense96® for purified protein QC

Published: Monday, October 01, 2012
Last Updated: Monday, October 01, 2012
Bookmark and Share
Trinean announced that its DropSense96® droplet reader has been chosen by Avacta for High Throughput analysis of their purified Affimer proteins.

Avacta has established facilities capable of expressing and purifying 15,000 of their proprietary Affimer proteins every 6 weeks. These affinity reagents, which can be thought of as artificial antibodies, will be incorporated into very high complexity protein microarrays designed to revolutionize the discovery and validation of disease biomarkers. “The high complexity of the protein arrays means that the Affimers have to be produced to very high standards of purity and yield." said Paul Ko Ferrigno, Head of Discovery Technology at Avacta, "Our challenge is that quality control becomes a rate-limiting step when working at this high throughput .We currently have plates of purified Affimers stacked waiting for analysis by traditional methods. Once the Trinean DropSense96® is introduced into the workflow, quality control will become as automated as the purification protocols, allowing the development team to go from bacterial colony to purified protein of known concentration within 2 days, processing one thousand proteins at a time."

Philippe Stas, CEO of Trinean, added: "The decision by Avacta to use our DropSense96® droplet reader further validates our instruments to deliver high quality UV/Vis spectral absorbance data. The DropSense96® was designed to meet the requirements of protein purification labs by combining speed and minimal sample usage. Our unmatched large measurement range allows quantification of undiluted protein samples in real-time thereby significantly shortening the purification process.


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 4,000+ scientific posters on ePosters
  • More than 5,300+ 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

Trinean Signs a Global Agreement with Bayer CropScience
Bayer will use Trinean’s technology for biomolecule QC using spectral content profiling.
Wednesday, June 12, 2013
Scientific News
Stem Cells in Drug Discovery
Potential Source of Unlimited Human Test Cells, but Roadblocks Remain.
Automated Low Volume Dispensing Trends
Gain a better understanding of the current and future market requirements for fully automated LVD systems.
Protein-Based “Cancer Signature” Uncovered
Researchers investigated the expression of ribosomal proteins in human tissues and discovered a cancer type specific signature which could be used to predict the progression of the disease.
Ribosome Recycling as a Drug Target
Researchers explain mechanism that recycles bacterial ribosomes stalled on messenger RNAs that lack termination codons.
Predicting Leukaemia Development in Cancer Patients
Biomarker may predict which formerly treated cancer patients will develop highly fatal form of leukemia.
Survey of New York City Soil Uncovers Medicine-Making Microbes
Microbes have long been an invaluable source of new drugs. And to find more, we may have to look no further than the ground beneath our feet.
'Lab on the Skin' for Sweat Analysis
Northwestern University researchers develop a low-cost wearable electronic device that collects and analyzes sweat for health monitoring.
Toxoplasma’s Balancing Act Explained
Parasite’s method of rewiring our immune response leads to novel tool for drug tests.
Cancer Signaling Pathway Illuminating Way To Therapy
Researchers refine a pro-growth signalling pathway, common to cancers, that can kill cancer cells while leaving healthy cells unharmed.
Breast Cancer Cells Starve for Cystine
Depriving triple negative breast cancer, a treatment-resistant form of breast cancer, of cystine results in cancer cell death.
SELECTBIO

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
4,000+ scientific and medical posters
A library of 2,500+ scientific videos on LabTube
5,300+ scientific videos
Close
Premium CrownJOIN TECHNOLOGY NETWORKS PREMIUM FOR FREE!