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

SCIENION and Innopsys Agree on a Joint Product Offering for RPPA

Published: Tuesday, March 26, 2013
Last Updated: Monday, March 25, 2013
Bookmark and Share
Added value for customers combining technologies of both companies into a complete assay solution.

SCIENION AG and Innopsys have announced a cooperation agreement on a seamless integration of its microarray production and detection equipment.

Combining technologies of both companies will benefit our customers for a broad range of applications. A good example is “reverse phase protein array” (RPPA).

RPPA is a high-throughput antibody-based technique developed for functional proteomics studies to evaluate protein activities in biological networks.

This is useful in identifying drug selectivity, classifying tumors, predicting responses to target therapies, and many more. Lysates from cultured cells or patient tissue samples are typically deposited and incubated on nitrocellulose membranes.

Scienion’s sciFLEXARRAYER technology can precisely and gently print lysates on nitrocellulose coated glass slides without damage to the surface.

Innopsys InnoScan® 710-IR near infrared scanner is the only product that allows for an IR detection readout of these arrays. It combines a 3µm per pixel resolution with 670 nm and 785 nm excitation lasers, a spectral range where the auto-fluorescence of nitrocellulose that is typically present in the visible range is significantly decreased.

This product combination will significantly improve signal to noise ratios. Systems will be offered as full out-of-the-box solutions, where equipment and software have been configured to execute RPPA assays from A to Z. This will lower the barrier of entry, allowing more researchers to experiment with RPPA.

Dr. Holger Eickhoff, CEO of SCIENION AG, states: “We are very pleased to offer a complete solution that integrates Innopsys’ high resolution scanners, especially its unique IR detection devices. The InnoScan® products complement our own colorimetric scanner sciREADER CL. Our customers will benefit from combining state-of-the-art printing and detection technologies of both companies, including full configuration and software integration, enabling advance performance and automation for such multiplex assays.”

Dr. Laurence BOUET, Executive and Sales Director of INNOPSYS, comments: “SCIENION and Innopsys focus on top quality and high performance products and we target the same clientele. I view our initial collaboration as an ideal match of partners. We appreciate this new cooperation as a promising opportunity to scale up outreach and we look forward to identify further areas for joint activities.”


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 2,900+ scientific posters on ePosters
  • More than 4,200+ 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

Molecular Detection of Colon Cancer
AIT, BioVendor and SCIENION signed cooperation agreement for early detection of colon cancer.
Saturday, September 27, 2014
Scientific News
Retractable Protein Nanoneedles
The ability to control the transfer of molecules through cellular membranes is an important function in synthetic biology; a new study from researchers at Harvard’s Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering and Harvard Medical School (HMS) introduces a novel mechanical method for controlling release of molecules inside cells.
A Crystal Clear View of Biomolecules
Fundamental discovery triggers paradigm shift in crystallography.
Charting Kidney Cancer Metabolism
Changes in cell metabolism are increasingly recognized as an important way tumors develop and progress, yet these changes are hard to measure and interpret. A new tool designed by MSK scientists allows users to identify metabolic changes in kidney cancer tumors that may one day be targets for therapy.
"Dark Side" of the Transcriptome
New approach to quantifying gene "read-outs" reveals important variations in protein synthesis and has implications for understanding neurodegenerative diseases.
Advancing Synthetic Biology
Living systems rely on a dizzying variety of chemical reactions essential to development and survival. Most of these involve a specialized class of protein molecules — the enzymes.
Structure of Brain Plaques in Huntington's
Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine have shown that the core of the protein clumps found in the brains of people with Huntington's disease have a distinctive structure, a finding that could shed light on the molecular mechanisms underlying the neurodegenerative disorder.
Visualizing a Cancer Drug Target at Atomic Resolution
Using cryo-electron microscopy, researchers were able to view, in atomic detail, the binding of a potential small molecule drug to a key protein in cancer cells.
Pumpjack" Mechanism for Splitting and Copying DNA
High-resolution structural details of cells' DNA-replicating proteins offer new insight into how these molecular machines function
The Power of Three
Overlooked portion of cell “death receptor” critical in some cancers, autoimmune diseases.
Biomarker for Recurring HPV-Linked Oropharyngeal Cancers
A look-back analysis of HPV infection antibodies in patients treated for oropharyngeal (mouth and throat) cancers linked to HPV infection suggests at least one of the antibodies could be useful in identifying those at risk for a recurrence of the cancer, say scientists at the Johns Hopkins University.
Scroll Up
Scroll Down
SELECTBIO

Skyscraper Banner
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
2,900+ scientific and medical posters
A library of 2,500+ scientific videos on LabTube
4,200+ scientific videos
Close
Premium CrownJOIN TECHNOLOGY NETWORKS PREMIUM FOR FREE!