We've updated our Privacy Policy to make it clearer how we use your personal data.

We use cookies to provide you with a better experience. You can read our Cookie Policy here.

Advertisement
Latest Tools for COVID-19 Omicron Variant Research
Product News

Latest Tools for COVID-19 Omicron Variant Research

Latest Tools for COVID-19 Omicron Variant Research
Product News

Latest Tools for COVID-19 Omicron Variant Research


Want a FREE PDF version of This Product News?

Complete the form below and we will email you a PDF version of "Latest Tools for COVID-19 Omicron Variant Research"

First Name*
Last Name*
Email Address*
Country*
Company Type*
Job Function*
Would you like to receive further email communication from Technology Networks?

Technology Networks Ltd. needs the contact information you provide to us to contact you about our products and services. You may unsubscribe from these communications at any time. For information on how to unsubscribe, as well as our privacy practices and commitment to protecting your privacy, check out our Privacy Policy

AMSBIO has announced new additions to its portfolio of tools for COVID-19 research - two monoclonal antibodies that recognize the Spike RBD (B.1.1.529, Omicron Variant) protein and neutralizes its interaction with ACE2. The human ACE2 receptor is found on the surface of type I and II pneumocytes, endothelial cells, and ciliated bronchial epithelial cells. Research has shown that ACE2 mediates COVID-19 infection through direct binding of the SARS-CoV-2 Spike protein.


AMSBIO’s new Spike neutralizing monoclonal antibodies (clone G10xA5 and G10xA1) recognize the SARS-CoV-2 Spike RBD (B.1.1.529, Omicron Variant) protein and neutralize its interaction with ACE2. Both these neutralizing antibodies have been functionally tested using the Spike S1 RBD (B.1.1.529, Omicron Variant) (SARS-CoV-2): ACE2 Inhibitor Screening Colorimetric Assay Kit.


Also new is AMSBIO’s Spike S1 RBD: ACE2 Inhibitor Screening Assay Kit. This key colorimetric assay kit is designed for screening and profiling inhibitors or neutralizing antibodies of the interaction between the Omicron variant SARS-CoV-2 Spike RBD and human ACE2. The new assay requires only a few steps to use. Firstly, SARS-CoV-2 Spike RBD (B.1.1.529, Omicron variant) is coated on a 96-well plate overnight. After washing and blocking, the protein is pre-incubated with an inhibitor or neutralizing antibody. Following incubation with Biotin-ACE2, the plate is treated with Streptavidin-HRP then addition of a colorimetric HRP substrate to produce color, which can be quenched and measured using a UV/Vis microplate reader.


Since the beginning of the global pandemic - several new SARS-CoV-2 variants have emerged, each with differing mutations that impact transmissibility, COVID-19 disease severity, and the effectiveness of vaccines. AMSBIO now offers a series of recombinant antigens and pseudotyped lentivirus with key Spike mutations in order to evaluate the efficacy of antibodies and vaccines. These products form part of a larger COVID-19 Tools for Research portfolio, including other high quality recombinant proteins, Spike pseudotyped lentivirus, and reagents for vaccine development and evaluation.

  

Advertisement