New Custom baculovirus expression services from Oxford Expression Technologies
Product News Mar 13, 2008
Oxford Expression Techologies (OET) has just launched baculoXPRESS™, a new comprehensive custom baculovirus expression service that can be tailored to individual requirements.
The services available include: gene synthesis, PCR cloning, sub-cloning, production of recombinant virus using flashBAC™ or flashBACGOLD™ virus DNA, optimisation of expression, protein production and purification, and next day virus titration using OET’s baculoQUANT™ methodology. Each service provides defined deliverables with relevant documentation. The gene synthesis service meets the requirements of ISO 9001: 2000 and additional services are available on request.
Commenting on the introduction of baculoXPRESS™, James Bernard, co-investor and acting CEO said, “baculoXPRESS™ has been designed to provide our customers with a comprehensive range of services to meet all of their protein expression requirements. We are now able to offer our customers both finished products off the shelf and services to meet their specific requirements. Focusing on providing a complete gene to protein service, baculoXPRESS™ is backed by our extensive R&D programme which has allowed us to expand and develop our contract services business. Contract services already account for around 30% of our business and we have recruited specialist consultants to further expand the range of services that we offer.”
Adds Professor Linda King, (Director), OET, “We are delighted to be able to offer a comprehensive Custom Expression service, which we are confident will cover all our customers’ needs. This reflects our continuing strategy to offer our customers fully integrated products and services for every stage of their Protein Expression work.”