Almac and TTP Labtech form Alliance in Fluorescence Lifetime Technology
News Jan 08, 2013
FLT as a reading modality offers a robust, antibody-free, homogeneous assay platform which enables the user to avoid interference from fluorescent compounds within a screening library. Developed utilising experience in peptide engineering and chemical synthesis and design, Almac’s FLEXYTE™ assays harness the power and potential of FLT to provide an efficient and economical platform for screening and profiling. The evolving assay platform offers solutions for many major therapeutic target classes including kinases, proteases, phosphatases, DUB and an increasing number of epigenetic targets.
TTP Labtech’s Ameon™ system represents the next generation of FLT reader technology. By offering real-time decay curve analysis, the Ameon™ system provides a revolutionary combination of speed, precision, and data quality for FLT assays that can be readily integrated into HTS workflows.
‘The development of the Ameon™ reader by TTP Labtech has introduced an exciting new dimension to FLT technology and we are pleased that Almac’s FLEXYTE™ customers will be able to benefit from this advance in reader technology’ said Dr Stephen Barr, President and Managing Director of Almac Sciences.
‘We are excited by the potential of the FLEXYTE™ and Ameon™ reader combination to deliver robust, cost-effective screening results and enhanced productivity through better discrimination of lead compounds’ said Dr Wayne Bowen, Chief Scientific Officer of TTP Labtech.
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