Navigation Links
Integration of Agilent's MS technology, Proteome Systems' software to help scientists in proteomics research

Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) and Proteome Systems, a leading international proteomics company, today announced they have signed a marketing agreement to collaborate on an integrated solution for the analysis of glycoproteins, molecules that are important in the study of many diseases, including cancer, influenza and arthritis. Under the agreement, Proteome Systems will make its GlycomIQ software, a comprehensive platform for the mass spectrometric analysis of protein-associated glycans (polysaccharides), compatible with the Agilent XCT, XCT Plus and XCT Ultra ion trap mass spectrometers.

Proteome Systems developed GlycomIQ to address the emerging field of glycomics, which examines how glycosylation, or the addition of sugars to proteins, affects biological processes and systems. GlycomIQ comprises kits, consumables and informatics software developed specifically for automated glycan analysis.

"Analysis of protein glycosylation is a demanding task that has often been reserved for specialized laboratories," said Nicolle Packer, executive vice president and head of glycoproteomics of Proteome Systems. "The combination of Agilent's robust, sensitive MS technology with our cutting-edge, automated glycomics system creates a powerful integrated solution that will streamline the study of glycoproteins."

The co-marketed product is expected to be available this summer. Agilent and Proteome Systems will also collaborate on the development of applications and seminars as part of the marketing agreement.

"Agilent is proud of this collaboration with Proteome Systems," said Taia Ergueta, general manager of Agilent's Proteomics and LC/MS business. "It illustrates our ongoing commitment to making leading-edge life science research accessible to more scientists and more laboratories. Using Agilent's protein separation and LC/MS products and Proteome Systems' GlycomIQ software, life scientists will be better able to produce, analyze and integrate complex data on the forefront of proteomics research."



Related biology news :

1. Long-lived deep-sea fishes imperiled by technology, overfishing
2. UWs Rosetta software to unlock secrets of many human proteins
3. GeneNotes - A novel information management software for biologists
4. New insights into the software of life
5. Nerve cell software keeps track of brain change
6. Wisconsin scientists grow critical nerve cells
7. UCSB scientists probe sea floor venting to gain understanding of early life on Earth
8. UAB scientists discover the origin of a mysterious physical force
9. Fox Chase Cancer Center scientists identify immune-system mutation
10. Weizmann Institute scientists develop a new approach for directing treatment to metastasized prostate cancer in the bones.
11. U-M scientists find genes that control growth of common skin cancer
Post Your Comments:

(Date:10/26/2015)... 2015  Delta ID Inc., a company focused on ... PC devices, announced its ActiveIRIS® technology powers the iris ... launched by NTT DOCOMO, INC in Japan ... smartphone to include iris recognition technology, after a very ... in May 2015, world,s first smartphone to have this ...
(Date:10/23/2015)... GOLETA, California , October 23, 2015 ... Instruments (SMI) announce a mobile plug and play integration ... interactive real-world tasks SensoMotoric Instruments (SMI) ... established wearable solutions for eye tracking and physiological data ... with SMI Eye Tracking Glasses 2w and ...
(Date:10/22/2015)... -- Synaptics (NASDAQ: SYNA ), a leading developer of human interface ... 30, 2015. --> --> ... percent over the comparable quarter last year to $470.0 million. Net ... or $0.62 per diluted share. --> ... fiscal 2016 grew 39 percent over the prior year period to ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):
(Date:11/27/2015)... /PRNewswire/--  Mallinckrodt plc (NYSE: MNK ), a ... closed the sale of its global contrast media and ... in a transaction valued at approximately $270 million. The ... total of approximately 1,000 employees spread across the globe, ... area. This entire workforce and the manufacturing ...
(Date:11/26/2015)... 26, 2015 ... Accutest Research Laboratories, a leading independent ... (CRO), has formed a strategic partnership ... Temple Health for joint work on ... ) , --> ...
(Date:11/25/2015)... ANNAPOLIS, Md. , Nov. 25, 2015  PharmAthene, ... of Directors has adopted a stockholder rights plan (Rights ... its net operating loss carryforwards (NOLs) under Section 382 ... --> --> PharmAthene,s use of its ... an "ownership change" as defined in Section 382 of ...
(Date:11/25/2015)... HOLLISTON, Mass. , Nov. 25, 2015 ... HART ), a biotechnology company developing bioengineered organ implants ... McGorry will present at the LD Micro "Main ... 2:30 p.m. PT. The presentation will be webcast live ... Management will also be available at the conference for ...
Breaking Biology Technology: