BURLINGAME, Calif., May 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Epitomics, Inc., the rabbit monoclonal antibody company, announced today that it has developed its 1000th new rabbit monoclonal antibody. Each antibody has been created, tested and QC'd in house utilizing Epitomics' proprietary rabbit monoclonal antibody technology. "We are very excited to have reached this milestone in a short period of time. This demonstrated the robustness of our technology and development pipeline," said Dr. Guo-Liang Yu, President and CEO of Epitomics Inc. "While thousands of antibodies exist in the market our Rabbit Monoclonal antibody technology has allowed for the development of monoclonal antibodies that were previously only possible to develop as a polyclonal antibody if at all," said Dr. Yu, "many of the targets for which we have developed a Rabbit Monoclonal, no other monoclonal antibody had existed previously."
Epitomics is the exclusive provider of a proprietary method for making monoclonal antibodies from rabbits rather the conventional method of starting with mice. The advantages of Epitomics' rabbit monoclonal antibodies (RabMAbs(TM)) include high specificity and affinity which provide excellent results in a variety of commonly used immunoassays. "Each one of our rabbit monoclonal antibodies undergoes stringent testing in five major immunoassays including Western blotting, Immunohistochemistry, Immunofluorescence, Immunopreciptation and Flow Cytometry, before being released," said Dr. Peter Li, Senior VP of Product Development, "our rabbit monoclonals are among the most extensively characterized antibodies available." The complete list of Rabbit Monoclonals including background information and data for each antibody is available for viewing on Epitomics website.
Epitomics, Inc., an emerging biotechnology company, is dedicated to developing breakthrough monoclonal antibody technology for research, diagnostic and therapeutic applications. The Company utilizes a unique and proprietary RabMAb(TM) (Rabbit Monoclonal Antibody) technology which produces antibodies with superior binding affinity and bioactivity in a wide variety of biological assays. The Company is headquartered in Burlingame, California, and operates a wholly owned subsidiary in Hangzhou, the People's Republic of China. More information about Epitomics can be found at http://www.epitomics.com
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