Navigation Links
ForteBio Launches New Biosensor for Kinetic Analysis and Screening of Human IgG Antibodies
Date:3/3/2009

MENLO PARK, Calif., March 3 /PRNewswire/ -- ForteBio(R), Inc., a leading supplier of label-free technology that accelerates the development of biotherapeutic and pharmaceutical products, today announced the launch of its Anti-Human IgG Fc Capture (AHC) biosensor for use on the company's Octet(R) instrumentation platform. The new biosensor enables more cost-effective, easy-to-use and rapid kinetic characterization and screening of human IgG antibodies and other Fc-containing proteins - important components in biomolecular therapeutic development - and further broadens the menu of Octet system applications.

"Researchers in bioprocessing and cell line development who study kinetic characterization of human IgG antibodies and other proteins can now benefit from the efficiencies of ForteBio's Octet platform, which enables high-throughput, real-time, label-free detection and screening," said Christopher Silva, ForteBio's vice president of marketing. "The innovative, new AHC biosensor enables off-the-shelf, capture-based kinetics of human IgGs or other Fc-containing proteins without the need to biotinylate. It is also designed for use in buffer or crude supernatants, and can be regenerated and reused for increased cost-efficiency."

The new AHC biosensor leverages the Octet platform's proprietary Bio-Layer Interferometry technology to enable kinetic profiling of human IgGs against analyte in a microplate well format. The biosensor surface can also be used to conduct ligand inhibition assays by expanding the variables that can be measured, such as blocking and unblocking analytes, affinity, and association and dissociation rates. The new AHC biosensor further expands the capabilities of the Octet platform which already supports quantitation of human IgG using Protein A.

ForteBio's Octet biosensors are configured in a standard 96-well format. Its biosensors simplify quantitation and kinetic characterization by eliminating throughput limitations of traditional SPR-based systems. Octet biosensors are coated with a proprietary biocompatible matrix that is uniform, non-denaturing and has minimal non-specific binding.

About ForteBio, Inc.

ForteBio is a venture-capital funded life science company providing analytical systems to accelerate biotherapeutic drug development. These systems enable real-time, label-free analysis of biomolecular interactions, providing information on affinity, kinetics and concentration. ForteBio's analytical capabilities enable significantly easier, faster and better characterization of drug candidates, thus providing greater value in drug development applications where existing methods have limitations in throughput, performance and cost. The company is headquartered in Menlo Park, California, with wholly owned subsidiaries in London and Shanghai. For more information, visit www.fortebio.com.


'/>"/>
SOURCE ForteBio, Inc.
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Halo Pharmaceutical Launches a Branded Product Marketing Company in Canada
2. A.L.L. Launches Stop Sebelius Campaign
3. Operation Rescue Launches Opposition to Gov. Sebelius Confirmation as HHS Secretary
4. DaVita Launches Nationwide Events in Honor of National Kidney Month
5. Silverstone Solutions Launches New Version of Kidney Paired Donation Software at DEMO 2009
6. CheckOrphan Launches iWish to Commemorate Rare Disease Day
7. Inspired Cancer Survivor Launches Customized Hair Replacement Techniques at Award-Winning Hair Salon
8. Cephalon Launches Takeover Offer for Australian Biotechnology Company, Arana Therapeutics
9. Select Comfort Launches Entirely Redesigned Line Of Sleep Number Beds
10. Talk About Curing Autism Launches Seven New Chapters
11. The Organic Institute Launches Organic. Its Worth It.
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:6/27/2016)... ... June 27, 2016 , ... ePAY ... partnership with Connance, a healthcare industry leader providing predictive analytics to optimize ... combine to provide health systems, hospitals and ambulatory surgical centers with dramatic ...
(Date:6/26/2016)... ... June 27, 2016 , ... Quality metrics are proliferating in cancer care, and ... in the eye of the beholder, according to experts who offered insights and commentary ... of Managed Care. For the full issue, click here . , For the ...
(Date:6/26/2016)... ... June 26, 2016 , ... PawPaws brand pet supplements owned ... developed to enhance the health of felines. The formula is all-natural and is made ... in the PawPaws Cat Kidney Support Supplement Soft Chews are Astragalus Root ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... D.C. (PRWEB) , ... June 25, 2016 , ... ... discuss health policy issues and applications at AcademyHealth’s Annual Research Meeting June 26-28, ... their work on several important health care topics including advance care planning, healthcare ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... June 25, 2016 , ... "With 30 hand-drawn hand gesture animations, FCPX ... Austin - CEO of Pixel Film Studios. , ProHand Cartoon’s package transforms over ... Cut Pro X . Simply select a ProHand generator and drag it above media ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:6/26/2016)... June 27, 2016  VMS Rehab Systems, Inc. ( ... take whatever measures required to build a strong and ... is currently listed on the OTC Markets-pink current trading ... and CEO, "We are seeing an anomaly in market ... not only by the Company, but shareholders and market ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... 24, 2016  Collagen Matrix, Inc., ("Collagen Matrix") ... manufacturing of collagen and mineral based medical devices ... Bill Messer has joined the company ... leverage the growing portfolio of oral surgery, neurosurgery, ... Bill joins the Collagen Matrix executive team as ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... 24, 2016 ... the addition of the " Global Markets for ... This report focuses on ... updated review, including its applications in various applications. The ... which includes three main industries: pharmaceutical and biotechnology, food ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: