Protein Profiling Platform - Quality Assurance

High quality standards are essential for robust and reliable Biomarker Discovery and Verification as well as for the discovery of new Drug Targets. During the last 10 years a stringent quality assurance workflow has been established for our Antibody Array Platform in order to conduct immuno-based biomedical discovery studies with excellent standards in terms of reproducibility and platform stability. The automated assay workflow further improves the performance of our service. 

 

Biomarker Discovery Phase - scioDiscover Platform

  • Stringent antigen design for maximised specificity of the resulting antibodies
  • Antibodies are antigen affinity-purified
  • Targets identified through transcriptional studies and expert input
  • Stringent QC management
  • Features:  
    • cross-species activity (human and mouse for high versatility)
    • detection of several protein isoforms
    • cost-efficiency through high content

  

Verification Phase - Custom Array Platform

  • Stringent antigen design for maximised specificity of the resulting antibodies
  • Antibodies are antigen affinity-purified
  • In-house QC on Western Blot (different cell lines or tissues) and optional ELISA-based tests
  • In-house QC on large-scale protein arrays (> 9.000 human proteins)
  • In-depth validation of array performance
  • Definition of biomarker signature with highest accuracy
  • Selection of appropriate binders / sandwich pairs
  • Features:  
    • specifically designed antibodies for further use in diagnostic assays
    • fully renewable antibody formats
    • in-depth quality controlled (WB, ELISA)
    • comprehensive cross-reactivity profile (large-scale protein arrays)

 

Orthogonal Biomarker Validation

Verified Candidates can be further validated by orthogonal methods according to customer’s requirements

  • Western Blotting ( WB )
  • ELISA
  • Immuno-Precipitation ( IP )
  • Mass spectrometry ( MS )
  • Biacore

 

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scioPhospho: protein profiling and phosphorylation status

scioPhospho: protein profiling and phosphorylation status

scioPhospho combines the advantages of a robust and cost-efficient protein expression profiling using scioDiscover with information on phosphorylation status. This combination provides a comprehensive overview on signalling events and pathway activity regulation. Features 1030 highly relevant proteins are profiled in a single assay Phosphorylation status combined with protein expression levels Tyrosine,…
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scioDiscover - Protein Profiling on expression level

scioDiscover - Protein Profiling on expression level

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scioCD - Cell surface marker and Cytokine profiling

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  Characterise a certain cell type?   Cell composition in a certain tissue sample?   In-depth profiling of CD-marker expression?   Increase your throughput at high sensitivity levels? You aim…
scioUbi

scioUbi

Protein & ubiquitination profiling scioUbi is a high-content protein expression and ubiquitination level analysis. With scioUbi you can analyse up to 1,000 proteins in a single assay.   Features Ubiquitination…
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scioCyto

Cytokine profiling scioCyto is a high-content analysis service for cytokine and chemokine profiling on protein level. A great variety of samples such as plasma, tissue, cells or cell cultur supernatants…

News

New article | Activated Eosinophils Exert Antitumorigenic Activities in Colorectal Cancer

| Jan 2019 | In the article, scientists at Tel Aviv University used our scioDiscover platform to analyse tumor-associated eosinophils in colorectal cancer. The full article is published in Cancer Immunology Research.

 

New article | Macrophage-derived IL-1β and TNF-α regulate arginine metabolism in neuroblastoma

| Decembre 2018 | Study by our collaborator Dr Francis Mussai at University of Birmingham suggests arginine metabolism as a target for neuroblastoma therapy. At Sciomics we are proud of having contributed to this exciting study by a scioDiscover protein profiling study. The article is published in Cancer Research.

 

New article | Protection from ischemia reperfusion injury-induced inflammation and fibrosis in C5aR2-deficient mice

| June 2018 | Complement component 5a receptor 2 (C5AR2) deficient mice are protected from inflammation and fibrosis in response to ischemia reperfusion injury. Our scioPhospho platform supported scientists at the Medical School Hannover to elucidate the underlying mechanism. The data were recently published in Kidney International.

 

New article | Modeling Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia and Testing Interventions for Adrenal Insufficiency Using Donor-Specific Reprogrammed Cells

| January 2018 | A scioDiscover protein microarray study contributed to an article in Cell Reports. In this study Gerard Ruiz-Babot et al. analysed a donor specific reprogramming of cells.

Customer testimonial Leonardo Guasti, PhD (senior author):

This has undoubtedly opened new avenues in our research. We have found the Sciomics team to be extremely helpful and efficient during the whole process, from advising the best strategy to the final interpretation of results.

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A glas full of hope | Ein Glas Hoffnung

| January 2018 | Article on the StartUp Sciomics and our antibody microarray platform by our partner SCHOTT nexterion.

> English version "A glass full of hope"

> Deutsche Version "Ein Glas Hoffnung"

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