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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News

Meeting | Sciomics @ TIMO XIV

| May 25-26 2018 | Meet Dr. Ronny Schmidt  in Halle (Germany) at the Symposium "Tumor immunology meets oncology (TIMO XIV)" to learn more about the impact of in-depth protein profilings for the understanding of mechanisms in tumor immunology.

New article | Role of Corneal Stromal Cells on Epithelial Cell Function during Wound Healing

| February 2018 | Researchers at Rostock University Medical Center published an article on the role of Corneal Stromal Cells on Epithelial Cell Function during Wound Healing in the International Journal of Molecular Sciences.

> Customer Testimonial Bhavani Kowtharapu:

"I am really happy with service of Sciomics. Very friendly team and really fast service and we have the results in our hand including bioinformatics analysis within 2 weeks. Thank you Sciomics team."

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Research | Participation in collaborative clinical studies for the treatment of MCDS

| January 2018 | The multinational consortium MCDS-therapy has been granted 5.7 Million Euro by the European Commission for the development of novel therapeutic approaches in rare skeletal disorders. Sciomics' expertise with the antibody microarray technology herein serves as a valuable tool for biomarker identification and personalized treatment monitoring. > Press release

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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