scioDiscover - Protein Expression Analysis

Protein expression profiling with protein arrays

Our scioDiscover service enables high-content, immuno-based protein profiling of various biological samples leading to a comprehensive overview of proteomic changes. Key pathways in various diseases such as cancer, neurological disorders and organ failure are covered. The technology was successfully applied in a variety of biomedical studies and to discover new biomarker signatures. Within the analysis, 1,300 proteins are analysed in parallel. The scioDiscover protein array based service enables fast and targeted research while still offering a broad overview of potential changes on the protein level in your samples.

 

Features

  • Major pathways, secreted proteins, cell surface and inflammatory markers are covered
  • 1,300 proteins are profiled
  • Broad spectrum of indications covered such as oncology and organ failure
  • Robust dual-colour study design
  • Including full data analysis and study report
  • Studies possible in human, murine and rat samples*

 

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Applications

  • Protein expression level analysis
  • Signalling Pathway Profiling
  • Immunsystem activation marker profiling
  • Transcription factor analysis 
  • Cancer pathway screening
  • Cell surface marker profiling
  • Profiling of apoptotic processes/ apoptosis pathway analysis 

 

  • Disease mechanism profiling
  • Pathway activation in stem cells 
  • Analysis of organ damage/failure models 
  • Response of cells and tissue models to oxidative stress analysis
  • Profiling proteomic changes for various cell culture conditions

 

  • Molecular initiate event analysis
  • Compound mode-of-action analysis
  • Prediction markers for toxicological effects 

 

 

  • CD cell surface molecule expression in immune cells  

 

 

 

 

Advantages

  • high-content protein profiling of 1,300 proteins 
  • broad coverage of:
    • signalling pathway proteins
    • transcription factors
    • apoptosis marker
    • markers for oxidative stress
    • cell surface markers
    • cytokines & chemokines

 

  • minimal sample requirements
  • native matrixes (non-fractionated / non-depleted)
  • sensitivity as ELISA or better

 

  • fully immuno-based assay

 

  • reliable dual-colour study design
  • technical replication ( 4 replicates for each antibody )
  • high reproducibility ( CV < 10% )

 

  • experienced partners with more than ten years of experience in conducting biomedical antibody array studies

 

 

Save time, costs and valuable sample

 

 

 

Reference Customers:

  • Prof. Dr. Faikah Güler, Molecular mechanisms of transplant dysfunction, Medical School Hanover, Hanover, Germany
  • Julian Kamhieh-Milz, Research Center ImmunoSciences, Charité, Berlin, Germany
  • Prof. Jose L. Peiró, Cincinnati Fetal Center Director, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center (CCHMC), Cincinnati, USA
 

Case studies:

Bladder Cancer

Acute Kidney Injury


 

Which sample types can be analysed ?

With the scioDiscover service a variety of samples can be analysed:

  • plasma / serum
  • fresh frozen tissue samples
  • cellular content
  • cell culture supernatant
  • cerebrospinal fluid
  • additional sample types on request
  • studies possible in samples from human, mouse or rat*

* Antibody array is designed to target human proteins. Due to a high sequence homology of vast majority of proteins it was often successfully applied to study murine, rat and ovine models as well  [Thorenz A. et al. (2018), Peiro J. et al. (2018), Reichman H. et al. (2019), Raquel F. et al. (2020)].

Sample-to-result serviceAntibody microarray workflow

Within our analysis service, we will not only carry out the microarray experiments but also support you with a suggestion for an appropriate microarray study design as well as with the sample selection process in order to address your scientific question in the optimal way. Within 3-4 weeks after receipt of your samples you will receive a customised study report including a statistical analysis.

Our analysis service includes:

  • definition of an appropriate study design
  • sample preparation
  • protein extraction
  • protein concentration measurements
  • protein quality control
  • sample labelling
  • sample purification
  • incubation of the samples on antibody microarrays
  • microarray scanning
  • raw data acquisition
  • data normalisation
  • data analysis including cluster analysis
  • statistical testing for differentially abundant proteins
  • comprehensive study report

 

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News

New article | Prevention of Cyclosp.-A mediated anemia and peritubular loss

| June 2022 | In a study by Robert Labes et al. insights in prevention of cyclosporine mediated anemia and peritubular capillary loss were identified.

Labes, R. et al. Daprodust. prevents cyclosp.-A mediated anemia and peritubular capillary loss. Kidney International 2022 in press.
New article | The Lifestyle Modifications Affect the Endometrial Proteome

| June 2022 | In a study by D. Abdulkhalikova et al. Endometrial Proteome changes werde identified impacted by Lifestyle modification in woman with Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome and Obesity.

Abdulkhalikova, DR. et al. The Lifestyle Modifications and Endometrial Proteome Changes of Women With Polycystic Ovary Syndrome and Obesity. Front. Endocrinol. 2022 in press.
New article | Cycle-dependent biomarkers in endometriosis

| May 2022 | In a study by Maja Pušić et al. Cycle-dependent plasma protein biomarkers for peritoneal endometriosis were identified by our scioDiscover platform.

Pušić, M. et al. Antibody Arrays Identified Cycle-Dependent Plasma Biomarker Candidates of Peritoneal Endometriosis. J. Pers. Med. 202212, 852.
New article | Co-Expression of microRNAs and Proteins in Alzheimer’s Disease

| Jan 2022 | In a study by Valentina di Pietro at Birmingham University our scioDoiscover platform was used to analyse the co-expression of proteins and microRNAs in the brains of Alzheimer's disease patients.

Watson, C. N. et al. Co-Expression Analysis of microRNAs and Proteins in Brain of Alzheimer’s Disease Patients. Cells 11, 163 (2022).
New article | ETV6 levels predict outcome in DLBCL

| Jan 2022 | Erich Piovan and collegues at University of Padua collaborated with Sciomics to study specific biomarkers in FFPE tissue samples of DLBCL patients by custom antibody microarrays.

Marino, D. et al. High ETV6 Levels Support Aggressive B Lymphoma Cell Survival and Predict Poor Outcome in Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma Patients. Cancers 14, (2022).

Testimonials

Dr. Felix Czernilofsky

Department of Medicine V, Heidelberg University Hospital,Heidelberg, Germany

"The scioCyto assay from Sciomics was a tremendous help in characterizing complex supernatants of in vitro tumor microenvironment models. With the professional, fast and friendly support from Ronny and colleagues we were able to confirm and extend our hypotheses. I am very happy to recommend the Sciomics experience!"

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Dr. Anke König

Clinics for dermatology, venerology and allergology, University Clinics Frankfurt, Frankfurt, Germany

"We enjoyed working with Sciomics on various research projects related to inflammatory skin diseases. The cooperation with Sciomics was just excellent. In addition to processing the samples and compiling the data in a perfectly understandable way, Sciomics GmbH supports us with the entire interpretation and presentation of our results with lots of ideas beyond the usual level of corporate performance. We are looking forward to developing new ideas for further clinical studies together."

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