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Target proteins

Our scioDiscover and scioPhospho services are based on complex Antibody Microarrays, also called analytical Protein Arrays or Protein Capture Arrays. Within a single experiment 1030 proteins can be profiled in parallel requiring only minimal amounts of sample. The targets proteins were carefully selected over a period of more than 15 years to cover a broad set of different protein classes as well as pathways important in biomedical studies.

Thereby, the protein profiling covers key pathways in various diseases such as cancer, neurological disorders as well as organ failure. Given the wide spectrum of applications and indications the service is ideal for high-content protein expression level analysis from various biological samples. The broad coverage of many important pathways, extracellular and membrane proteins as well as transcription factors, renders scioDiscover a versatile and efficient tool for discovery projects.

Please find below the distribution of the proteins targeted by scioDiscover according their biological processes (Fig.1), their protein classes (Fig.2), their molecular function (Fig.3) as well as their cellular compartment (Fig.4). In addition, pathways covered by scioDiscover are listed in Table 1.

For the pathways TNF signaling, Cell cycle regulation and pathways important in Cancer, Tuberculosis and Huntington's Disease covered targets are depicted in green.

Please contact us for more information regarding targets and pathways covered or to discuss how we can support your study with a highly-parallel protein analysis.

 

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Classification of target proteins

Biological processes

Protein classes

biological processes covered by protein array analysis

protein classes covered by protein array analysis

Fig. 1: Distribution of target proteins within different biological processes. The majority of the antibodies on the microarray detect proteins involved in cellular or metabolic processes or are involved biological regulation, in a developmental or immune system process or as a response to a stimulus.

Fig. 2: Distribution of target proteins within different protein classes. With scioDiscover 122 signaling molecules, 113 receptors, 109 nucleic acid binding proteins and 71 transcription factors can be analysed in parallel.

Molecular functions

Cellular compartmenrt

molecular functions covered by protein array analysis

 

cellular compartments covered by protein array analysis

 

Fig. 3: Distribution of target proteins within different molecular functions. The majority of proteins on the protein microarrays measures proteins involved in binding or with a catalytic or receptor activity.

Fig. 4: Target proteins classified according their Cellular Compartment.

 
 

Coverage of pathways

Selected Pathways no. targets
Inflammation mediated by chemokine and cytokine signaling (P00031) 40
Apoptosis signaling (P00006) 38
Gonadotropin releasing hormone receptor (P06664) 35
CCKR signaling map (P06959) 35
Integrin signalling (P00034) 29
Angiogenesis (P00005) 28
Interleukin signaling (P00036) 27
Huntington disease (P00029) 26
p53 pathway (P00059) 22
T cell activation (P00053) 22
B cell activation (P00010) 21
Ras Pathway (P04393) 18
Wnt signaling (P00057) 17
TGF-beta signaling (P00052) 17
EGF receptor signaling (P00018) 17
Alzheimer disease-presenilin (P00004) 15
FAS signaling (P00020) 15
FGF signaling (P00021) 14
VEGF signaling (P00056) 13
Toll receptor signaling (P00054) 13
Parkinson disease (P00049) 12
PDGF signaling (P00047) 12
Insulin / IGF pathway-mitogen activated protein kinase kinase / MAP kinase cascade (P00032) 12
Alzheimer disease - amyloid secretase  (P00003) 11
p53 pathway feedback loops 2 (P04398) 10
Endothelin signaling (P00019) 10
Blood coagulation (P00011) 10
Plasminogen activating cascade (P00050) 9
Cytoskeletal regulation by Rho GTPase (P00016) 9
Interferon-gamma signaling (P00035) 8
Insulin/IGF pathway-protein kinase B signaling cascade (P00033) 8
Ubiquitin proteasome (P00060) 7
Transcription regulation by bZIP transcription factor (P00055) 7
PI3 kinase (P00048) 7
Oxidative stress response (P00046) 7
Cadherin signaling (P00012) 7
 

 

Highly parallel protein analysis of TNF Signaling

Fig. 5: Proteins in the TNF signalling pathway covered by our protein array are shown in green.

 

 Parallel Analysis of Cell Cycle Proteins by complex antibody arrays

Fig. 6: Cell Cycle Proteins covered by antibody array are depicted in green.

 

 Cancer protein profiling

Fig 7: scioDiscover has a broad coverage of diverse pathways involved in cancer. Proteins in green can be profiled with scioDiscover antibody arrays.

 

 Protein analysis in Huntington's disease

Fig. 8: scioDiscover has a good coverage of proteins involved in various diseases such as Huntington's disease. Proteins analysed in parallel by scioDiscover protein arrays are shown in green

 

Proteins involved in Tuberculosis

Fig. 9: Pathways involved in Tuberculosis are shown. Proteins covered by the scioDiscover service are shown in green.

 

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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. Bettina Grötsch

Department of Medicine 3 - Rheumatology and Immunology, University Clinics Erlangen, Erlangen, Germany

"Our lab is working with human osteoclast that were isolated and differentiated from human peripheral blood. Therefore, we were quite limited in cell numbers and protein content for our planned Phosphoprotein analyses. Nonetheless, Sciomics and especially Camille Lowy helped us a lot to test and improve our protein isolation techniques to achieve some interesting phosphoproteome data in human osteoclasts. We were really impressed by the detailed data report and their willingness to discuss and reanalyze the data repeatedly until we got the best results out of our measurements. Even several month after their first report, we could ask for help and suggestions with an immediate reply.  The phosphoproteome analyses completed our preliminary project data and are now published in Frontiers Immunology.  Altogether, we were very happy with the service of Sciomics and special thanks to Camille Lowy and Christoph Schröder who guided us through the whole process."

Product: scioPhospho
Publication: Grötsch B. et al. 2022 Front. Immunol. 13:958974 

Alenka Djarmila Behsen, PhD candidate

Department of Clinical and Molecular Medicine, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway

"The process of working with Ronny and his colleagues at Sciomics has been very easy and efficient. Response time is very quick and they are always available for meetings when you have more questions. Would definitely recommend working with Sciomics."

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