Making assays faster: Single use frozen cells prepared in house decrease assay turnaround while increasing flexibility

29th June 2020

Category: Bioanalytical / Biosimilars

By: Ben Tyrrell, PhD - Scientist, Product Development,

Bioassays are reliant on the use of either primary cells or cultured cell lines depending on the assay format. Cultured cells offer increased flexibility over primary cells and so are widely used as a substitute to primary cell lines where appropriate. The immortalisation of continuously cultured cells enables an organisation to purchase a vial of More

How to characterise omalizumab

25th June 2020

Category: Bioanalytical / Biosimilars

By: Lisa Blackwood, PhD - Senior Scientist, Product Development,

Immunoglobulin E (IgE) functions to recognise the presence of foreign particles, and in combination with mast cells, form part of the adaptive immune response in charge of mounting powerful inflammatory reactions. Under normal circumstances, IgE forms a very small proportion of circulating immunoglobulins, however, atypical abundance results in hypersensitivity. Examples of related pathologies include asthma, More

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