Monday, February 14, 2011

Antibody Synthesis

Antibodies (also known as immunoglobulins) are gamma globulin proteins that are found in blood or other bodily fluids of vertebrates, and are used by the immune system to identify and neutralize foreign objects, such as bacteria and viruses. They are typically made of basic structural units - each with two large heavy chains and two small light chains - to form, for example, monomers with one unit, dimers with two units or pentamers with five units. Antibodies are produced by a kind of white blood cell called a B cell.

Monoclonal Antibody

Antibodies are proteins that are generated by the immune system, specifically the white blood cells. They circulate in the blood and attach to foreign proteins called antigens in order to destroy or neutralize them. For example, when you are exposed to a virus, your body will produce antibodies to help rid your system of the infection.

Antibody Purification

The widest array of supports for antibody purification, including common choices such as Protein A and Protein G as well as unique supports such as Protein A/G, Protein L and Melon Gel. We have a solution to purify any antibody quickly and efficiently.

Custom Antibody Services

A reliable immunological assay demands reliable antibodies and antibody services. Biosyn provides a one-stop solution to all our customers' antibody needs. Our custom antibody services include recombinant protein expression, peptide design and synthesis, polyclonal and monoclonal antibody production, express polyclonal antibody production, affinity purification, conjugation, fragmentation, and immunoassay development.

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