Gyros Protein Technologies introduces next generation Gyrolab Protein A Kit for Biotherapeutics
Kit increases efficiency of residual protein A ligand detection
Uppsala, Sweden, May 10 , 2017: Gyros Protein Technologies AB, a pioneer in automated nanoliter-scale immunoassays and leading provider of peptide synthesizers and reagents, today announced it has launched a new version of its Gyrolab™ Protein A Kit.
The new Protein A Kit offers increased efficiency and throughput for quantification of residual Protein A ligands, with 96 microstructures, this next generation in Protein A detection and quantification offers double the capacity of the previous Gyrolab Mixing CD. Two ready to use versions of the kit – Native Protein A and MabSelect™ Sure– are designed for use with Gyrolab systems, and include an enhanced protocol for automated acid pretreatment of harvested samples from downstream purification of biotherapeutics.
Determination of residual protein A is an essential regulatory requirement for the safety evaluation of biotherapeutics. During the purification of biotherapeutics, Protein A can leach from the chromatography support and co-elute with the therapeutic antibody product. If bound to immunoglobulins, Protein A can increase the risk of adverse reactions.
Mattias Bylund, Product Manager, Gyros Protein Technologies, said: “We are pleased to offer our customers this improved version of our Protein A Kit, enabling them to easily and quickly quantify residual Protein A ligands in the presence of high IgG concentrations. The launch of the new kits forms part of Gyros Protein Technologies’ commitment to developing immunoassay solutions for the bioprocess market.”
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Gyros Protein Technologies, enables peptide synthesis and bioanalytical solutions that help scientists increase biomolecule performance and productivity in research, drug discovery, pre-clinical and clinical development, and bioprocess applications. Our low to mid-scale peptide synthesizer platforms are the Tribute®, Prelude® X, Symphony® X, and Sonata®. These solutions and our chemistries deliver uncompromising purity, flexibility, and quality for discovery and pre-clinical studies of simple to complex multifunctional peptides. Proprietary high performance nanoliter-scale immunoassay platforms, Gyrolab™xP workstation and Gyrolab xPlore™, are used by scientists in leading pharmaceutical, biotech, CRO, and CMO companies for bioanalytical applications such as pharmacokinetics/pharmacodynamics, immunogenicity, and quantitating bioprocess-related impurities. Our peptide synthesis and bioanalytical solutions accelerate your discovery, development, and manufacturing of safer biotherapeutics.