Bioanalytical

Immunogenicity of Biologics

The US Food and Drug Administration defines biologics as “a wide range of products such as vaccines, blood and blood components, allergenics, somatic cells, gene therapy, tissues, and recombinant therapeutic […]

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Potency Testing of Biopharmaceuticals

Potency testing is a term used to describe the process of measuring biological activity in a product. Many methods exist to determine the potency of a biopharmaceutical such as ligand […]

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Western Blot Test

The Western Blot Test is an immunoassay, or chemical test, used to detect certain proteins in blood or other tissue samples. The test is performed by creating artificial antibodies that […]

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Cell-Based Assays

Cell-based assays are done to predict the response an organism will have to a drug, this is most often determined by measuring physiological response. These assays are commonly used to […]

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Protein Characterization | Protein Identification

Protein characterization is a term used to describe the process of identifying physical, chemical and biological properties of a protein. Many techniques exist to perform protein analysis. Before proteins can […]

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ELISPOT Assays

Enzyme-linked immunospot (ELISPOT) assays are widely used for monitoring cellular immune responses and have been used in the diagnosis of tuberculosis and in monitoring the body’s tolerance to grafts and […]

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The Differences Between Cell Therapy and Gene Therapy

Cell Therapy and Gene Therapy Research and Development Cell and gene therapy are similar fields of biomedical research aimed at treating genetic diseases and are often combined in treatment. Cell […]

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Polymerase Chain Reaction PCR Analysis and Testing

Need Polymerase Chain Reaction Testing? Today, Contract Laboratory, Inc. received a request from a university research scientist that needs a laboratory for PCR analysis.  PCR stands for Polymerase Chain Reaction and maybe called “molecular photocopying,” […]

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Protein Digestibility Corrected Amino Acid Score Testing

Today, ContractLaboratory.com received a Laboratory Test Request from a large consumer products company needing whey protein analysis. The analysis was for Protein Digestibility Corrected Amino Acid Score. So, what is […]