Applied Biosystems Launches ICAT Reagents for Proteomics | GenomeWeb

NEW YORK, Feb 27 – Applied Biosystems has officially launched its isotope-coded affinity tagging reagent technology for proteomics and will begin shipping the ICAT kits in March, the company said Tuesday.

ICAT reagents facilitate comparison and analysis of proteins in diseased and healthy tissue. They work by tagging cysteine peptides of proteins in different tissue samples with differently weighted isotopes of a molecule.

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