Company researchers showed that the agents could selectively target single point mutations not associated with protein-binding pockets.
Many of the meeting's proteomics presentations concerned not so much mass spec analysis itself as the refinement of processes and workflows leading up to it.
The MRM-MS-based method combines use of conventional stable isotope-labeled peptide standards with a series of endogenous protein standards.
The company hopes to launch the test sometime this year after completing CLIA certification of its clinical laboratory and securing reimbursement.
The agreement gives Caprion, which did significant development work on the test, exclusive rights to market and commercialize Xpresys Lung inCanada.
The 141-sample study found the test could identify benign lesions in lung cancer patients with a negative predictive value of between 84 percent and 98 percent.
From research collaborations to corporate acquisitions, attention from the broader scientific community highlighted the field's capabilities and limitations.
The collaboration will explore use of the PCC agents, which are synthetic peptides with functions similar to traditional antibodies, for protein research.
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – With a series of recent payor decisions, Integrated Diagnostics now has more than 200 million covered lives for its Xpresys Lung cancer test.
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Integrated Diagnostics said today that recent payor decisions have given it more than 200 million covered lives for its Xpresys Lung cancer test.
US National Institutes of Health Director Francis Collins says he will avoid male-only speaker panels.
Two patients fell ill, and one subsequently died, following a fecal microbiome transplant that harbored multi-drug-resistant bacteria, according to the New York Times.
Technology Review reports that eGenesis is testing whether organs from genetically modified pigs can be transplanted into monkeys.
In Science this week: almond reference genome, and more.