By Adam Bonislawski

Researchers at Lund University are exploring an immunoaffinity technique that could enhance the usefulness of antibody enrichment in mass spec-based discovery proteomics.

The method, which relies on antibodies that target short amino-acid sequences, or motifs, present in multiple proteins, could significantly improve the sensitivity of current biomarker-discovery approaches, said Carl Borrebaeck, chair of the Department of Immunotechnology at Lund and one of the leaders of the project.

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