Antibody quality has long loomed as a significant concern for proteomics research, with much discussion in the field of what validation steps are needed and what data vendors should provide to ensure the performance of a given affinity agent.

According to Nader Rifai, director of clinical chemistry at Children's Hospital Boston and the editor-in-chief of the journal Clinical Chemistry, these concerns have recently taken on a new urgency due to the appearance on the market of a large number of faulty antibodies.

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