By Ge Wu
Essential ideas and perform of assay development
The first entire, built-in remedy of the topic, Assay improvement: basics and Practices covers the necessities and strategies concerned about undertaking an assay undertaking in both a biotechnology/drug discovery atmosphere or a platform atmosphere.
Rather than trying accomplished insurance of all assay improvement applied sciences, the ebook introduces the main typical assay improvement applied sciences and illustrates the paintings of assay improvement via a couple of quite often encountered organic ambitions in assay improvement (e.g., proteases, kinases, ion channels, and G protein-coupled receptors). barely enough organic historical past for those organic goals is equipped in order that the reader can persist with the logics of assay improvement. Chapters discuss:
The fundamentals of assay improvement, together with foundational ideas and applications
Commonly used instrumental tools for either biochemical assays and cell-based assays
Assay innovations for protein binding and enzymatic activity
An in-depth examine of the now renowned Caliper's off-chip kinase assay presents an instructive, real-world instance of the assay improvement strategy.
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11. , pH, temperature, buffer components and their concentration, enzyme concentration, substrate concentration, cell number). 12. Reproducibility The ability to carry out the assay and obtain speciﬁed results with a combination of any of the following: a different scientist, a different time, a different location, a different batch of assay components, and different instruments, etc. 13. Scalability The ability of the assay to perform in different formats (test tubes, different microtiter plates: 12-well, 24-well, 48-well, 96-well, 384-well, 1536well) and in different scales (screen a few sample per run vs.
Assay Development: Fundamentals and Practices by Ge Wu