Cambridge Biomedical releases the next article in its series of technical white papers

November 28, 2012

Cambridge Biomedical releases the next article in its series of technical white papers titled "Comparing MSD Electrochemiluminescent Detection Technology to Traditional ELISA for Clinical Applications" by Dr. Sarah Bond.  Enzyme-­linked immunosorbent assays (ELISAs) are widely used in clinical settings for detecting substances such as antibodies, peptides, or hormones. However, MSD assays have been gaining in popularity due to advantages such as increased sensitivity, broader dynamic range, and lower background. While developing a competitive binding assay for detecting peptide in serum, MSD and ELISA technologies were compared to determine whether the MSD assay showed increased sensitivity compared to the traditional colorimetric ELISA format.

The fulll article is available for download here.


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