Small molecule detection made easier using Fluorescence Anisotropy technique

9th July 2019
Traditionally, immuno-fluorescence polarization-based assays are used to detect small molecules by using antibodies and fluorescently labelled small-molecules. However, the assays do meet limitations such as complex antibody preparation, cost, and most importantly stability. Also the preparation of fluorescently labelled small molecules is challenging. The use of aptamers overcomes the limitations and brings new […]

  • An Aptamer Group robot performing aptamer selection.

Our Small Moleule Approach

25th June 2019
Small molecule targets (such as antibiotics, many drugs, toxins, food additives etc) are often perceived as difficult targets to obtain a suitable affinity ligand. They represent a challenge for traditional aptamer selection approaches which rely on immobilisation of the target molecule for efficient partitioning. Modification of the small molecule to facilitate immobilisation often […]

Upcoming October Events

24th September 2018
Aptamer Group has had a busy summer growing and preparing to launch a disruptive aptamer approach that will create better opportunities and results for our collaborators.  We will be available and sharing information at the following events in October:
1 October 2018-Milner Therapeutics Symposium, Cambridge UK
As a Milner Therapeutics Institute Alliance Partner we will […]