Peakadilly receives multiple patents for breakthrough Protein biomarker discovery and identification technologies.
The patent offices of the United States of America and Canada have granted patents for Peakadillys core technology, Cofradic. Cofradic, initially developed at the University of Ghent, Belgium, allows the identification and quantification of proteins in any biological sample and represents the most important component of the companys Masstermind biomarker discovery engine. Peakadilly has already received patents for the technology in Europe.
Peakadilly’s proprietary proteomics technologies allow fast, automated and highly flexible and sensitive qualitative and quantitative proteomics without using gels and without the use of an affinity tag. The technology comprises a suite of chemistries and chromatographic methods to reduce the natural complexity of any protein mixture. Together with a novel serum depletion technology and state-of-the art mass spectrometry, Peakadillys Masstermind platform allows to analyse huge sets of proteins and posttranslational modified proteins in clinical samples like blood or sputum, offering unrivalled sensitivities and high content data unseen with genomics & transcriptomics. Using software tools developed in-house, the quantitative comparison of hundreds of samples is possible, making the technology suited for biomarker discovery within clinical trials. In collaboration with a big pharma company, the technology is currently being applied to distinguish responders from non-responders in a specific therapeutic regimen.
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