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Posted: Mon Dec 21, 2009 5:59 pm Post subject: AnaSpec Adds Z-Fish™ MMP Antibodies to MMP Research Portfoli
Fremont, CA – December 21, 2009
The source of the world’s most sensitive MMP fluorimetric assays kits, AnaSpec has introduced the industry’s most comprehensive collection of anti-MMP zebrafish (Z-Fish™) specific antibodies. AnaSpec’s existing portfolio of MMP research products includes SensoLyte® MMP assay kits, GO™ (catalog) MMP peptides, and MMP recombinant proteins products. The new MMP products include a wide selection of Z-Fish™ as well as human-specific MMP antibodies.
Matrix metalloproteinases (MMPs) are members of a family of secreted or membrane-associated zinc endopeptidases involved in both normal and diseased tissue remodeling. They are capable of degrading all kinds of extracellular matrix (ECM) proteins, but also can process a number of bioactive molecules. MMPs are key players in normal and pathological processes, including embryogenesis, wound healing, inflammation, arthritis, and cancer.1-2
1. Woessner, JF. Jr. and CJ. Taplin, J. Biol. Chem. 263, 16918 (1988).
2. Woessner, JF. Jr. FASEB. J. 5, 2145 (1991).
AnaSpec is a leading provider of integrated proteomics solutions to the world’s largest biotech, pharmaceutical, and academic research institutions. With a vision for innovation through synergy, AnaSpec focuses on three core technologies: peptides, detection reagents, and antibodies.
AnaSpec recently joined forces with Eurogentec to provide an even broader spectrum of products and services to serve the worldwide life science community.
Eurogentec is a leading global supplier of innovative reagents, kits, specialty products and custom services to scientists in the life science, biotechnology, pharmaceutical and diagnostic markets. Eurogentec provides a wide range of expertize in small- and large-scale DNA, RNA, PCR and qPCR kits, peptide synthesis and antibody supply for research applications. Our ISO13485:2003-certified manufacturing facilities in Belgium provides a wide range of high value oligonucleotide-based components for diagnostic and therapeutic applications. Eurogentec’s Belgium manufacturing facility is complemented by additional production facilities in North America and Japan. Eurogentec is also an experienced Contract Manufacturing Organization (CMO) for Biopharmaceuticals, operating a full-service, state-of-the-art GMP facility in Belgium.
Eurogentec is a privately held company headquartered in Liège, Belgium, with subsidiaries in North America, France, Germany, the UK, the Netherlands and Switzerland and has additional production facilities in North America, Japan and Singapore. Eurogentec employs 400+ people globally.
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