Biopharmacy and in vitro diagnostics
Proteins are essential components in in vitro diagnostics (IVD), enabling the accurate and sensitive detection, quantification and monitoring of various analytes. In Levprot, we develop products for biopharmacy and in vitro diagnostics such as enzymes and blocking buffers.
Our products for IVD
Recombinant enzymes in in vitro diagnostics (IVD) refer to proteins with enzymatic activity that are produced via genetic engineering techniques. They often use host organisms like yeast, to generate enzymes with specific properties tailored for use in diagnostic assays and tests. These enzymes play a crucial role in IVD by enhancing the accuracy, sensitivity, and reliability of diagnostic tests, contributing to better patient care through early and precise disease detection and monitoring.
Blocking buffers are inert solutions of a single protein or a combination of proteins, essential in immunoassays, particularly in enzyme-linked immunosorbent assays (ELISAs) and other antibody-based tests. Their primary purpose is to prevent non-specific binding of antibodies and other proteins to the surface of the assay wells or other solid-phase materials. This non-specific binding can generate background noise and lead to inaccurate results, reducing the assay’s sensitivity and specificity.
What is precision fermentation technology?
Precision fermentation is a technology combining classic fermentation techniques traditionally used to make beer or bread, with the latest strain engineering tools. All of this makes possible the production of very specific ingredients (such as proteins, fats or natural colors), enabling the acquisition of novel functionalities by the final products where these ingredients are incorporated.
One of the main advantages of precision fermentation is the possibility of producing animal-sourced proteins without the need of the animal itself: thanks to different molecular tools, yeast cells can produce the same protein structure. This enables the use of yeast cells as tiny protein factories using a fraction of the resources needed to produce the same protein in an animal. This environmental impact reduction, together with the reduction of potential zoonotic diseases, count as one of the main advantages of the technology.
CDMO Pharma specialist in services of recombinant protein production
In Levprot, we provide services related to the development and manufacturing of pharmaceutical products on a contract basis, which is also known as Contract Development and Manufacturing Organization (CDMO). Specifically, we offer a wide range of services related to recombinant protein expression and production, helping pharmaceutical and biotech companies in the transition of their drug candidates from the laboratory to the market.
Specialist in services of recombinant protein production
Our expertise in expressing proteins in yeast at high yields includes all steps to obtain the final product in its desired requirements, from genetic design to final product characterization. For this reason, we offer a service that involves all steps, but also individual steps according to your requests. Please, check our services and let us know how we can help you.