COVID-19: CPNs for research and diagnostics development

Stream Bio’s extremely bright fluorophores, CPNs, are ideal for labelling antibodies, increasing sensitivity and enabling earlier detection. These highly stable bioimaging probes do not photo bleach or require refrigeration, and can easily be integrated into existing lab protocols. Providing an advantage over Alexa dyes, gold or europium labels for multiplexed tests Stream Bio’s CPNs are available in multiple colours, and will enhance many assay formats, including ELISA, lateral flow and antigen, IgG and IgM binding tests.

CPNs are significantly brighter than Alexa dyes and europium chelates, dramatically improving diagnostic test sensitivity, and allowing earlier and more reliable detection. CPNs are also incredibly stable, resistant to photobleaching and resistant to extremities of temperature and pH. The enhanced stability of CPNs facilitates their use in challenging environments and improves diagnostic methods that are currently limited by their detection sensitivity. This enables them to become reliable and trusted tools to combat infection.

When used in binding assays, the magnetic properties of CPNs can be utilised to increase the assay signal and detection window significantly, allowing greater sensitivity in assays and therefore earlier detection of disease biomarkers.

CPNs can be linked to antibodies via a number of standard methods or, alternatively, our team can provide a bespoke conjugation service. Contact Stream Bio to find out more.

News source: Stream Bio

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