Home > Press > NanoInk launches the NanoArray Assey System: A fully integrated, nanoscale protein assay and analysis solution
NanoInk'sNano BioDiscovery Division announced today the launch of a new instrument system for nanoscale protein analysis and discovery. Coupling powerful array deposition techniques with the latest generation of fluorescent detection technologies, the NanoArray Assay System is a user friendly, affordable desktop unit that can quickly and cost-effectively integrate into any proteomic lab. The platform is based on NanoInk's patented, tip-based Dip Pen Nanolithography(DPN) technology, which can create highly reproducible protein arrays over millimeter areas with nanometer precision and then fluorescently image these nanoarrays at high resolution.
NanoInk launches the NanoArray Assey System: A fully integrated, nanoscale protein assay and analysis solution
Skokie, IL | Posted on June 6th, 2011
Components of the NanoArray Assay System include the NanoArrayer 3000, the NanoScan 900 Scanner, and user-friendly software for flexible and precise array patterning and intuitive data acquisition and image analysis. When combined with NanoInk's line of fully automatable proteomic assays, the NanoArray Assay System is a complete solution for the detection, identification, and quantitation of clinically relevant proteins from a wide variety of sample types.
According to Bruce Dudzik, vice president of the Nano BioDiscovery Division, "Other protein analysis platforms require large amounts of sample material and reagents. The NanoArray Assay System generates more data with just 2 ml of sample so that even low-abundance biomarker studies on rare and hard-to-collect samples (like rodent serum, spinal fluid, tissue extracts, tears and dried blood spots) are possible. And with femtofluidic liquid handling, the NanoArray Assay System delivers rapid reaction kinetics and lowers reagent volumes, reducing assay costs."
The NanoArrayer 3000 is capable of depositing thousands of uniform protein features in the area occupied by just one spot on a conventional protein microarray. This miniaturization and precision enables high throughput protein analysis on a single slide. NanoArrayer 3000 arrays are also completely customizable. Multiplexed proteins can be patterned into each sub-array, and modified assay slides can be produced in 18, 48, and 96 sub-array formats.
By incorporating two extremely sensitive photomultipliers, the confocal NanoArray 900 Scanner detects fluorescence uniformly across the entire arrayed surface and delivers exceptional sensitivity and signal-to-noise ratios. Miniaturized and multiplexed NanoArray Assay System assays achieve femtograms/ml sensitivity with 2 l of sample, comparable to or better than the sensitivities of ELISA and bead-based assays that consume 50 l of sample.
Please visit www.nanoink.net/nanobio or call (847)679-3432 for more information on the NanoArray Assay System and other Nano BioDiscovery Division assay kits and contract services for nanoscale protein studies.
NanoInk, Inc. is an emerging growth technology company specializing in nanometer-scale manufacturing and applications development for the life sciences, engineering, pharmaceutical, and education industries. Using Dip Pen Nanolithography(DPN), a patented and proprietary nanofabrication technology, scientists are enabled to rapidly and easily create micro-and nanoscale structures from a variety of materials on a range of substrates. This low cost, easy to use and scalable technique brings sophisticated nanofabrication to the laboratory desktop. Headquartered in the Illinois Science + Technology Park, north of Chicago, NanoInk currently has several divisions including the Nano BioDiscovery Division, the NanoFabrication Systems Division, the NanoProfessor Division and the NanoGuardian Division. For more information on products and services offered by NanoInk, Inc., visit www.nanoink.net.
NanoInk, the NanoInk logo, Nano BioDiscovery, Dip Pen Nanolithography, DPN, NanoGuardian, NanoProfessor and the NanoArrayer 3000 are trademarks or registered trademarks of NanoInk, Inc.
For more information, please click here
Dresner Corporate Services
Dresner Corporate Services
Copyright © NanoInk
If you have a comment, please Contact
Issuers of news releases, not 7th Wave, Inc. or Nanotechnology Now, are solely responsible for the accuracy of the content.
News and information
Scientists reveal breakthrough in optical fiber communications December 21st, 2014
Atom-thick CCD could capture images: Rice University scientists develop two-dimensional, light-sensitive material December 20th, 2014
Oregon researchers glimpse pathway of sunlight to electricity: Collaboration with Lund University uses modified UO spectroscopy equipment to study 'maze' of connections in photoactive quantum dots December 19th, 2014
Instant-start computers possible with new breakthrough December 19th, 2014
Creation of 'Rocker' protein opens way for new smart molecules in medicine, other fields December 18th, 2014
Iranian Researchers Produce Electrical Pieces Usable in Human Body December 18th, 2014
Unraveling the light of fireflies December 17th, 2014
First Home-Made Edible Herbal Nanodrug Presented to Pharmacies across Iran December 17th, 2014
Scientists trace nanoparticles from plants to caterpillars: Rice University study examines how nanoparticles behave in food chain December 16th, 2014
FEI and Oregon Health & Science University Install a Complete Correlative Microscopy Workflow in Newly Built Collaborative Science Facility December 16th, 2014
UCLA engineers first to detect and measure individual DNA molecules using smartphone microscope December 15th, 2014
Biomimetic dew harvesters: Understanding how a desert beetle harvests water from dew could improve drinking water collection in dew condensers December 8th, 2014
Nanoshaping method points to future manufacturing technology December 11th, 2014
New technique allows low-cost creation of 3-D nanostructures December 8th, 2014
SEMATECH Reports Significant Progress in EUV Resist Outgas Testing: Technologists from SEMATECH and JSR demonstrate outgas test results that further enable EUV lithography for high-volume manufacturing readiness December 3rd, 2014
Canatu Launches CNB In-Mold Film for Transparent Touch on 3D Surfaces –in Cars, Household Appliances, Wearables, Portables November 20th, 2014