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So far Genya Gorshtein has created 27 blog entries.

May 2024

Rapid Novor Teams Up with PMCC to Evaluate EasyM™ for Multiple Myeloma Minimal Residual Disease Monitoring

2024-05-23T11:08:00-04:00May 22nd, 2024|News|

A Canadian Multiple Myeloma (MM) clinical trial sponsored by Rapid Novor, has enrolled its first patient. This is the first Canadian prospective clinical study aiming to evaluate the EasyM™ assay (mass spectrometry measurement of a myeloma biomarker) for disease response in newly diagnosed MM patients (NDMM) receiving standard of care treatment. A clinical [...]

Ask Our Experts: Navigating Antibody Characterization through LC-MS

2024-05-03T14:33:46-04:00May 1st, 2024|Webinars|

May 30th 2024, 11:00AM EST In this webinar, you will… Learn the details of LC-MS based antibody characterization in early discovery and production pipelines Explore in-depth the analytical methodologies and strategies essential for comprehensive antibody characterization, covering post-translational modifications, glycan profiles, peptide mapping, and disulfide linkages Ask your burning questions and get expert [...]

April 2024

The Landscape of Bispecific and Multispecific Antibodies

2024-05-06T12:28:27-04:00April 19th, 2024|Articles|

Written by: Genya Gorshtein, MSc Published: April 19, 2024 Contents Introduction Bispecifics and Multispecific Antibody Formats Mechanism of Action of Bispecific Antibodies Bispecific and Multispecific Development with Rapid Novor Introduction The complex nature of diseases often limits the therapeutic efficacy of monovalent antibodies. To [...]

March 2024

Rapid Novor and MAbSilico Partner for World’s First AI-Guided Epitope Mapping Service for Antibodies

2024-03-15T11:58:37-04:00March 13th, 2024|News|

Rapid Novor Inc and MAbSilico announced that they have partnered to provide the world’s first AI-driven HDX-MS epitope mapping service for antibody development. By seamlessly integrating experimental data from HDX-MS with predictive analytics derived from AI-driven computational modeling, researchers can gain a comprehensive understanding of antibody structure, dynamics, and interactions with unparalleled precision and [...]

January 2024

Modifying Antibody Functions Through Glycan Engineering

2024-05-06T16:26:02-04:00January 8th, 2024|Articles|

Written by: Genya Gorshtein, MSc Published: January 8, 2024 Contents Introduction Glycoengineering of Therapeutic mAbs Glycoengineering Methods Informed Glycan Engineering through LC-MS Glycan Analysis Introduction Glycosylation plays a crucial role in antibody functions, influencing protein folding, trafficking, stability, and half-life. While the glycosylated residue [...]

October 2023

The Basics of Protein and Antibody Glycosylation

2024-05-06T16:26:40-04:00October 20th, 2023|Articles|

Written by: Genya Gorshtein, MSc Published: October 18, 2023 Contents Introduction Types of Glycans How are Proteins Glycosylated? Why are Proteins Glycosylated? Protein Glycosylation in the Immune System Importance of Understanding Glycan Profiles of Proteins Discover Glycan Sites and Profiles with Rapid Novor Introduction [...]

New Antibody Characterization Essentials from Discovery to Clinic

2024-04-24T10:34:49-04:00October 4th, 2023|Webinars|

In this webinar, you will learn: Workflows for antibody characterization that extend beyond the primary amino acid sequence How to leverage HDX-MS for epitope mapping and SPR for binding kinetics to understand the mechanism of action and maximize the effectiveness of your characterization efforts How to ensure high-quality antibody production with [...]

September 2023

Antibody Developability: Sequence and Structure Impacts Antibody Aggregation

2024-05-06T16:28:19-04:00September 12th, 2023|Articles|

Written by: Genya Gorshtein, MSc Published: September 12, 2023 Contents Introduction Mechanisms That Influence Protein Aggregation and Stability Sequence and Structural Characteristics That Impact Antibody Aggregation and Stability Engineered Antibody Formats Influence Protein Aggregation Strategies to Reduce Antibody Aggregation Propensity Improving Antibody Developability with Next Generation Protein Sequencing and Proteomics [...]

August 2023

July 2023

Primary and Secondary Antibodies in Immunoassays

2024-05-06T12:38:16-04:00July 7th, 2023|Articles|

Written by: Genya Gorshtein, MSc Published: June 13, 2023 Contents Introduction How do Primary and Secondary Antibodies Work? How are Primary and Secondary Antibodies Generated? Selecting Primary and Secondary Antibodies for Immunoassays Developing Reliable Reagents for Immunoassays with Rapid Novor Introduction Immunoassays have a [...]

June 2023

Tackling Reproducibility in Life Sciences with Next Generation Protein Sequencing and Recombinant Expression

2024-05-06T12:40:10-04:00June 2nd, 2023|Articles|

Written by: Genya Gorshtein, MSc Published: May 9, 2023 Contents Introduction Hybridoma Instability Leads to mAb Irreproducibility Batch-to-Batch Variation in Polyclonal Antibodies Antibody Sequencing and Recombinant Expression Ensures Reproducible Antibody Reagents Generating Reproducible Reagents with Rapid Novor Introduction Antibodies (Abs) are indispensable tools in [...]

May 2023

Secure Full Antibody and Target IP Protection with Next Generation Protein Sequencing

2024-04-01T15:46:27-04:00May 3rd, 2023|Articles|

Written by: Genya Gorshtein, MSc Published: April 21, 2023 Contents Introduction Target Specification for First Generation Antibodies Patent Strategies for Second-Generation Antibodies Next Generation Protein Sequencing and Proteomics Strengthens IP Protections Introduction Intellectual property (IP) protection is a critical step during the commercialization of antibodies [...]

February 2023

Therapeutic Antibody Discovery: From Target to Candidate

2024-05-06T15:51:07-04:00February 24th, 2023|Articles|

Written by: Genya Gorshtein, MSc Published: February 17, 2023 Contents Introduction Target Discovery and Validation Antibody Discovery Characterization and Lead Selection Engineering and Optimization Candidate Selection Therapeutic Antibody Discovery with Rapid Novor Introduction Monoclonal antibodies (mAbs) offer a vast range of configurations for therapeutic applications, [...]

January 2023

Antibody Affinity and Avidity – The Strength of a Single Interaction Versus a Multivalent Interaction

2024-05-06T15:51:53-04:00January 9th, 2023|Articles|

Written by: Genya Gorshtein, MSc Published: January 6, 2023 Contents Introduction What is Affinity? What is Avidity? Measuring Affinity and Avidity: ELISA or SPR? Measuring Affinity And Avidity For Biological Applications Affinity and Avidity Analysis via SPR with Rapid Novor Introduction Kinetics of antibody-antigen interactions [...]

December 2022

The Hunt for Novel Therapeutics Through Antibody Engineering

2023-06-21T10:25:09-04:00December 2nd, 2022|Articles|

Written by: Genya Gorshtein, MSc Published: November 1, 2022 Contents Introduction Approaches for Engineering Antibody Therapeutics Driving Antibody Engineering with Next Generation Protein Sequencing and Proteomics Introduction Antibody engineering encompasses various development, production strategies, and modification techniques to improve the biological properties of monoclonal antibodies (mAbs) [...]

Cell Specific Protein Degradation with Antibody Conjugated PROTACs

2023-05-25T10:29:24-04:00December 2nd, 2022|Articles|

Written by: Genya Gorshtein, MSc Published: November 25, 2022 Contents Introduction General PROTAC Structure and Function Antibody-Conjugated PROTACs Developing AbPROTACs with De Novo Antibody Sequencing and Proteomics Introduction Small-molecule drug development is aimed at inhibiting disease-promoting protein function through occupancy-driven protein inhibition. A major caveat of [...]

September 2022

Antibody-Drug Conjugates as Anti-Cancer Therapeutics

2024-01-22T13:13:13-05:00September 19th, 2022|Articles|

Written by: Genya Gorshtein, MSc Published: September 14, 2022 Contents Introduction ADCs as Novel Anti-Cancer Chemotherapeutics Key Components of ADCs Future Generation of ADCs De Novo Protein Sequencing Applications in ADC Development Introduction An antibody-drug conjugate (ADC) is a monoclonal antibody (mAb) with a covalently attached [...]

August 2022

What Generates Antibody Diversity?

2024-05-06T12:14:01-04:00August 31st, 2022|Articles|

Written by Genya Gorshtein, MSc Updated: January 27, 2023 (Published: August 31, 2022) Contents How is Antibody Diversity Generated? Which Steps Contribute to the Generation of Antibody Diversity? Antibody Loci and V(D)J Recombination Somatic Hypermutation Class Switch Recombination De Novo Proteomic Sequencing of Antibodies How is Antibody [...]

What are Polyclonal Antibodies?

2023-05-25T10:36:53-04:00August 18th, 2022|Articles|

Written by: Genya Gorshtein, MSc Published: August 18, 2022 Contents Introduction How are Polyclonal Antibodies Produced? Applications of Polyclonal Antibodies Challenges of Polyclonal Antibodies De Novo Polyclonal Antibody Sequencing Introduction Polyclonal antibodies (pAbs) are a heterogeneous mix of antibodies derived from B cells in the [...]

Structure and Function of Antibodies

2024-05-06T12:43:57-04:00August 10th, 2022|Articles|

Written by Genya Gorshtein, MSc August 10, 2022 Contents General Structure of Antibodies Fab and Fc Fragments Hinge Region CDR and FR Regions Antibody Structure Analysis Services General Structure of Antibodies Antibodies or immunoglobulins (Ig) maintain a common quaternary structure consisting of two identical heavy chains (HCs) and [...]