Bystander Effect Assays | Abzena

Bystander Assay

The ability of a drug conjugate to target both antigen-positive cells and neighbouring antigen-negative cells is called a bystander effect. To assess the bystander activity of a drug conjugate, a mixture of antigen-positive and antigen-negative cells are incubated in the presence of compound. After 6 days in culture, the remaining cell population is analysed by flow cytometry. Antigen-positive and antigen-negative viable cells are identified, counted and compared to untreated samples.

Working with Abzena

Abzena’s undertakes bioassays on behalf of clients as standalone projects or as part of larger development projects. We focus on developing the correct bioassay to help you understand your molecule and will help guide you in the correct.

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