Exploring the SPR methodology for monitoring of critical attributes in toxicity testing and bioproduction
2012 (English)Licentiate thesis, comprehensive summary (Other academic)
Analysis of biological components is central in bioprocess monitoring, process control, product quality control and cell based toxicity assaying. One of these themes that is pursued in this thesis is the use of biosensors for monitoring of molecular markers, exploiting the natural selectivity of biomolecules. Another is the use of glycoconjugates to monitor the activity of biomolecules in a flu vaccine process is studied and were the sensor is based on the concept of weak affinity giving fast response time for the sensor.
A third theme is monitoring of cell cultures used for toxicity testing different protein markers is of interest.
When developing biosensor surfaces for new antigens commercial preparations of antibodies are often used. In this work we have chosen to look at lactate dehydrogenase (LDH) and describe the preparation and characterisation of antibody used in biosensor surface development.
The design of a sensor surface is important for the characteristics of a sensor. By binding antibodies in an oriented manner to the surface a better control of the properties of the antibodies is achieved. The demonstrated method also has the advantage of in situ purification and provides a flexible platform for antibody evaluation and sensor development.
In one sentence this thesis explores the possibility of utilizing recognition elements of a biosensor surface. In particular, surface plasmon resonance (SPR) is used as the primary biosensing tool, however most findings in are relevant for other biosensors.
Moreover, the thesis approaches existing bioanalytical impediments, such as purity and accessibility of the recognition elements on the sensor surface and preparation strategies to achieve this.
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Linköping: Linköping University Electronic Press , 2012. , 19 p.
Linköping Studies in Science and Technology. Thesis, ISSN 0280-7971 ; 1517
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-73410Local ID: LIU-TEK-LIC-2012:2ISBN: 978-91-7519-971-9OAI: oai:DiVA.org:liu-73410DiVA: diva2:471904
2012-01-31, Panck, Fysikhuset, Campus Valla, Linköpings Universitet, Linköping, 09:15 (Swedish)
Mandenius, Carl-Fredrik, Professor
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