BOULDER, Colo., Dec. 07, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- SomaLogic, Inc., a leader in proteomics technology, announced today the full-scale global launch of the SomaLogic™ Certified Site program, which will allow institutions around the world to run the 7,000-plex SomaScan® Assay in their own labs. By becoming a SomaLogic Certified Site, labs can run assays on SomaLogic’s SomaScan® Platform—the largest commercially available proteomics platform—and accelerate their own research and generate revenue as a service provider. SomaLogic Certified Sites receive support services, on-site training and equipment servicing.
“The Certified Sites program allows us to expand the availability of our platform to labs and institutions around the world,” said Executive Vice President of SomaLogic’s Life Sciences business, Adam Taich. “We are pleased with the success of our current certified sites and are confident in making our powerful proteomic platform available globally.”
The SomaLogic Certified Site program gives labs and institutions—including academia and contract research organizations (CROs)—access to the SomaScan Assay, with 7,288 protein measurements per sample and up to 90 samples per assay kit. To support researchers working in many different areas, SomaLogic offers dedicated assay kits for many sample types, including human EDTA plasma, human serum, human urine, cell lysate and human cerebral spinal fluid. SOMAmer® reagents have been optimized for specificity with specific binding to target epitopes with coefficients of variation (CVs) of approximately 5 percent, versus polyclonal antibodies that can result in non-specific binding, with CVs as high as 25 percent.
SomaLogic launched the Certified Site program with labs at the National Institutes of Health, Washington University and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. In November, Molecular Genomics in Singapore became the first site in Asia to offer the 7,000-plex SomaScan® Assay and provide SomaScan data to their customers. New sites are expected to be added in 2023 in Asia Pacific, EMEA and North America.
SomaLogic’s proprietary SomaScan Platform was designed to be a universal platform that can be applied across research and discovery, translational research and biopharmaceutical development, and clinical applications. SomaLogic can run approximately 7,000 protein measurements on a single 55 microliter plasma or serum sample. The company has run more than 550,000 samples to date.
SomaLogic (Nasdaq: SLGC) seeks to deliver precise, meaningful and actionable health-management information that empowers individuals worldwide to continuously optimize their personal health and wellness throughout their lives. This essential information, to be provided through a global network of partners and users, is derived from SomaLogic’s personalized measurement of important changes in an individual’s proteins over time. For more information, visit www.somalogic.com and follow @somalogic on Twitter.
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