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Niches of IMR (ImmunoMagnetic Reduction)

The advantages of IMR, provided by MagQu, are pointed out via comparing its performances with those of popularly used technologies, such as sandwich-ELISA, competitive-ELISA, HPLC, and LC/MS/MS. Table of comparison are listed in detail below.

            Assay

 

Item

IMR

ELISA

HPLC

LC/
MS/
MS

XacPro-
E101

XacPro-
S101

Sandwich-
ELISA

Competitive-
ELISA

Antibody

Y (single)

Y (single)

Y (two)

Y (two)

Y (single)

N

Direct assay

Y

Y

N

N

Y

N

Homoge- neous assay

Y

Y

N

N

Y

Y

Wash step

N

N

Y

Y

N

N

Sample color dependence

N

N

Y

Y

Y

N

Sample pre- purification

N

N

N

N

N

Y

Operation

Easy

Easy

Not easy

Not easy

Difficult

Very Difficult

Small molecules

Y

Y

N

Y

Y

Y

On-site assay

Y

N

N

N

N

N

Mobility

High

Medium

Medium

Medium

Low

Very Low

Positive control

N

N

Y

Y

Y

Y

Sensitivity

10 ppt

10-4 ppt

0.1 ppb

0.1 ppb

0.1 ppb

1 ppt

Price (US$)

TBD

TBD

35,000

35,000

20,000

300,000