Contract Laboratory Services and Custom Assay Development
Our assay capabilities cover the spectrum of immune cell functions. We create model systems in some of the most in-demand research areas for biotech labs, pharmaceutical companies, and universities.
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Why Choose Research Services from Astarte?
We pride ourselves on fast turnarounds to keep your studies on schedule, bringing detail and documentation to your project along the way.
We have all the cells, protocols and lab equipment you need for your immunology and inflammation research projects.
What Can We Help You Discover?
- Multiplex Cytokine and Chemokine Assays
- Cell-Mediated Cytotoxicity
- Inhibition or Enhancement of T Cell Responses
- Proliferation Assays
- Phagocytosis Assays
- Custom Assay Development
- Understand the Effect of Drug Candidates on the Immune System
- Investigate the Immunotoxic Potential of Compounds
- Test the Latest Immune Modulator
- Measure Drug Reactivity
Testing Cytokine Production of Small Molecule, Organically Synthesized Drug Candidates
After designing a panel of compounds to activate macrophages, dendritic cells and B cells, a biotech startup wanted to know how structural changes would affect cell activation.
Using a Recall Antigen Assay as a Tool for Understanding Immunity
While there is no industry-accepted protocol for measuring the functionality of peripheral blood mononuclear cells (PBMC), it’s an important test that should be conducted for quality control.