About Protein Discovery
Protein Discovery is a life sciences company developing bioanalytical sample preparation solutions to meet the needs of life science researchers and drug development scientists for high quality mass spectrometry data. The company's GELFREE 8100 Fractionation System partitions complex protein mixtures into user-selectable, liquid-phase molecular weight fractions, permitting use with routine research techniques such as IEF, trypsin digestion, western blotting, and LC/MS.
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Protein Discovery Patents
Protein Discovery has filed 1 patent.
Mass spectrometry, Ion source, Analytical chemistry, Proteomics, Chromatography
Mass spectrometry, Ion source, Analytical chemistry, Proteomics, Chromatography
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Aug 31, 2022
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Protein Discovery Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
When was Protein Discovery founded?
Protein Discovery was founded in 2001.
Where is Protein Discovery's headquarters?
Protein Discovery's headquarters is located at 418 South Gay Street, Knoxville.
What is Protein Discovery's latest funding round?
Protein Discovery's latest funding round is Acquired.
How much did Protein Discovery raise?
Protein Discovery raised a total of $13.2M.
Who are the investors of Protein Discovery?
Investors of Protein Discovery include Expedeon Holdings, MB Venture Partners, Nashville Capital Network, Southern Appalachian Fund, Sante and 3 more.
Who are Protein Discovery's competitors?
Competitors of Protein Discovery include GenScript, HTG Molecular Diagnostics, WaferGen Bio-systems, ZyGEM, IntelligentMDx, Allozyne, Zyomyx, NanoString Technologies, Helicos BioSciences, GenTel BioSciences and 16 more.
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