Novel Immunoassay Platform for Evaluating Multiple Analytes with Minimal Sample Volume. Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology News, Apr 15 2010 (Vol. 30, No. 8) Maria Dinkelmann, John M. Casper, and Michael C. Mullenix.
Multiplex immunoassays offer considerable advantages to researchers in that they reduce sample consumption, analysis time, and cost. Assay Designs (ADI) has launched a multiplex bead immunoassay platform (MultiBead) that capitalizes on the ability of flow cytometry to separate beads covalently coupled to antibodies based on size and fluorescent intensity. See: www.genengnews.com/articles/chitem.aspx?aid=3253