Codexis to Offer High-Performance Enzymes for Diagnostics Markets
“Enzymes are critical to the sensitivity and reliability of NGS and PCR analyses,” said
“Our CodeEvolver® protein engineering platform technology is able to rapidly deliver novel enzymes with dramatically enhanced performance characteristics,” Aldridge added. “We are confident that our enzymes can improve analytical efficiency, processivity and fidelity while also reducing bias. In less than a year, our CodeEvolver® platform technology has engineered an enzyme that improves library preparation steps for NGS.”
“This has been an outstanding self-directed R&D investment for Codexis,” said
About CodeEvolver® Protein Engineering Platform Technology
Codexis’ proprietary CodeEvolver® protein engineering platform technology enables the rapid development of custom-designed enzymes that are highly optimized for a specific function. The CodeEvolver® platform technology is comprised of proprietary methods for the optimization of proteins through the design and generation of diverse genetic libraries, automated screening techniques, algorithms for the interpretation of screening data and predictive modelling. The Codexis CodeEvolver® platform technology is covered by approximately 200 issued patents and pending patent applications worldwide.
This press release contain forward-looking statements relating to Codexis’ anticipated offering of enzymes for NGS and PCR/qPCR for in vitro molecular diagnostic applications, the target of Codexis’ first enzyme for this market and the expected timing of the availability of the beta-test format, the CodeEvolver® protein engineering platform technology’s ability to rapidly deliver novel enzymes with dramatically enhanced performance characteristics and these enzymes’ ability to improve analytical efficiency, processivity and fidelity while also reducing bias, the ability of Codexis’ enzyme to improve library preparation steps for NGS, Codexis’ efforts to offer improved, proprietary
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