Nov. 11, 2011: [Materials Provided] Paper on flexible antibody with 100 times the antigen binding force published.

 The academic journal “Proceedings of the Japan Academy, Series B,” published in English by the Japan Academy, has published the third paper from the Koichi Tanaka Laboratory of Advanced Science and Technology (online version dated Nov. 11, 2011). This paper introduces a “flexible antibody” that was announced to the Japanese press beforehand on November 8 in the briefing room of the Japanese Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, and was picked up by many news organizations, including newspapers.

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Daniel J. CAPON1, Naoki KANEKO2, Takayuki YOSHIMORI2, Takashi SHIMADA2, Florian M. WURM3, Peter K. HWANG4, Xiaohe TONG5, Staci A. ADAMS1, Graham SIMMONS1, Taka-Aki SATO2 and Koichi TANAKA2
“Flexible antibodies with nonprotein hinges”, Proceedings of the Japan Academy, Series B, Vol. 87 pp603-616 (2011)

1 Blood Systems Research Institute, San Francisco, U.S.A.
2 Koichi Tanaka Laboratory of Advanced Science and Technology, Kyoto, Japan.
3 Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland.
4 University of California, San Francisco, California, U.S.A.
5 CPC Scientific, Sunnyvale, California, U.S.A.

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