Binzwangen, Germany: ibt – immunological and biochemical testsystems GmbH signs Eagle Biosciences, Inc. as their exclusive distributor of the research use biotinylated IGF’s and analogs, biotinylated IGFBP’s, Western-ligand blotting and ELISA Kits for the North American market.

ibt – immunological and biochemical testsystems GmbH (ibt) focuses on the development of antibodies and immunoassay kits for Insulin-like Growth Factors (IGF’s), Insulin-like Growth Factor Binding Proteins (IGFBP’s) and related molecules. ibt’s new biotinylation technology ensures full biological activity of the molecules. Applications of biotinylated IGF´s and other peptides and proteins are in western-ligand blotting, ELISA assay kits, protease assays, IHC, immunoprecipitation, cross-linking, cell sorting, immunohistochemistry, receptor binding and internalization studies and experimental cell therapy and tissue regeneration. Eagle Biosciences is a premier supplier of unique and quality research and clinically relevant laboratory products.

“ibt is a very well established diagnostic company with a reputation of developing high quality products.” states Dan Keefe, president of Eagle Biosciences. “ibt has a unique product line and they have enjoyed great success with researchers in Europe. They provide fantastic tools for measuring insulin, IGF-1 and IGFBP’s. In addition, they developed an assay for SDF-1 Alpha (CXCL 12) as well as assays for total and bioactive IGFBP-3 and IGFBP-4 in serum, plasma, or biological fluids. We are very proud to promote the ibt product line in the US and Canada. “

Eagle is offering promotional pricing for researchers measuring IGFBP-3 and IGFBP-4 through the end of September 2012. These assay kits are currently for research use only. Check out the Eagle website or call 866-411-8023 for full details.