Novus Biologicals Announces New ROBLD3 Antibody made using SDIX Genomic Antibody Technologyâ„¢

Novus Biologicals announced today a new ROBLD3 antibody (catalog number NBP1-71687) for use in research on cell growth regulation. This ROBLD3 antibody was made using SDIX Genomic Antibody TechnologyTM.

ROBLD3 is one of three individual proteins (ROBLD3, c11orf59 & MAPKSP1) that form the Ragulator Complex.  This complex is a fundamental component of the TORC1 signaling pathway, which begins the signaling cascade for cell growth regulation. ROBLD3 antibody studies have indicated that insulin stimulation may augment mTORC1 activity via a parallel pathway.

 Individually, the three Ragulator proteins have increasingly become the focus of research on cell growth regulation, as well as the insulin stimulated and TORC1 parallel signaling pathways. Novus now offers quality guaranteed antibodies to all three Ragulator components, including a new highly-specific ROBLD3 antibody (NBP1-71687).

 SDIX Genomic Antibody Technologyâ„¢ uses sophisticated bioinformatics and immunization strategies to produce high-quality antibodies that specifically bind to a targeted region of protein in its naturally folded form. The ability of any antibody to recognize a protein’s naturally folded state has the potential to expand an antibody’s utility to high-value applications like sandwich immunoassay, ChIP and flow cytometry.  Learn more about SDIX Genomic Antibodies by reading the SDIX Genomic Antibody FAQ or by downloading the SDIX Genomic Antibody White Paper.


About Novus Biologicals (

Novus Biologicals is a biotechnology company whose mission is to accelerate scientific discovery by developing and marketing unique products in the forefront of science.  Novus Biologicals provides primary antibodies, secondary antibodies, conjugated antibodies, proteins, peptides, isotype and loading controls, RNAi, lysates, stem cell lines and antibody labeling kits to the bioscience community.  All of Novus' products are 100% guaranteed to work in the species and applications listed on the datasheet.  By serving niche and emerging markets, Novus Biologicals has formed and will continue to form ongoing partnerships with leading researchers.


About SDIX (

SDIX is a biotechnology company with a core expertise at creating better antigens, better antibodies and better assays for the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and food safety markets. For over 20 years, SDIX has been a leading immuno-solutions Company, developing results-oriented and innovative antibody-based solutions that enable customers to meet high performance research, diagnostic and commercialization objectives.

 In the life science market, SDIX’s technology and capabilities are being used to help discover disease mechanisms, facilitate development of new drugs, and provide antibodies and assays for the diagnosis of disease.  In the food safety market, SDIX continues to expand its footprint as an international supplier of rapid pathogen test technologies that enable more accurate and cost effective results.

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Release Date: 
Wednesday, November 9, 2011 - 07:00