Large molecule characterization using automated patch clamp
Automated patch clamp solutions have been used for years to routinely research ion channels on large molecules. Being able to screen and characterizing large molecules on automated patch clamp is the key to ensure an efficient drug discovery process.
Today, more than 90% of all approved drugs are coming from research on small molecules, but large molecules research is rapidly rising in prominence. The importance of drug discovery already constitute the lion’s share of the top 10 selling drugs worldwide.
Large molecules have gained more attention due to their mode of action, often achieving greater target specificity and potency than small molecule drugs.
Learn more about the various classes of large molecules and ion channel research on our Qube and QPatch solutions here