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									 Oxford Expression Technologies Launch Revolutionary Baculovirus
                 Extraction and Quantification Kit
Oxford Expression Technologies (OET), the award-winning specialist provider of baculovirus-
  based protein expression solutions, launches baculoQUANT ALL-IN-ONE™, a baculovirus
                                 extraction and titration kit.

Oxford, UK, March 26, 2012 - Oxford Expression Technologies (OET), the award-winning specialist
provider of baculovirus-based protein expression solutions, launches baculoQUANT ALL-IN-
ONE™, a baculovirus extraction and titration kit. The new kit has been developed together with
PCR reagent and equipment specialists Agilent Technologies as a continued theme to provide ease
of use to scientists. baculoQUANT ALL-IN-ONE contains all the necessary components for
baculovirus extraction and quantification and provides significant advantages over traditional

The new kit represents a significant step forward for baculovirus quantification as it bypasses the
need for DNA extraction spin columns, plaque assays, ELISA and immuno assays that current
methods rely on. It also boasts a host of new features including viral DNA extraction and titration
in less than three hours, less than 1 hour hands on time, increased accuracy and one step DNA

Passing comment, Richard Broadhead, Sales and Marketing Manager at Oxford Expression
Technologies said, “We are pleased to announce the launch of the baculoQUANT ALL-IN-ONE™
baculovirus quantification kit, it represents our continued commitment to provide innovation and
ease of use to our customers and scientists involved in recombinant protein expression,” he
continued, “We have increased the speed and simplified a key part of any baculovirus workflow,
the quantification of virus, we are delighted that our customers can benefit from these

Agilent Technologies’ Paige Weis, Manager Custom and Bulk Services commented, “ We are very
pleased to collaborate with Oxford Expression Technologies in the development of the new
baculoQUANT ALL-IN-ONE™kit, Agilent Technologies is a global leader in PCR technologies and we
are delighted to contribute our high performance and easy to use PCR components to this
exciting new kit.”

Oxford Expression Technologies invites anyone with an interest in baculovirus protein expression
to visit their website - http://oetltd.com/

Agilent Technologies is a world renowned PCR reagent and equipment specialist and one of the
world’s premier measurement companies specializing in three key areas, Chemical Analysis, Life
Sciences and Electronic Measurement.
Oxford Expression Technologies is a biotechnology company specializing in the use of
baculovirus vectors, a eukaryotic expression system that can express a large variety of
recombinant proteins. Oxford Expression Technologies provides recombinant protein
expression products, services and consultancy to many global pharmaceutical companies. The
Company’s proprietary flashBAC technology enables large amounts of a given protein to be
produced in culture. Its internationally renowned expertise and products enable proteins to be
produced faster, more easily and cost-effectively using automated and high-throughput methods
compared with other baculovirus expression systems. This contributes to the development of new
drugs and research targeted towards understanding how proteins work in health and disease.
The company was founded in 2007 as a result of collaboration between Oxford Brookes University
and the Natural Environment Research Council to provide researchers with custom proteins for
research purposes.

Mathew Taylor
Algorythm Solutions Ltd
10 Torkington St, Stamford
Lincolnshire PE9 2UY
+44 (0)773 403 2112


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