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Inspired by Ion Torrent’s success at shrinking next-generation sequencing technology into a benchtop instrument, Jonathan Rothberg founded Quantum-SiTM to bring the same semiconductor technology to protein sequencing with the launch of the Platinum™ Next-Generation Protein Sequencer.
That was in Guilford, CT, back in 2013. Fast forward to today and we now have over 1,000 patents issued and applications pending, plus a groundbreaking single-molecule protein sequencing technology platform, the Platinum.
Along the way, we solved critical challenges around sensitive and unambiguous amino acid detection, blending biology, chemistry, and semiconductor technology to help biologists see what other approaches cannot deliver. We also set the stage for a revolution in how scientists understand biology and build new treatments for disease by making single molecule protein sequencing accessible to every lab everywhere.
We are now entering a new phase of our development as a company. Starting with an initial public offering in June 2021 (QSI on the NASDAQ) and continuing with a new product development and operations facility in San Diego, CA, in 2022, we have entered a period of rapid growth. Through this expansion, we will be able to fuel a new era of biology, the post-genomic era, where biologists accelerate basic scientific insight and biomedical advances through the power of next generation protein sequencing.
How is next-generation protein sequencing democratizing protein sequencing?
Easy-to-use Platinum™ Next-Generation Protein Sequencer
Arginine post-translational modification detection via next-generation protein sequencing
Comparing protein sequencing analysis on Platinum™ to mass spectrometry
How can protein sequencing be digitized through real-time photon emission?
How can we monitor Alzheimer's progression using pathological variant detection in beta-amyloid proteins?
Investigating protein identification using next-generation protein sequencing and proteome-wide mapping
Investigating the sequencing of albumin protein from urine
Multiple protein detection without the constraints of antibody specificity
Next generation protein sequencing technology for accurate SARS-CoV-2 variant distinction