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The History of Immunochemistry

Immunochemistry is an area of biochemical research and production that is chiefly concerned with immunological responses and biomolecular mechanics. Its underlying aim is to improve global understandings of antibodies and antigens, and the interplay between the two.

What is a Protein Drug Conjugate?

Drug conjugates or hapten conjugates are highly-targeted chemical compounds covalently bound to a protein such as BSA, BTG and/or enzymes such as HRP. These compounds are used in a range of academic pharmaceutical and diagnostic applications.

The Rising Superbugs

By: Francisco J. Rojas, Ph.D.   A recent survey indicates that only half of Americans know that antibiotics kill bacteria but not viruses. The finding is in line with studies showing that one in four Americans...
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Kratom and its Alkaloids

March 2017 Francisco J. Rojas, Ph.D. In August 2016, the US Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) announced plans to designate mitragynine and 7-hydroxymitragynine, two alkaloid compounds that naturally occur in the leaves of kratom, as a...
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Cannabinoid receptor structure revealed

By: Francisco J. Rojas, Ph.D.  Marijuana, the cannabis plant, is a psychoactive (mind-altering) drug that contains compounds called cannabinoids. The plant’s primary drug effects come from the chemical delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC. Individual cannabinoid chemicals may...
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Proposition 64

Being a California-based company, Pyxis is continuing to focus this month on the legal status of marijuana.  On November 8, California voters will be asked to consider Prop 64, which effectually legalizes the use of...
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Marijuana Legalization

We have been carefully watching the cultural and political implications of the increasing legalization of marijuana.  Like anything else, it seems to be a matter of striking a comfortable balance between the needs of everyday...
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Welcome to our new blog!

We are very excited to introduce Pyxis’ blog, where you will find educational information regarding drug conjugates, antibodies, rapid drug test, and broader industry interests; read about the latest innovations in our field; and be...
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