Bioconjugation is a critical technique for creating many of the key reagents used in research and commercial applications. This webinar will cover in great detail the major reactions used to form bioconjugates as well as the functional groups which react with them. This includes identifying the principle target groups on proteins, oligonucleotides, glycans, and carbohydrates and matching them with the appropriate reactive groups for conjugation. The reactive groups covered will include those useful for amine conjugations, thiol reactions, carbonyl reactions, and for bioorthogonal coupling.
This webinar will examine the major products of these reactions, as well as any potential side reactions or competing hydrolysis that may occur, and any interfering substances that should be avoided. The goal of this webinar is to provide a solid understanding of these reactions and how to optimize them to create the best possible bioconjugates for the intended downstream applications.