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The Benefits of Nano-Surface and Molecular‑Orientation Limited (nSMOL) Proteolysis for Monoclonal Antibody Drug Analysis

The application of a novel approach that enables a selective proteolysis of the Fab region of monoclonal antibodies (mAbs) is described. The technique is called nano-surface and molecular-orientation limited (nSMOL) proteolysis. By restricting the proteolysis to the complementarity-determining region (CDR) of the mAb, there is considerable reduction in sample complexity and the time required for method set-up and optimization.