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High-throughput antibody repertoire sequencing protocols

Two mainstream strategies have been used to sequence antibody repertoires. The classical strategy is to design primers to cover as many functional V-genes as possible and create a diverse antibody libraries. The modern strategy is to use high-throughput next generation sequencing (NGS) to “deeply” sequencing of binding populations. The abundance of antibody mRNA can also be analyzed in the same time. High-throughput antibody repertoire sequencing protocols from public literatures:

Degenerate primer design to clone the human repertoire of immunoglobulin heavy chain variable regions.
Identification of the most highly conserved region in framework 1 and framework 4 using iCODEHOP. A set of degenerated 5′ primers for the V(H) genes from human peripheral blood mononuclear cells.

V-gene amplification revisited – An optimised procedure for amplification of rearranged human antibody genes of different isotypes.
Near to 100% of all functional and putatively functional V-genes in VBASE2 successfully used to amplify rearranged antibody genes of different isotypes.

MAD-DPD: designing highly degenerate primers with maximum amplification specificity.
A new set of primers for amplification of antibody variable fragments from mouse spleen cells, which theoretically covers very diverse antibody sequences.


The technique of high-throughput sequencing of the antibody repertoire is attractive but challenging for most scientists in academia and industry. Experienced scientists at Syd Labs provide high-throughput antibody repertoire sequencing services if the project is difficult for you.


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