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Paula van Rossum

Poster together with P&G presented at the SOT 2017: use of multiparametric mode of action approaches for genetic toxicity assessment

This poster describes the investigation of several different predictive, animal-free genetic toxicology methodologies with varying degrees of complexity. The predictive capacity of these methods was compared by testing 22 chemicals that represent a mix of DNA reactive chemicals, chemicals with known, mixed or unknown modes...

Paula van Rossum

Toxys mentioned as top-10 biotech in Leiden

In this article by Toxys is mentioned as one of the top-10 biotech companies in Leiden.   Stroopwaffels, Krokets and Biotechs – Meet the Top 10 in Leiden!  ...

Paula van Rossum

ToxTracker – the better genotoxicity assay

This is the first blog in a series to come to share what we are doing at Toxys and to inspire you. Toxys provides innovative in vitro toxicity screening solutions to rapidly identify hazardous and potential carcinogenic properties of novel compounds during the early phases...

Paula van Rossum

ToxTracker, the future for genotoxicity screening of nanoparticles

Many of the traditional genotoxicity test methods [e.g. unscheduled DNA synthesis assay, bacterial reverse mutation (Ames) test, etc.,] for determining the DNA damaging potential of chemical and biological compounds are not suitable for the evaluation of engineered nanomaterials (ENMs), due to a variety of methodological...

Paula van Rossum

Grand Opening new facilities Toxys

On the 26th of May Toxys organised a grand opening party. Over 50 people joined, among which were Innovation Quarter, the Leiden Bioscience Park, Biopartner and various entrepreneurs and collaborators. We are very happy with our new location and state-of-the-art equipment and look forwards to expanding...

Giel Hendriks

ToxTracker assay in Gen Magazine

Check out our recent publication about the ToxTracker assay together with Millipore. The publication shows the the power of the ToxTracker reporter assay in combination with the Millipore Guava platform. ...

Giel Hendriks

Read our latest publication about the ToxTracker assay

Just before the end of 2015, our most recent scientific description and validation of the ToxTracker technology got accepted for publication by the journal Toxicological Sciences. The publication reports on the ToxTracker assay for mechanistic genotoxicity screening. By utilising a panel of reporter genes that are...

Giel Hendriks

Toxys joins IVTIP

Toxys recently joined the In Vitro Testing Industrial Platform (IVTIP). IVTIP is an informal platform that was founded in 1993 and currently comprises 42 companies from different sectors (assay developers, technology providers, chemical, pharmaceutical and cosmetics companies), with significant in vitro testing activities. Most of the...