Who we are

48Hour Discovery Inc. is an Alberta-based company providing services in ligand discovery using an unprecedented turnaround time at a manageable cost. Founded in February 2017, our core business is rooted in our proprietary molecular discovery platform emanating from the expertise and IP generated from the Derda Research Group as part of the Alberta Glycomics Centre at the University of Alberta (U of A). The company provides rapid ligand discovery services for any target using our portfolio of genetically-encoded molecules, mining technology, and a standardized discovery protocol.

48Hour Discovery will be opening a new round of investment in quarter four of this year to accelerate our internal drug program.
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What we do

We use genetically-encoded phage displayed peptides or peptide-derived libraries to discover ligands for your target. From a library of more than a billion molecules occupying the medium-sized chemical space (300-2000 Dalton), we ensure our molecules to occupy a “sweet spot” in protein-ligand recognition, which otherwise is hard to access by canonical small molecule drugs and biological (antibody-based) therapeutics. Currently we operate with four different types of in-house encoded libraries. We guarantee the quality and the diversity of each of our libraries for screening services.

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Single Round Screening

Single-round screening is applied when protein targets have defined binding sites (e.g. antibodies). The outcome of such screening are linear epitope mapping or immunoprofiling. We recommend clients to use our in-house linear or cyclic libraries

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Multi Round Screening

Multi-round screening is used to probe protein-protein interactions, or when targets are more complex, e.g. with shallow binding sites, or targets that form complex. In this case, we recommend clients using our cyclic, bicyclic, or GE-FBD/customized libraries.

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Cloud Database

We operate our own cloud database service to store all your results. This service enables you to access your results from anywhere in the world and from any device as well as search data that some academic partners have made public.

Our Team

48Hour Discovery

11227 Saskatchewan Drive, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

Office Telephone : 1-888-550-8579 ext: 101

mail : admin@48hourdiscovery.com
Inquiries : info@48hourdiscovery.com

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