Kingfisher Biotech, Inc.

Kingfisher Biotech, Inc. is committed to accelerating basic veterinary and animal model research by developing and commercializing reagents to various species, many of which have been previously underserved. Our products span over a dozen species (bovine, canine, caprine, catfish, chicken, cynomolgus monkey, dolphin, equine, feline, guinea pig, hamster, human, mouse, ovine, rabbit, rat, swine, turkey, and zebrafish). Our product offering includes recombinant proteins, polyclonal antibodies, monoclonal antibodies, Do-It-Yourself ELISAs, and ELISA kits. Our facility is in St Paul, within the UEL (University Enterprise Laboratories), a collaborative research center, located in between the University of Minnesota Minneapolis and St. Paul campuses.


The Role of BAFF in B cell Biology and Autoimmunity

The Role of FasL/Fas Signaling Network in Infections and Tumorigenesis

The Coming of Age of Immuno-oncology: IL-2 Therapy Sets the Stage

Emerging Roles of IL-8 in Cancer Etiology

Erythropoiesis in Health and Disease – Erythropoietin’s In Charge!
Osteoclast Differentiation and Bone Disease: The RANKL Angle

VEGF in Non-Murine Animal Models of Normal Physiological Processes and Disease

Secreted or not secreted: an important question in TNF function and therapy
Context is critical for the pivotal functions of Interleukin-6
Canine as an Animal Model
Rabbit as an Animal Model
M-CSF: More than just a macrophage growth factor
IFN gamma: "macrophage activating factor" is just the tip of the iceberg
IL-34: The brains behind CSF-1R pathology in the brain and skin?
Swine as an Animal Model



Cross-Reactivity Tables

Cross-Reactivity of Polyclonal Antigen-Affinity Purified Antibodies
Cross-Reactivity of Cell Surface Marker Monoclonal Antibodies

Press Releases

Kingfisher Biotech Expands its Portfolio of GM-CSF Proteins for Cell Culture with Rabbit GM-CSF
Kingfisher Biotech Announces the Expansion of the Interferon Alpha Portfolio
New Sheep Reagents for Animal Health Research-Ovine TNF Alpha and CXCL9
Kingfisher Biotech Announces the Launch of Bovine GM-CSF Protein
Kingfisher Biotech’s Chicken IL-21 Protein Activity Confirmed by an Independent Lab
Kingfisher Biotech’s Mouse GM-CSF Protein Found to be 40% More Active Than Competitor’s Mouse GM-CSF Protein.
Kingfisher Biotech Expands Its Portfolio of Mouse Proteins With 3 New Proteins

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Recent Citations

Alfonso Eirin, Xin Zhang, Xiang-Yang Zhu, Hui Tang, Kyra L. Jordan, Joseph P. Grande, Allan B. Dietz, Amir Lerman, Stephen C. Textor, and Lilach O. Lerman, Renal vein cytokine release as an index of renal parenchymal inflammation in chronic experimental renal artery stenosis, Nephrol. Dial. Transplant., Feb 2014; 29: 274 - 282. (Swine CCL2 (MCP-1) VetSet - VS0081S-002; Swine IFN gamma VetSet - VS0259S-002)

Spildrejorde M, Curtis SJ, Curtis BL, Sluyter R., Extracellular adenosine 5'-triphosphate and lipopolysaccharide induce interleukin-1β release in canine blood, Vet Immunol Immunopathol. 2014 Jan 15;157(1-2):105-10.
(Canine IL-1beta VetSet - VS0130D-002)

Smith SE, Gibson MS, Wash RS, Ferrara F, Wright E, Temperton N, Kellam P, Fife M., Chicken IFITM3 restricts Influenza viruses and Lyssaviruses in vitro., J Virol. 2013 Sep 25.
 (Chicken IFN gamma Protein - RP0110C)

Cruz JL, Becares M, Sola I, Oliveros JC, Enjuanes L, Zúñiga S., ALPHACORONAVIRUS PROTEIN 7 MODULATES HOST INNATE IMMUNE RESPONSE., J Virol. 2013 Jul 3. (Swine CCL2 VetSet - VS0081S-002)

Tassi R, McNeilly TN, Fitzpatrick JL, Fontaine MC, Reddick D, Ramage C, Lutton M, Schukken YH, Zadoks RN., Strain-specific pathogenicity of putative host-adapted and nonadapted strains of Streptococcus uberis in dairy cattle., J Dairy Sci. 2013 Jun 12. (Bovine IL-8 Protein - RP0023B; Bovine IL-17A VetSet - VS0284B-002)



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