Solid Tumor Resistance Discovery
Solutions Accelerated by IsoPlexis
- Tumor Resistance in Melanoma
Make decisions to predict resistance to targeted inhibitor therapeutics in oncology1
Accelerate biomarker discovery of resistance and relapse in targeted therapy for solid tumors.
Discovering improved metrics to predict resistance to targeted inhibitor therapeutics in oncology
The SNAI (signaling network activity index) and IsoPlexis’ systems provides insights into how BRAF mutant melanoma cells adapt to MAPK inhibition, that result in drug-tolerant or drug-resistant cell states, which can then be reversed.
A multiplexed set of functional proteins, analyzed at the single-cell level, pointed to signaling network hubs that drive the initiation of the melanoma cell adaptive transition. Targeting those hubs halted the transition and arrested resistance development.
The overall activity of the signaling network in each cancer cell may be quantified by the signaling network activity index (SNAI), which accounts for both the numbers and the strengths of statistically significant correlations.
The SNAI is highest at day 6, with particularly strong signaling participation of p-ERK and p-NFκB p65.1