About the Authors

Erika Assarsson

Contributed equally to this work with: Erika Assarsson, Martin Lundberg

erika.assarsson@olink.com (EA)

Affiliation Olink Bioscience, Uppsala, Sweden

Martin Lundberg

Contributed equally to this work with: Erika Assarsson, Martin Lundberg

Affiliation Olink Bioscience, Uppsala, Sweden

Göran Holmquist

Affiliation Olink Bioscience, Uppsala, Sweden

Johan Björkesten

Affiliation Olink Bioscience, Uppsala, Sweden

Stine Bucht Thorsen

Affiliation Section for Molecular Disease Biology and Sino-Danish Breast Cancer Research Centre, Department of Veterinary Disease Biology, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark

Daniel Ekman

Affiliation Olink Bioscience, Uppsala, Sweden

Anna Eriksson

Affiliation Olink Bioscience, Uppsala, Sweden

Emma Rennel Dickens

Affiliation Olink Bioscience, Uppsala, Sweden

Sandra Ohlsson

Affiliation Olink Bioscience, Uppsala, Sweden

Gabriella Edfeldt

Affiliation Olink Bioscience, Uppsala, Sweden

Ann-Catrin Andersson

Affiliation Olink Bioscience, Uppsala, Sweden

Patrik Lindstedt

Affiliation Olink Bioscience, Uppsala, Sweden

Jan Stenvang

Affiliation Section for Molecular Disease Biology and Sino-Danish Breast Cancer Research Centre, Department of Veterinary Disease Biology, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark

Mats Gullberg

Affiliation Olink Bioscience, Uppsala, Sweden

Simon Fredriksson

Affiliation Olink Bioscience, Uppsala, Sweden

Competing Interests

All authors (besides SBT and JS) are employees of Olink AB commercializing the described method under the name Proseek Multiplex. Patent name: “Exonuclease enabled proximity extension assays” and number: WO2012104261A1. There are no new patents, products in development or marketed products to declare. This does not alter our adherence to all the PLOS ONE policies on sharing data and materials.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: EA ML SF GH MG PL SBT JS JB. Performed the experiments: EA ML GH DE AE ERD STB JB SO AA GE. Analyzed the data: EA ML GH DE AE ERD JS JB SO AA GE. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: EA ML GH PL. Wrote the paper: EA ML SF MG.