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What do monocytes have to do with the heart?
Annalise Barnette
Mar 02, 2017
Whether monocyte infiltration into the heart exacerbates heart disease or aids in its repair has perplexed scientists for quite some time. This blog post describes the role of monocytes in heart disease.
The rise in Zika virus research — an update
Annalise Barnette
Feb 14, 2017
This blog post highlights major research findings on ZIKV in 2016, and provides a perspective on how scientists addressed this public health issue.
Bio-Rad named Custom Antibody Supplier of the year!
Feb 02, 2017
We are excited to share that Bio-Rad was named as the Custom Antibody Supplier of the year.
Top 10 blog posts of 2016
Dec 21, 2016
The Bio-Rad Antibodies blog produced 27 posts this year on the latest scientific studies, tips and tricks as well as interesting topics such as autophagy in neurodegeneration and macrophages in cancer.
A guide to gating in flow cytometry
Dec 16, 2016
Flow cytometry analysis typically begins with creating gates to distinguish cells of interest. This blog post will take you through the various gating strategies for effective flow cytometry analysis.
Illuminating biomedical research — the story of fluorescent proteins
Dec 07, 2016
Fluorescent proteins have expanded the capabilities of scientists, thus allowing observations that would not have been possible without them.
Engineering recombinant inhibitory antibodies as research tools for West Nile Virus therapy
Nov 18, 2016
Researchers at the Sanford-Burnham Institute for Medical Research partnered with scientists at Bio-Rad to engineer high affinity, highly specific inhibitor antibodies to the active site region of a WNV proteinase.
The 2016 Nobel Prize winning cellular mechanism, autophagy, and neurodegeneration
Annalise Barnette
Nov 11, 2016
Recently, interest in the role of the 2016 Nobel Prize winning cellular mechanism, autophagy, in neurodegeneration has increased significantly. This blog post highlights autophagy as a therapeutic strategy for neurodegeneration.