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Podcast: Viability Dyes and How to Exclude Dead Cells from Your Analysis

In this podcast, you will learn how to use the different types of viability dyes and exclude dead cells from flow cytometry assays.

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Podcast: Viability Dyes and How to Exclude Dead Cells from Your Analysis

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Podcast: Sample Preparation Tips for Blood Samples

In this podcast, learn how to prepare blood samples ready for flow cytometry experiments with Bio-Rad’s top three tips.

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Podcast: Sample Preparation Tips for Blood Samples

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Pig Brains and the Gray Matter of Life and Death    

This blog examines new findings that suggest the brain is far more resilient than we have assumed, and that challenge the idea that some functions are...

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Pig Brains and the Gray Matter of Life and Death    

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Taking Control of Your Western Blotting Troubles

This blog discusses the three basic types of controls that should be included in a western blot experiment and provides a good starting point for trou...

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Taking Control of Your Western Blotting Troubles

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Podcast: Studying Cell Proliferation

In this podcast, Bio-Rad reviews three popular methods for studying cell proliferation: using thymidine analogs, quantifying DNA content, and detectin...

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Podcast: Studying Cell Proliferation

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Tumors Sweet Success due to Macrophage Polarization

This blog discusses a recent study by Bohn et al. (2018) that highlights a mechanism that melanoma utilizes to subvert the immune response.

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Tumors Sweet Success due to Macrophage Polarization

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A.dvancI.ng Scientific Research

This blog highlights how A.I technology is being used to shape scientific discoveries and research direction.

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A.dvancI.ng Scientific Research

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Manifestation of Ghosts Exacerbates Asthma

Krishnamoorthy et al. (2018) have identified enucleated neutrophil cell bodies, known as ‘ghosts’, as driving Th17 cell inflammation in severe asthma....

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Manifestation of Ghosts Exacerbates Asthma

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NEWS: Nobel Prizes for the Antibody Field

The 2018 Nobel Prize announcements brought exciting news of two prizes awarded in recognition of ground-breaking achievements in the antibody field.

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NEWS: Nobel Prizes for the Antibody Field

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Can Medicine Trust Your Gut Organoids?

This blog focuses on gastrointestinal organoids and their role in advancing cancer research and therapy.

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Can Medicine Trust Your Gut Organoids?

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Podcast: BrdU in Adult Neurogenesis Research

Learn Bio-Rad’s practical tips for controlling your BrdU experiments in our podcast.

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Podcast: BrdU in Adult Neurogenesis Research

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Set Yourself up for Success with Flow Cytometry

This blog features some of our top sample preparation tips for flow cytometry and examples of blood and tumor sample preparation.

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Set Yourself up for Success with Flow Cytometry

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Pigging up the Pace of Influenza A Vaccine Development

Learn more about a groundbreaking discovery in Babraham pigs that has significantly improved its usefulness as an immunological model.

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Pigging up the Pace of Influenza A Vaccine Development

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Checkmate: Beating Cancer through the PD-1 Pathway

This blog discusses the PD-1 (programmed cell death-1) pathway and two licensed immunotherapy drugs that target it, pembrolizumab and nivolumab.

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Checkmate: Beating Cancer through the PD-1 Pathway

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Th2A Cells — the Latest T Helper Cell Subset and its Role in Allergy

Th2A cells are a recently identified subset of T helper cells type 2 (Th2). This blog looks at the role of Th2A cells in allergy.

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Th2A Cells — the Latest T Helper Cell Subset and its Role in Allergy

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Getting the Dose Right

This blog discusses therapeutic drug monitoring and why it is used for conditions such as IBD to ensure that treatment remains safe and effective.

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Getting the Dose Right

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Inking the Immune System: How Macrophages Make Tattoos Last

Baranska et al. (2018) identify macrophage dynamics as being key to tattoos lasting. This blog examines why tattoos are so difficult to remove.

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Inking the Immune System: How Macrophages Make Tattoos Last

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How to Get More Out of Your Multicolor Panels

Learn how to build better panels for flow cytometry through optimizing for antigen density, using a dump channel and including viability markers.

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How to Get More Out of Your Multicolor Panels

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SUMOylation: a Heavyweight in the Regulation of Cell Cycle Progression and Cell Proliferation – Part Two

We examine SUMOylation, the effect of their aberrant SUMOylation on signaling pathways and the potential of SUMO inhibitors in cancer therapy.

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SUMOylation: a Heavyweight in the Regulation of Cell Cycle Progression and Cell Proliferation – Part Two

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SUMOylation: a Heavyweight in the Regulation of Cell Cycle Progression and Cell Proliferation – Part One

This blog post discusses the discovery of SUMO and the importance of SUMOylation in cell cycle regulation and cellular proliferation.

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SUMOylation: a Heavyweight in the Regulation of Cell Cycle Progression and Cell Proliferation – Part One

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Podcast: Studying SUMOylation

Listen to Bio-Rad’s top tips for studying SUMOylation in our podcast.

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Podcast: Studying SUMOylation

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Why EGF R is an Attractive Target for Cancer Therapy

We examine the history of Epidermal growth factor receptor (EGF R), the EGF R family and function along with how EGF R promotes cancer development.

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Why EGF R is an Attractive Target for Cancer Therapy

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The underlying reason beta cells fail to proliferate in “diabesity” uncovered

This blog describes scientific findings describing the mechanism behind the failure of beta cells to proliferate in patients with type 2 diabetes

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The underlying reason beta cells fail to proliferate in “diabesity” uncovered

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The possible autoimmune nature of Parkinson’s disease

Discover new studies describing the auto-immune mechanism associated with the development of Parkinson's Disease.

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The possible autoimmune nature of Parkinson’s disease

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How good bacteria protect us from pathogenic infection

This blog describes studies demonstrating the beneficial role of commensal bacteria in treating microbial infections and antibiotic resistance.

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How good bacteria protect us from pathogenic infection

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Rats — An ideal animal model of human disease

Discover the features of rats that make them ideal animal models for scientific research and new discoveries generated using transgenic rat models.

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Rats — An ideal animal model of human disease

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How to identify major immune cell types by their CD marker expression

Learn how a new tool from Bio-Rad simplifies knowing what markers to use to identify certain immune cell types.

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How to identify major immune cell types by their CD marker expression

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Bromodeoxyuridine (BrdU) in adult neurogenesis research - Part 2

Our second part of BrdU in adult neurogenesis research, describes “the dark side of BrdU” and how you can carefully control BrdU labeling experiments...

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Bromodeoxyuridine (BrdU) in adult neurogenesis research - Part 2

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Bromodeoxyuridine (BrdU) in adult neurogenesis research - Part 1

The first of a two part series describing how BrdU revolutionized the field of neurogenesis.

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Bromodeoxyuridine (BrdU) in adult neurogenesis research - Part 1

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Macrophages, obesity and insulin resistance

This blog post describes the mechanisms by which macrophages induce insulin resistance in the obese state.

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Macrophages, obesity and insulin resistance

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What do monocytes have to do with the heart?

This post describes the role of monocytes in heart disease and whether monocyte infiltration into the heart exacerbates disease or aids in its repair....

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What do monocytes have to do with the heart?

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The rise in Zika virus research — an update

This blog post highlights major research findings on ZIKV in 2016, and provides a perspective on how scientists addressed this public health issue.

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The rise in Zika virus research — an update

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Bio-Rad named CiteAb Custom Antibody Supplier of the year!

We are excited to share that Bio-Rad was named as the CiteAb Custom Antibody Supplier of the year.

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Bio-Rad named CiteAb Custom Antibody Supplier of the year!

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A guide to gating in flow cytometry

This blog post will take you through the various gating strategies for effective flow cytometry analysis.

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A guide to gating in flow cytometry

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Illuminating biomedical research — the story of fluorescent proteins

Fluorescent proteins have expanded the capabilities of scientists, thus allowing observations that would not have been possible without them.

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Illuminating biomedical research — the story of fluorescent proteins

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Engineering recombinant inhibitory antibodies as research tools

Researchers partnered with Bio-Rad to engineer high affinity, highly specific inhibitor antibodies to the active site region of a WNV proteinase.

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Engineering recombinant inhibitory antibodies as research tools

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Autophagy, and Neurodegeneration

This blog post highlights autophagy as a therapeutic strategy for neurodegeneration.

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Autophagy, and Neurodegeneration

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Killer bugs among us - the kissing bug and the Asian giant hornet

While insects are not the deadliest animals they can significantly impact human health. Learn about the killer bug and Asian giant hornet.

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Killer bugs among us - the kissing bug and the Asian giant hornet

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The road to antibody validation standards

In this blog post we highlight some the current potholes on the road to reproducible antibodies.

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The road to antibody validation standards

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Applying best practices for characterizing critical reagents

This blog post defines critical reagents and best practices for their characterization.

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Applying best practices for characterizing critical reagents

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Deciding which ELISA technique is right for you

We describe the different types of ELISAs, the advantages and disadvantages of each and what to consider before choosing an ELISA technique.

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Deciding which ELISA technique is right for you

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When ubiquitination goes bad, knock it out for effective cancer therapy

This blog post highlights the key ubiquitin E3 ligases currently considered molecular drug targets.

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When ubiquitination goes bad, knock it out for effective cancer therapy

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The oldest known naturally occurring cancer is transmitted between dogs

Learn more about the biology of the transmissible canine cancer CTVT and why it is a biological curiosity of significant magnitude in this blog post.

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The oldest known naturally occurring cancer is transmitted between dogs

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Monocyte-based cell therapy for treating diseases

This blog post discusses recent pre-clinical studies that suggest monocytes could be applied in a related manner to the treatment of diseases.

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Monocyte-based cell therapy for treating diseases

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Cell death by apoptosis - the journey of a single cell from health to death

This blog describes the triggers & mechanisms that lead to death by apoptosis, as well as assays for measuring apoptosis in your research.

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Cell death by apoptosis - the journey of a single cell from health to death

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Inducing macrophages that work against rather than for cancer

Within the immune response to cancer macrophages present both a problem and solution. This post describes how they can assist with tumor clearance.

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Inducing macrophages that work against rather than for cancer

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The science of keeping pigs healthy

This blog post highlights novel gene-editing strategies to protect pigs against dangerous pathogens.

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The science of keeping pigs healthy

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Biomarker assay development: CXCL10 in HCV infection

HuCAL technology was used to develop high specificity, high affinity antibodies to distinguish between protein isoforms with only minor differences.

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Biomarker assay development: CXCL10 in HCV infection

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5 Easy Steps for Successful Flow Cytometry

In this blog post we simplify the Flow Cytometry process in five easy steps that will ensure successful results.

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5 Easy Steps for Successful Flow Cytometry

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GATA transcription factors and their role in cancer diagnosis and prognosis

The GATA family of transcription factors is emerging as key players in establishing new biomarkers for rapid and accurate detection of cancer.

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GATA transcription factors and their role in cancer diagnosis and prognosis

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Immunological memory is no longer a unique trait of adaptive immune cells

The new finding of trained immunity challenges the basic tenets of immunology, blurring the line that separates innate and adaptive immunity.

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Immunological memory is no longer a unique trait of adaptive immune cells

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Zika virus — a new viral threat for 2016?

In this blog post, we describe the history, epidemiology and biology of the Zika virus.

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Zika virus — a new viral threat for 2016?

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High affinity antibodies for improved analysis of antibody drugs

This blog post provides insight on how to improve your assay sensitivity by selecting antibodies based on binding strength as well as affinity.

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High affinity antibodies for improved analysis of antibody drugs

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Journey to the antibody vial: the story of monoclonal antibodies in research

Join us as we take a walk down memory lane and tell the story of how monoclonal antibodies for research purposes came to be.

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Journey to the antibody vial: the story of monoclonal antibodies in research

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How to detect your target protein or protein complex without interfering IgG chains

This blog post discusses TidyBlot and how it does not detect IgG heavy and light chains in your co-IP experiment.

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How to detect your target protein or protein complex without interfering IgG chains

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Does the Ebola virus ever really go away?

This blog post provides an update on the current Ebola epidemic, citing evidence that the virus can linger in immune privileged sites inside the body....

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Does the Ebola virus ever really go away?

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“Is it the antibody?” Tips for caring for your antibody for consistent results

With over 35 years of experience with antibodies, we offer our expert advice for taking care of your antibodies for consistent results.

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“Is it the antibody?” Tips for caring for your antibody for consistent results

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Tailor-made just for you: A future with precision medicine

"There has been a paradigm shift in how the treatment of diseases is approached." This post describes how genome sequencing is revolutionizing the tre...

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Tailor-made just for you: A future with precision medicine

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Immuno-MRM analyses: high-affinity recombinant antibody fragments

This blog post describes the applicability of recombinant antibody fragments from a naive antibody library for immuno-MRM based quantification.

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Immuno-MRM analyses: high-affinity recombinant antibody fragments

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Standardizing Antibody Validation

This blog post describes the current efforts and streams of thought for generating antibody validation standards to address the scientific reproducibi...

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Standardizing Antibody Validation

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Are you likely to develop Alzheimer’s from grilled food?

This blog post describes how your choice of cooking method may increase your risk for developing a range of diseases, including Alzheimer's

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Are you likely to develop Alzheimer’s from grilled food?

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Natural phosphatase inhibitors: the danger around us

This post describes how natural phosphatase inhibitors impact on human health.

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Natural phosphatase inhibitors: the danger around us

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Measuring the inevitable divide - tools for assessing cell proliferation

This post describes crucial markers and useful markers to study aberrant cell proliferation.

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Measuring the inevitable divide - tools for assessing cell proliferation

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Tandem dyes - The power couples of Flow Cytometry

This post describes what tandem dyes are and what to keep in mind when incorporating them into your flow cytometry panels.

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Tandem dyes - The power couples of Flow Cytometry

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Inheriting mutant tumor suppressor genes increases your risk for cancer

This post describes how mutations in proto-oncogenes and tumor suppressor genes account for tumorigenesis.

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Inheriting mutant tumor suppressor genes increases your risk for cancer

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To control or not to control, that is the multi-color flow question…

This post describes what an isotype control is and how one could be beneficial in your multi-color flow cytometry experiments.

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To control or not to control, that is the multi-color flow question…

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Light up your IF experiments with our continued tips and tricks

This post describes selecting fluorophores for your IF experiments based on dye characteristics, such as quantum yields and extinction coefficients.

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Light up your IF experiments with our continued tips and tricks

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Take a quantum leap in your IF experiments with our 5 tips and tricks

This post describes how to choose fluorophores for IF experiments based on dye characteristics, such as quantum yields and extinction coefficients.

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Take a quantum leap in your IF experiments with our 5 tips and tricks

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Four virus serotypes…One Dengue vaccine?

Have a group of researchers really found the key to a cure to the currently incurable Dengue virus? Find out here...

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Four virus serotypes…One Dengue vaccine?

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Intracellular flow cytometry - the good, the bad and the cytokines

This post describes a few key factors to consider when designing intracellular flow cytometry experiments.

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Intracellular flow cytometry - the good, the bad and the cytokines

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10 tips for designing a basic flow cytometry panel

This post provides flow cytometry novices with a basic overview of how to design a multi-color flow cytometry panel.

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10 tips for designing a basic flow cytometry panel

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