How to identify major immune cell types by their CD marker expression
Bio-Rad
May 19, 2017
Knowing what markers to use to identify certain immune cell types can be confusing and time-consuming. This blog post describes a new tool from Bio-Rad that simplifies this process for the most common immune cell types.
Bromodeoxyuridine (BrdU) in adult neurogenesis research — Part 2
Bio-Rad
Apr 14, 2017
In this second part of our series on BrdU in adult neurogenesis research, we describe “the dark side of BrdU” and how you can carefully control your BrdU labeling experiments
Bromodeoxyuridine (BrdU) in adult neurogenesis research — Part 1
Bio-Rad
Apr 07, 2017
The first of a two part series describing how BrdU revolutionized the field of neurogenesis.
Macrophages, obesity and insulin resistance
Annalise Barnette
Mar 31, 2017
This blog post describes the mechanisms by which macrophages induce insulin resistance in the obese state
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.