Latest from

all channels | your channels
manage your channels
Upcoming Webinar
E. coli Bacteria claim your spot now

Development of a Potential Recombinant Protein Vaccine in E. Coli

Recombinant proteins can be powerful stimulators of the immune system making them good candidates for vaccines. Using the intracellular parasite, Leishmania donovani as an example, this webinar will take you through the steps required for development and testing of a recombinant vaccine. In this talk you will learn how to: Express and purify protein from […]

read on
In GenScript, Protein Expression & Analysis 3rd of May, 2017 Presented by: C Patrick McAtee
Article

Fluorescence Microscopy – the Magic of Fluorophores and Filters

What Is Fluorescence Microscopy All About? Maybe you are sitting in front of your computer wondering whether fluorescence microscopy might be the technique to help you light the bulb on your project. Or you...
Read On
Article

Demystifying NGS: Depth Coverage and Deep Sequencing

NGS is not a three-headed monster. However, it can be a difficult concept to grasp—especially when you are getting started.  There is a lot of new terminology, and a whole new world to discover: both in the...
Read On
Article

Crafting Multi-panel Images Into Figures

So, you’ve slaved away in the lab for months and now you’re ready to create your first figure –whether it’s for a thesis or a journal – way to go you! Now you could always use Word or PowerPoint to...
Read On
Sponsored Education

How to Choose Quality Antibodies for Successful Western Blotting

Successful western blotting means achieving unambiguous results, and this requires a sensitive and specific antibody-antigen interaction. Consequently, high quality antibodies are critical for reliable and...
Read On
Article

14 Pipetting Hacks to Become an Instant Expert

After a long day, you finally push back your chair, hang up your lab coat and take a well-deserved stretch. Time to go home! Your hand is aching, your thumb is quivering and your shoulder feels like it just ran...
Read On
Article

Top 5 of the most commonly used cell lines!

Cell lines are an invaluable scientific tool. They allow us to dissect the internal workings of tissues in a controlled environment without the ethical implications of working with whole organisms. Starting...
Read On
Article

How to Store Your Reagents, so They ‘Do Exactly What It Says on the Tin’

Your reagents should do ‘Exactly what they say on the tin.’  This only happens though if you look after them in the way the manufacturer states on their data sheets. We have all been guilty of using...
Read On
Article

Fluorescent Western Blotting: Lowdown and Advantages

In this article, I will introduce you to the world of fluorescent western blotting. Firstly, we'll find out how it compares to chemiluminescent western blotting. Then, we will learn how infrared fluorescent...
Read On
Article

Setting up a Fermentation or Perpetuum Mobile Cell Culture

Some names are confusing. For example, ant-lion is not an ant - or a lion. Likewise, fermentation in the scientific sense does not involve using a ferment or brewing beer. In science, fermentation is the...
Read On
Article

Quantifying & Assessing RNA: TE or not TE?

Red Pill or Blue? Carrying out science often involves many difficult decisions! I see it all the time in RNA protocols - the “gracious” option of using purified water or Tris-EDTA (TE) buffer to dissolve...
Read On