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Using ADMET to Move Forward from Drug Discovery to Development

Anyone who is remotely associated with any kind of drug development program knows how challenging the field is. Not only is the process complex and time consuming, but it also requires the concerted effort of...
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Choosing The Right Blood Collection Tubes

So you’re designing a project using human blood samples. Maybe you’re studying blood cells, maybe you’re after genetic material or circulating biomarkers. For many basic scientists, the process of getting...
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Benchside Matchmaking—Finding the Right Buffer for Your Experiment

Buffers are often taken for granted, but they can make or break an experiment.  In previous posts, we’ve talked about the wide ranges of buffers available for biological research and the characteristics of a...
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Ask a Chemist: How Colorimetric Assays Work

One of my colleagues, a very good molecular biologist, told me that the only time she uses chemistry is when she needs to calculate molarities. I, of course, scoffed at this statement, and tried to remind her...
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Biological Organic Molecules – Part 4

This is the final part of a 4-part seminar focusing on important types of biological organic molecules.  In this web seminar I'll take a look at lipids (fats and steroids) and carbohydrates, including...
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Biological Organic Molecules – Part 3

This is the third of a 4-part seminar focusing on important types of biological organic molecules.  In this web seminar I'll take a look at lipids (fats and steroids) and carbohydrates, including mono- and...
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Biological Organic Molecules – Part 2

This is the second of a 2-part seminar focusing on important types of biological organic molecules such as lipids (fats and steriods) and carbohydrates, including mono- and polysaccharides.  We will also...
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Biological Organic Molecules – Part 1

This is the first of a 2-part seminar focusing on important types of biological organic molecules such as lipids (fats and steriods) and carbohydrates, including mono- and polysaccharides.  We will also look...
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The Importance of Stereochemistry in Biological Molecules

This seminar will focus on the importance of stereochemistry in biological organic molecules.  Until around 50 years ago, little was known about stereochemical implications but since that time it has become...
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An Introduction to the Important Features of Organic Molecules

In this series of webinars I will be dealing with several important issues when considering the action of chemistry on biological systems.  I will explain why carbon is the basis of all recorded life on earth,...
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