Editorial Articles

  • Western Blot Troubleshooting

    Western Blot Troubleshooting

    Thursday, July 11, 2013
    In fact, some 41% of researchers say their Westerns fail at least a quarter of the time ... it’s not you; Westerns really are that finicky. read more
  • Protein Electrophoresis

    Protein Electrophoresis

    Monday, August 02, 2010
    The central principles of protein electrophoresis have not changed in the decades since its inception. However, improvements and refinements continue ... read more
  • Cell Separation: Faster and Easier Than Ever

    Cell Separation: Faster and Easier Than Ever

    Wednesday, March 24, 2010
    The once onerous lab task of cell separation has finally turned a corner, according to... read more
  • Cellular Imaging

    Cellular Imaging

    Monday, February 15, 2010
    The power to see inside cells, inside organelles, even to see individual molecules, is growing at an alarming rate. Cellular imaging is changing ... read more
  • Live Cell Imaging: Health And Longevity For All

    Live Cell Imaging: Health And Longevity For All

    Monday, December 07, 2009
    Let’s face it: cells simply didn’t evolve to live in isolation, or even in monolayers, in little plastic dishes. How relevant are our experiments on ... read more
  • Non-radioactive Ligand Binding Assays

    Non-radioactive Ligand Binding Assays

    Monday, September 28, 2009
    Radioactive labels for ligands have long been a part of the biological laboratory repertoire. Radioactivity gives a clear, unmistakeable signal, and ... read more
  • Label-free Technology: A Myriad Of Approaches

    Label-free Technology: A Myriad Of Approaches

    Monday, July 13, 2009
    Imagine studying molecular interactions, even at the cellular level, without fluorescent labels or other molecular tags. You can do this with several ... read more
  • Protein Electrophoresis

    Protein Electrophoresis

    Friday, March 13, 2009
    Protein electrophoresis is a foundational technique in biology, its importance no less today than when it was first invented more than thirty years ... read more
  • Western Blotting Detection Reagents

    Western Blotting Detection Reagents

    Friday, February 13, 2009
    Western blotting was invented in the 1970's, and its name is a play on "Southern blot." Since then, the western has come a long way. The Western has ... read more
  • Protein Purification Kits & Reagents

    Protein Purification Kits & Reagents

    Friday, February 06, 2009
    Once upon a time, protein purification was an arduous process involving dozens of steps and many days' work, overcoming hurdles such as protein ... read more
  • Quantitative Proteomics

    Quantitative Proteomics

    Monday, January 19, 2009
    All scientists measure things, don’t they? This question isn’t easy to answer for scientists studying proteins. In proteomics, measuring the amount of... read more
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