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  • Invitrogen's TOPO TA CloningTM Kit

    Invitrogen's TOPO TA CloningTM Kit

    Life Technologies, Vendor Placeholder
    Thursday, January 13, 2000
    Time seems to be in short supply for researchers these days, there never seems to be enough of it. Whether you're staying up to all hours of the night preparing that talk or desperately trying to put ... read more
  • iTaq™ DNA Polymerase From Bio-Rad Laboratories

    iTaq™ DNA Polymerase From Bio-Rad Laboratories

    Bio-Rad
    Thursday, October 01, 2009
    Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) amplification is a critical application in modern life sciences labs. PCR allows the rapid specific amplification of target DNAs either as they occur... read more
  • MJ Mini Gradient Thermal Cycler From Bio-Rad

    MJ Mini Gradient Thermal Cycler From Bio-Rad

    Bio-Rad
    Thursday, March 12, 2009
    In this day and age, most labs find themselves in a situation where doing a little PCR here and there is useful. Even if you will not be doing routine or high-throughput applications the occasional ... read more
  • PreCR Repair Mix from New England Biolabs

    PreCR Repair Mix from New England Biolabs

    New England Biolabs
    Friday, May 16, 2008
    In DNA, the most labile bond is the N-glycosil bond which binds the base (A, T, C or G) to the deoxyribose backbone. Hydrolysis of this bond results in the loss of the base leaving an apurinic/... read more
  • QuantiTect Reverse Transcription Kit From Qiagen

    QuantiTect Reverse Transcription Kit From Qiagen

    Monday, June 01, 2009
    Both real-time polymerase chain reaction (PCR) and reverse transcriptase (RT) - PCR are common techniques used in almost every molecular laboratory. These techniques are very sensitive and allow the ... read more
  • Roche's Titan One Tube RT-PCR System Review

    Roche's Titan One Tube RT-PCR System Review

    Roche Applied Science
    Thursday, October 13, 2005
    The RT-PCR reaction setup usually requires the reaction tube to be opened after the cDNA synthesis step for the addition of PCR reaction components, increasing the risk of contamination. The Titan One... read more
  • REDExtract-N-Amp™ Tissue PCR Kit From Sigma-Aldrich

    REDExtract-N-Amp™ Tissue PCR Kit From Sigma-Aldrich

    Wednesday, July 15, 2009
    REDExtract-N-Amp™ Tissue PCR Kit is a good kit in my opinion. I am a graduate student. My research involves characterizing the role of two proteins using an... read more
  • Applied Biosystems’ (ABI) GeneAmp™ PCR System 2700

    Applied Biosystems’ (ABI) GeneAmp™ PCR System 2700

    Life Technologies
    Thursday, August 19, 2004
    The ABI GeneAmp™ system 2700 is a simple, inexpensive, thermal cycler with a small footprint. The small foot-print means that this device makes good use of available bench space, allowing this device ... read more
  • 7300 Real-Time PCR System From Applied Biosystems

    7300 Real-Time PCR System From Applied Biosystems

    Life Technologies
    Monday, May 11, 2009
    Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR), based upon my opinion, is perhaps the single technique that has most revolutionized molecular biology. The recent advances in PCR and especially the development of ... read more
  • Veriti™ 96-Well Thermal Cycler From Applied Biosystems

    Veriti™ 96-Well Thermal Cycler From Applied Biosystems

    Life Technologies
    Monday, September 15, 2008
    The Veriti™ thermal cycler from Applied Biosystems is specifically designed to meet the needs of labs performing standard PCR along with PCR optimization in the 96-well format. The Veriti is fast-... read more
  • Veriti Thermal Cycler From Applied Biosystems

    Veriti Thermal Cycler From Applied Biosystems

    Life Technologies
    Monday, September 15, 2008
    Thermal cyclers are a pretty standard addition to any molecular biology lab. There are many companies out there offering several different models with various capacities and features. We do a lot of... read more
  • StellARray™ Gene Expression qPCR Arrays from Lonza

    StellARray™ Gene Expression qPCR Arrays from Lonza

    Lonza
    Monday, January 17, 2011
    The challenges in gene expression research can be compared to astronomers investigating the myriad of stellar constellations. The StellARray™ Gene Expression qPCR arrays offer life scientists a ... read more
  • 0.1 to 2 µL Lambda® Single Channel Pipettor From Corning

    0.1 to 2 µL Lambda® Single Channel Pipettor From Corning

    Corning Life Sciences
    Tuesday, September 25, 2007
    Working in a biology or chemistry laboratory involves the handling of various volumes of liquid solutions. These can vary from many liters to just few microliters. When it comes to the later case, ... read more
  • Transwell® Polycarbonate Membrane Inserts From Corning Life Sciences

    Transwell® Polycarbonate Membrane Inserts From Corning Life Sciences

    Corning Life Sciences
    Friday, May 04, 2007
    Corning Transwell® Membrane Inserts are polycarbonate, polyester (PET) microporous membranes held in a well by an insert. The Transwell® system permits... read more
  • Corning Costar Transwell Supports

    Corning Costar Transwell Supports

    Corning Life Sciences
    Wednesday, February 08, 2006
    Submitted by:
    Amy Bellmeyer, M.S.
    Research Technician/Northwestern University

    When I first began culturing cells on microporous membrane supports I opted for the cheapest supports I could buy, but ... read more
  • PrimeSTAR™ HS DNA Polymerase

    PrimeSTAR™ HS DNA Polymerase

    Takara Bio
    Wednesday, May 24, 2006
    The reduced mutation frequency of PrimeStar™ is attributed to the enzyme’s strong exonuclease activity, resulting in 12 errors/250,000 bp. Takara also claims that PrimeStar™ has a higher efficiency ... read more
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