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  • Using PrimePCR™ Gene Expression Assays to Understand Breast Cancer Metastasis

    Using PrimePCR™ Gene Expression Assays to Understand Breast Cancer Metastasis

    Tumor metastasis is a complex process. It requires the ability of the cancer cells to invade their surroundings and travel to distant sites and survive. Dr. Traci Lyons studies the mechanism of...

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  • 8 Tips for Understanding Multiplex Immunoassay Development and Validation

    8 Tips for Understanding Multiplex Immunoassay Development and Validation

    Multiplex immunoassay development requires a lot of validation and standardization steps. Several factors can influence the performance of these assays. Some factors that need to be considered are...

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  • How Does an Antibody Qualify To Become a PrecisionAb™ Antibody?

    How Does an Antibody Qualify To Become a PrecisionAb™ Antibody?

    Not all antibodies are created equal. Some have to work hard to qualify to become Bio-Rad’s PrecisionAb™ Antibody. Here is a diagrammatic representation of how the qualification criteria are...

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  • Mixed-Mode Chromatography for mAb S Aggregate Removal: Comparison of CHT™ Ceramic Hydroxyapatite, Capto adhere, and Capto adhere ImpRes

    Mixed-Mode Chromatography for mAb S Aggregate Removal: Comparison of CHT™ Ceramic Hydroxyapatite, Capto adhere, and Capto adhere ImpRes

    The separation of monomers from product-related impurities is quite challenging in process separations. It requires a thorough screening and an efficient resin to get efficiency in the...

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  • #3 Steps to a Successful Cell Culture Supernatant Prep for Multiplex Immunoassays

    #3 Steps to a Successful Cell Culture Supernatant Prep for Multiplex Immunoassays

    Here is a quick protocol for preparing a cell culture supernatant sample for multiplex biomarker analysis.

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  • Using PrimePCR™ qPCR Assays to Understand Breast Cancer Metastasis

    Using PrimePCR™ qPCR Assays to Understand Breast Cancer Metastasis

    Traci Lyons describes how PrimePCR Assays ended her laboratory’s struggle to find a qPCR assay that could reliably detect transcription of the cyclooxygenase-2 (Cox-2) gene, which they had...

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  • A New Source for Mutations Found in Tumors

    A New Source for Mutations Found in Tumors

    A study recently published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences furthers our understanding of tumors and the source of the mutations that are found within their DNA. This study,...

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  • Study Explains How One Enzyme Can Synthesize All Four DNA Bases

    Study Explains How One Enzyme Can Synthesize All Four DNA Bases

    A single enzyme, ribonucleotide reductase (RNR), is responsible for making all four deoxyribonucleotides (dNTPs) and ensuring that they are present at the ratios required to synthesize new DNA....

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  • Bat Signal Precision

    Bat Signal Precision

    Imagine you’re singing the Batman theme song in a large chorus and you need to identify your own voice in the playback. Sounds difficult, but it is similar to what individual bats in colonies must...

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  • New Product Feature: gDNA-Free cDNA in Two Simple Steps

    New Product Feature: gDNA-Free cDNA in Two Simple Steps

    Removing genomic DNA contamination from cDNA preparations is a challenge. All currently available methods are time consuming, could lead to sample loss, and are not efficient. Bio-Rad’s...

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  • PrecisionAb™ Antibodies: Defining New Standards for Western Blotting

    PrecisionAb™ Antibodies: Defining New Standards for Western Blotting

    Choosing the right primary antibody is an arduous task. A lot of standardization needs to happen before we can determine that the antibody is specific and sensitive enough for the purpose of our...

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  • How Does the Mixed Mode Interaction of a Media Help Achieve High Selectivity and Resolution?

    How Does the Mixed Mode Interaction of a Media Help Achieve High Selectivity and Resolution?

    The best chromatography media should yield high protein purity and product recovery as well as be versatile enough to purify difficult samples. Bio-Rad’s CHT™ Ceramic Hydroxyapatite achieves this...

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  • Map of Human Lineage Biomarkers for Different Immune Cell Types

    Map of Human Lineage Biomarkers for Different Immune Cell Types

    How can we easily identify biomarkers for different immune cell types? Refer to this color-coded poster for quick and simple identification of human lineage biomarkers.

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  • Western Blotting without Trial and Error: Use PrecisionAb™ Antibodies

    Western Blotting without Trial and Error: Use PrecisionAb™ Antibodies

    Watch this video to see how PrecisionAb Validated Western Blotting Antibodies are defining a new standard of quality that you can trust to deliver superior results and reproducibility in western...

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  • #2 Steps for a Successful Serum or Plasma Preparations for Multiplex Biomarker Assays

    #2 Steps for a Successful Serum or Plasma Preparations for Multiplex Biomarker Assays

    Here is a quick protocol for preparing a serum or plasma sample for multiplex biomarker analysis.

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  • Study Explains How One Enzyme Can Synthesize All Four DNA Bases?

    Study Explains How One Enzyme Can Synthesize All Four DNA Bases?

    A single enzyme, ribonucleotide reductase (RNR), is responsible for making all four deoxyribonucleotides (dNTPs) and ensuring that they are present at the ratios required to synthesize new DNA....

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  • The Beginning of the End for Ebola?

    The Beginning of the End for Ebola?

    Researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine and the US Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases have discovered a potential immunotherapeutic treatment for two of the...

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  • Design for Learning: Developing Curricula for Instructional Lab Kits

    Design for Learning: Developing Curricula for Instructional Lab Kits

    How are educational curricula developed? Who sets the standards? How do companies that develop science education kits keep up with this and design their kits around the curricula? Find out in this...

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  • List of Mouse Lineage Biomarkers for Different Immune Cell Types

    List of Mouse Lineage Biomarkers for Different Immune Cell Types

    How can we easily identify biomarkers for different immune cell types? This color-coded poster makes identification of mouse lineage biomarkers easy.

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  • Chromatography: Everything You Need to Know about Your Peaks

    Chromatography: Everything You Need to Know about Your Peaks

    What can chromatography peaks tell us? From the quality of column packing to the purity of separated proteins, a lot can be gleaned from the peaks. Here are some definitions that can help decipher...

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  • How to Design Hydrolyis Probes for qPCR

    How to Design Hydrolyis Probes for qPCR

    What's the optimal melting temperature for a hydrolysis probe? How long should your probe be? And why should you avoid 5' guanines like the plague? This episode answers these questions and gives...

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  • #1 May the Plex Be with You — Serum or Plasma: What Sample Do I Choose for My Multiplex Biomarker Assays?

    #1 May the Plex Be with You — Serum or Plasma: What Sample Do I Choose for My Multiplex Biomarker Assays?

    Find out why your multiplex assay measurements can differ for serum and plasma samples.

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  • A Pain-Free Life: How Some People Are Unable to Feel Pain

    A Pain-Free Life: How Some People Are Unable to Feel Pain

    Individuals born with a rare gene mutation that leads to a nonfunctional sodium channel Nav1.7 are unable to feel pain. Although previous attempts to develop an analgesic drug by blocking Nav1.7...

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  • CRISPR-Cas9 Makes Studying Exotic Organisms Much Easier

    CRISPR-Cas9 Makes Studying Exotic Organisms Much Easier

    The CRISPR-Cas9 system has been making major waves in the field of gene editing for some time now. Now, researchers at the University of California, Berkeley have shown that not only is this...

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  • Making CRISPR-Targeted Genome Editing Safer

    Making CRISPR-Targeted Genome Editing Safer

    The CRISPR-Cas9 technology is a powerful system for genome editing. It works by making targeted modifications to DNA. Guided by short RNAs known as CRISPR RNA or crRNA, the Cas9 protein is...

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  • Bioradiations January Edition

    Bioradiations January Edition

    See what new articles and videos are in the January edition of Bioradiations.

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  • Top Stories of 2015 — Bioradiations Year in Review

    Top Stories of 2015 — Bioradiations Year in Review

    In 2015, we published an extensive array of tips, protocols, videos, articles of general interest, customer testimonials, and technical and application notes on bioradiations.com. Here is a list...

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  • So, How Can the Sso7d Fusion Polymerase Technology Help Your PCR?

    So, How Can the Sso7d Fusion Polymerase Technology Help Your PCR?

    During a PCR reaction, it is imperative for the DNA polymerase to remain attached to the template while extending the new strand. This association is jeopardized under challenging PCR conditions...

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  • Flow Cytometry: Basic Definitions

    Flow Cytometry: Basic Definitions

    It’s always good to get the basics straight. Here, we’ve defined some flow cytometry terms that might have eluded you.

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  • #7 How Do You Detect DNA Contamination in Your Protein During Purification?

    #7 How Do You Detect DNA Contamination in Your Protein During Purification?

    Here are some ways you can detect DNA contamination during the protein purification process.

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  • Six Tips for Increasing the Reproducibility of qPCR Experiments

    Six Tips for Increasing the Reproducibility of qPCR Experiments

    Follow these six simple tips and you'll increase the reproducibility of your qPCR experiments.

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  • High-Processivity Sso7d Fusion Polymerase Improves qPCR Results

    High-Processivity Sso7d Fusion Polymerase Improves qPCR Results

    Processivity is the rate at which nucleotides are added to extend PCR products. High processivity results in a greater number of nucleotides incorporated in each polymerase binding event.

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  • Making CRISPR-Targeted Genome Editing Safer

    Making CRISPR-Targeted Genome Editing Safer

    The CRISPR-Cas9 technology is a powerful system for genome editing. It works by making targeted modifications to DNA. Guided by short RNAs known as CRISPR RNA or crRNA, the Cas9 protein is...

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  • A Sticky Plant with a Clever Trick

    A Sticky Plant with a Clever Trick

    A garden book might note a columbine’s delicate leaves and gracefully nodding flowers, but at least one species, Aquilegia eximia, has been shown to have a trick or two up its sepal.

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  • What Day to Schedule Esophageal Cancer Surgery?

    What Day to Schedule Esophageal Cancer Surgery?

    If you’re undergoing surgery for esophageal cancer, you may want to schedule it for a Monday or Tuesday. Researchers at the Karolinska Institutet in Stockholm, Sweden found that patients who...

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  • Trained Pigeons Read Mammograms As Well As Humans

    Trained Pigeons Read Mammograms As Well As Humans

    Contrary to conventional belief, having a “bird brain” may not be a bad thing — at least for identifying cancer on radiology images. A recent study from the University of Iowa and the University...

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  • Bioradiations December Edition

    Bioradiations December Edition

    See what new articles and videos are in the November edition of Bioradiations.

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  • Bioradiations November Edition

    Bioradiations November Edition

    See what new articles and videos are in the November edition of Bioradiations.

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  • Bio-Rad’s PrimePCR™ Assays and Panels Eliminate Multiple Steps from Your qPCR Workflow

    Bio-Rad’s PrimePCR™ Assays and Panels Eliminate Multiple Steps from Your qPCR Workflow

    A qPCR workflow involves multiple steps, each of which adds to the time and cost of the entire experiment. The PrimePCR™ Assays and Panels from Bio-Rad eliminate a number of these steps with their...

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  • In Pursuit of (Ig) Nobility: The Ig Nobel Prize

    In Pursuit of (Ig) Nobility: The Ig Nobel Prize

    What is so noble about receiving an award? What if it is an Ig Nobel award? This article reviews what Ig Nobel awards are, how they are determined, and discusses some research topics that were...

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  • 10 Tips and Tricks for Designing Multicolor Flow Cytometry Panels

    10 Tips and Tricks for Designing Multicolor Flow Cytometry Panels

    Multiplexing an assay comes with its own complications in addition to the benefits it affords. Designing multicolor panels for flow cytometry analysis entails several considerations for a...

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  • How to Minimize Contamination in qPCR Experiments

    How to Minimize Contamination in qPCR Experiments

    Are you using ethanol to prep your bench for qPCR? Watch this episode to find out why that might be a bad idea. We're sharing seven tips for minimizing contamination of qPCR experiments.

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  • #6 What Factors Should You Consider for Chromatography Method Development

    #6 What Factors Should You Consider for Chromatography Method Development

    Explore some of the key considerations for chromatography method development.

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  • Why Elephants Rarely Get Cancer: It’s in Their Genes

    Why Elephants Rarely Get Cancer: It’s in Their Genes

    Why is cancer so rare in elephants? Scientists have observed this for decades, yet the explanation has eluded them until recently. Researchers at the University of Utah’s Huntsman Cancer Institute...

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  • The Cure for Cancer Could Come from…Malaria?

    The Cure for Cancer Could Come from…Malaria?

    Scientists have discovered that a protein commonly associated with malaria could one day lead to the cure for cancer. Found quite by accident, by researchers at the University of British Columbia...

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  • Crows Do Fear the Reaper

    Crows Do Fear the Reaper

    Crows have been shown to associate dead bodies of their own kind with danger, and are also known to remember the faces of individual humans who have threatened them.

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  • Radiation Therapy for Skin Cancer: All Wrapped Up in a Bandage

    Radiation Therapy for Skin Cancer: All Wrapped Up in a Bandage

    Most of us think of bandages as a way to protect cuts and abrasions against infection. However, recent research shows that a novel radiotherapeutic bandage may help treat squamous cell carcinoma...

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  • Bioradiations October Edition

    Bioradiations October Edition

    See what new articles and videos are in the October edition of Bioradiations.

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  • What Academic Researchers Can Learn from Small Biotechs about Antibody Validation

    What Academic Researchers Can Learn from Small Biotechs about Antibody Validation

    Academic labs don't have the money to do full-scale validations of antibodies. What tricks can small biotechs teach them about validation? Find out.

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  • A Semi-Automated Quantitative PCR Approach to Assess Differential Anti-Apoptotic Gene Expression Patterns  Associated with Prostate Cancer P

    A Semi-Automated Quantitative PCR Approach to Assess Differential Anti-Apoptotic Gene Expression Patterns Associated with Prostate Cancer P

    Gene expression analyses become complicated and extremely time consuming when large numbers of genes need to be analyzed. Here we present a semi-automated qPCR workflow with reduced setup and...

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  • Protocol: Preparation of Cells for Flow Cytometry

    Protocol: Preparation of Cells for Flow Cytometry

    Harvesting of tissue culture cells could be challenging. Here is an easy protocol for efficient harvesting of cells for flow cytometry analysis.

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  • How to Design Primers for qPCR

    How to Design Primers for qPCR

    How long should a qPCR primer be and what types of sequences should you avoid? In this episode we share eight tips and tricks for primer design for your qPCR experiments.

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  • Scientists Image Metabolites Secreted by Single Cells

    Scientists Image Metabolites Secreted by Single Cells

    Bacteria secrete small molecules for purposes that range from communication to self-defense. These processes are extremely challenging to study in situ because it is nearly impossible to link...

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  • Need an Implant? Just Print It Out

    Need an Implant? Just Print It Out

    Patients who need a life-saving implant may soon be able to get a customized one from a 3D printer. In the first procedure of its kind, surgeons replaced the sternum and a portion of the rib cage...

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  • Single Mutations Can Alter Ecosystems to Same Extent as Species Loss

    Single Mutations Can Alter Ecosystems to Same Extent as Species Loss

    To date most research into what drives the composition of ecosystems has focused on macroevolution, factors such as extinction events, invasion of new species, or large shifts in population...

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  • Viruses Re-engineered to Do Good

    Viruses Re-engineered to Do Good

    Scientists at Stanford University recently repurposed viruses by removing their infectious machinery and turning them into vehicles for delivering therapies directly to cells. In their study,...

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  • A New Phage-engineering Platform Allows High-throughput Assembly of Hybrid Viral Genomes in Yeast

    A New Phage-engineering Platform Allows High-throughput Assembly of Hybrid Viral Genomes in Yeast

    Bacteriophages target bacteria with high specificity, a feature that has been exploited for biotechnology and therapeutics. That same exquisite specificity has, however, also been limiting —...

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  • Want to Lose Weight? Check with Your Gut Microbiome

    Want to Lose Weight? Check with Your Gut Microbiome

    Researchers at Chalmers University of Technology recently identified how intestinal bacteria interact during metabolism, paving the way to, among other things, possibly personalizing weight-loss...

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  • Melting Body Fat: Is it In Your Head?

    Melting Body Fat: Is it In Your Head?

    Muscles may not be the only organ that burns body fat. A recent study published in Cell showed that directly stimulating neurons in adipose (fat) tissue may induce breakdown, providing insight on...

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  • Bio-Rad’s Multi-D Method Addresses Unmet Chromatography Needs

    Bio-Rad’s Multi-D Method Addresses Unmet Chromatography Needs

    Some of the frustrations in protein purification stem from unmet...

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  • Ultra-Sensitive Quantification of Genome Editing Events Using Droplet Digital™ PCR

    Ultra-Sensitive Quantification of Genome Editing Events Using Droplet Digital™ PCR

    Genome editing using tools such as CRISPR/Cas9 and TALEN has gained enormous...

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  • #5 How Do You Choose the Right Hardware for Your Chromatography Application?

    #5 How Do You Choose the Right Hardware for Your Chromatography Application?

    Column switching valves save setup time when multiple projects are performed on the same chromatography system. Loading lysate through sample pumps is preferable over using system pumps. The...

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  • CRISPR: The Hopes, the Fears, and the Biology

    CRISPR: The Hopes, the Fears, and the Biology

    Few discoveries have changed the pace of discovery and the types of...

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  • Four Tips for Developing a Sample Prep Protocol for SDS-PAGE or Chromatography

    Four Tips for Developing a Sample Prep Protocol for SDS-PAGE or Chromatography

    From making sure that your lysis buffer is compatible with your protein...

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  • Five Tips for Picking the Right Cell Disruption Method for Protein Analysis

    Five Tips for Picking the Right Cell Disruption Method for Protein Analysis

    Sonicator or freeze-thaw? Detergent or enzymatic lysis? Find out how to pick...

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  • The Antibody Challenge: Bio-Rad’s Precise Solution

    The Antibody Challenge: Bio-Rad’s Precise Solution

    Why western blotting, a technique used in every day research, is still not...

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  • Can Cancer Cells be Programmed Back to Normal?

    Can Cancer Cells be Programmed Back to Normal?

    In a recent study published in Nature Cell Biology, researchers at the Mayo Clinic described a way in which cancer cells could potentially be programmed back into normal cells. Their findings were...

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  • Bioradiations September Edition

    Bioradiations September Edition

    See what new articles and videos are in the September edition of Bioradiations.

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  • #4 How Do You Listen to Your FPLC UV Detector?

    #4 How Do You Listen to Your FPLC UV Detector?

    Here are some tips to fix random spikes in your peaks and pulsations in your...

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  • Breastmilk and Human Microbiome Development

    Breastmilk and Human Microbiome Development

    The importance of gut microbes to well-being is one of the hottest topics in...

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  • Revealing the Secrets of How Cancers Could Occur

    Revealing the Secrets of How Cancers Could Occur

    In an article recently published in Nature Communications, researchers at...

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  • From Child to Mother: Fetal Cells in Maternal Tissue May Impact Maternal Health After Childbirth

    From Child to Mother: Fetal Cells in Maternal Tissue May Impact Maternal Health After Childbirth

    Most of us probably know that the mother’s health is important for the...

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  • A New Way to PCR Could Get You Results in Minutes Instead of Hours

    A New Way to PCR Could Get You Results in Minutes Instead of Hours

    Whether you are using PCR to clone, assess gene expression, or diagnose...

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  • A Pungent Play in the Game of Cat and Mouse

    A Pungent Play in the Game of Cat and Mouse

    It was discovered a few years ago that the parasite Toxoplasma gondii has...

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  • #3 How Do You Care for Your Chromatography System?

    #3 How Do You Care for Your Chromatography System?

    Here are some handy tips for maintaining your chromatography columns in...

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  • Four Tips for Handcasting SDS-PAGE Gels

    Four Tips for Handcasting SDS-PAGE Gels

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  • Four Tips for Running the Perfect SDS-PAGE Gel

    Four Tips for Running the Perfect SDS-PAGE Gel

    We share five simple tricks that address common gel running woes, from...

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  • The Youth Factor: It’s in Your Blood

    The Youth Factor: It’s in Your Blood

    Finding ways to slow or reverse aging intrigues scientists and...

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  • Bioradiations August Edition

    Bioradiations August Edition

    See what new articles and videos are in the August edition of Bioradiations.

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  • Gut Microbiome May Predict Progression of Colon Cancer

    Gut Microbiome May Predict Progression of Colon Cancer

    The gut microbiome has been linked to a wide range of health indicators over...

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  • Aliens in Our Midst

    Aliens in Our Midst

    As we seek out organic compounds and water on the surface of Mars, ponder...

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  • Our Cells Unwittingly Support Viral Entry and Infection

    Our Cells Unwittingly Support Viral Entry and Infection

    Human adenoviruses comprise 25% of all gene therapy clinical trials due, in...

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  • #2 How Do You Best Prepare Your Columns for Chromatography?

    #2 How Do You Best Prepare Your Columns for Chromatography?

    Here are some tips for attaching, filling or running your chromatography...

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  • How the Microbiome of Soil Affects Global Warming

    How the Microbiome of Soil Affects Global Warming

    The ground beneath our feet is teeming with microbial life—approximately 10...

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  • TOR Pathway Allows Yeast to Optimize Their Genome in Response to Environmental cChanges

    TOR Pathway Allows Yeast to Optimize Their Genome in Response to Environmental cChanges

    It is generally accepted that changes to a cell’s genome are driven by...

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  • Next Generation Computers: Transforming Cells into Autonomous Computing Devices

    Next Generation Computers: Transforming Cells into Autonomous Computing Devices

    What do computers and cells have in common? Can cells function as computers...

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  • Automated Multi-D Chromatography on the NGC™ System

    Automated Multi-D Chromatography on the NGC™ System

    What is Multidimensional (Multi-D) chromatography? Here is an animated...

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  • What’s in An Instrument Nickname?

    What’s in An Instrument Nickname?

    Researchers love their lab instruments…and sometimes hate them too. Out of...

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  • Six Things You Might Not Know About Bio-Rad’s Food Science Division (FSD)

    Six Things You Might Not Know About Bio-Rad’s Food Science Division (FSD)

    What’s the science that keeps your food safe? Find out with an inside look...

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  • Advantages of Multidimensional (Multi-D) Chromatography Using the NGC™ Chromatography System over Traditional Sequential Chromatography

    Advantages of Multidimensional (Multi-D) Chromatography Using the NGC™ Chromatography System over Traditional Sequential Chromatography

    Traditional sequential chromatography typically requires intensive hands-on...

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  • Choosing the Right Percentage Gel

    Choosing the Right Percentage Gel

    Unsure about what percentage SDS-PAGE gel to pick for your experiment? We...

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  • Mitochondria and Plastids Evolved in Miniscule Plankton to Form Eye-like Structure

    Mitochondria and Plastids Evolved in Miniscule Plankton to Form Eye-like Structure

    An eye-like structure called the ocelloid, found in warnowiid...

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  • A Fifth DNA Base?

    A Fifth DNA Base?

    A ubiquitous but rare DNA base, previously thought to be a transitional...

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  • Disrupting the Regeneration of Brain Tumors

    Disrupting the Regeneration of Brain Tumors

    Brain tumors such as glioblastomas are exceptionally difficult to treat...

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  • Growing Mini-Breasts for Cancer Research

    Growing Mini-Breasts for Cancer Research

    Researchers often use two-dimensional cell culture studies to study cancer...

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  • Paleontology Gets a Shot of Dinosaur Protein

    Paleontology Gets a Shot of Dinosaur Protein

    In all but the best-preserved fossils, researchers have assumed that intact...

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  • Social Amoeba Answer Age-Old Question: Do Cheaters Always Win?

    Social Amoeba Answer Age-Old Question: Do Cheaters Always Win?

    The social amoeba Dictyostelium discoideum has two life stages. When...

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  • A “Google Maps” Approach to Navigate the Cancer Genome

    A “Google Maps” Approach to Navigate the Cancer Genome

    Researchers have made significant progress recently in the development of...

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  • #1 How Do You Best Prepare Your Protein Samples for Purification?

    #1 How Do You Best Prepare Your Protein Samples for Purification?

    Here are some tips to clarify your lysate, filter proteins, and to achieve...

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  • Bioradiations July Edition

    Bioradiations July Edition

    See what new articles and videos are in the July edition of Bioradiations.

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  • High Quality Gene Expression from Precious Samples — A Simplified Workflow

    High Quality Gene Expression from Precious Samples — A Simplified Workflow

    Obtaining enough starting material to complete multiple gene expression...

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  • Too Many Questions, Too Little Sample: Developing a Real-Time PCR Workflow for Monitoring Gene Expression in Limited Samples

    Too Many Questions, Too Little Sample: Developing a Real-Time PCR Workflow for Monitoring Gene Expression in Limited Samples

    Traditional real-time PCR workflows often limit the number of genes that can...

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  • A New Player in the Fight against Ebola

    A New Player in the Fight against Ebola

    An international team of scientists recently identified the molecular factor...

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  • With Potential Illicit Yeast Strains, Biology’s Breaking Bad Has Arrived

    With Potential Illicit Yeast Strains, Biology’s Breaking Bad Has Arrived

    Another week, another warning about the growing power and peril of genomic...

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  • Cyclic di-GMP Acts as a Cyclin-like Molecule to Control Cell Cycle Progression in Bacteria

    Cyclic di-GMP Acts as a Cyclin-like Molecule to Control Cell Cycle Progression in Bacteria

    Cell division is a complicated process that requires not only cell growth...

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  • Putting Cells “to Sleep”: A Novel, Gentler Way to Treat Cancer

    Putting Cells “to Sleep”: A Novel, Gentler Way to Treat Cancer

    Traditional treatment for cancer often focuses on killing the malignant...

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  • 3 Moments of Inquiry with Bio-Rad’s pGLO™ Transformation and Inquiry for AP Biology: A ThINQ! Investigation Kit

    3 Moments of Inquiry with Bio-Rad’s pGLO™ Transformation and Inquiry for AP Biology: A ThINQ! Investigation Kit

    “Inquiry-based” is the new buzzphrase in science education. But what do...

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  • Introducing the ZOE™ Fluorescent Cell Imager for Routine Cell Culture and Fluorescent Imaging Applications

    Introducing the ZOE™ Fluorescent Cell Imager for Routine Cell Culture and Fluorescent Imaging Applications

    Using traditional fluorescence microscopes for everyday cell imaging can be...

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  • SureBeads™ Magnetic Beads Standard Immunoprecipitation Protocol

    SureBeads™ Magnetic Beads Standard Immunoprecipitation Protocol

    Immunoprecipitation (IP) is a commonly used protocol for concentrating and...

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  • Researcher Profile: Suzanne Topalian Pioneers PD-1 Inhibitor Drug to Treat Advanced Cancer

    Researcher Profile: Suzanne Topalian Pioneers PD-1 Inhibitor Drug to Treat Advanced Cancer

    Suzanne Topalian was recognized as one of “Ten People Who Mattered This...

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  • Teaching Inquiry in the Classroom

    Teaching Inquiry in the Classroom

    A look inside Julianne Zedalis' classroom at The Bishop's School in San...

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  • Cell Imaging Simplified – the ZOE™ Fluorescent Cell Imager

    Cell Imaging Simplified – the ZOE™ Fluorescent Cell Imager

    The ZOE fluorescent cell imager features an integrated digital camera and...

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  • Bioradiations Relaunch and May Edition

    Bioradiations Relaunch and May Edition

    Take a tour of the updated Bioradiations.com site, get a quick look at its...

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  • What effects are microplastics having on ocean life?

    What effects are microplastics having on ocean life?

    Large amounts of plastics are entering our oceans, with especially high...

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  • Human Gene Knockouts Predict Disease Risk

    Human Gene Knockouts Predict Disease Risk

    Researchers have used “knockout” mice for decades to study how loss of gene...

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  • Find the Latest Research and Information on Parkinson’s Disease In a New Open Access Journal

    Find the Latest Research and Information on Parkinson’s Disease In a New Open Access Journal

    Nature Publishing Group has recently introduced a new, free journal...

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  • Simple Measurement Could Bring Abandoned Antibiotics Back to the Clinic

    Simple Measurement Could Bring Abandoned Antibiotics Back to the Clinic

    Scientists at Duke University have developed a simple method for fine-tuning...

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  • Novel Blood Test Predicts Breast Cancer Up to 7 Years Before it Occurs

    Novel Blood Test Predicts Breast Cancer Up to 7 Years Before it Occurs

    Mammograms have been used for nearly six decades to screen for breast...

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  • Heterochromatin — Key Player in the Aging Process?

    Heterochromatin — Key Player in the Aging Process?

    Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit, sed do eiusmod...

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  • Enabling Research with the Automated S3e™ Cell Sorter2:13

    Enabling Research with the Automated S3e™ Cell Sorter

    For more info, visit http://www.bio-rad.com/yt/3/S3e Automated cell sorting is now available for flow core facilities and individual labs with the S3e Cell Sorter. Approachable for researchers and exp

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  • Top Stories of 2014 — Bioradiations Year in Review

    Top Stories of 2014 — Bioradiations Year in Review

    Bioradiations.com, the online technical resource for Bio-Rad customers, has been offering a variety of research tips, customer stories, articles of general interest, and in-depth technical reports...

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  • iQ-Check® Standard Extraction Protocol Training5:19

    iQ-Check® Standard Extraction Protocol Training

    For more information, visit http://www.bio-rad.com/yt/27/TechSupport-iQ-Check A powerful alternative to reference methods, iQ-Check Real-Time PCR Kits are designed for fast, qualitative detection of m

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  • Bioradiations Looks Back: 50 Years as Bio-Rad’s Life Science Resource

    Bioradiations Looks Back: 50 Years as Bio-Rad’s Life Science Resource

    Bioradiations, Bio-Rad’s technical resource for life science research, sent...

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  • Now I Can See My Own DNA - The Bio-Rad Science Ambassador Program at the 2014 Bay Area Science Fest1:27

    Now I Can See My Own DNA - The Bio-Rad Science Ambassador Program at the 2014 Bay Area Science Fest

    For more information, visit http://www.bio-rad.com/yt/8/scienceambassadors Discover how exciting science can be as students describe doing a real experiment. The Bio-Rad Science Ambassador Program pa

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  • Investigating Cancer Stem Cells with the S3™ Cell Sorter5:24

    Investigating Cancer Stem Cells with the S3™ Cell Sorter

    For more info, visit http://www.bio-rad.com/yt/1/S3e Assistant Professor Stacy Blain and PhD candidate Danielle Joseph, both at the SUNY Downstate Medical Center, are researching the potential role of

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  • Tips for Using Chromatography Columns with Your NGC™ Chromatography System1:16

    Tips for Using Chromatography Columns with Your NGC™ Chromatography System

    For more information, visit http://www.bio-rad.com/yt/21/TechSupport-NGC In this video, you will learn three quick tips to keep your chromatography columns in tiptop shape, monitor their performance a

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  • Investigating Cancer Stem Cells with the S3™ Cell Sorter Video

    Investigating Cancer Stem Cells with the S3™ Cell Sorter Video

    At SUNY Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn, New York, researchers Stacy...

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  • Discovery Days at World Series HQ, Mini Makers, and More: The Bio-Rad Science Ambassador Program in 2014 and Beyond

    Discovery Days at World Series HQ, Mini Makers, and More: The Bio-Rad Science Ambassador Program in 2014 and Beyond

    From running science experiments on the home field of World Series champions...

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  • S3e™ Cell Sorter AutoGimbal System Nozzle Tip Swap1:33

    S3e™ Cell Sorter AutoGimbal System Nozzle Tip Swap

    For more info, visit http://www.bio-rad.com/yt/5/S3 Smart and innovative, the S3e AutoGimbal System makes nozzle tip swaps on the S3e Cell Sorter fast and easy. See how the alignment process is comple

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  • Using the ChemiDoc™ Touch Imaging System to Find Leukemia Targets at UCSF5:42

    Using the ChemiDoc™ Touch Imaging System to Find Leukemia Targets at UCSF

    For more info, visit http://www.bio-rad.com/yt/2/ChemiDoc-Touch Leukemia researcher Ernesto Diaz-Flores (University of Califronia, San Francisco) describes how the ChemiDoc Touch Imaging System helped

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  • How to Order PrimePCR™ Assays - Primers, Probes, and Panels2:51

    How to Order PrimePCR™ Assays - Primers, Probes, and Panels

    For more information, visit http://www.bio-rad.com/yt/18/TechSupport-PrimePCR This brief tutorial demonstrates how to order PrimePCR Real-Time PCR and Droplet Digital™ PCR Assays from Bio-Rad.com — pc

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  • PureBlu™ DAPI Nuclear Staining Dye for Fixed Cells - A Fast Approach to Staining Nuclei2:57

    PureBlu™ DAPI Nuclear Staining Dye for Fixed Cells - A Fast Approach to Staining Nuclei

    For more information, visit http://www.bio-rad.com/yt/14/TechSupport-DAPI This brief tutorial demonstrates the use of PureBlu DAPI Dye with the ZOE™ Fluorescent Cell Imager for routine nuclear stainin

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  • Using Droplet Digital™ PCR to Monitor Environmental Contaminants in Water5:11

    Using Droplet Digital™ PCR to Monitor Environmental Contaminants in Water

    For more info, visit http://www.bio-rad.com/yt/15/QX200-DropletDigitalPCR Researchers Yiping Cao and John Griffith of the Southern California Coastal Water Research Project (SCCWRP) describe their wor

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  • The Brain’s GPS – Unraveling the Functioning of Our Navigation System

    The Brain’s GPS – Unraveling the Functioning of Our Navigation System

    This year’s Nobel Prize in Physiology and Medicine was awarded to three...

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  • QX200™ AutoDG™ Droplet Digital™ PCR System3:54

    QX200™ AutoDG™ Droplet Digital™ PCR System

    For more info, visit http://www.bio-rad.com/yt/AutoDG-ddPCR The QX200 AutoDG Droplet Digital PCR System provides absolute quantification of target DNA or RNA molecules for EvaGreen and probe-based Dro

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  • Advanced Topics in Cell Sorting53:24

    Advanced Topics in Cell Sorting

    For more info, visit http://www.bio-rad.com/yt/4/S3 In this webinar, Dan Fox of Propel Labs explores the principles of cell sorting including the theory of droplet cell sorting, how to assess cell sor

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  • Introduction to Droplet Digital™ PCR: Workflow and Applications24:15

    Introduction to Droplet Digital™ PCR: Workflow and Applications

    For more info, visit http://www.bio-rad.com/yt/12/QX200-DropletDigitalPCR Since its introduction two years ago, Droplet Digital PCR has transformed multiple fields of research including infectious dis

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  • Using Droplet Digital™ PCR to Quantify Early Rejection Biomarkers in Transplant Patients3:33

    Using Droplet Digital™ PCR to Quantify Early Rejection Biomarkers in Transplant Patients

    For more info, visit http://www.bio-rad.com/yt/8/QX200-DropletDigitalPCR Researchers at Chronix Biomedical applied Bio-Rad's ddPCR™ technology to quantify graft-derived cell-free DNA (cfDNA) in recent

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  • NGC™ Chromatography Testimonial Czech Republic Academy of Sciences5:13

    NGC™ Chromatography Testimonial Czech Republic Academy of Sciences

    For more information, visit http://www.bio-rad.com/yt/34/ngc Dr. Petr Novák describes how easy it is to train students and post-docs at the Molecular Structure Laboratory in Prague to use the NGC chro

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  • DIY Cell Sorting with Bio-Rad’s S3™ Cell Sorter

    DIY Cell Sorting with Bio-Rad’s S3™ Cell Sorter

    Until recently, cell sorting has been a complex endeavor requiring...

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  • Transforming Cancer Research: Droplet Digital™ PCR Plays Integral Role at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

    Transforming Cancer Research: Droplet Digital™ PCR Plays Integral Role at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

    Droplet Digital PCR has major implications for cancer studies, where the...

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  • A New Breed of Cell Sorters: Bio-Rad’s S3™ Cell Sorter Appeals to the Growing Cell Biology Community

    A New Breed of Cell Sorters: Bio-Rad’s S3™ Cell Sorter Appeals to the Growing Cell Biology Community

    The S3 cell sorter is Bio-Rad’s new addition to the world of flow cytometry....

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  • Profiling Dynamic Cancer Drug Responses with BioMarker Strategies, LLC and the Bio-Plex® Multiplex Immunoassay System

    Profiling Dynamic Cancer Drug Responses with BioMarker Strategies, LLC and the Bio-Plex® Multiplex Immunoassay System

    In an age of personalized medicine, getting the most out of highly targeted...

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  • Droplet Digital™ PCR for Gene Expression and MicroRNA Analysis

    Droplet Digital™ PCR for Gene Expression and MicroRNA Analysis

    Join Dr. Yann Jouvenot for this overview of Bio-Rad's Droplet Digital PCR...

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  • Life Since the Double Helix: 60 Years of Evolution in Biotechnology

    Life Since the Double Helix: 60 Years of Evolution in Biotechnology

    The advances in biological science and its applications in medicine,...

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  • What is Mixed-Mode Chromatography?6:24

    What is Mixed-Mode Chromatography?

    For more information, visit http://www.bio-rad.com/MixedMode This video reviews the advantages of using mixed-mode chromatography media. Mixed-mode chromatography depends on more than one interaction

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  • Automated Chromatography Coupled with Faster Confirmation of Purity and Yield3:08

    Automated Chromatography Coupled with Faster Confirmation of Purity and Yield

    For more information, visit http://www.bio-rad.com/NGC-Stain-Free Improve your purification experience by using the NGC™ Chromatography System with Bio-Rad’s stain-free gels. The NGC System is modular

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  • Measuring Adaptive and Innate Immune Responses in Ruminants55:00

    Measuring Adaptive and Innate Immune Responses in Ruminants

    For more information, visit http://www.bio-rad.com/livestock-antibodies This webinar highlights studies from Moredun Research Institute and The Roslin Institute at the University of Edinburgh focused

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  • Oct 5–6, 2016 Online onlyLabRoots Cancer and Oncology Research Conference

    Oct 5–6, 2016 Online onlyLabRoots Cancer and Oncology Research Conference

    Visit Bio-Rad's booth for 48 hours of non-stop science.

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  • What is Mixed-Mode Chromatography?6:11

    What is Mixed-Mode Chromatography?

    For more information, visit http://www.bio-rad.com/Process This video reviews the advantages of using mixed-mode chromatography media. Mixed-mode chromatography depends on more than one interaction p

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  • From megaTALs to CRISPR: The Many Ways to Edit a Gene

    From megaTALs to CRISPR: The Many Ways to Edit a Gene

    CRISPR has revolutionized gene editing but is not the only way to edit a gene. We compare the pros and cons of four main gene editing techniques – meganucleases, zinc finger nucleases, TALENs, and...

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  • Cleaning the Nozzle Tip on the S3e™ Cell Sorter

    Cleaning the Nozzle Tip on the S3e™ Cell Sorter

    In this short video, we show how to clean the nozzle tip on the S3e Cell Sorter.

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  • Monocytes — a Mini Review

    Monocytes — a Mini Review

    Monocytes play key roles in mediating innate and adaptive immune responses. Here is an overview of the types, functions, process of recruitment, and the role of monocytes in disease.

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  • Six Tips for Efficient Transfer of Your Proteins

    Six Tips for Efficient Transfer of Your Proteins

    A good and complete transfer of proteins from gels to membranes is crucial for the success of western blotting. Here are six useful tips for successful transfer of proteins.

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  • Performing a Fluidics Hot Swap on the S3e™ Cell Sorter

    Performing a Fluidics Hot Swap on the S3e™ Cell Sorter

    In this video, we show how a fluidics hot swap can be performed without shutting down the S3e Cell Sorter.

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  • Cleaning the Streams Camera Window on the S3e™ Cell Sorter

    Cleaning the Streams Camera Window on the S3e™ Cell Sorter

    In this video we show you how to clean the camera streams window as part of routine maintenance for your S3e Cell Sorter.

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