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Cell Freezing: How to Do It Right

BT Lab Systems 01/31/2018 0

An established cell line can be hard to replace since aside from being quite pricey, finding a replacement can also take a huge chunk of your time. ...

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Using Heat and Forced Air for Sample Concentration

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Solvent evaporation or removal is a vital process used in a wide range of applications both in the laboratory and in industrial settings. It is ...

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Horizontal or Vertical Electrophoresis: What You Need to Know

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Whenever you’re studying proteins and nucleic acids (DNA, RNA) in the lab, there is a great chance that you’ll be running your samples through gel ...

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How to Calibrate a pH Meter

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A properly calibrated pH meter is the key to getting an accurate pH reading of your sample. If you’re not sure whether you’re doing it right, here’s ...

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Western Blotting Principles: What You Need to Know

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Western blotting (also called protein blotting and/or immunoblotting) is a widely accepted analytical technique for the detection and ...

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How Fast is My Centrifuge? RPM, RCF and G-Force Explained | BT Labs

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Some researchers mistakenly think that RPM and RCF refer to the same thing. Well, while these two units are both used to define the speed of a ...

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Wet Tank or Semi Dry Transfer: What’s best for Western blotting?

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There are three ways by which macromolecules can be transferred from SDS-PAGE or native gels to the appropriate nitrocellulose, PVDF or nylon ...

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Are LED Transilluminators Better than UV Transilluminators?

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UV transilluminators are commonly used in science laboratories to facilitate the optimum visualization of proteins, nucleic acids (DNA and RNA) and ...

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The Basic Types of Electrophoresis for Protein & Nucleic Acids

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Electrophoresis is one of the simplest yet most sensitive analytical tools used in separating proteins, nucleic acids and other biological molecules ...

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9 Tips and Tricks to Get High-Quality Western Blots | BT Lab Systems

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Why do researchers find it difficult to produce respectable results from their blots? Admittedly, getting accurate, high-quality results from Western ...

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