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  • Electrophoresis 2.0: Faster, Stronger, and  More Reproducible

    Electrophoresis 2.0: Faster, Stronger, and More Reproducible

    Monday, August 04, 2014
    Application Note
    Ryan Jensen, Stefan Lehr, Anton Posch
    In 2010, researchers around the world were competing to finish the race to purify BRCA2, a protein whose mutant form is associated with more than 50% of hereditary breast cancer. But only one of ... read more
  • Interview With Richard Peters, President of NuAire, Inc.

    Interview With Richard Peters, President of NuAire, Inc.

    Tuesday, April 01, 2014
    Application Note
    Maria Stone
    Max D. Peters started the company back in 1971. He was an avionics engineer at Honeywell and he worked on satellites, aircraft, and other projects involving HEPA [high efficiency particle air] ... read more
  • The Role of Synthetic DNA in Big DNA and Genetics Research

    The Role of Synthetic DNA in Big DNA and Genetics Research

    Friday, August 02, 2013
    Technical Article
    Dan Gibson, Hans Packer
    Synthetic biology is defined as the de novo design and construction of biological devices and systems, and as such is heavily reliant on the use of synthetic DNA. The size and sequence of potential ... read more
  • Product Intelligence: Thermal Cyclers: Behind the Technology

    Product Intelligence: Thermal Cyclers: Behind the Technology

    Friday, June 28, 2013
    Technical Article
    Caitlin Smith
    Also referred to as thermocyclers, DNA amplifiers, or PCR machines, thermal cyclers are a vital part of the molecular biology laboratory. Many choices of thermal cycler are available, and this article... read more
  • Light-Emitting Diodes: A New Solution for Fluorescence

    Light-Emitting Diodes: A New Solution for Fluorescence

    Saturday, October 01, 2011
    Technical Article
    Barbara Foster
    From the dramatic increase in new fluorophores to the proliferation of techniques like total internal reflection fluorescence (TIRF), photoactivated localization microscopy (PALM), and stochastic... read more
  • Plate Washing in 1536: Evaluation of a Double-Column Aspirator Head

    Plate Washing in 1536: Evaluation of a Double-Column Aspirator Head

    Thursday, October 22, 2009
    Application Note
    Michelle Batchlett, Jason Cassaday, Carissa Ohart, Kurtis Berry, Oleg Kornienko, Jim Chang
    Plate assays (1536-well) that require washing (i.e., enzyme-linked immunosorbent assays [ELISAs] and cell-based), are not routinely implemented in high-throughput screening laboratories due to the ... read more
  • Minimizing Liquid Delivery Risk: Operators as Sources of Error

    Minimizing Liquid Delivery Risk: Operators as Sources of Error

    Saturday, September 01, 2007
    Technical Article
    Wendy Vaccaro
    This is the third in a series of articles entitled “Minimizing Liquid Delivery Risk,” addressing the most common causes of liquid delivery error and providing guidance on how to address and overcome ... read more
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