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  • Matrix Degradation Assays for Investigating Cell Invasion

    Matrix Degradation Assays for Investigating Cell Invasion

    Tuesday, November 01, 2011
    Application Note
    Jun Ma, Luke Armstrong, Janet Anderl
    Tumor metastasis, inflammation, and development are accompanied by the invasion of cells through the extracellular matrix. read more
  • Enterprise Thinking: Driving Open Standards Adoption in the Laboratory

    Enterprise Thinking: Driving Open Standards Adoption in the Laboratory

    Wednesday, September 01, 2010
    Application Note
    Trish Meek, Séamus Mac Conaonaigh
    With the continued rise in the cost of drug research and development, pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and research companies are rethinking the way they do business. read more
  • Improving FTIR Operation With a Contaminant Analysis Program

    Improving FTIR Operation With a Contaminant Analysis Program

    Wednesday, September 01, 2010
    Application Note
    John Monti
    Spectrum search (library search) is a procedure often used in contaminant analysis. It consists of using the search function included in Fourier transform infrared (FTIR) software or specialized ... read more
  • Effective Forensic Sample Tracking and Handling

    Effective Forensic Sample Tracking and Handling

    Wednesday, September 01, 2010
    Application Note
    Tal Murthy, Brian Hewson
    With implications for the success of a legal case, forensic samples must be stored under optimal conditions to avoid DNA deterioration. Failure to maintain proper storage conditions can result in ... read more
  • Benefits of an Integrated Laboratory (iLAB)

    Benefits of an Integrated Laboratory (iLAB)

    Wednesday, September 01, 2010
    Application Note
    Robert Pavlis
    An iLAB, or integrated laboratory, is a new type of laboratory informatics system—a total laboratory automation system. The value of an iLAB can best be appreciated by exploring four key problems with... read more
  • Challenging Chromatographic Peak Integration

    Challenging Chromatographic Peak Integration

    Wednesday, September 01, 2010
    Application Note
    Shaun Quinn
    Integration is a fundamental task that all chromatographers perform on a daily basis. Due to faster chromatography, which is creating more data every day, the amount of time spent on integration is ... read more
  • Identifying Trace Compounds in Complex Mixtures With MS Data-Processing Software

    Identifying Trace Compounds in Complex Mixtures With MS Data-Processing Software

    Wednesday, September 01, 2010
    Application Note
    Gareth M. Roberts
    With the ultimate aim of protecting workers, consumers, and the environment, industry regulations are continually expanding with respect to monitoring the volatile organic compounds (VOCs) emitted by ... read more
  • Tips to Prevent Streaking on 2-D Gels

    Tips to Prevent Streaking on 2-D Gels

    Tuesday, November 01, 2005
    Application Note
    Tom Berkelman, Mary Grace Brubacher, Haiyin Chang, Tim Cross, William Strong
    The most common problem encountered with 2-D gels is protein streaking, whether in the horizontal or vertical direction. read more
  • An Automated Alternative to SDS-PAGE for Protein Analysis

    An Automated Alternative to SDS-PAGE for Protein Analysis

    Tuesday, March 01, 2005
    Technical Article
    Sang Jeong, Sherri Biondi, Jim Mikkelsen, Bahram Fathollahi, Adrian Winoto, Michael Spaid, Andrea Chow
    Now that the Human Genome Project is finished, the next important phase is understanding the expression and function of proteins. read more
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