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  • Automated Cell Staining in Drug Discovery

    Automated Cell Staining in Drug Discovery

    Tuesday, April 09, 2013
    Application Note
    Amy Yoder, Li Liu
    Cell and molecular biology become more integral pieces of the modern drug discovery process on a seemingly daily basis. Monitoring the interaction of cells and internal cellular activity provides ... read more
  • Ask the Expert: Using Rheology to Design Better Products—Yield Stress and How to Measure It

    Ask the Expert: Using Rheology to Design Better Products—Yield Stress and How to Measure It

    Tuesday, July 24, 2012
    Application Note
    John Duffy
    Successfully manipulating the rheology of a product during its development enables formulators to deliver desirable characteristics—the right feel and texture, great stability, and optimal usability ... read more
  • Small-Scale Vane Rheometry

    Small-Scale Vane Rheometry

    Tuesday, August 02, 2011
    Application Note
    David Moonay
    Vane rheometry continues to become more well-known and popular. read more
  • A UV Shadowing Technique Using a CCD Imaging System

    A UV Shadowing Technique Using a CCD Imaging System

    Monday, April 04, 2011
    Application Note
    Lindsey Bunn, Afaf El-Sagheer
    To visualize DNA and RNA on a gel requires the use of a dye or a radiolabel. read more
  • Effect of PBS Solutions on Chemokine Secretion of Human Peripheral Blood Mononuclear Cells

    Effect of PBS Solutions on Chemokine Secretion of Human Peripheral Blood Mononuclear Cells

    Friday, January 28, 2011
    Technical Article
    Michael Lichtenauer, Stefanie Nickl, Konrad Hoetzenecker, Andreas Mangold, Andreas Mitterbauer, Stefan Hacker, Matthias Zimmermann, Hendrik Jan Ankersmit
    Phosphate-buffered saline (PBS), a buffer solution commonly used in many biological research fields, contains monobasic potassium phosphate, sodium chloride, and dibasic sodium phosphate. read more
  • Use of Rotational Vane Rheometry to Solve Practical Problems

    Use of Rotational Vane Rheometry to Solve Practical Problems

    Saturday, August 01, 2009
    Application Note
    David J. Moonay
    Rheology is the study of the deformation of matter. A common definition is that rheology is the study of flow. Viscometry, in particular, is the measurement of viscosity or the resistance to flow. ... read more
  • Redefining the Rheometer

    Redefining the Rheometer

    Monday, October 27, 2008
    Application Note
    Steve Carrington
    The way in which materials flow or deform when a force is applied can have a direct impact on product performance. read more
  • Measuring Yield Stress

    Measuring Yield Stress

    Thursday, November 01, 2007
    Technical Article
    Richard Buscall, Adrian Hill
    Various materials, typically gels or dispersions with a high concentration of suspended particles, can behave either as elastic solids or as liquids, depending on the degree of force or stress to ... read more
  • Flow Characterization: Selecting Appropriate Technology

    Flow Characterization: Selecting Appropriate Technology

    Tuesday, November 01, 2005
    Application Note
    Steve Carrington, Joanne Langridge
    It is well known that measuring the rheological properties of materials contributes to the development of better products and helps predict end-use performance as well as the physical properties of a... read more
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