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Fluorophore Considerations for Multi-Channel Imaging

By understanding the antibodies, fluorophores, sample types, and imaging instrumentation used to generate your data, you will be better equipped to design your immunofluorescence experiments and to get robust and reliable results.

 

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Western Blot Troubleshooting

Common problems encountered in western blotting include low signal or high background. This video helps you troubleshoot problems in your Western Blot experiment, and provides solutions to ensure you get the expected results in the shortest amount of time.


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Viability dyes are widely used when counting and passaging cells, assessing chemical toxicity, and performing flow cytometry experiments because they allow one to distinguish living cells from dead or dying cells.

 

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Optimizing Fluorescent Multiplex Immunohistochemistry (mIHC)

The CST protocol for Fluorescent Multiplex Immunohistochemistry allows you to characterize 6 or more targets in one sample with flexible experimental design by employing a serial labeling strategy. In this video, Jen highlights five key protocol steps you can optimize to help get a balanced set of signals.

 
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How Does Antibody Diluent Affect IHC Staining?

It's important to use an antibody diluent that works with your particular antibody, as the choice of diluent can impact the standing results. The optimal antibody diluent supports antibody-epitope interactions and specificity, and ultimately, the strength of your staining.

 
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How to Sonicate Chromatin: Sonication ChIP Protocol

Chromatin fragmentation is a crucial step in the ChIP Sonication protocol. Optimizing sonication time for ideal chromatin fragment size, and following some general tips such as keeping the sample on ice, can improve your results.

 

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Useful Tools

pathways

Succinct and current overviews of selected signaling pathways.

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This Handbook presents an introduction to Weinberg and Hanahan’s 10 Hallmarks of Cancer, and identifies key pathways and targets related to each hallmark to aid in many aspects of cancer research.

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Phosphosite Plus

Comprehensive tool for the study of protein post-translational modifications (PTMs).

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Experimental reproducibility is under fierce scrutiny. This Handbook will help you determine if your antibodies have been thoroughly validated so you can achieve reproducible results.

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What you should expect from your time at the bench.

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Securing funding is a critical step in moving research forward. Learn how to write a grant using a detailed, step-by-step approach, outlined in this four part blog series. Start with "Writing a Grant Part 1: First Things First".

 

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