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In-depth articles covering the various methods and applications used in the life sciences to further scientific study and innovation.
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05/16/2022

Laying the Legal Groundwork: How to Run an Effective Board Meeting

In the early days of a startup, board meetings can seem somewhat unimportant in the grand scheme of things, but they are incredibly important and can be extremely beneficial if run properly. The prima…
05/16/2022

Laying the Legal Groundwork: How & When to Fire Someone

In the worst case scenario, being fired is shocking, distressing, and hurtful. In the best case scenario, it’s a relief. However, more often than not, the experience is an emotional one. This mix of i…
05/16/2022

Laying the Legal Groundwork: Understanding Stock Option Grants

Stock option grants are an excellent way to strengthen your employee compensation package. However, they are also a tricky legal topic that can be extremely costly to get wrong. In many areas, a busin…
05/16/2022

Laying the Legal Groundwork: Understanding Employment Agreements

It is hard to underestimate the value of a properly created employment agreement, also referred to as an employment contract. When done correctly, this binding agreement establishes an employment rela…

Coomassie Blue Staining: Definition & Overview

Definition: Coomassie Blue Stains Coomassie Brilliant Blue is a family of dyes that are routinely used in labs for protein staining protocols, performed after SDS-PAGE or polyacrylamide gel electropho…
04/30/2022

gRNA: Definition & Applications

What Is Guide RNA (gRNA)? Gene editing, also known as genome engineering, is a revolutionary technique that modifies DNA to treat disease and improve human health.  Among such techniques is the C…
04/29/2022

Plasmids: Definition & Overview

What Are Plasmids? Plasmids are small, circular, extrachromosomal, double-stranded DNA molecules, naturally found in bacterial species. However, their presence has also been found in some archaea and …
04/29/2022

Laying the Legal Groundwork: 83(b) Election & Why You Should File One

You may have heard of the 83(b) election before, especially if you’re a startup founder starting a new business. That’s because the 83(b) election, also referred to as the Section 83(b) election, allo…

DNase: Definition & Overview

What Is DNase? Deoxyribonuclease (DNase) is a class of nuclease enzymes that cleaves the DNA molecule. It breaks the phosphodiester bond formed between two nucleotides of dsDNA or ssDNA, by cleaving e…

Deoxynucleotide Triphosphates (dNTP): Components & Overview

What Is dNTP? Nucleoside triphosphate is a biomolecule involved in building nucleic acids (DNA and RNA). Structurally, they contain nitrogenous bases bound to a ribose sugar and three phosphates. And,…