Application & Consumables

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In-depth articles covering the various methods and applications used in the life sciences and biotechnology to further scientific research and innovation.

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Learn about the CRISPR/Cas9 system and the he tools, consumables, and reagents enabling genome editing.
Electrophoresis uses an electrical current to separate DNA, RNA, or protein molecules based on size and charge. Learn more about the tools powering this technique.
From DNA ligases and enzymes to exonucleases and kinases, DNA modification requires a wide variety of consumables and reagents. Learn more about the tools powering this technique.
In-depth articles covering the various methods and applications used in the life sciences to further scientific study and innovation.
Learn about PCR and the consumables and reagents powering this versatile and ubiquitous technique.
Protein purification and isolation methods have been used for more than a century. Learn about the technique and the consumables and reagents powering these methods.
Learn more about the consumables and reagents used in Western blotting to perform protein analysis.
Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay: Overview & Application

Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay: Overview & Application

Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay: Overview Enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay, or ELISA, is a plate-based biochemical assay used in labs to detect and quantify substances in a complex mixture, such as…
Restriction Enzymes: Overview & Application

Restriction Enzymes: Overview & Application

Restriction Enzymes: Overview Restriction enzymes are a type of nuclease enzyme that recognizes a specific DNA sequence/recognition site and cleaves at or near that specific site. The site recognized …
DNA Markers: Overview & Application

DNA Markers: Overview & Application

DNA Markers: Overview Have you ever thought about how scientists identify the species of an organism? By using DNA markers. DNA markers, also known as genetic markers or molecular markers, are short D…
Western Blot: Overview & Applications

Western Blot: Overview & Applications

Western Blot: Overview Western blotting is a technique used in labs to separate and identify specific proteins in tissue, blood samples, or other cell lysates. It’s also known as immunoblotting. It in…
Histone: Application & Overview

Histone: Application & Overview

Histone: Overview Do you know that each diploid cell in our body contains around 2 meters of DNA? Then, how does it reside in a 100 μm small cell? The answer is proteins that compact the DNA into the …
Cas13a: Application & Overview

Cas13a: Application & Overview

Cas13a: Overview CRISPR-Cas9 (Clustered Regularly Interspaced Short Palindromic sequence and CRISPR-associated protein 9) has created a buzz in the Science world. The ability of this genome editing to…
Cas12a: Application & Overview

Cas12a: Application & Overview

Cas12a: Overview CRISPR-Cas9 system (Clustered Regularly Interspaced Short Palindromic Repeats and CRISPR-associated protein 9) offers adaptive immunity in bacteria and archaea. It uses RNA-guided nuc…
Lectin: Application & Overview

Lectin: Application & Overview

Lectin: Overview Lectins are carbohydrate-binding proteins that recognize and reversibly bind the carbohydrate moieties of complex glycoconjugates. Their molecular interaction with sugar groups does n…
Biotinylation: Application & Overview

Biotinylation: Application & Overview

Biotinylation: Overview Fusion tags are widely used in labs for the identification and isolation of recombinant proteins that are expressed in bacteria or other cells (such as E.coli, plants, or mamma…
RT-qPCR: Application & Overview

RT-qPCR: Application & Overview

RT-qPCR: Overview The development of polymerase chain reaction (PCR) brought Kary Mullis a Nobel prize in chemistry in 1992. The high-throughput technique has revolutionized research in molecular biol…

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