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Microfluidics Solutions to Proteomics Problems

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Microfluidic platforms are becoming commonplace across biological science. To find out more about how microfluidic technology is revolutionizing protein analysis, we spoke to Tuomas Knowles, Founder and Chief Scientific Officer, Fluidic Analytics.

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Immune Cell Atlas

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Developing the immune cell atlas will take a huge collaborative effort from different disciplines across the globe. Download this infographic to learn about the largest unified, standardized database of the immune cell network to date.

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Top Science Stories of 2018

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We have seen some amazing scientific breakthroughs in 2018. Here is a selection of our favorites.

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New Biomarkers Detect 70% of Pancreatic Cancer, a Vast Improvement
New Biomarkers Detect 70% of Pancreatic Cancer, a Vast Improvement
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A new approach to pancreatic cancer screening may help doctors detect the disease in people at high risk before it reaches more advanced and difficult-to treat stages.

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Protein Interactions Shed Light on Ebola Virus Replication
Protein Interactions Shed Light on Ebola Virus Replication
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Researchers have discovered the interaction between an Ebola virus protein and a protein in human cells that may be an important key to unlocking the pathway of replication of the killer disease in human hosts.

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Cellular Protein a Target for Zika Control
Cellular Protein a Target for Zika Control
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A cellular protein that interacts with invading viruses appears to help enable the infection process of the Zika virus, according to researchers who suggest this protein could be a key target in developing new therapies to prevent or treat Zika virus infection.

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Yeast Model of Metabolic Disorders May Lead to Novel Therapies
Yeast Model of Metabolic Disorders May Lead to Novel Therapies
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Researchers suggests that the role of yeast, the world's most basic eukaryotic unicellular organism, may pave the way for the development of novel, more effective therapies for the treatment of metabolic disorders.

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Unlocking the Secret to Gene Activation
Unlocking the Secret to Gene Activation
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Researchers have made a major discovery about how “DNA binding proteins” latch onto the human genome at particular places to turn genes on or off.

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Burn Severity Could be Determined from Blister Fluid
Burn Severity Could be Determined from Blister Fluid
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Researchers have found another, possibly more accurate way to classify burn severity to determine the best course of treatment: analyzing proteins in blister fluid.

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Case Study: Dr. Kaelberer Validates a Neuroepithelial Circuit using Milo
Case Study: Dr. Kaelberer Validates a Neuroepithelial Circuit using Milo
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How does the gut talk to the brain? In this new case study from ProteinSimple, we find out how Melanie Maya Kaelberer, a Postdoctoral Associate at Duke University, is using Single-Cell Western platform Milo to answer the question of how the gut can rapidly communicate with cranial nerves.

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A (Lab)Step Towards Reproducible Science
A (Lab)Step Towards Reproducible Science
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The reproducibility crisis is holding back science. London-based Labstep, a start-up out of Oxford University, think that their tool can help make science more open and reproducible. That claim has now been given some concrete evidence with the announcement that the research contingent of the MRC Unit The Gambia at LSHTM will be trialling Labstep across their Banjul-based facility.

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Care in the Community – How Biofilms Improve Bacterial Survival
Care in the Community – How Biofilms Improve Bacterial Survival
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A single bacterial cell on its own is vulnerable to attack and like many living things they can benefit from safety in numbers. But bacteria take communal living to a whole new level, forming veritable civilizations - the bacterial biofilm.

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Overcoming Western Blot Reproducibility Problems: Tips for Producing More Accurate and Reliable Data
Overcoming Western Blot Reproducibility Problems: Tips for Producing More Accurate and Reliable Data
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This article outlines key workflow steps to help researchers perform better western blots. By executing best practices in these steps – sample preparation, gel electrophoresis, gel transfer, protein detection, and image analysis – researchers can expect good western blot data.

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Medical Devices: How to Master New Clinical Evaluation Report Criteria
Medical Devices: How to Master New Clinical Evaluation Report Criteria
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To achieve regulatory compliance and authorization for sale in Europe, every medical device must be supported by a Clinical Evaluation Report which documents the entire clinical evaluation process. Read on for recommendations on how manufacturers can keep up with the changing regulation landscape.

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Antigenic Drift vs Antigenic Shift
Antigenic Drift vs Antigenic Shift
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As part of the host-pathogen arms race, viruses are continually evolving to evade the host immune response, be it from previous infection or immunity acquired through vaccination. Here we take a look at the processes of antigenic drift and antigenic shift.

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