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How To Prepare Protein Complexes for Mass Spectrometry: Success Is in the Details
The aim of this guide is to aid the experimental scientist in preparing samples for successful analysis by mass spectrometry and identification of the protein components of the complex.
Are You in Control of Your Cells?
Designing controls for some experiments involving cells can be tricky, especially for beginners who do not realize how many factors are at play and must be controlled during cell culture.
How To Choose the Right Western Blot Detection Method
It is important to understand the advantages and disadvantages of different ways of detecting a protein of interest on a western blot membrane. Here, we consider the three main types of protein detection for western blot; radioactive, enzymatic, and fluorescent.
How To Successfully Implement a Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS)
This is the essential guide for any laboratory thinking of implementing a LIMS to improve processes and operational efficiency.
Optimizing Magnetic Bead Specificity and Binding Capacity
Download this guide to understand the basics of working with magnetic beads, their various applications and how to optimize bead specificity.
A Guide to Measuring Drug-Target Residence Times with Biochemical Assays
This guide provides technical background on concepts and techniques for use of Transcreener® biochemical assays to measure drug-target residence times.
Basics and Principles of Bacterial Isolation and Identification
Download this guide for assistance on growing, isolating and identifying your bacterial cultures, including lots of handy tips and tricks to keep your culture healthy.
Your Guide to Storing Laboratory Reagents and Samples Over Time
Download this free guide to storing your chemicals and reagents, including how to manage dangerous and delicate materials.
Multiplexing Your Lateral Flow Assay
This guide outlines some of the important factors to consider when developing a multiplex lateral flow assay, be it from scratch or building on previously developed singleplex assays.
Essential Guide for Improving Your Protein Gels
This step-by-step guide to Polyacrylamide gel electrophoresis (PAGE) will provide you with all the help and tips you need to produce successful gels.