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ELISA – News and Features

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New Technique Improves Detection of Misfolded Proteins

Researchers groundbreaking new diagnostic technique will allow for faster and more accurate disease detection.
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New Urine Tests May One Day Detect Early Bladder Cancer

A new, non-invasive test for bladder cancer that examines urine proteins may be on the horizon.
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Mechanism Behind “Memory” Gene Regulation Confirmed

Researchers have discovered a mechanism that helps explain the link between the protein PKMzeta and neurological disorders such as Alzheimer’s disease.
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Lonely People May Have Fundamentally Different Brain Activity

Research suggests that lonely people may think differently from others regardless of the size of their social networks.
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Combination Therapy Overcomes Drug Resistance in Colorectal Cancer

Adding a peptide to a chemotherapy drug used to treat colorectal cancer avoids the side effects this treatment can have on normal cells, including potential chemotherapy resistance.
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New Technology Developed To Detect Active TB

A team from Wayne State University has discovered a new technology that will quickly and easily detect active Mycobacterium tuberculosis (TB) infection antibodies.
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Mechanism of Platinum Drug Resistance in Colorectal Cancer Identified

A new study has shown that platinum-based chemotherapy drugs, used to treat some colorectal cancers, can accumulate in surrounding healthy cells and reduce the tumor's sensitivity to treatment.
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Epigenetic Regulation Studied at the Single-Molecule Level

In a first-of-its-kind study, EMBL researchers have shown how DNA methylation across the genome contributes to the precise regulation of gene expression
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An Introduction to the Lateral Flow Test: Strengths, Limitations and Applications

Diagnostic testing is key in many areas including healthcare and preventative medicine, food safety and environmental monitoring. In this article, we will consider what lateral flow tests (LFTs) are, how they work and their applications.
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Applications of Mass Spectrometry in Biopharmaceutical Analysis

This article will review the latest applications of mass spectrometry-based techniques across the stages of biopharmaceutical development and testing.