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8 Characters You’ll Find in Every Lab

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In this poster we highlight eight characters you will find in every lab. Which character are you most like?

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Signals Notebook: Finally More Time For Science

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PerkinElmer Signals Notebook allows you to achieve meaningful scientific breakthroughs – faster and smarter.

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Identify and Quantify Individual Host Cell Proteins

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ELISA is the golden standard for HCP analysis but has some drawbacks. It only provides a single number (ng HCP/mg drug substance) and no information about the specific HCP’s.

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How Do Flu Vaccines Work?

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A century has passed since the 1918 global flu pandemic, aka the ‘Spanish flu’. Since then, our understanding of the influenza virus has come a long way, as well as our knowledge and development of vaccines against it.

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Drug Seeks Out Receptors in Sarcoma Cells, Shrinks Tumors

Drug Seeks Out Receptors in Sarcoma Cells, Shrinks Tumors

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A new compound that targets a receptor within sarcoma cancer cells shrank tumors and hampered their ability to spread in mice and pigs, a study from researchers at the University of Illinois reports.

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Precise Engineering of Graphene Could Benefit Lab-on-a-chip Applications
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A team of NYU researchers has solved a longstanding puzzle of how to build ultra-sensitive, ultra-small electrochemical sensors with homogenous and predictable properties by discovering how to engineer graphene structure on an atomic level.

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Defective Metabolic Pathway Corrected in Aged Mouse T Cells
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T cell-mediated immune responses are compromised in aged individuals, leading to increased morbidity and reduced response to vaccination. Finding new ways to boost T cell immunity in the elderly is key for enhancing their immune competence.

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Ebola-fighting Protein Discovered
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A human protein called RBBP6 helps fight the Ebola virus by interfering with its replication cycle, and a small molecule drug that mimics the function of this protein could one day be an effective therapy against the deadly disease, according to a new study.

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Discovering Druggable Targets

Discovering Druggable Targets

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We recently spoke to Dr Kilian V. M. Huber from the Structural Genomics Consortium & Target Discovery Institute, University of Oxford to find out – ‘What makes a good target?’.

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Target Identification & Validation in Drug Discovery
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This article highlights the properties of an attractive drug target, outlines the approaches used to identify targets, and discusses the key steps involved in target validation and the benefits and challenges of using siRNA to validate targets.

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Light Sheet Imaging Helps Capture Zebrafish Neural Development
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A video showing the birth of an incredible network of neurons in the nervous system of a Zebrafish has won first prize at the Nikon Small World in Motion Awards, which highlight the best in photography and video captured through the microscope lens. We caught up with researchers behind the video to find out more.

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Chemists Design Novel One-Pot Reactions to Access Complex Natural Product Analogs for Drug Discovery
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Scientists have discovered powerful new reactions for the synthesis of nature-inspired privileged structures – one-pot, modular, elegantly designed chemical reactions that could minimize the gap between the chemical and biological space. Their study findings could be a turning point for the discovery of unmet diseases.

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