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Optimizing Your Sample Handling and Management
Optimizing Your Sample Handling and Management
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Sample management in the laboratory can be complicated, procedures vary significantly depending on the identity of the samples. This free guide describes key considerations for sample handling and management.

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8 Steps to Successful SMRT Sequencing
8 Steps to Successful SMRT Sequencing
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When Single Molecule, Real-Time (SMRT) sequencing was first released, it promised a huge shift in our approach to sequencing – moving away from methods that had up to that point been validated and entrenched in labs across the world. In this guide, PacBio's Nick Sisneros provides some insight into SMRT Sequencing and the tips and tricks that will ensure success in the template prep and sample preparation for use on this sequencing platform.

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8 Tips for Improving Your NGS Libraries
8 Tips for Improving Your NGS Libraries
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For most laboratory workflows, you’re only as good as your starting material. This is particularly true for next-generation sequencing (NGS). Here are several tips and tricks to preparing NGS libraries that hold true across all applications.

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6 Essential Lab Safety Rules
6 Essential Lab Safety Rules
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Download this guide to explore the essential guidelines that every laboratory and scientist should adhere to when handling sensitive or delicate samples.

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5 Key Steps to Successful CRISPRi
5 Key Steps to Successful CRISPRi
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The CRISPR interference (CRISPRi) machinery is an efficient, reversible and specific genome regulating platform for transcription control, without altering the target DNA sequence. This guide includes key steps on implementing CRISPRi using dCas9 derived from Streptococcus pyogenes.

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10 Steps to Pipetting like a Pro!
10 Steps to Pipetting like a Pro!
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This guide highlights 10 important factors that will help you improve your pipetting technique and ensure accurate, reproducible results!

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7 Tips to Improve Your Western Blot
7 Tips to Improve Your Western Blot
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Follow these 7 top tips to improve your westerns and reap the rewards of clean bands and publishable quality data, every time.

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Getting Your Data Organized – 7 Secrets You Wished You Knew Before
Getting Your Data Organized – 7 Secrets You Wished You Knew Before
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In this list we learn 7 key pieces of advice that will help you handle your excel data and prevent errors appearing across your dataset.

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Transferring and Validating your Lab-Based Test onto a Lateral Flow Device [How to Guide]
Transferring and Validating your Lab-Based Test onto a Lateral Flow Device [How to Guide]
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There are many factors to consider when transferring a lab-based test to a lateral flow assay and important validation steps must be taken to ensure comparibly reliable and robust results are achieved.

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3 Crucial Tips for Data Processing and Analysis
3 Crucial Tips for Data Processing and Analysis
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So you’ve collected your data and have a nice, clean dataset. Before you start your analyses, you need to get to know your data. Here we’re going to take a look at the different data types, learn to understand them and do calculations with them. By the time you’ve got to the end you’ll be able to put your new skills into practice in your data.

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