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The Latest Advances in Metabolomics

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Similarly to other ‘omics’ technologies, the field of metabolomics has experienced substantial growth since the beginning of the century. That growth is thanks to technological advances and the wide range of potential applications that metabolomics has in other fields. In this list we highlight some of the most exciting technologies and applications in metabolomics.

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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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How to Analyze Images with Invitrogen iBright Imaging Systems

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Capture images and analyze data from your western blots and gels efficiently and easily using the Invitrogen iBright Imaging Systems.

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How to Capture Images with Invitrogen iBright Imaging Systems

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Capture images and analyze data from your western blots and gels efficiently and easily using the Invitrogen iBright Imaging Systems.

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Saliva-based Alzheimer's Test Could be the Future

Saliva-based Alzheimer's Test Could be the Future

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Three biomarkers for detecting mild cognitive impairment and Alzheimer’s disease in saliva samples have been identified.

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Blood Test May Enable Tailored Cystic Fibrosis Treatment
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Study used blood test to identify distinct molecular signatures of disease; paves the way to precision medicine for cystic fibrosis.

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The Source of Stem Cells Points to Two Proteins
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Negative feedback between HIPPO and Par complex components ensure robust lineage segregation in mice.

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Immunoasssays Developed for Tau Measurement in CSF
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Researchers are working to develop a blood test to accurately diagnose or even predict Alzheimer's disease before symptoms appear.

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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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Through the Looking Glass of Single Cell Proteomics
Through the Looking Glass of Single Cell Proteomics
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To pick apart the differences between individual cells in complex multicellular organisms, we need to look at cells one-by-one. This article takes a look at how several scientists in North America are using single cell proteomics (SCP) technologies to discern disease pathogenesis and enhance directed stem-cell differentiation.

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