The Potential for CRISPR Gene Editing in HIV
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The Potential for CRISPR Gene Editing in HIV

The advent of CRISPR as a gene editing tool appears to have revolutionized drug discovery and development in a very short time. CRISPR-Cas9 technology is also being utilized to target HIV, to mutate or cut out the provirus. Read about what’s new in potential treatments for HIV and the challenges facing the industry.
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Cancer in the Age of Long Noncoding RNA Discovery.
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Cancer in the Age of Long Noncoding RNA Discovery

Cancer is one of the leading causes of death in the world and, due to an aging population, more and more people are diagnosed with cancer every year. Researchers are actively searching for treatment options in the form of potential biomarkers. Long noncoding RNAs (lncRNAs) have piqued the interest of researchers as a relatively new source of therapeutics. Learn more about lncRNAs and see how they can be used in cancer diagnosis and intervention.
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The How and Why of Normalizing Your Western Blots
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The How and Why of Normalizing Your Western Blots

Introducing data normalization into your western blotting workflow may sound unnecessary but it has proven to be a great way to ensure great results. Follow along as we break down some of the main takeaways from the first chapter in Dr. Oh’s popular wester blotting webinar series, including a unique method to ease normalization woes and worries.
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Preamplification and How it Can Be Used to Maximize qPCR Data Generation from Limited Samples
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Preamplification and How it Can Be Used to Maximize qPCR Data Generation from Limited Samples

Incorporating preamplification into your qPCR experiments may seem daunting, but it is a powerful way to analyze targets from limited samples. The tips in this article will help you understand how preamplification can enhance your qPCR experiments and the considerations and implications for incorporating it into your workflow.
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What's New in U.S. Biosimilar-Land?
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What’s New in U.S. Biosimilar-Land?

Biosimilars are gaining in popularity and estimates predict that the U.S. could save between $40–250 billion in healthcare costs over the next decade by switching from biologics to biosimilars. See how biosimilars have gained in popularity recently, the challenges the U.S. faces in developing them, and what the future holds.
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Year in Review: What We Learned in 2017
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Year in Review: What We Learned in 2017

In 2017, Bioradiations published a wide variety of general interest articles, tips, podcasts, and application notes. Revisit the technological advancements and growth in technology that researchers experienced this year. Here are the highlights of what we learned this year.
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Cell Sorting and Its Significance in Stem Cell Research
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Cell Sorting and Its Significance in Stem Cell Research

Stem cells possess the remarkable potential to self-renew and to differentiate into many different types of cells. Due to their unique ability to regenerate, they are being used in regenerative medicine and offer great hope for treating diseases such as diabetes and heart disease. However, since stem cells represent a rare population of cells, they are not always easy to study. See how the simplicity, efficiency, and flexibility of cell sorting is making it possible to isolate pure populations of stem cells for downstream analyses.
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Immunotherapy: The Next Frontier for Cancer

Immunotherapy is not a new concept; it has, in fact, been around for more than 125 years. However, recent scientific advances have led to the emergence and rapid evolution of the field, especially immuno-oncology. Get an introduction to this exciting emerging field, learn about the different personalized therapies currently available, and see what the future of cancer immunotherapy looks like.
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Speed Time to Results by Incorporating Flow Cytometry into the CRISPR‑Cas9 Gene Editing Workflow

The power to edit a gene is the power to change its function, and with it the biology of a cell. From generating novel cell lines and better animal models for the discovery and preclinical phases of therapeutic research to actually creating a therapeutic itself, CRISPR gene editing is allowing science to advance rapidly. See how enrichment and cell sorting can help generate edited cells faster and more reliably.
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Understanding Biomarkers for Better Drug Discovery and Development

Biomarker intelligence comes from understanding the biomarker landscape, that is, the characteristics and features of biomarkers, and disease pathways. This understanding, in turn, helps to recognize the utility of biomarkers. In this study, we partnered with Amplion Inc., to investigate biomarker usage in 24 immunotherapy companies. We found the most popular biomarkers and learnt how they are being used by each company.
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