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.
The formation of aggregates is a common but highly undesirable occurrence during monoclonal antibody purification. See how on-column aggregation is dependent on the type of resin used and how one particular high-resolution cation exchange resin allows for the lowest proportion of aggregate formation.
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.
Explore the most watched Bio-Rad videos in 2017. From understanding CRISPR gene editing to generating better qPCR data to selecting antibodies for fluorescent western blotting, these videos highlight how we continually strive to help our customers do better science.
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.
Cancer kills eight million people annually worldwide; this number will increase to 13 million by 2020. Lung, breast, colorectal, and prostate cancer are the four most commonly diagnosed cancers. Meaningful developments in immuno-oncology, or cancer immunotherapy, treatments are important now more than ever. Learn about some of the newer immunotherapies, including BiTE Antibodies and vaccines, and the companies developing them.
Apolipoproteins bind to lipids to form lipoproteins, which transport lipids throughout the lymphatic and circulatory systems. In addition to cardiovascular disease, apolipoproteins are now being linked to other diseases such as cancer, autoimmunity, and neurodegeneration. Learn more about the different types of apolipoproteins and see how they serve as biomarkers for these diseases.
Bioradiations, Bio-Rad’s technical resource for life science research, sent out its first issue in 1965. How did this publication evolve in the years that followed? Take a look in our archives and find out!
Mice are an optimal model organism for human cancer studies. However, when experiments involve a human xenograft in a mouse host, cross-reactivity presents a major concern in measuring biomarkers. This technical report evaluates 14 Bio-Plex Pro Human Cancer Biomarker Assays for cross reactivity to mouse proteins and discusses the resulting data.