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.
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.
In this podcast, you will learn about the history of bromodeoxyuridine (BrdU) and how it was established as a popular tool for neurogenesis research. Gain insight into the latest BrdU-related findings and get five practical tips for controlling your BrdU labeling experiments.
The eukaryotic cell cycle is an evolutionarily conserved process that results in the replication of cells. Read this mini review to better understand the eukaryotic cell cycle and get an overview of common molecular techniques used to evaluate proliferating cells.
In this fourth and final part of the series on assessing the health of your cells, we review the different stages of necroptosis, see how it differs from apoptosis, and learn about the various methods of assessing cellular necroptosis.
Bio-Rad’s new ZE5 Cell Analyzer is a game-changing cell analyzer that was designed with direct input from scientists and flow core labs. Karen Helm runs the flow core facility at the University of Colorado Cancer Center and was one of the experts consulted. See how ZE5 is helping her flow core users do better science.
Macrophages are important players in the phagocytosis process in the immune system. In this detailed review, we provide an overview on the different types of macrophages, the signaling molecules involved in the polarization of M1 and M2 macrophage subsets, and more.