Multiplex immunoassay development requires a lot of validation and standardization steps. Several factors can influence the performance of these assays. Some factors that need to be considered are mentioned here.
How can we easily identify biomarkers for different immune cell types? This color-coded poster makes identification of mouse lineage biomarkers easy.
What can chromatography peaks tell us? From the quality of column packing to the purity of separated proteins, a lot can be gleaned from the peaks. Here are some definitions that can help decipher what chromatography peaks can tell us.
Multiplexing an assay comes with its own complications in addition to the benefits it affords. Designing multicolor panels for flow cytometry analysis entails several considerations for a successful outcome. Here is a list of tips that can help you succeed in setting up and running a multicolor flow cytometry panel.
When you have finished all your experiments and have the paper ready in your head, you need to consider several factors before sending it for publication. Here are some tips that Bio-Rad’s PrimePCR™ PCR Primers and Assays group put together for getting the paper published successfully.
Which antibody is the best to obtain a definitive and conclusive answer for my questions? How do I choose the best antibody for my purpose? These are standard questions that scientists ask time and time again. Here are a few tips to choose the most appropriate antibody for your specific application.
Immunoprecipitation (IP) is a commonly used protocol for concentrating and purifying proteins using specific antibodies and magnetic beads. Here is a simple IP protocol using Bio-Rad’s SureBeads Magnetic Beads.
Ligand Immobilization in Protein Interaction Studies — An Unattended Amine Coupling Protocol with Automatic Coinjection Activation
Amine coupling is the most commonly adopted technique to bind proteins to biosensor chips. Because of the possibility of the amine coupling reagents reacting with each other, these have to be premixed just before the injection and injected independently. Here are some tips to automatically coinject these reagents.