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Advanced Cancer Therapeutics: Increasing Efficacy and Specificity and Reducing Toxicity

Research into human diseases has led to the development of novel monoclonal antibody drugs. These monoclonal antibody therapies have been successful because of their specificity and selectivity. However, ongoing development and successfully launching a new mAb drug require robust and reliable methods to screen for drug targets, demonstrate drug safety and efficacy, and scale up manufacturing to meet the stringent regulatory guidelines required for approval.
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Immune Surveillance in SARS-CoV-2 Vaccine Development

The ability to characterize the target of cell-mediated immune response is crucial during vaccine development. In studying the characterization of SARS-CoV-2 infection pathogenesis in humans, a research team identified neutralizing antibodies that provided context for vaccine antigen design. Discover how the ZE5 Cell Analyzer was used to detect activation-induced markers, measure intracellular cytokines, and identify spike protein–specific antibodies in a rapid, high-throughput manner.
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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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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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BrdU in Adult Neurogenesis Research
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BrdU in Adult Neurogenesis Research

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.
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Understanding the Eukaryotic Cell Cycle

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.
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Assessing Cell Health: Necroptosis

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.
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The ZE5™ Cell Analyzer: Designed by Users for Users

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.
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Take Control of Your Flow Cytometry

Recommended for researchers with limited experience of flow cytometry.
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Assessing Cell Health: Autophagy

Part III of our cell health series describes the three main autophagy mechanisms and reviews the various methods for assessing macroautophagy and autophagic flux in cells.
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