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Troubleshooting the Bio-Plex® 200 Multiplex Immunoassay System: Device Time-Out

A “device time-out” message on the Bio-Plex® 200 System occurs when the instrument’s needle or probe cannot move correctly. Watch this video for several troubleshooting steps to try when this message occurs.
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Troubleshooting the Bio-Plex® 200 Multiplex Immunoassay System: HTF Alarm

The high-throughput fluidics (HTF) alarm on the Bio-Plex® 200 System indicates a problem with the instrument’s sheath fluid delivery system. See the actions needed to quickly resolve potential issues with this system and get back to your research!
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Troubleshooting the Bio-Plex® 200 Multiplex Immunoassay System: Device Failed to Pressurize

During calibration of your Bio-Plex® 200 System, you may receive a “failed to pressurize message.” In this short video, get some easy fixes for the most common issues prompting this message.
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How to Remove Stripes from a Gel Image — ChemiDoc™ Imager Filter Alignment

Usually when stripes appear on a gel image produced with a ChemiDoc XRS+ or ChemiDoc MP Imaging System, a misaligned filter is the cause. Learn the simple steps to correct this issue with this video from Bench Partners.
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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.
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DIY Cell Sorting with Bio-Rad’s S3™ Cell Sorter

Until recently, cell sorting has been a complex endeavor requiring specialized facilities and trained technicians. This infographic reveals how Bio-Rad’s S3 cell sorter makes this technique available to individual, non-expert researchers in 3 easy steps.
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TC20™ and TC10™ Cell Counters – Cleaning the Print Heads for Clear Printed Results

Most problems with misaligned printouts on the printer supplied with the TC20 and TC10 cell counters can be solved by cleaning the print heads. In this short video, find out the fast, easy, and effective way to clean these print heads so you can get back to your research!
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Bio-Rad Supply Center — How-To Tips for Taking Inventory

In this new video series, Bio-Rad offers answers for some your most frequently asked questions. This installment covers setting up and taking inventory of your Bio-Rad Supply Center.
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Guide to SPR Data Processing on the ProteOn™ XPR36 System

Good data processing practice ensures that protein interaction experiments using a surface plasmon resonance (SPR) system will yield the clearest possible results. Here we present tips for understanding and processing SPR sensorgrams when using Bio-Rad’s ProteOn™ XPR36 protein interaction array system.
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