Electrophoresis/Western BlottingPast WebinarsWebinars

Best Practices for the Best Western Blots

Presented by: Paul Liu, PhD, Product Manager, Western Blot Reagents and Devices, Protein Quantitation Marketing
Date: Tuesday, July 10, 2018
Time: 10 AM, U.S. Pacific time

Western blotting is an essential and ubiquitous method for protein research. We will discuss method optimization, data analysis best practices, and new advancements in imaging and fluorescent detection reagents that make western blot data more reproducible and quantitative.

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Finding a Good Antibody: Part I — Selecting the Best Antibodies.
ArticlesCell BiologyElectrophoresis/Western BlottingProtocols and Tips

Finding a Good Antibody:
Part I — Selecting the Best Antibodies

Even though antibodies are central to basic research as well as drug development and diagnostics, concerns with antibody validation remain high, and finding an antibody that works well for a specific application can be quite a challenge. Use these tips to select the best antibodies for your application.
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The How and Why of Normalizing Your Western Blots
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The How and Why of Normalizing Your Western Blots

Introducing data normalization into your western blotting workflow may sound unnecessary but it has proven to be a great way to ensure great results. Follow along as we break down some of the main takeaways from the first chapter in Dr. Oh’s popular wester blotting webinar series, including a unique method to ease normalization woes and worries.
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Generating Semi-Quantitative Western Blot Data Using Bio-Rad’s Image Lab™ 6.0 Software

Presented by: Kenneth J. Oh, PhD, Applications, Collaborations, and New Technology Manager, Protein Quantitation Marketing Group, Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc.
Date: Tuesday, March 6, 2018

Western blotting is a popular tool for protein quantitation, and the advent of digital imaging has greatly increased the sensitivity, dynamic range, and quantitation limits of this technique. In the second webinar in this series, get step-to-step instructions for normalizing western blot data using Image Lab 6.0 Software.

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Western Blot Normalization Methods

Presented by: Kenneth J. Oh, PhD, Applications, Collaborations, and New Technology Manager, Protein Quantitation Marketing Group, Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc.
Date: Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Western blotting continues to be a ubiquitous tool for the identification and quantitation of protein(s) of interest. The first webinar in this series will focus on common normalization techniques for quantitative western blotting and discuss important considerations when using these techniques.

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ArticlesElectrophoresis/Western BlottingResearch Highlights

Trends in Protein Separation and Analysis — the Advance of Stain-Free Technology

What is stain-free technology? How does it work in electrophoresis and western blotting? How does it compare with existing staining techniques? What are its advantages and possible concerns? Here is a technical review of this rapidly growing technological advance.
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Telling the Story of Western Blots with the ChemiDoc Touch Imaging System

For a long time X-ray film has been the standard for imaging western blots, but this method has its limitations. Find out how 3 researchers are using the digital tools offered by the new ChemiDoc Touch Imaging System to beat these limitations and improve their blot images.
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Brighter Precision Plus Protein™ Dual Color Standard — The Brightest Protein Marker Available

Take a quick look at Bio-Rad’s brighter Precision Plus Protein™ Dual Color Standard with this article comparing this standard to other available protein markers. Plus, find out why the ability to visualize a protein standard after reprobing matters to one researcher!
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Single-Cell Western Blot and Stain-Free Total Protein Loading Control

Dr. Robyn Murphy of Latrobe University introduces a protocol using Bio-Rad’s stain-free gel technology to conduct western blotting on sample sizes as small as single muscle cells. Dr. Murphy shows how this reliable western blotting method can be a valuable research tool. Learn more about stain-free technology.  
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Can We Trust Western Blots?

Prof. Aldrin Gomes of UC Davis shares western blot problems he has seen as a journal editor and outlines standardized procedures and controls needed to make western blotting data reliable. The presentation also includes tips to save time and labor during the blotting procedure.
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