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Revealing BRCA2 Pathways in Cancer with Bio-Rad’s V3 Western Workflow

Twenty years after the discovery of the link between BRCA gene mutations and breast cancer, researcher Ryan Jensen of the Yale Medical School is looking into the interactions between the DNA repair protein RAD51 and BRCA proteins using Bio-Rad’s V3 Western Workflow.
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Bio-Rad’s Applications & Technologies Pages: A Valuable Resource for Scientists

Discover the wide range of applications for Bio-Rad products in diverse fields of study and learn more about our cutting-edge technologies and their underlying principles. Get protocols, troubleshooting tips, and updates on the latest developments in methods, instrumentation, and software.
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TGX Stain-Free™ Precast Gels Facilitate LDL Research on Potential New Drug Targets

When Dr. Fred Bauzon started his research, he worked with bioinformatics specialists to functionalize suitable gene candidates based on their expression levels with HMGCR transcript levels. All his experiments demonstrated a reduction in low-density lipoprotein receptor protein (LDLR) and candidate gene protein levels after the candidate gene was silenced. Here Bauzon discusses how TGX Stain-free precast gels have aided his research toward future drug targets for the therapeutic control of LDL uptake.
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Trans-Blot® Turbo™ Ready-to-Assemble (RTA) Kit Enables Economical, Rapid, and Efficient Western Blot Transfers

Bio-Rad’s latest semi-dry transfer system, the Trans-Blot® Turbo™, has changed the way researchers think about western blot transfers.
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Around the World with the ChemiDoc™ MP Imaging System

Bio-Rad has long demonstrated innovation in imaging, with the introduction of the stain-free gel electrophoresis workflow, which was rapidly followed by the launch of the Gel Doc™ EZ imager. Now, this progression continues with the release of the ChemiDoc™ MP imaging system.
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Transitioning from Chemiluminescent to Multiplex Fluorescent Blotting: Things to Consider

Today many researchers are considering changing their western blot detection method from chemiluminescence to multiplex fluorescence. There are several drivers behind this trend. Most significantly, fluorescent detection allows users to multiplex their western blots, enabling simultaneous detection of several target proteins at once, reducing or eliminating the need to strip and re-probe. Other benefits of fluorescence include better dynamic range, more quantitative results, and better signal stability over time.
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