In addition to the proliferation of microplate imaging technologies, antibodies and immunoreagents have become invaluable in many advanced cell biological and physiological research areas -- such as high-resolution imaging and super-resolution microscopy.
Flow Cytometry is a quintessential method for cell characterization. Here we briefly review principles, applications, and a few new instrument platforms.
Ultra high performance liquid chromatography (UHPLC) arose from the desire to increase sensitivity, resolution, and efficiency over traditional HPLC.
The robustness of the HPLC principle and its applications that have led to significant advancements in technology, instrumentation, and manufacturers. We’ve taken a moment to summarize features popular HPLC systems on the market.
Whether focused on whole-cell, patch clamp, or artificial lipid bilayers, there are a number of required items in outfitting an electrophysiology lab. We take a moment to briefly describe the major techniques and provide links for accessing the necessary equipment.
The choice of dealer is of paramount importance in securing not just the best device, but the best service, support, and other solutions as well.
Core aspects including temperature, gas, and sterilization are being addressed by new technologies and innovative solutions.
Microscope Parts: Popular Components, Add-ons, and Replacement Parts for Brightfield and Fluorescence Microscopes
The variety and functional significance of components, add-ons, and parts available for various microscopy platforms are briefly reviewed in this post.
Here we discuss technical details and applications of light microscopy, an essential technique used by many educational, diagnostic, and industrial research labs.
Laboratory Vacuum Pumps: Essential in everything from evaporation systems to high complexity analytical equipment
Vacuum pumps are important components in lab equipment ranging from evaporation systems to mass spectrometers. Technical aspects are discussed in this post.
MALDI is a powerful approach for analyzing difficult and large biomolecules. Discussed here is the MALDI ionization process and it's applications, strengths, and limitations.
This summary on electrospray ionization (ESI) offers technical information to identify ion sources best suited for biological, clinical, or other applications.
Vortex mixers are a fixture in many labs. Practical considerations regarding features, purchasing decisions, and specific products are detailed in this article.
KimWipes are a must have for most laboratories, and the KimTech brand includes many additional products and applications offering not just popularity but versatility.
Time-of-Flight (TOF) mass analyzers are most commonly coupled with MALDI sources in biological applications. Here the technology is discussed.
There are many uses for quadrupole mass spectrometers in biological and clinical settings among others. A brief summary of technical and practical considerations is offered.