Recent retractions in the literature highlight the reproducibility crisis in Western blotting. Links and a list of strategies to help solve the problem.
Discussion of research comparing manual vs. Western blot automation. The automated Western blot increased signal to noise ratio and signal intensity.
Until recently, processing Western blots has been the same since 1979. New advances are making it possible to automate some parts of the process.
Hands-free, automated Western blots processed with the BlotCycler™ optimizes shaking, washing, and antibody incubation and eliminates nonspecific bands.