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Follow these tips to improve western blot reproducibility

2019-10-26T14:00:04-04:00October 25th, 2019|Reproducible immunoblot, Western blot troubleshooting|

Each antibody-antigen interaction has unique characteristics. Interaction of antisera with protein epitopes in western blotting depends upon a number of factors, all contributing to the final signal/noise ratio. Knowledge and control of those factors allows for modifications and optimization of the procedure. Prepare the membrane For size-related identification of an interaction between protein and antibody [...]

An NIH Study used BlotCycler for publication-quality western blot assay results

2019-07-31T15:58:03-04:00July 29th, 2019|Application|

In 2009, several people in Mangala village, located in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Africa, contracted acute hemorrhagic fever, and a novel rhabdovirus, Bas-Congo Virus or BASV, was detected in one of the serum samples. The precise mode of transmission remained unclear, but health officials were worried that BASV was emerging as a human [...]