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Emerge from the darkness – see BlotCycler™ automated western blot processor at the NIH Research Festival.

2019-08-22T11:26:24-04:00August 4th, 2019|Product|

  Scientists seeking reproducible data in their experiments are often confounded with the results from western blot assays. The steps for processing western blots require precise performance of blocking and antibody incubation. When these steps are performed manually, any error or variation that occurs is directly responsible for inconsistent results (Koller and Wätzig, 2005, Precision [...]

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 [...]