CST BLOG: Lab Expectations

The official blog of Cell Signaling Technology® (CST) where we discuss what to expect from your time at the bench, share tips, tricks, and information.

Autophagy: Taking Out the Cellular Trash Has Widespread Therapeutic Implications

The term “autophagy” introduced by the biochemist Christian de Duve in 1963 is derived from the Gree...
Gary K. Jun 16, 2021 3:00:00 AM

Streamline Cancer Biomarker Antibody Selection for IHC with this eBook

Biomarkers are naturally occurring molecules that can be used as indicators of a normal biological p...
Emma E Jun 9, 2021 3:00:00 AM

Mechanisms of Cell Death: Ferroptosis

Ferroptosis is a recently described form of programmed cell death with distinct morphological and bi...
Gary K. Jun 2, 2021 3:00:00 AM

What Is Glycolysis and What Is Its Role in Metabolism?

Glycolysis and Oxidative Respiration are the two major metabolic pathways cells employ in order to c...
Chris S May 26, 2021 3:00:00 AM

Neurotransmitters, Receptors, and Transporters

What is neurotransmission? Neurons are central nervous system (CNS) cells that receive and transmit ...
Chris S May 19, 2021 3:00:00 AM

Unraveling the Role of G3BPs in the Regulation of Cellular Energetics

In an article recently published by Prentzell et al in Cell, scientists used around 30 different Cel...
Emma E May 12, 2021 3:00:00 AM

Set Realistic Recycling Goals at Home

While most of us don’t think of it this way, recycling is an old concept. Humans have been creativel...
Chris S May 5, 2021 3:00:00 AM

Mechanisms of Cell Death: Necrosis & Necroptosis

The thought of necrotic cell death might bring to mind images from an old horror movie, but as with ...
April L Apr 28, 2021 3:00:00 AM

How Do I Measure Metabolism?

Several different assays can be used by scientists to measure metabolism in a variety of contexts. T...
Chris S Apr 21, 2021 3:00:00 AM

The Role of Neural and Glial Cell Markers

The central nervous system (CNS) is composed of highly specialized cells, each playing a key role in...
Chris S Apr 14, 2021 3:00:00 AM

Mechanisms of Cell Death: Pyroptosis

Under the category of necrotic cell death, there are many well-characterized, as well as some newly ...
April L Apr 7, 2021 3:00:00 AM

The Role of Metabolism in Cancer

Alterations in the cellular metabolism of malignant cells have long been a central focus of cancer r...
Chris S Mar 24, 2021 3:00:00 AM

Which Antibody-Based Techniques Can Be Used to Study Neurodegenerative Diseases?

In order to derive the most information from samples related to neurodegenerative disease, it is imp...
Chris S Mar 17, 2021 3:00:00 AM

Mechanisms of Cell Death: Apoptosis

The death of a cell may be a more complex process than one might initially imagine. Cells expire in ...
April L Mar 10, 2021 3:00:00 AM

Pathways to Metabolism

Cellular homeostasis is regulated by the coordinated activity of several key metabolic pathways. The...
Chris S Mar 3, 2021 3:00:00 AM

Introducing the First Rising Black Scientists Awards Recipients

We’re excited to present the first-ever Rising Black Scientists Awards recipients. This will be an a...
Chris S Feb 24, 2021 3:00:00 AM

Targeting TIGIT for Immunotherapy and T Cell Exhaustion

The evolution of solid tumor cancer treatment has historically centered on a tripartite approach tha...
Tamar A. Feb 17, 2021 3:00:00 AM

Neurodegeneration: Tau Protein and Neurofibrillary Tangles

Tau is a microtubule-associated protein expressed predominantly in the parts of the brain that funct...
Chris S Feb 10, 2021 3:00:00 AM

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