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.

Antibody Essentials Part 5: Important Considerations for Antibody Selection

As a researcher, you know that at a fundamental level, your experiments are geared to ask new questi...
Ken B, Tamar A, and Emma E Aug 4, 2021 3:00:00 AM

Antibody Essentials Part 4: Polyclonal vs Monoclonal Antibodies

In this blog, we are delving into some of the advantages and disadvantages of polyclonal and monoclo...
Ken B, Tamar A, and Emma E Jul 28, 2021 3:00:00 AM

Antibody Essentials Part 3: How Antibody Technologies Evolved

Since the discovery of antibodies, decades of research and development have spurred technological ad...
Ken B, Tamar A, and Emma E Jul 21, 2021 3:00:00 AM

Antibody Essentials Part 2: Antibody Diversity and Classification

Understanding how antibodies are made and the pros and cons of the different types of antibodies is ...
Ken B, Tamar A, and Emma E Jul 14, 2021 3:00:00 AM

Antibody Essentials Part 1: Antibody Basics

As a scientist, you probably already appreciate the vital role of antibodies in research. You may al...
Ken B, Tamar A, and Emma E Jul 7, 2021 3:00:00 AM

Immunology: Immunophenotyping Basics

Immunophenotyping is a technique that uses antibodies to allow the identification and quantification...
Chris S Jun 30, 2021 3:00:00 AM

Neuroinflammation in Neurodegenerative Diseases

Neuroinflammation is the activation of an immune response in the central nervous system (CNS; brain ...
Chris S Jun 23, 2021 3:00:00 AM

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

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