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.

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 ...
Gary K. Apr 7, 2021 3:00:00 AM

The COVID-19 Pandemic: Why Science and Common Sense Matter

Even as a company at the forefront of science, our employees like, so many people around the world, ...
Chris S Mar 31, 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 ...
Gary K. 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

Introduction to Metabolism

Cellular metabolism encompasses all of the chemical processes that occur within cells to maintain ho...
Chris S Feb 3, 2021 3:00:00 AM

How S6 Ribosomal Protein (5G10) Rabbit mAb Can Help You With Your Immunofluorescence Staining

One antibody is used in our lab so often that we each keep our own bulk stock! This antibody is S6 R...
John B Jan 27, 2021 3:00:00 AM

What Is Neurodegenerative Disease?

Neurodegeneration is marked by the progressive loss of neuronal function and structure leading to co...
Chris S Jan 20, 2021 3:00:00 AM

Chasing Tau-biomarkers for Alzheimer’s Disease Part 2

The big question is: what plasma biomarker(s) could be used to accurately predict the severity of Al...
Antonio V and Lei L Jan 13, 2021 3:00:00 AM

2021 Preview

It’s the start of another exciting year of Lab Expectation articles. What can you expect from us in ...
Chris S Jan 6, 2021 3:00:00 AM

Case Study: Acetylated Lysine and Its Impact on Crohn’s Disease

Nature Communications recently published a novel study from the laboratory of Daniel Figeys at the U...
Charles F and Josh N Dec 16, 2020 3:00:00 AM

A Tale of Two Stains: Ponceau S vs Coomassie Blue

You've just finished running your lysate sample by SDS-PAGE, so you're pretty confident your protein...
Caroline J and Misbah K Dec 9, 2020 3:00:00 AM

Chasing Tau-biomarkers for Alzheimer’s Disease Part 1

Dementia is an inevitable burden for many humans, prevailing under a broad umbrella not only in neur...
Antonio V and Lei L Dec 2, 2020 9:30:00 AM

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