#Antibodies Go Social


Posted by Tara W on May 2, 2018 3:15:00 AM

It began with an Instagram pic of a 100 uL tube:

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Topics: Science Education, Just for fun

Fluorescent Staining Using Multiple Antibodies


Posted by Tara W on Sep 13, 2017 3:00:00 AM


The use of multiple antibodies in a single experiment can provide useful information to researchers. Co-staining with multiple antibodies and cellular dyes is a simple, low-content form of multiplex analysis. Techniques for performing multiplex analyses in cells and tissues are powerful research tools that are applicable to general cell biology studies as well as diagnostic purposes. These techniques allow researchers to detect multiple biomarkers to assess their samples. They also allow for easy colocalization studies to determine relationships between analytes. Here we describe two common techniques for fluorescent staining using multiple antibodies in the same assay.

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Topics: IF-IC, techniques, Protocols, Companion Reagents, Primary Antibodies, Antibody Performance

5 Steps to Publication-Worthy IF Images


Posted by Tara W on Sep 6, 2017 3:30:00 PM

A picture is worth a thousand words, or in the case of immunofluorescent imaging, a thousand proteins. The images used to illustrate a scientific experiment should convey as much information as the text itself. Here at CST, we pride ourselves in the quality of our antibodies and our rigorous validation process. When we approve our primary antibodies for IF, we like to showcase them using high quality images generated in-house. Beyond our recommended IF protocols (check it out here), here are some additional considerations to make when planning your IF staining. 

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Topics: Protocols, Antibody Performance, Antibody Validation, IF-IC, techniques

Happy New Year!


Posted by Tara W on Dec 28, 2016 3:00:00 AM

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Happy Thanksgiving from CST


Posted by Tara W on Nov 23, 2016 3:00:00 AM

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5 Steps to Publication-Worthy IF Images


Posted by Tara W on Sep 23, 2015 8:00:00 AM

A picture is worth a thousand words, or in the case of immunofluorescent imaging, a thousand proteins. The images used to illustrate a scientific experiment should convey as much information as the text itself. Here at CST, we pride ourselves in the quality of our antibodies and our rigorous validation process. When we approve our primary antibodies for IF, we like to showcase them using high quality images generated in-house. Beyond our recommended IF protocols (check it out here), here are some additional considerations to make when planning your IF staining. 

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Topics: Protocols, Antibody Performance, Antibody Validation, IF-IC

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