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.

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

B Cell Basics:  What a disease researcher needs to know

Changes in the activation of intracellular signaling networks downstream of B cell receptors (BCR) l...
Tamar A. Nov 18, 2020 3:15:00 AM

T Cell Basics: What a disease researcher needs to know

T cells are highly specialized lymphocytes that play a critical role in the cell-mediated arm of the...
Tamar A. Nov 11, 2020 3:00:00 AM

COVID-19 and Fibrosis: Long-term damage beyond acute respiratory symptoms

At the time of writing the SARS-CoV-2 virus, responsible for COVID-19, has infected more than 28 mil...
Tony W Nov 4, 2020 3:00:00 AM

The Role of Autophagy and ER Stress in Viral Infection

The regulation of ER stress and autophagy during viral infection is an important factor in the balan...
Gary K. Oct 28, 2020 3:00:00 AM

The Role of Cell Death in Viral Infection

The regulation of cell death during viral infection is an important factor in the balance of virus a...
Gary K. Oct 21, 2020 3:15:00 AM

Cell Process: Which markers can be used to identify cellular senescence?

In response to a variety of environmental factors – like ionizing radiation, exposure to chemotherap...
Tamar A. Oct 14, 2020 3:00:00 AM

Cell Process: What role does senescence play in disease?

Cellular senescence occurs when cells cease proliferation and irreversibly exit the cell cycle. Whil...
Tamar A. Oct 7, 2020 3:00:00 AM

Simplify the Identification of Pluripotent Stem Cells

Reagent validation and experiment reproducibility are critical for advancing research of any scienti...
Harald M and Chris S Sep 30, 2020 3:00:00 AM

Seeding Labs Gives Old Lab Equipment a Second Life

As stewards of the planet, we’re always trying to find ways to reduce our corporate carbon footprint...
Chris S Sep 23, 2020 3:00:00 AM

Cell Process: What role do the telomeres play in senescence?

Senescence is a cellular state during which cells remain metabolically active, but irreversibly with...
Tamar A. Sep 16, 2020 3:00:00 AM

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