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.

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

Cell Process: How is cellular senescence related to aging?

Senescence, the cessation of cell division and permanent withdrawal from the cell cycle, is a proces...
Tamar A. Sep 9, 2020 3:00:00 AM

Recommended Best Practices for Lysate Handling

The preparation of a cell lysate is crucial to the success of many assays, including techniques that...
Michelle G Sep 2, 2020 3:00:00 AM

Cell Process: What signaling pathways are associated with cellular senescence?

Senescence is the irreversible arrest of proliferation in response to a variety of cellular stressor...
Tamar A. Aug 26, 2020 3:00:00 AM

PI3K/Akt Signaling Targets Hit Close to Home

The ability of cells to recognize external signal cues (ligands and nutrients) and appropriately res...
Srikanth S Aug 19, 2020 3:00:00 AM

Cell Process: What is cell senescence?

Cellular senescence is a state of stable cell cycle arrest under which cells remain metabolically ac...
Tamar A. Aug 12, 2020 3:00:00 AM

How can recombinant proteins help researchers study SARS-CoV-2?

Although coronaviruses have long circulated throughout human populations, the study of these viruses...
Tamar A. Aug 5, 2020 3:15:00 AM

Immunology: How does the adaptive immune system work?

Have you ever wondered how people are able to develop immunity to specific diseases? This important ...
April L Jul 29, 2020 3:00:00 AM

Pros and Cons of Different Multiplexing Techniques

Multiplex immunohistochemistry (mIHC) and multiplex immunofluorescence (mIF) are widely used to iden...
Emma E Jul 22, 2020 3:00:00 AM

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