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.

Tools to Confirm Antibody Specificity

You want to generate accurate results. You’ve planned out your experiment, accounting for all necess...
Chris Sumner Mar 2, 2022

Subcellular Marker Selection for Immunofluorescence

When performing immunofluorescence (IF), it is common to multiplex with several antibodies and/or dy...
Ginny Bain, PhD Jan 12, 2022

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...

Antibody Essentials Part 4: Polyclonal vs Monoclonal Antibodies

In this blog series, we are delving into some of the advantages and disadvantages of polyclonal and ...
Kenneth Buck, PhD Jul 28, 2021

Antibody Essentials Part 3: How Antibody Technologies Evolved

Since the discovery of antibodies, decades of research and development have spurred technological ad...

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 ...
Kenneth Buck, PhD Jul 14, 2021

Antibody Essentials Part 1: Antibody Basics

As a scientist, you probably already appreciate the vital role of antibodies in research. You may al...

What is a Recombinant Antibody and Why is it Important?

Recombinant antibodies offer several key advantages compared to traditional antibodies. These includ...
Emma E Jul 15, 2020

What makes an antibody monoclonal, polyclonal, or recombinant?

When you’re shopping for antibodies, there are so many factors to consider. For example, will it wor...
Chris Sumner Jan 30, 2019

Signaling Is Like Wiring

I’d once heard a great analogy for the pursuit of knowledge: it’s akin to finding yourself in a pitc...
Glen M Jul 18, 2018

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