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.

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 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 3:00:00 AM

Protect Your Pipeline: Don't let antibody supply disrupt your progress

During the pandemic, supply shortages took many of us by surprise. Who would have thought items as d...
Josh N Jun 17, 2020 3:00:00 AM

9B11 Is a Superior Clone against Top-cited Myc-tag Competitor

Biological research is about expanding knowledge, so it's not uncommon for scientists to become inte...
Tamar A. May 20, 2020 3:15:00 AM

The Importance of Research Antibody Specificity and Reproducibility During the SARS-CoV-2 Crisis

During this time of crisis, healthcare providers and researchers around the world are racing to deve...
Srikanth S May 6, 2020 3:38:00 PM

The Science Behind Sampler Kits

If one were asked to describe a Cell Signaling Technology (CST) antibody sampler kit, we would total...
Chris S Apr 29, 2020 3:00:00 AM

Hallmarks of Validation - Complementary Strategies

Depending on the antigenic target being studied and the application being used, it may be advisable ...
Katie C Apr 8, 2020 3:00:00 AM

Hallmarks of Validation - Heterologous Strategy

For antigenic targets where expression of the protein is very low or unknown, the use of recombinant...
Katie C Apr 1, 2020 3:00:00 AM

Hallmarks of Validation - Multiple Antibody Strategy

A multiple antibody strategy is a powerful approach to antibody validation. One of the most common m...
Katie C Mar 18, 2020 3:00:00 AM

2020 CiteAb Awards

We’re honored to win two CiteAb awards in 2020: Antibody Supplier of the Decade and Antibody Supplie...
Chris S Mar 11, 2020 7:53:58 AM

Hallmarks of Validation - Orthogonal Strategy

An orthogonal strategy for antibody validation involves cross-referencing antibody-based results wit...
Katie C Mar 4, 2020 3:00:00 AM

Hallmarks of Validation - Ranged Strategy

While a binary approach is one of the more desirable ways to evaluate antibody specificity, binary m...
Katie C Feb 19, 2020 3:15:00 AM

Hallmarks of Antibody Validation - Binary Strategy

A binary approach is one of the best ways to evaluate antibody specificity. By testing an antibody i...
Katie C Jan 22, 2020 3:00:00 AM

Introduction to the Hallmarks of Antibody Validation

Antibodies are essential reagents that support all levels of scientific research. Used in a multitud...
Chris S Jan 15, 2020 3:00:00 AM

Behind the Antibodies - Interview with a Development Scientist

Have you ever wondered about the minds behind our antibodies? We talk a lot about validation, specif...
Chris S Oct 16, 2019 3:15:00 AM

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...
Anthony C Jan 30, 2019 3:10:00 AM

Myth-busting for ChIP/ChIP-seq: Mono vs. Poly

Researchers who run a lot of chromatin immunoprecipitation "ChIP" assays – maybe even your advisor –...
Neha G and Ken B Sep 26, 2018 3:15:00 AM

From Bench Scientist to Benchtop Support

I’m a Product Scientist at Cell Signaling Technology (CST). My typical work day no longer looks like...
Kaitlin M. Aug 29, 2018 3:15:00 AM

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