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.

Successful Immunofluorescence: The Importance of Validation

Part one of a four-part series on Immunofluorescence. Check out Experimental Controls and Fixation a...
Ken B Mar 1, 2017 3:00:00 AM

How to Validate a Histone Modification Antibody

Antibodies targeted to histone modifications may bind non-specifically to similar, but off-target hi...
Carolyn P Feb 1, 2017 3:00:00 AM

3 Questions to ask before starting your next immunofluorescence experiment.

Specificity, consistency, and optimized assay conditions are three key elements that help ensure rel...
Liana G Oct 19, 2016 3:00:00 AM

The Cost of a Failed Western Blot

Thinking about lab expenses isn’t as enjoyable as investigating your favorite signaling pathway. How...
Claire S Sep 14, 2016 3:00:00 AM

3 Questions to ask before starting your next immunofluorescence experiment.

Specificity, consistency, and optimized assay conditions are three key elements that help ensure rel...
Carolyn P Sep 7, 2016 3:00:00 AM

Roundtable Discussion on Antibody Validation

Antibody Validation Roundtable: Specificity + Sensitivity + Reproducibility = Validation  Concerns a...
Carolyn P Feb 17, 2016 3:00:00 AM

5 Steps to Publication-Worthy IF Images

A picture is worth a thousand words, or in the case of immunofluorescent imaging, a thousand protein...
Tara W Sep 23, 2015 8:00:00 AM

The Cost of a Failed Western Blot

Thinking about lab expenses isn’t as enjoyable as investigating your favorite signaling pathway. How...
Claire S Aug 13, 2015 8:13:02 PM

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