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 for Screening and Quantifying Cells

Whether your heart is devoted to cardiac research, you’re excited to investigate neurodegenerative d...
Steve M Oct 20, 2021 3:00:00 AM

Tools for Modulating Cells

Cell behavior is a tightly regulated, finely tuned process where various different signals work toge...
Andrea T Oct 13, 2021 3:00:00 AM

Tools for Monitoring Cell State

Have you been wondering how to monitor a cell state or cellular response? From a basic research stan...
Andrea T Oct 6, 2021 3:00:00 AM

Understanding Mitophagy

Mitochondrial health is a complex, carefully regulated process involving pathways that determine mit...
Gary K. Aug 11, 2021 3:00:00 AM

Mechanisms of Cell Death: Ferroptosis

Ferroptosis is a recently described form of programmed cell death with distinct morphological and bi...
Gary K. Jun 2, 2021 3:00:00 AM

Mechanisms of Cell Death: Necrosis & Necroptosis

The thought of necrotic cell death might bring to mind images from an old horror movie, but as with ...
April L Apr 28, 2021 3:00:00 AM

How Do I Measure Metabolism?

Several different assays can be used by scientists to measure metabolism in a variety of contexts. T...
Chris S Apr 21, 2021 3:00:00 AM

Mechanisms of Cell Death: Pyroptosis

Under the category of necrotic cell death, there are many well-characterized, as well as some newly ...
April L Apr 7, 2021 3:00:00 AM

Mechanisms of Cell Death: Apoptosis

The death of a cell may be a more complex process than one might initially imagine. Cells expire in ...
April L Mar 10, 2021 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

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

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

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