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.

Mechanisms of Cell Death: Pyroptosis

Under the category of necrotic cell death, there are many well-characterized, as well as some newly ...
Gary K. 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 ...
Gary K. 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

Cell Process: How is cytotoxicity assessed?

Changes in cellular health in response to exogenous stimuli can provide keen insight into the biolog...
Tamar A. Jul 8, 2020 3:00:00 AM

Cell Process: The seven best assays to detect apoptosis

Apoptosis is a highly regulated form of programmed cell death that occurs in multicellular organisms...
Tamar A. Jul 1, 2020 3:00:00 AM

Cell Process - How is cell proliferation quantified?

The production of new cells through cellular proliferation impacts the development, growth, and main...
Tamar A. Apr 22, 2020 3:00:00 AM

Cell Process: What is cell viability and how can it be measured?

The health of cells in culture is critical to the success of your experiments. Have you ever been ex...
Tamar A. Apr 15, 2020 3:00:00 AM

Fibrosis: When Wound Healing Turns to Disease

Fibrosis is a disease that is characterized by scarring and hardening of tissues and organs. Fibrosi...
Susie K Mar 25, 2020 3:15:00 AM

Tools to Help Researchers Fight COVID-19

In order to quickly defeat SARS-CoV-2 (severe acute respiratory syndrome-coronavirus-2,previously na...
Maxine M Feb 26, 2020 3:15:00 AM

The Guide to the Hallmarks of Cancer Research Targets

If you haven’t heard already, it’s CST’s 20th anniversary. Woohoo! You could say this year is kind o...
Chris S Oct 9, 2019 3:15:00 AM

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