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.

Video: How to Choose Enzymatic or Sonication Protocol for ChIP

The success of your chromatin immunoprecipitation (ChIP) experiment depends on the fragmentation of ...
Kenneth Buck, PhD Nov 6, 2019

Tech Tips Video: How much antibody should I use for ChIP?

It's time to check out another video from the CST Tech Tips playlist! In this edition of Tech Tips, ...
Kenneth Buck, PhD Nov 28, 2018

Tech Tips Video: Milk or BSA? Choosing a blocking protein for Western Blot

So you've set the timer to five minutes for the first of three TBST washes for your western blot mem...
Kenneth Buck, PhD Sep 5, 2018

Mastering Phospho-Flow: Immune Cell Activation Webinar

To characterize activation of immune cells, measurement of intracellular signaling using phospho-spe...
Chris Sumner Jul 11, 2018

Shipping Temperature and Antibody Performance: You Asked. CST Answers.

Here at CST, we frequently get questions about the proper shipping temperature for antibodies. So we...
Chris Sumner May 16, 2018

Are you ready to transfer your protein? Wet vs. semi-dry transfer

 You are all amped up to run a western blot to identify “your favorite protein.” The lysates have be...
Neha G Apr 18, 2018

Keep ChIP’ing Away

So your experiments and data are funneling you down an inescapable path. You need to show direct gen...
Curtis Desilets Jan 31, 2018

Western Blot: Am I setting up my loading controls correctly?

You’re gathering data from all your experiments and preparing to present to your advisor and thesis ...
Kenneth Buck, PhD Nov 1, 2017

Fluorescent Staining Using Multiple Antibodies: Two Common Techniques

The use of multiple antibodies in a single experiment can provide useful information to researchers....
Tara W Sep 13, 2017

4 Steps to Better Immunohistochemistry: Steps 2, 3, and 4

This is part two of a two-part series on how to optimize your IHC protocols. Part one introduced the...
Carolyn P May 31, 2017

4 Steps to Better Immunohistochemistry: Step 1 - Antigen Retrieval

It’s Friday night and you could be out with your friends right now, but instead you’re tucked away i...
Carolyn P May 24, 2017

Successful Immunofluorescence: Antibody Dilution and Incubation Conditions

Part four of a series on immunofluorescence techniques. Check out previous posts on Validation, Expe...
Kenneth Buck, PhD May 10, 2017

Successful Immunofluorescence: Fixation and Permeabilization

Part Three of a four-part series on immunofluorescence. Read Part 1: The Importance of Validation an...
Kenneth Buck, PhD Mar 15, 2017

Successful Immunofluorescence: Experimental Controls

 Part two of a four-part series on Immunofluorescence. Check out our posts on Validation and Fixatio...
Kenneth Buck, PhD Mar 8, 2017

Successful Immunofluorescence: The Importance of Validation

Part one of a four-part series on Immunofluorescence. Check out Experimental Controls, Fixation and ...
Kenneth Buck, PhD Mar 1, 2017

Immunofluorescence: The Questions to Ask Before Starting Your Next  Experiment

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

Three 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

Webinar - Multiplex Immunohistochemistry (IHC)

Analysis of Immune Checkpoint Control Protein Co-expression in Breast and Ovarian Cancer Using Novel...
Liana G Jan 13, 2016

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