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  • Puromycin Trending Applications: Double Nickase Transfection 2016-07-18 22:00:29 Puromycin continues to be applied for genomic purposes. Continuing our puromycin series is a protocol on double nickase transfection. PHASE 1. Double Nickase Transfection This protocol is recommended for a single well from a 6-well tissue culture plate. Adjust cell and reagent amounts proportionate
  • THC Destroys Amyloid Beta in Alzheimer’s (2016 Research) 2016-07-13 22:00:38 Alzheimer’s disease, a brain disorder that causes memory loss and dementia, is one of the leading causes of death and affects more than five million Americans according to the National Institute of Health. With its incidence being projected to triple during the next 50 years, Alzheimer’s disease
  • Keys to Fighting Alzheimer’s: 2016 Research 2016-07-12 23:33:32 (Image via NYtimes) Below are scientifically reported events that can help the general public and researchers understand the latest tools and methods to alleviate or combat the neurodegenerative disease that affects over 5 million Americans every year and 60% of 47.5 million people with dementia.
  • Puromycin Trending Applications: CRISPR KO and HDR Plasmid Transfection 2016-07-11 22:00:27 Puromycin continues to be applied for genomic purposes. In this protocol, puromycin is utilized in KO and HDR CRISPR plasmid transfections. PHASE 1. CRISPR/Cas9 KO Plasmid and HDR Plasmid Transfection This protocol is recommended for a single well from a 6-well tissue culture plate. Adjust cell and
  • Top 10 Females in Biopharma 2016-07-06 23:57:53 “Leadership is about creating futures that are not a direct path,” says the Broad Institute’s Samantha Singer. “It’s about being courageous and being willing to speak about and talk about futures that aren’t obvious to other people. Take a stand for a future you c
  • Dementia Research Articles (2016) 2016-07-05 23:55:43 A flurry of awesome research articles regarding Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, and other neurological disorders were published last week. Below are the top ones concerning dementia’s relation to the cardiovascular system as well as a new bioengineered method of looking at the disease v
  • Puromycin Trending Applications: shRNA Lentiviral Particles Transduction 2016-07-04 22:00:29 Puromycin continues to be applied for genomic purposes. In this protocol, puromycin is utilized in lentiviral transduction in shRNA particles. DAY 1 Plate target cells in a 12-well plate 24 hours prior to viral infection. Add 1 ml of complete optimal medium (with serum and antibiotics) and incubate
  • Breaking News (2016) – HIV Drug May Treat Alzheimer’s Disease 2016-06-30 19:47:26 Scientists at Case Western University, under the support in part by the Public Health Service Grant, was able to map the allosteric site in Cholesterol Hydroxylase CYP46A1 for efavirenz, a drug used to treat HIV infections, that stimulates enzyme activity. [Other Recent HIV/AIDS Research Articles] [