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2014-01-08 08:27:09

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ProteinSimple today introduced Wes, another revolutionary re-invention of the Western blot. Wes is the bold evolution of the popular Simple Western family of instruments, delivering simplicity and performance like no product before it. With just 30 minutes of sample prep, Wes will analyze up to 25 samples in under 3 hours and he will do it all for less than the price of a high-end Western imager. Wes also introduces an innovative...

2013-12-18 11:31:40

In a sort of biological "spooky action at a distance," water in a cell slows down in the tightest confines between proteins and develops the ability to affect other proteins much farther away, University of Michigan researchers have discovered. On a fundamental level, the findings show some of the complex and unexpected ways that water behaves inside cells. In a practical sense, they could provide insights into how and why proteins clump together in diseases such as Alzheimer's and...

2013-12-09 10:48:55

An international team of scientists led by Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center cancer proteomics expert Amanda Paulovich, M.D., has demonstrated the feasibility of large-scale, standardized protein measurements, which are necessary for validation of disease biomarkers and drug targets. The study, to be published Dec. 8 online in the journal Nature Methods, shows that the scientists' targeted protein-detection approach has the potential to systematically and reliably measure the entire...

2013-11-19 23:25:01

The Quarterly Online Seminar Series Starts with Advanced Genomics in Clinical and Translational Research, November 20, 2013. Yorba Linda, CA (PRWEB) November 19, 2013 Life Technologies has developed a new online seminar series to help researchers and clinicians stay updated on the most recent developments in science. These quarterly events will focus on topics in translational research and clinical diagnostics including pharmacogenomics, infectious disease, advances in cancer research,...

Researchers Exploit Power Of Evolution To Create Designer Proteins
2013-11-15 10:18:45

University of Leicester An international team of researchers led by the University of Leicester has "harnessed the power of evolution" to create a new drug for possible use against heart disease, inflammation and other illnesses. Researchers in the Department of Cardiovascular Sciences and Department of Biochemistry at the University of Leicester, together with colleagues in Cambridge, the USA and Italy, have employed a new technique to create protein-based drugs. According to...


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