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Jul 7, 2014

Five Tips to Foolproof Your Antibody-Based Experiments

Save your samples and sanity.

Five Tips to Foolproof Your Antibody-Based Experiments

Immunofluorescence Lamin A/C knockout mice embryo fibroblasts following mitosis stained using Monoclonal Anti-a-Tubulin, clone no. DM1A (Cat. No. T6199). Patterns show actin (yellow), microtubules (purple), and DNA (cyan). [Jerry Lee, Johns Hopkins]

  • A faulty antibody is not always obvious, but using one unknowingly will drain any lab’s resources, regardless of size and funding. 

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