December 1, 2017 (Vol. 37, No. 21)
Strong Points: Clear protocols, built in timer
Weak Points: Limited to Invitrogen products
The Molecular Probes Flow Cytometry Reagent Guide is a great app to have handy at the bench. The app covers a range of molecular biology techniques, including immunophenotyping, antibody labeling, and cell culture. The user can explore and order products related to each technique, and go through protocols that detail how to use reagents properly. The protocols are informative, easy to read, and easy to follow, making them ideal for use during laboratory work. Additionally, timed steps in the protocols come with an in-app timer, making it easy for users to keep track of where they are in the process. The Molecular Probes Flow Cytometry Reagent Guide is a convenient and useful tool for anyone working with molecular biology who wants a quick and easy guide to basic protocols.