Immunodiagnostic Antibody Technologies

Immunodiagnostic Antibody Technologies Immunodiagnostics take advantage of the capability of antibodies to attach to an antigen of interest. This time-saving, specific, and sensitive approach is crucial to the understanding and diagnosis of various diseases. Immunodiagnostics allow for important insights into numerous health conditions, whether cardiac, metabolic, cancer, or infectious disease. This has allowed the development … Continue reading Immunodiagnostic Antibody Technologies

T-flasks vs. Roller Bottles vs. Spinner Flasks vs. Cell Factories

T-flasks vs. Roller Bottles vs. Spinner Flasks vs. Cell Factories Common types of containers used to grow cells include t-flasks, roller bottles, cell factories, and spinner flasks. What determines the container used is the type of cells you are attempting to expand and/or size of the culture. The two prominent types of cell shape and … Continue reading T-flasks vs. Roller Bottles vs. Spinner Flasks vs. Cell Factories

An Introduction to Insect Cell Culture

An Introduction to Insect Cell Culture When it comes to heterologous protein expression, insect cell culture is often the preferred choice. Whether for basic research or large-scale production, insect cells have the capability of expressing large numbers of proteins that possess intricate post-translational changes. Insect cell cultures are used extensively for studies involving microbial pathology, … Continue reading An Introduction to Insect Cell Culture

What are Hybridoma Cells?

What are Hybridoma Cells? Hybridoma cells are most commonly used in the production of monoclonal antibodies, which are used in a variety of applications such as cancer diagnosis, drug development, and immunotherapy. The process of creating hybridoma cells is complex and involves several steps. First, a myeloma cell is fused with a B-lymphocyte cell using … Continue reading What are Hybridoma Cells?

Proteomics and Cell Culture

Proteomics and Cell Culture The term, proteome, has reference to the total quantity of proteins present at any given time in a cell, tissue, or organism. The total number of these proteins can vary over time and between types of cells and conditions of growth because of the variations in gene expression. Proteomics is a … Continue reading Proteomics and Cell Culture