Ask A Scientist: Immunology Acronym Confusion

With so many acronyms used in the field of immunology, things can get confusing and mistakes can be costly. Acronyms are useful devices to reduce long, sometimes tongue-twisting terms into manageable shorthand, but do add confusion to those newer to the field.    We’ve cleared up several of these situations through the years via our…

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New Resource for Antigen-Specific T Cells

Antigen-specific T cells are a powerful tool for understanding human immunity and developing treatments and cures for our most prolific diseases. Luckily, they are more readily available to researchers than ever before. Not only have we devoted many resources over the past several years to developing an exclusive inventory of antigen-specific T cells for use…

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AACR 2019 Restaurant Guide: Atlanta

We are headed to the American Association for Cancer Research’s 2019 annual meeting in Atlanta! We will be at the show from March 31 – April 3 in booth #4907 to answer your immunology research questions and highlight our latest immune cell developments. If you will be in Atlanta for AACR, save this list of…

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Patient Power: Fighting Back Through Research Participation

Cancer Patients Give Blood Cells to Advance Treatment Studies Cancer patients are fighting back and helping advance the development of cutting edge cancer treatments by giving blood cells for laboratory medical research. Patients giving small amounts of white blood cells allow preclinical scientists to study the potential effectiveness and critical safety of innovative immune treatments.…

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Ask A Scientist: Progenitor vs. CD34+ Cells

Progenitor cells and CD34+ cells are often referred to interchangeably as stem cells. While this oversimplification is technically correct, there are many distinctions between the origins, functions, and uses of progenitor cells and CD34+ cells. What is the Difference Between Progenitor and CD34+ Cells? Despite their many similarities, the most significant difference between the two…

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After SLAS2019: Discovery and Technology

We have wrapped up another successful year at SLAS2019. Our Director of Business Development, Ponni Anand, and I just returned, feeling energized and optimistic about this coming year. We enjoyed exchanging ideas and learning about different methods and techniques with researchers and technologists from different parts of the world. For the third year in a…

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Preparing to Donate Bone Marrow

Throughout their lives, many people will donate blood. Far fewer people, however, will donate bone marrow. For this reason, serious bone marrow donors are desperately needed. If you are considering donating bone marrow, you need to prepare yourself for this process. Keep reading to learn what you need to know. Know Everything You Can About…

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