3 Must-Attend Events at SLAS2017

With more than 5,000 attendees expected at the SLAS2017 International Conference & Exhibition in Washington, D.C. this February, there will be ample opportunities to discover, connect and grow. This year’s theme, Research: The Possibilities, will focus on the rapid evolution of the life sciences industry. From new technologies to advanced research models, the industry is…

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5 Myths About Clinical Trials

Clinical trials play a vital role in finding new ways to detect and treat diseases. Without them, medical advancements won’t happen. Participants may be hesitant to participate in a clinical trial because they don’t understand the process or have misconceptions about what to expect. Here we dispel five common myths about clinical research trials. 1.…

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Comparing Natural and Induced T Regulatory Cells

When buying T regulatory cells for autoimmune or immunotherapy research, you have two options: natural T regulatory cells or induced T regulatory cells. The main difference between the two is quite clear. Induced Tregs are differentiated in the lab outside of the thymus, while natural Tregs come directly from the donor’s body. But there are…

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Researcher Spotlight: Benjamin Tjoa

Our scientists bring a wealth of immunology research expertise from diverse backgrounds. With extensive experience in a variety of biologics disciplines, our team is an ideal resource for a wide range of outsource research services. From multiplex assays to flow cytometric analyses, we help you get on with discovery. In this researcher spotlight, we introduce…

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5 Benefits of Testing with Pooled PBMC

1. Eliminate Costly LAL & Rabbit Testing Because their blood clots at the presence of bacterial endotoxins, lysate of horseshoe crab blood (Limulus amoebocyte lysate, LAL) has been used since the 1960s to test pharmaceuticals for substances that can cause fever. The rabbit pyrogen test was more commonly used before the 1960s but is still…

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