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CF® Dyes. What started it all? Part 1. A History of Fluorescence
CF® Dyes. What started it all? Part 1. A History of Fluorescence
Here at Biotium, we pride ourselves in delivering innovative fluorescent solutions that fuel ...
Your Go-To Guide for Protein Stains
Your Go-To Guide for Protein Stains
From pink to blue to near-IR, protein stains come in a wide variety of colors. As protein ...
Microbe Puzzle
Microbe Puzzle
Take a break and test your microbiology knowledge with our Microbe Acrostic puzzle! ...
Happy anniversary, NucView®! A decade of real-time apoptosis detection
Happy anniversary, NucView®! A decade of real-time apoptosis detection
NucView® technology: A decade of real-time apoptosis detection More than a decade after the ...
The Application of Toxins and Poisons in Cell and Molecular Biology
The Application of Toxins and Poisons in Cell and Molecular Biology
In nature, countless species have evolved to produce compounds that give them a distinct ...
The Chemist Tool Kit
The Chemist Tool Kit
Key Lab Instruments Used in Making Your Fluorescent Dyes Bustling pumps, beeping monitors, and ...
Making Colors In The Chem Lab
Making Colors In The Chem Lab
Working in the chemistry R&D lab at Biotium is…. How should I put this? A very COLORFUL ...
12 years later: Viability PCR using PMA and PMAxx™ dyes
12 years later: Viability PCR using PMA and PMAxx™ dyes
Biotium developed PMA dye for viability PCR 12 years ago, an advance that has spawned countless ...
Nothing left to fear about labeling your antibody with PE, APC, and PerCP
Nothing left to fear about labeling your antibody with PE, APC, and PerCP
Label your antibody with PE, APC, and PerCP like a pro (but without all those columns) The ...
Safe and Eco-friendly Gel Stains (Happy Earth Day!)
Safe and Eco-friendly Gel Stains (Happy Earth Day!)
Green tips on Gel Safety – Switch-over to the only proven ‘safe’ gel stains! ...
On the lookout for artifacts from DAPI and Hoechst in fluorescence microscopy
On the lookout for artifacts from DAPI and Hoechst in fluorescence microscopy
Photoconversion of DAPI and Hoechst Usually the first step of fluorescence imaging of cells is ...
Switching from agar plates to v-PCR for bacteria viability testing – What you need to know
Switching from agar plates to v-PCR for bacteria viability testing – What you need to know
Switching from culturing to v-PCR for bacteria viability testing The problem with plating ...