LV200 Inverted Microscope from Olympus Life Science Solutions

The LV200 has been carefully designed for long-duration cell bioluminescence. A completely new optical design dramatically increases sensitivity and enables the detailed study of photosensitive cells and luminescence probes at high magnification. The built-in system for temperature control, humidity and gas flow helps to keep the cultured cells or tissue slices in a healthy condition … More LV200 Inverted Microscope from Olympus Life Science Solutions

Supercomputers help supercharge protein assembly

XSEDE allocations on Stampede2 and Comet speed simulation of protein oligomers Using proteins derived from jellyfish, scientists assembled a complex sixteen protein structure composed of two stacked octamers by supercharging alone. This research could be applied to useful technologies such as pharmaceutical targeting, artificial energy harvesting, ‘smart’ sensing and building materials, and more. Computational modeling … More Supercomputers help supercharge protein assembly

New gene essential for making ears of corn

New research extends the growing biological understanding of how different parts of corn plants develop, which is important information for a crop that is a mainstay of the global food supply. A team of scientists led by University of Missouri maize geneticist Paula McSteen has identified a gene essential for forming the ears in corn. … More New gene essential for making ears of corn

Scientists construct artificial photosynthetic cells

New system paves the way to construct energetically-independent artificial cells Scientists have built artificial cells as models of primitive cells. The research team has constructed artificial cells using minimal components that are able to supply energy to drive gene expression inside a microcompartment, thus these artificial cells can produce energy that helps synthesize parts of … More Scientists construct artificial photosynthetic cells

3D Cell Explorer from Nanolive

A revolutionary Tomographic Microscope to look instantly inside living cells in 3D. Live Cell Imaging with the 3D Cell Explorer: Take Your Cell Research to the Next Dimension Non-Invasive 3D Characterization Live cell imaging in physiological conditions without any bleaching or phototoxicity Label-Free 4D Continuous Observation Measurement of cell processes from seconds to weeks Multiplexing … More 3D Cell Explorer from Nanolive

Designer organelles bring new functionalities into cells

Scientists create membraneless organelle to build proteins in living cell For the first time, scientists have engineered the complex biological process of translation into a designer organelle in a living mammalian cell. Researchers used this technique to create a membraneless organelle that can build proteins from natural and synthetic amino acids carrying new functionality. For … More Designer organelles bring new functionalities into cells

Biomedical engineers grow cardiac patches to help people recover from heart attacks

A little goes a long way. Tiny blood vessels are essential for regenerative engineering and a team led by engineers has detailed innovative methods to ensure highly aligned, dense and mature microvasculature in engineered tissue that can be used for cardiac patches. A team led by Feng Zhao, associate professor of biomedical engineering at Michigan … More Biomedical engineers grow cardiac patches to help people recover from heart attacks

Low-dose radiation therapy improves delivery of therapeutic nanoparticles to brain tumors

Radiation therapy may increase the uptake of therapeutic nanoparticles by glioblastomas, raising the possibility of using both growth-factor-targeted and immune-system-based therapies against the deadly brain tumor, according to a new study. A new study led by Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) investigators finds that radiation therapy may increase the uptake of therapeutic nanoparticles by glioblastomas, raising … More Low-dose radiation therapy improves delivery of therapeutic nanoparticles to brain tumors

Evaluation of CAR Expression – Protein Solutions

Fluorescence-Labeled Proteins Key Features Specifically targets pre-labeled antigens with a fluorescent dye Significantly reduces processing time by using direct-labeled proteins Eliminates non-specific reactions of secondary antibodies FITC-Labeled BCMA CD19 CD22 GPC3 MSLN Protein L PE-Labeled MSLN Case Study Evaluation of Anti-CD19 CAR Expressionwith FITC-labeled CD19 293 cells were transfected with anti-CD19-scFv and RFP tag. 2e5 … More Evaluation of CAR Expression – Protein Solutions

Is Machine Learning the Future of Bioinformatics?

Bioinformatics is defined as the mathematical interpretation of biological data and frequently utilizes computational methods to provide statistical information. Machine learning is a thriving field of computer science that entails the creation of algorithms which allow for the incorporation of new data to improve or develop the actions involved in a particular task. One example … More Is Machine Learning the Future of Bioinformatics?