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Keywords: San Diego Convention Center, American Association of Immunologists, AAI 2019, Annual Meeting, Pathway, Posters, Boster Plush Doll, Technical Resources, Free Phone Accessories

Join us at the San Diego Convention Center from May 9-13 for the American Association of Immunologists (AAI) 2019 Annual Meeting.

Be sure to stop by Boster Bio’s Booth #1301 and pick up some pathway posters, technical resources, free phone accessories, and your very own Dr. Booster plush doll. See you soon!

Keywords: Cellular Autofluorescence, NADPH, Collagen, Elastin, Fluorochromes FITC, GFP, Pacific Blue, Fluorescence

Cellular autofluorescence is a common problem for all fluorescence-based cell detection methods. The cells’ natural fluorescence is caused by the presence of various biological structures such as collagen, elastin, NADPH, etc., which interferes with analysis by reducing signal sensitivity and resolution of fluorochromes like FITC, GFP, and Pacific Blue.

Keywords: Caspase Cascade, Pathway, cysteine Proteases, Apoptosis, Mitochondria, Proteolysis, Cell Disassembly, Neurodegenerative Disorders, Parkinson’s Disease, Alzheimer’s Disease, Tumorigenesis, Autoimmune Disorders

Caspases are a family of cysteine proteases that respond in succession when activated by apoptosis stimuli, leading to proteolysis, cell disassembly, and apoptosis. The caspase cascade can be triggered by stimuli from the cell surface or the mitochondria.

Keywords: Happy Easter, 2019, Antibodies, ELISA Kit, Buy One Get One, Recombinant Proteins, WB, IHC, Flow Cytometry, Quality Guarantee

Celebrate this Easter with a heart full of love, peace, and cheer. Have a blessed and wonderful Easter from all of us at Boster!

Keywords: ELISA Kit, Immunoassays, Assay, Antibodies, Peptides, Proteins, Hormones

The ELISA (enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay) is recognized by scientists for its many advantages. The assay is convenient, quick, and simple to execute. ELISA’s versatility to detect peptides, proteins, antibodies, and hormones, and its ability to generate quantitative and qualitative data make it one of the most popular and powerful immunoassays available.

Keywords: Research, Antibodies, Special Discount, Custom Antibody, Non-Mammalian, Zebrafish, Drosophila, C Eelegans, Yeast

To best serve the research communities where suitable antibodies are hard to find, Boster provides a special discounted custom antibody production service for researchers who use non-mammalian models such as Zebrafish, Drosophila, C. elegans, and Yeast.

Keywords: PicoKine™ ELISA, Promotion, Insulin, Inflammatory Cytokines, Buy 1 Get 1 Free

From now until May 31st, you can buy 1 PicoKine™ ELISA kit and get the second same PicoKine™ ELISA kit for FREE. This promotion is for inflammatory cytokines and insulin ELISA kits.

Click “Claim your discount” to learn more details about the promotion and browse the eligible products to find your ELISA kit.

Keywords: AACR 2019, Annual Meeting, Atlanta, Georgia, Pathway, Posters, Gifts, Technical Resources, Free Phone Accessories, Experimental Biology, Orlando, Florida

Boster will be attending 2 exciting events and we hope to see you there!

The AACR 2019 Annual Meeting in Atlanta, Georgia is coming up this weekend from March 29th – April 3rd. Meet us at Booth#4627 and pick up some great Boster gifts!

Keywords: Research Spotlight, March, 2019, Lung Cancer, Alchoholi Liver Disease, Stroke, Emphysema, Schizophrenia, Nasopharynx Cancer

The March edition of Research Spotlight features 10 recent research discoveries from scientists whom Boster has served.

Scientists of this month’s selected research publications investigated several diseases and disorders, such as lung cancer, nasopharynx cancer, alcoholic liver disease, stroke, emphysema, and schizophrenia.

Keywords: PicoKine™ ELISA, Buy One & Get One, Promotion, Discount, FREE, Inflammatory Cytokines, Insulin

From now until May 31st, you can buy 1 PicoKine™ ELISA kit and get the second same PicoKine™ ELISA kit for FREE. This promotion is for inflammatory cytokines and insulin ELISA kits.

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Keywords: T cells, Lymphocytes, TCR, Cell Surface, Cytotoxic T cells, Antigen Presenting Cells (APC), Major Histocompatibility Complex (MHC)

T cells are a category of lymphocytes that differ from other lymphocytes because of the unique T cell receptor (TCR) present on the cell surface. Together with co-receptors (CD4 for helper T cells and CD8 for cytotoxic T cells), the TCR enables T cells to detect and react to peptide antigens, which are pathogens digested by antigen presenting cells (APCs) and displayed on major histocompatibility complex (MHC) molecules.

Keywords: Western BLotting, Sience Research, Research, Band Size

First described in 1979, the technique of western blotting has since become one of the most commonly used analytical methods in life science research. Just last week, we received a few questions from confused researchers about weird band sizes in their western blot results

Keywords: 25 Years, Experience, Boster, Signal, ELISA, PicoKine ELISA, Antigen, Consistency, Cross-reactivity

With 25+ years of experience, Boster provides PicoKine™ ELISA kits powered by proprietary signal-enhancing blocking technology. These ELISA kits can detect antigens in the pg/ml range with low background. We thoroughly validate each lot to ensure lot-to-lot consistency, reproducibility, and cross-reactivity.

Keywords: February, Research Spotlight, Features, Glioblastoma, Cancer, Pancreatic Carcinoma, Osteosarcoma, Hepatocellular Carsicoma, Publications, Diabetes Mellitus

Our February edition of Research Spotlight features 10 recent research discoveries from scientists whom Boster has served.

This month’s selected research publications investigate targets related to a number of cancers, such as osteosarcoma, hepatocellular carcinoma, pancreatic carcinoma, and glioblastoma, and also include studies that examine targets of Parkinson’s disease and type 2 diabetes mellitus.

Keywords: World Cancer Day, American Cancer Society, Smoking, Treatment, Organization, February 4

Today is World Cancer Day. Each year, organizations and people from around the world unite on February 4th to raise awareness about cancer.

According to the American Cancer Society, cancer mortality had dropped 27% from 1991 to 2016. This decline is mostly attributed to decreases in smoking and advancements in early cancer detection and treatment.

Keywords: Amino Acid, Plasma, Glutamine Metabolism, Pathway, Cancer Cells, Transporter, Glutaminolysis, Lipid Systhesis, Cellular Energy

As the most abundant free amino acid in the plasma, glutamine participates in a variety of biochemical processes, such as protein and lipid synthesis, cellular energy production, and nitrogen and carbon donation.

Glutamine metabolism occurs in proliferating cells, particularly cancer cells. The process begins with glutamine entering the cell through the amino acid transporter ASCT2/SLC1A5. In the mitochondria, glutamine undergoes glutaminolysis, which includes reaction steps from the citrate cycle and the malate-aspartate shuttle.

Keywords: Lab, Research, IHC, Antibody, Signal

In the lab, researchers invest time and effort to optimize the sample preparation and sample staining processes of IHC. When successful, the results produce a strong and specific signal.

However, how do we know the results have been interpreted correctly?

Currently, there are 6 established IHC controls that will help you determine the specificity of the observed antibody staining.

Keywords: January, Research Spotlight, Boster, MAPK, Wnt, β-catenin, TGF-β1, Smad3, NF-κB, Akt, mTOR, AMPK, ULK1, Pathway

The January edition of Research Spotlight features 10 recent research discoveries from scientists whom Boster has served.

Scientists of this month’s selected research publications investigate various aspects of several pathways such as the MAPK, Wnt/β-catenin, TGF-β1/Smad3, NF-κB, Akt/mTOR, and AMPK/ULK1 signaling pathways.

Keywords: Boster, Guarantee, Quality, Scientific Expert, Products, Datasheet, Free replacement

When you choose Boster, we guarantee product quality and timely support from our scientific experts. Our products are guaranteed to meet specifications on the datasheets. If the product does not work as stated, we will provide a refund or free replacement.

Keywords: 2019, New Year, Search, Boster, Goals, Lab

Happy New Year! As we begin 2019, what are your top goals for your lab in the new year? Try the word search below to see what you care most about this year.