Tips and Tricks

How glycobiology contributes to research

Glycobiology is a rapidly growing field that’s giving insights in a variety of research areas. Discover the role of glycobiology in diagnostics, therapeutics, and so much more in this article.

May 11, 2022

How to prevent tissue and reagent loss on your slides

You spend a lot of time collecting and preparing your tissue samples. Learn tips and tricks to ensure those samples are evenly stained and retained on your slides.

May 4, 2022

Setting media vs non-setting mounting media: Which is right for you?

You’ve got lots of options when it comes to choosing a mounting media. Let us help you decide whether setting or non-setting mounting media will work best for your workflow in this Tips & Tricks article.

April 27, 2022

5 ways lectins contribute to glycobiology

Lectins are powerful tools with many uses in glycobiology. Discover the ways you can use lectins in your research.

April 20, 2022

One-step, two-step, amplify: How to choose the right IHC detection system

Enhancing the signal-to-noise ratio is essential for obtaining viable data. Choosing the appropriate immunohistochemistry detection system can help.

April 6, 2022

Glycobiology: The next frontier of cancer research

Find out how two brilliant scientists are studying complex carbohydrate chains to fight cancer in this article about glycobiology and tumorigenesis.

March 30, 2022

Honing Your Multiplex Immunohistochemistry Skills

We are back with more multiplex immunohistochemistry tips to help you discover how double- and triple-staining can move your research forward.

March 23, 2022

How to improve your immunofluorescence by overcoming autofluorescence

Interfering background signal, such as autofluorescence, which is fluorescence inherent or endogenous to tissue, cell, or due to certain fixatives, can hamper your ability to accurately distinguish real target antigen expression. In a recent webinar, Dr. Craig Pow discussed common causes of target signal interference, controls to help distinguish background noise from true signal, ways to reduce or eliminate autofluorescence, case studies of autofluorescence quenching, and tips to preserve immunofluorescent signal, such as through the use of Vector® TrueVIEW® Autoflurorescence Quenching Kit. You can watch the full on-demand webinar or keep reading for tips and tricks from the Q&A session.

March 2, 2022

Top Considerations for Selecting Immunohistochemistry (IHC) Detection Reagents

Choosing the appropriate immunohistochemistry detection reagent can be a daunting task. Here are some considerations to guide you on your path to staining success. 

February 23, 2022

Start Right to Finish Well—The Importance of the Sample Preparation Process in Your IHC and IF Workflow

When it comes to IHC and IF a strong start is essential to great results. Explore our tips to help your sample preparation process.
January 21, 2022