Posts tagged 'Immunofluorescence'

Easy as Do-Re-Mi: Getting Started with Multiplex Immunohistochemistry

Are you eager to add multiplex immunohistochemistry to your experimental repertoire, but feeling unsure about how to begin? We’re here to help with this tips and tricks article.
January 12, 2022

Our Top 10 Posts of 2021 Will Lend You a Helping Hand in the Lab

How can we do even more to help researchers?  That’s a question we ask a lot here at Vector Laboratories, and this June it led us to launch a blog. Since then, it’s been our honor to bring you stories about innovative scientists and share insights to help you advance your research. Here are a few of our most popular posts from 2021, and we’re looking forward to many more tips and stories in 2022!

December 15, 2021

Following the developmental pathway to improved treatments

Christian Bonatto Paese developed a passion for biology as a youth and is now in the midst of a fellowship in the Division of Plastic Surgery at the Cincinnati Children’s Hospital. His goal is to aid in the development of pharmacological interventions for birth defects in exchange for the more invasive and repetitive surgical solutions that are available today.
November 10, 2021

Celebrating the art of scientific discovery

Join us as we highlight previous winners of Vector Laboratories Microscopy Image Contest. Experience their scientific artwork and learn how you can become part of the scientific art collective.
November 4, 2021

Reduce Tissue Autofluorescence and Dramatically Enhance Signal-to-Noise Ratio

Autofluorescence can make it difficult or impossible to distinguish antigen-specific signal from non-specific background. Learn how you can reduce autofluorescence in your immunofluorescence workflow.
October 27, 2021

Histology in a nutshell: process it, cut it, put it on a slide, and see what it reveals

Colin Nixon, manager of the Histology core lab at the Beatson Institute for Cancer Research in Glasgow Scotland, failed biology at school and was described by most of his teachers as “academically challenged.” They likely would be surprised to see how Colin serendipitously “fell into” the sciences through a government youth training scheme that indicated he had an aptitude for the science, and he has since made a career of it.
October 13, 2021

Unmasking Epitopes Using Antigen Retrieval for Formalin-Fixed Tissue Staining

Protein in formalin-fixed tissue can undergo epitope masking, leading to reduction or elimination of antibody binding. Learn how antigen retrieval can reverse this masking.
September 29, 2021

HOMER3: A Novel Biomarker in Muscle-Invasive Bladder Cancer

The study closely examined the glycan structures and glycoprotein expression in muscle-invasive bladder cancer, leading to the discovery of a novel biomarker: HOMER3. This article elaborates on preliminary results about the role of HOMER3 in bladder cancer metastasis.
September 22, 2021

Let’s Cut to the Chase: Tips and Tricks to Get the Most Out of Your Sectioning

No matter how you slice it, if your research includes immunohistochemistry or immunofluorescence, it’s a key part of your experimental workflow. If you aren’t the type of researcher who draws a heart around “Sectioning Day” on your lab calendar, cut yourself a little slack and read on for some tips and tricks.
September 1, 2021

The End of the Line: Considerations for Mounting Media Selection

Looking for insights into how to choose the right mounting medium for your applications? From understanding the importance of refractive index to technique tips, we’ve got you covered.
August 18, 2021