Posts tagged 'Immunohistochemistry'

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

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

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

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

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

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

Simplifying Tissue Cross-Reactivity: Screening Humanized Antibodies in Human Tissue

Immunohistochemistry (IHC) is an invaluable technique in a variety of fields—from basic research to clinical diagnosis—but using IHC to screen humanized antibodies in human tissue can be challenging. Learn how scientists are addressing those challenges, and how Vector Laboratories can help.
October 20, 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