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Specificity of Immunostaining methods: How to choose a control?

Posted by The Protein Man on Dec 6, 2018 2:30:00 PM

Immunocytochemistry is one of the most commonly used methods for protein localization in the cells or tissues using specific antibodies. The overall credibility of the results from Immunocytochemistry depends on two factors:

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Topics: Protein Labeling, Teaching Biotechnology, Cytology & Histology

An Overview of Histology Fixatives

Posted by The Protein Man on Sep 25, 2018 2:30:00 PM

Whenever you work in the histology lab, there is a great chance that you’ll be using some type of fixatives before you can proceed with your experiment. By definition, fixation is the process of preserving biological tissues by terminating any biochemical reactions thereby preventing autolysis and putrefaction. It also preserves the integrity and morphology of the sample by inhibiting bacterial and fungal growth.

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Topics: Cytology & Histology

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