Biliary fibrosis is a liver disease caused by inflammation that ultimately leads to scarring of the liver. This is a common symptom of biliary atresia, a rare congenital childhood disorder that causes bile to be trapped in the liver; this causesfalse
Epigenetics, the study of heritable DNA modifications and their impact on the regulation of gene expression, has been a field of scientific inquiry for nearly 80 years. In that time, however, the most commonly studied DNA modification has beenfalse
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Immunohistochemistry (IHC) can be a powerful tool for visualizing antigens of interest within the context of cells and tissues. But what can you do when non-specific staining in your IHC is obscuring your results and incurring your PI’s disdain?false
Polyacrylamide is a common reagent in the molecular biology lab as it is used in the formation of gels used to study proteins in techniques such as Western blotting and polyacrylamide gel electrophoresis (PAGE). Many scientists take advantage offalse
Anyone who does western blots routinely knows the feeling: you test a new antibody and are filled with anticipation as your film lurches out of the X-OMAT. Seconds later, your hopes are crushed as you realize your samples have been lost to an uglyfalse
Systemic lupus erythematosus is a chronic autoimmune disorder that can affect nearly any organ system in the body. A common symptom is lupus nephritis, which occurs when the disease attacks the kidneys causing inflammation, one of the leading causesfalse