Journals require validated antibodies. What does that mean for me?

November 19, 2018

Antibody validation is critical to reproducibility and a necessary step to increase the security of antibody specificity in every specific context relating the target protein, sample, and application. Yet all too often, antibody-based published data cannot be reproduced. If you want your scientific project to be taken seriously, you should spend some time upfront to validate your antibodies before starting the project. Read on to know why this is so important.

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5 tips about validation when choosing an antibody

November 19, 2018

Say you’re in the lab, on your computer, searching for an antibody. After mining the data from the resulting loads of possibilities, your choice falls among 2 or 3 candidates. Great. But which one is the right one for you? Is it a complicated decision, or a simple one? Finding an antibody that works for your specific application can be a difficult task. Dozens of companies sell antibodies against your target proteins, and with so much choice available, looking for the perfect one can sometimes feel like a never-ending search. Read on. Here we share our 5 key points to ask yourself when choosing your next antibody.

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Enhanced Validation of primary antibodies: what it is and how it helps your research get published.

November 19, 2018

Imagine buying a new antibody from a company for the very first time. You know nothing about the brand, the quality of the product, or dedication to customer satisfaction.

Like most researchers, you’d search for information on the vendor’s website, reviews from past customers, looking for any proof that the antibody will meet your needs. Don’t waste too much time looking around.

Come prepared! Do you know what to expect from a good antibody? And how and when it meets your expectations?

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