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  • How the immune system impacts liver regeneration

    Unlike most organs in the human body the liver is able to regenerate allowing donors and patients to re-grow resected tissue. The success and rate of regeneration can be negatively impacted by several factors including sub-septic conditions. One factor is LFA-1, an integrin lymphocyte function-associated antigen-1.

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  • Simple Panels for the Study of T-Cells

    T-cells are part of the adaptive immune system with several subtypes including CD8+ effector T-cells and CD4+ helper T-cells. Main categories can be divided into several sub-categories. What are the critical markers to study T-cells? From the key subsets how can other subsets be defined?

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  • Explain CRISPR-Cas-9 to your Mom

    Thank your super hero mom this Mother’s Day by giving her some quality time and something to remember—the gift of knowing about the work you do that makes the world a better place. To help you with what could be the best little talk ever here’s a 5-minute animation from the Royal Society that explains gene editing and the importance CRISPR-Cas-9 we hope you will find useful. Happy Mother’s Day to all, thank you for what you do. Video: What is gene editing and how does it work?

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  • Selecting the Best Clone for Your Flow Cytometry Experiments

    Tips for choosing the best clone for flow cytometry experiments to improve research quality and save time and money.

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  • Make the Connection: Cell Sorting to Separate Brain Cells

    Effective techniques for sorting brain cells learned from recent successul studies.

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  • Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Therapeutics in Boston BizJournal

    The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Therapeutics Inc. has opened a new laboratory in Lexington, MA. and will be using the Sony SH800 for cell sorting. The lab will focus on the discovery of promising drugs for both common and rare mutations of the cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator (CFTR) gene.

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