Are imagers really better than X-ray film for Western blots?

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In a new product applications article, research developers of the Thermo Scientific myECL Imager demonstrate that cooled-CCD camera imaging technologies have surpassed traditional photographic X-ray film for detection and quantitative analysis of chemiluminescent Western blots.

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Microplate luminometers for flash-type luciferase assays

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A new product article describes features of selected Thermo Scientific microplate luminometers that make them ideal for high-throughput reporter-gene studies using Thermo Scientific Pierce Luciferase Assays.

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Updated article about carrier proteins for immunogen preparation

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A new product article presents helpful data about KLH and other immunogenic carrier proteins for antibody production methods.

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Comparison of proteomic sample prep protocols for mass spec

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A new product article about mass spectrometry sample preparation methods compares four procedures for cell lysis, reduction, alkylation, digestion and peptide clean-up. Our scientists describe how they developed an optimized protocol and kit of reagents that standardize peptide sample preparation for MS analysis.

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Last chance! Current deals end June 28, 2013

Thermo Scientific Pierce Hands Box

Visit the Proteinsider Promotion page to learn how you can save on a variety of Thermo Scientific Pierce products for protein biology research. Don’t miss your opportunity to take advantage of these super deals on some great products.

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Quick! Transfer to this new semi-dry blotter!

Blotting Equipment, Film and Accessory Reagents

Try the new Thermo Scientific Pierce G2 Fast Blotter, designed specifically for rapid 5-minute (or traditional 1-hour) semi-dry transfer of all sizes of proteins from polyacrylamide gels to nitrocellulose or PVDF membranes in 5 to 10 minutes.

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Got mRNA? Express it by in vitro translation

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A new product article about cell-free protein expression describes a protocol for in vitro protein synthesis from mRNA templates using components of the Thermo Scientific 1-Step Human Coupled IVT Kit (primarily for DNA templates).

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Measure cell viability by fluorescence or absorbance

Immunohistochemistry Reagents

Thermo Scientific alamarBlue Cell Viability Assay Reagent is a growth indicator to quantitatively measure cell viability and proliferation using fluorescent or colorimetric detection strategies.

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Trypsin for mass spectrometry

Protein Sample Prep Tools for Mass Spectrometry

Have you tried the new Thermo Scientific Pierce Trypsin Protease? This mass spectrometry grade preparation is highly purified porcine trypsin that has been chemically modified for maximum activity and stability in proteomic applications.

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Western Blot Video Tutorials now available

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Do you need to run a Western blot but can’t quite understand how to do it? Now you can watch videos that demonstrate how to do each step in the Western blot process and learn why each step is performed.

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