Fluorescent Dyes

A new spin-off of Click Chemistry Tools called Fluoroprobes, is creating generic versions of fluorescent dyes. Our lab recently switched from buying Alexa Fluor® 647 NHS Ester from Thermo Fisher ($339/1mg) to the generic AF 647 NHS Ester from Fluroprobes ($139/1mg). Saves us quite a bit of $$$. We use this dye to label proteins […]

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Craniobot

Mice studies are ubiquitous in neuroscience labs and require a huge amount of time and expertise. And both of those things cost big $$$ which makes the field less accessible. University of Minnesota scientists Leila Ghanbari and Mathew Rynes (along with a long list of collaborators) have developed an impressive robot which can perform cranial […]

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