Catch up on the latest scientific research and cutting-edge Promega technologies.
SARS-CoV-2 and the Antibody Response in COVID-19 Patients
Emily Teslow, PhD, provides an overview of the body's response to the SARS-CoV-2 virus and how antibody testing fits into strategies for navigating the COVID-19 pandemic.
Fighting the COVID-19 Pandemic with Antibody Testing: The Importance of Serological Assays
In this Promega Connections blog, Ashley Anderson, MD, discusses the importance of advanced testing methods for a clearer picture of public health.
A Specific & Sensitive Matter: The Trouble with COVID-19 Antibody Tests
Serological assays provide valuable information about an individual's COVID-19 status, but this blog explains how they must meet certain criteria to be considered reliable.
Antibodies, Immunity and Vaccines: A Short Primer on the Adaptive Immune Response
Understanding how the immune response works can also help us understand how some pathogens get past it.
Considerations for PCR-Based Viral Assay Development
PCR-based testing is an important tool for detecting SARS-CoV-2 virus in samples.
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How Sensitivity and Crosstalk Affect Your Bioluminescent Assay Results
Success in performing bioluminescent assays is about more than just the light signal generated during the experiment.
6 minute read
What To Expect (from the NanoBRET™ Assay) When You're Expecting (a Protein:Protein Interaction)
There are many methods to test whether a PPI is occurring, and each method has its own strengths and weaknesses.
9 minute read
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Genetic Engineering News: Cold Cases Heat Up with New Forensic DNA Methods
Wisconsin State Journal: Promega releases antibody test for COVID-19
BioCompare: Efficiently Extracting Nucleic Acids