Techniques and Tools
It's the first day in your new research lab, and you realize you have no idea how to do the task your advisor just asked you to do. We've all been there. Whether it's pouring gels, making buffers or optimizing protocols, we're here to help with anything your lab throws at you. Except for planning snacks for journal club—you're on your own for that one.
Tips and Tricks
Prepare yourself for anything! We've got advice from experts that will save you time and stress.
What Makes a "Good" Buffer?
Mixing the perfect buffer can be harder than crafting the perfect cocktail. Read about nine factors to consider when making buffers.
Establish a Ribonuclease-Free Environment
Don’t let ribonucleases ruin your week(end)—follow these steps to protect your RNA sample.
Optimize Your Western Blot
It's not a fun job, but following this scientist's Western blot tips will definitely pay off.
Tips for Successful Dual-Reporter Assays
Dual-reporter assays require careful planning. Avoid repeating some of the common mistakes with these tips from our Technical Service Scientists.
Buffers for Biochemical Reactions: All You Need To Know About Preparing Buffers
Using the proper buffer can be the key to success in the laboratory. Explore our guide to preparing buffers for your experiments.
Molecular Biology Lab Guide
From basic DNA purification to the most complicated qPCR experiment, the Molecular Biology Lab Guide can help you make every experiment successful.
Tools and Calculators
The easy way to calculate melting temperature, molarity, dilution, DNA and protein concentration.
Restriction Enzyme Tool
Search for restriction enzymes by name, recognition sequence or overhang, and explore compatible enzymes for double digests quickly, without having to select each individually.
CloneWeaver™ Workflow Builder
Helps you build a customized cloning "kit" with all of the items your cloning scheme requires.