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Agilent BioTek Webinar: Biosensors for Cell Signaling

Agilent BioTek Webinar: Biosensors for Cell Signaling

  This webinar will highlight the technological tips and tricks to obtain high quality, high throughput kinetic data on BioTek plate readers, with biosensors for G-protein-coupled receptor second messengers and arrestin recruitment. It will also describe how to...

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Environmental Impact of Basic Research

Environmental Impact of Basic Research

Greener Packaging Reducing the volume of plastics, styrofoam, and cardboard used in basic research can be a challenge, so we're taking steps to help. We switched the insulation in our packaging from styrofoam to biodegradable Green Cell...

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Olfactory GPCRs Upregulated in Cancer

Olfactory GPCRs Upregulated in Cancer

The Sweet Smell of a NobelThirty years ago, Linda Buck and Richard Axel described a large family of genes that encode what appeared to be G-protein coupled receptors, or GPCRs. These genes were expressed in the olfactory epithelium, and encoded an...

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A Rapid and Sensitive Approach to Detecting SARS-CoV-2

A Rapid and Sensitive Approach to Detecting SARS-CoV-2

There is a race in this pandemic to develop new technologies to detect SAR-CoV-2 virus and defeat its spread as quickly as possible. A bright light in this race recently appeared in a new paper published by Nanoscale Advances that describes a simple,...

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The Neuroscience of Nausea

The Neuroscience of Nausea

Nausea is a sense of malaise that all of us know. The sensation can be so overpowering that it leads us to wonder how and why this wretched condition happens

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SARS-CoV-2 Variant Pseudoviruses

SARS-CoV-2 Variant Pseudoviruses

At Montana Molecular, we are committed to developing validated tools and services to support COVID-19 drug discovery. 2nd generation pseudoviruses for SARS-CoV-2 variants are on the way. Emerging SARS CoV-2 VariantsIn the spring of 2020, Manaus Brazil, was...

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Covid 19 Drug Discovery Services

Covid 19 Drug Discovery Services

Functional Cell-based Assays Verified & Compound Libraries  This unique platform is a powerful resource for researchers developing 3CLpro inhibitors and can streamline the development of safe and effective therapeutic treatments for...

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Mpro inhibitor saves cats from certain death

Mpro inhibitor saves cats from certain death

Feline Infectious Peritonitis (FIP) is caused by a coronavirus. The 3CLpro of this virus is much like the one in SARS-CoV-2 and is crucial for viral replication. In 2016, Kim and colleagues showed that the compound GC376 blocked viral replication in cats...

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