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Using dNTP in Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)

Natasha VashistNatasha Vashist is a freelance writer with a background in social psychology. She is based in the Bay Area, California, and is working as a clinical supervisor in applied […]

Challenges in ctDNA Testing

Circulating tumor DNA (ctDNA) originates from tumor cells. It is a part of cell-free DNA that is distinguishable by characteristics present in the parent tumor, such as methylation mutations, copy […]

Protein Extraction Methods

A protein is a macromolecule that consists of a chain of amino acid residues that complete vital functions in the body. Ranging from DNA replication to catalyzing chemical reactions to […]

Challenges in ctDNA Testing

Circulating tumor DNA (ctDNA) originates from tumor cells. It is a part of cell-free DNA that is distinguishable by characteristics present in the parent tumor, such as methylation mutations, copy […]

Alternative Methods of Detecting Gene Expression

Understanding gene expression in cells is a vital process. Its uses involve detecting diseases such as cancer and Hodgkins, identifying cell death and reproduction, and profiling the distribution of proteins […]

The Process of Extracting RNA from Frozen Tissue

Ribonucleic acid (RNA) is vital to life, being present everywhere – from carrying genetic information to the production of deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA). However, RNA is one of the most fragile […]

What Is FFPE Tissue And What Are Its Uses

The Versatility and Necessity of Formalin-Fixed Paraffin-Embedded Tissue Methodology: Preparation and Storage Formalin-Fixed Paraffin-Embedded (FFPE) tissue specimens have been a staple of research and therapeutic applications for decades. FFPE is […]

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