• Abscisic Acid (ABA) – FAQs 2019-03-11 11:00:37 Abscisic acid (ABA), also known as abscicin II and dormin, is a plant hormone. ABA functions in many plant developmental processes, including bud dormancy and resistance to abiotic stresses. During drought, the plant hormone Abscisic acid (ABA) inhibits stomatal opening and promotes stomatal closure Abscisic Acid
  • Chemical Receptor Agonists and Antagonists 2019-03-05 15:11:47 For those who are unfamiliar, chemical receptors are transmembrane proteins that make it possible to transfer chemical signals from the outer cellular microenvironment to the inside. These proteins also make it possible for the transfer of chemicals within the cell. Typically facing either the outsi Blog - Agonists vs Antagonists
  • Collagenase Enzymes: History, Applications, and Mechanisms of Action 2019-02-21 09:49:35 Since their initial discovery in the 1950s, collagenase enzymes now play a key role in modern scientific research. They have also been approved for therapeutic use when aiming to treat Peyronie’s disease and Dupuytren’s, and also actively support wound healing.   There are various c Test tube rack
  • Polyene Macrolide Antibiotics 2018-12-26 13:31:12 It has been 60 years since the first report of erythromycin in 1952. Over the course of this 60 years the macrolide antibiotics—14- and 16-membered macrolactams—have been followed at intervals by the lincosamides, streptogramins, azalides and now the ketolides.
  • Anthracyclines: Anti-Cancer Compounds 2018-12-03 09:00:57 Anthracyclines are anticancer compounds that were originally derived from Streptomyces and their anti-tumor activitieswere established in the 1960s. Anthracyclines are red aromatic polyketides and occur in variety of forms due to the structural differences in the aglycone and the different sugar res Beaker and pipette
  • Cefsulodin Sodium: FAQs, Protocols and Applications 2018-11-20 14:45:42 Cefsulodin is a semi-synthetic third generation cephalosporin antibiotic with a structure similar to penicillins and beta-lactams. Cefsulodin is used by the water and dairy industries to test the quality of their products. AG Scientific continues to provide top quality testing reagents and supplies AG's Cefsulodin Sodium Salt
  • The Ultimate Guide to Beta Lactamase 2018-11-20 11:30:59 Beta Lactamase Mechanism Beta lactam antibiotics, like cephams and penicillin derivatives, have a four-member cyclic amide ring that inhibits the peptidoglycan layer synthesis in bacteria. A woven complex of sugar and protein pieces, these first-class bactericidal drugs destroy the integrity of
  • Penicillin: How We Made a Global Savior 2018-11-19 11:00:24 The name 'antibiotic' was first given to the drugs that exhibit 'antibiosis' (meaning 'against life'), by Selman Waksman in 1942. After Vincenzo Tiberio discovered a mold (penicillium) in a well that displayed antibacterial, it led others to find the reasoning behind this. However, it was Alexander Cell culture agar plate
  • AG Scientific Offers Bulk Proteinase K Packaging & Labeling Services 2018-11-18 14:11:58 AG Scientific is the established leader in Proteinase K bulk supply, catalog packaging, custom size vialing and private labeling services. We guarantee the following: Shipping Box
  • How Safe Is Your Water? 2018-11-15 11:00:32   Water Contamination The common causes of acute diarrhea are viruses and bacteria. Diarrhea is a symptom of infections caused by a host of bacterial, viral and parasitic organisms, most of which are spread by feces-contaminated water. Escherichia coli (E. coli) are a large and diverse group of Water splashing