• Water Quality and Dairy Quality Testing – FAQs 2018-11-14 09:30:33 Whenever you pour yourself a glass of water, it may appear to be clean and you might expect the water quality to be safe. However, many sources of water contain dissolved minerals, organic compounds, or live pathogens at harmful levels. Other minerals in your water could also result in an unpleasant Water Testing
  • 17 Need to Know Facts About RNase A 2018-11-13 09:00:36 Introduction to RNase Ribonucleases (RNases) are a large group of hydrolytic enzymes that degrade ribonucleic acid (RNA) molecules. RNases are nucleases that catalyze the breakdown of RNA into smaller components. RNases are a superfamily of enzymes which catalyze the degradation of RNA, operating at
  • Proteinase K Applications in Prion-Related Diseases 2018-11-10 11:01:49 Proteinase K degrades almost every protein and inactivates rapidly enzymatic activities under a broad range of conditions (SDS, Urea, pH 4 -12). The enzyme is used for the isolation of clean and native genomic DNA and RNA in order to guarantee PCR based detection. prions, prion, proteinase k
  • Beta-Lactamase Hybrid Proteins 2018-11-06 12:38:35 Introduction Beta-lactam antibiotics are used to treat a broad spectrum of Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria.   β-lactam antibiotics target the penicillin-binding proteins (PBPs) – a group of enzymes found attached in the cell membrane, which are involved in the cross-linking Beta Lactam Antibiotics
  • Carbenicillin Antibiotic – Top 7 FAQs 2018-11-06 02:00:05 Using carbenicillin antibiotics in your research? Get to know these top frequently asked questions! 1. What is Carbenicillin? Carbenicillin, also known as carboxybenzylpenicillin, is a member of the penicillin β-lactam antibiotics. Unlike most β-lactams, carbenicillin disodium is limi
  • Protease Enzymes – Common Applications 2018-11-06 01:00:19 Introduction to Protease Enzymes There are five families of proteases in which serine (eg: proteinase K/protease K/endopeptidase K), threonine, cysteine, aspartic or metallic groups play a primary catalytic role. Protease enzymes break the long chain-like molecules of proteins into shorter fragments
  • Part 2: Solving Mysteries with Trypsin and Proteinase K 2018-11-05 17:17:39 In Part 1, we discussed using trypsin on bone specimens as a cleaning alternative to sanding in preparation for DNA extraction. In this second part of the series, we cover the details of attaining a higher yield of DNA using proteinase K. Proteinase K for Higher DNA Yield from Bone Specimens DN Proteinase K
  • Part 1: Solving Mysteries with Trypsin and Proteinase K 2018-11-04 23:10:39 Identifying Human Remains Human remains are fascinating. They have many properties that can be used to identify a person: distinct scars, special features, dental x-rays, fingerprint comparisons, or physical facial characteristics. Forensic scientists attempt to identify human skeletal remains in si
  • Puromycin – Anti-Tumor Effect and Activity 2018-11-01 01:00:44 Puromycin is an aminonucleoside antibiotic produced by the bacterium Streptomyces alboniger. It inhibits protein synthesis by disrupting peptide transfer on ribosomes causing premature chain termination during translation. Photo by Louis Reed on Unsplash
  • Antibiotics at AG Scientific 2018-10-31 11:42:20 One of our most popular antibiotics, anisomycin, is a protein and DNA synthesis inhibitor that specializes in inhibiting the 80S ribosome network (eukaryotes). Anisomycin’s properties of inhibition become activated when concentrations are enough to effect greater than 95% of the 80S ribosome DNA Assay