New Tools to Monitor Cell Viability

By |2018-10-31T09:24:54+00:00October 17th, 2018|Categories: Pivotal Scientific, PSL Alliance, Scientific Techniques|

New Tools to Monitor Cell Viability Cell culture, the in vitro growth and maintenance of cells under carefully controlled conditions, is essential to scientific research. Used for applications which include evaluation of compound potency or cytotoxicity during drug development, large-scale manufacture of biologics, and comparison of cellular physiology under normal and diseased states, [...]

Base editors – a powerful new tool for genetic engineering

By |2018-06-15T12:18:54+00:00November 13th, 2017|Categories: Pivotal Scientific, Scientific Techniques|Tags: , , , , , , |

Base editors – a powerful new tool for genetic engineering Introduction Gene editing has featured prominently in the news recently, with studies published in Nature and Science describing the advancement of sophisticated gene editing tools known as base editors. While the article in Nature details further development on the powerful CRISPR technology for editing DNA, [...]

Cambridge researcher receives Nobel Prize for the development of cryo-EM

By |2018-06-15T12:18:54+00:00October 23rd, 2017|Categories: Industry Insights, News, Pivotal Scientific, Scientific Techniques|Tags: , , , , , |

Cambridge researcher receives Nobel Prize for the development of cryo-EM The Nobel Prize is an international award administered by the Nobel Foundation in Stockholm, Sweden, and is bestowed in recognition of academic, cultural or scientific advances. It is categorised into physics, chemistry, physiology or medicine, literature, economic sciences and peace, with each Nobel Prize consisting [...]

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