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Summary of the May 2014 issue of BioTechniques

After a number of years, BioTechniques is getting a face-lift. For the May issue, we will be rolling out a new look for the journal, featuring a redesigned layout, expanded news features and more research articles. From cover to cover, the May issue brings a new look and experience to the readers of BioTechniques, all [...]

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Summary of the April 2014 Issue of BioTechniques

The April 2014 issue of BioTechniques will feature new articles describing novel methods developments in the areas of DNA nanostructure assembly, cell culture design, droplet digital PCR function, and molecular cloning. In addition to these research articles, April will also feature news articles profiling major figures in scientific research, a collection of highlights of the [...]

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Summary of the March 2014 issue of BioTechniques

The March 2014 issue of BioTechniques will feature new articles and methods, including: (i) a method that uses proximity ligation to analyze chromatin at high resolution (ii) an approach for the systematic selection of aptamer pairs for sandwich assays, (iii) a novel design for glass needles to enhance insect transformation protocols, (iv) a technique for [...]

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Summary of the February 2014 issue of BioTechniques

The February 2014 issue of BioTechniques will feature new articles and methods on: (i) prolonging translation and protein yields with an in vitro translation system, (ii) systematic selection of aptamer pairs for sandwich assays, (iii) generating highly multiplexed ChIP-Seq libraries, and (iv) controlling contamination in resequencing studies using a web-based tool. In addition to these [...]

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Summary of the January 2014 issue of BioTechniques

Summary of the January 2014 issue of BioTechniques The January 2014 issue of BioTechniques will feature articles describing new methods for: (i) mounting of tissue samples for atomic force microscopy, (ii) semi-automated preparation of next-generation sequencing libraries, (iii) efficient transfection of embryonic limb mesenchyme, (iv) linear amplification of target DNA to enhance PCR results, and [...]

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Summary of the December 2013 issue of BioTechniques

The December issue highlights new methods for genotyping zebrafish larvae, minimizing DNA contamination and carryover, screening compounds in mouse islets, and a new imaging platform for phenotypic characterization based on structure and pattern recognition. Tech News This special article examines the impact of recombination cloning approaches.  New techniques for ligation-free cloning have expanded in recent [...]

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Summary of the November 2013 Issue of BioTechniques

For the November 2013 issue of BioTechniques, in honor of the 30th anniversary of the publication of BioTechniques, we will be presenting a very special ‘retro’ issue of the journal. While this special ‘retro’ issue will contain all new news features and research articles, the articles will be presented in a format and style reminiscent [...]

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Summary of the October 2013 Issue of BioTechniques

The October issue of BioTechniques will feature new articles on optimizing PCR-based methylation analyses, combining RNAi and in vivo confocal microscopy to study DNA repair proteins, an improved methodology for purifying proteins at replication forks and a technique for determining the affect of reference gene choice on qPCR data analysis. In addition, the October issue [...]

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Summary of the September 2013 Issue of BioTechniques

The September 2013 issue of BioTechniques will include research articles describing new methods and techniques for: (i) assaying phagocytosis in a high-throughput format, (ii) isolating mtDNA rapidly for direct next-generation sequencing analysis, (iii) performing low-titer lentiviral transgenesis in rodents, (iv) optimizing PCR-based methylation analysis, and (v) effectively analyzing centrosomal proteins using available antibodies. In addition [...]

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Summary of the August 2013 issue of BioTechniques

The August 2013 issue of BioTechniques will feature articles describing: (i) method for high-plex PCR to enable massively parallel sequencing, (ii) a technique to inhibit differentiation of stem cells by inducing hypothermia, (iii) an approach for characterizing sequencing libraries through the use of digital PCR, (iv) a low cost media formulation for maintenance of brain [...]

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