Monthly Archives: June 2011

Solid Phase vs. Liquid Phase Ligand Capturing

As in real life, often there are different ways to get the same result. Almost the same, I´d better say, because for the bioanalytical ligand binding assay developer it is indeed a difference whether the ligand is captured in the … Continue reading

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Upcoming Drugs: In Vivo Gene Transfer With Messenger RNA

Dear all, the world of nucleic acid therapeutics is fascinating. A novel advancement in this field develops messenger RNA as a tool for in vivo gene transfer, either for antigen expression in vaccination procedures, or to improve, and even supplement … Continue reading

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Haemolytic Uremic Syndrome (HUS) Epidemy in Germany

Dear all, for all people living outside Germany you probably might not came across the HUS outbreak in the north of Germany, caused by multidrug resistant enterohaemorrhagic Escherichia coli (EHEC) strain O104:H4. The dramatic epidemy caused 29 deaths (as of … Continue reading

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MicroRNA (miRNA) in Human Mitochondria

Our bioanalytical paper of the month May 2011 is published by Barrey E et al (2011): Pre-microRNA and mature microRNA in human mitochondria. PLoS ONE 6(5), e20220. The authors used supramagnetic microbeads for the isolation of intact mitochondria from human … Continue reading

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The Proximity Ligation Assay – Proximal to Ultimative Assay Sensitivity?

yesterday we had the Ascension Day, also called the Father´s Day in Germany, which means all fathers enjoyed the day along with their kids outside under the fantastic blue sky! And that´s what I did, and got a slight sunborn … Continue reading

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