The Development of SARS-CoV-2 Nucleocapsid Specific Monoclonal Antibodies

A recent Science Direct publication highlights the development of generating SARS-CoV-2 nucleocapsid specific monoclonal antibodies to help supply new tools to specifically target SARS-CoV-2, the causative agent resulting in COVID-19. The study refers to nucleocapsid proteins, mBG86 and mBG17 antibody expression plasmids, available to purchase on our catalog, here. The plasmids are originally provided from 

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How RNase HI Inhibition Could be the Key to Combatting Multi-Drug Resistant Tuberculosis

The development of antibiotics and therapeutics have been instrumental in the economic development that the world experiences today. Lifesaving therapeutics are threatened by the increasing prevalence of multi-drug resistant strains of bacteria, one of which includes Mycobacterium tuberculosis (MDR-TB). The first-line antibiotic treatments for tuberculosis are rifampicin and isoniazid. MDR-TB has shown resistance to these 

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Blast from the Past Blog Contest

At Kerafast, we appreciate the many years of hard work and dedication professors, lab managers and senior researchers have devoted to research as well as to the scientific community. This quarter, we invite you to take a blast to the past and write a blog about your first research project. Have writer’s block? Feel free 

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Hydrodabcyl: a superior hydrophilic alternative to the dark fluorescence quencher dabcyl

Dark fluorescence quenchers are non-fluorescent dyes that can modulate the fluorescence signal of an appropriate fluorophore donor in a distance-dependent manner. Dark quenchers are often used in dual-label probes, which combine a reporter dye with a quencher moiety. Typically, these probes may exist in two conformations differing in their fluorescence properties: a ‘closed’ form in 

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Research Reagent Appreciation Contest

Have you created or contributed to the development of a new research reagent? At Kerafast, our mission is to advance scientific research by facilitating access to unique reagents developed in academic laboratories around the world. This quarter, we invite you to share your experience in developing a new research reagent to be featured in our 

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