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Laboratory Quality Control

What is Laboratory Quality Control? Laboratory quality control is all the measures put in place to eliminate the risk of non-conforming outcomes. It involves systems that safeguard the accuracy, reliability, and timeliness of lab results by ensuring the early detection of results or measurement errors and the procedures to rectify…
November 21, 2019
CentrifugationLab Basics

Centrifugation for Researchers

Centrifugation is a useful way to separate particles using a centrifuge, and it is a method that has many applications in the life sciences, particularly in molecular biology. There are different types of centrifuges that can be used for various applications, including research into organelles and biological molecules. Theory of…
November 15, 2019
Quinolinic acid rat HD modelProtocols

Quinolinic acid rat HD model

Huntington’s disease (HD) is an inherited autosomal dominant neuropathological disease caused by a mutation in the huntingtin gene (htt). Preclinical animal models are necessary for the study of HD and the development of therapeutic interventions for the disease. Ideally, an animal model should demonstrate all the behavioral and neuropathological characteristics…
November 8, 2019