Western Blot Procedures, Analysis and Purpose

Western Blot Procedures, Analysis and Purpose

Post Views: 686 Proteins play many vital roles in our bodies. Essentially proteins or polypeptides are complex compounds of amino acids that are needed by our bodies to regulate, function and construct organs and tissues in the body. Proteins are integral to organisms, helping almost every cell process and are also critical to metabolism. For…

An Overview of Simian immunodeficiency virus (SIV) and its impact

An Overview of Simian immunodeficiency virus (SIV) and its impact

Post Views: 917 What is the Simian immunodeficiency virus (SIV)? The Simian immunodeficiency virus is an HIV-like virus that can affect monkeys and apes and cause a disease similar to AIDS because HIV and SIV are closely related viruses. Researchers study SIV to explore HIV AIDS; however, SIV cannot infect humans and people with HIV…

Difference between line blots and Western blots

Difference between line blots and Western blots

Post Views: 3,175 What is western blot? Western blotting is also called Protein Immunoblotting because an antibody is mainly used to detect its antigen. It is a widely accepted analytical technique used to detect specific proteins in the given sample.  Western blot is generally used in research to separate and identify proteins. This technique separates…