Cell Line Authentication and Reproducibility


Over a third of cell lines used for biomedical research are contaminated or misidentified resulting in wasted resources, unreliable data, and irreproducible results.1 As a result, many journals and funding agencies now require cell line authentication for their studies. Earlier this week, I wrote about our user, Eric Hugo, who did cell line authentication on […]

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Science Exchange Stories: Eric Hugo, adipose tissue researcher


Who knew fat could be so interesting? Eric Hugo did. Eric is an adipose tissue researcher at the University of Cincinnati. His research on adipose cells spans the cellular biology world. From breast cancer to antipsychotic drugs, Eric studies how dopamine receptors on adipose tissue cells respond to things in the body. I spoke with […]

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