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Quantitative detection of residual DNA with DNA Extractor® Kit

This article was written by Hiroki Fukuchi, Life Science Research Laboratories of FUJIFILM Wako Pure Chemical Corporation, Japan.

Since many biopharmaceuticals, including vaccines, are manufactured from cultured cells or microorganisms such as Escherichia coli, it is pointed out that host cell-derived DNA may remain in resultant...

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Why are exosomes getting a lot of attention?

First described over 30 years ago, exosomes are now being explored with great interest, particularly regarding their involvement in various diseases and in the development of targeted therapies. Exoso...

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Proteome analysis of exosomes

This article was written by Koji Ueda Project for Personalized Cancer Medicine, Cancer Precision Medicine Center, Japanese Foundation for Cancer Research, Japan.

Exosomes are secretory microvesicles derived from intracellular vesicle trafficking pathways, which are involved in extracellular release of unwanted molecules or delivery of molecules to distant cell...

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Protein phosphorylation analysis using Phos-tag-based techniques

This article was written by Emiko Kinoshita-Kikuta, Eiji Kinoshita, Tohru Koike Department of Functional Molecular Science, Institute of Biomedical and Health Sciences, Hiroshima University, Kasumi 1-2-3, Hiroshima, Japan.

Proteins responsible for vital cellular functions use kinase-induced phosphorylation and phosphatase-induced dephosphorylation for their activation and deactivation, respectively. Wide varieties of di...

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