Brush-up Summaries
Chromatogram peaks of a DNA sequencing analysis.
Brush Up: What Is Bisulfite Sequencing and How Do Researchers Use It to Study DNA Methylation?
Deanna MacNeil, PhD | Sep 15, 2022
Prior to DNA methylation sequencing, researchers treat their samples with sodium bisulfite to distinguish methylated cytosine from unmethylated cytosine.
A nude (hairless) mouse, typically used in biomedical and drug discovery research methods that rely on immunodeficient mouse strains.
Brush Up: Humanized Mice: More than the Sum of Their Parts
Deanna MacNeil, PhD | Aug 31, 2022
Scientists study human health in vivo with modified mice that molecularly mimic human biology.
Mini organs in a dish
Brush Up: What Are Organoids and How Are They Made?
Jennifer Zieba, PhD | Aug 11, 2022
Miniaturized, in vitro versions of organs provide insights into disease and development.