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Chromobody® plasmids: Good things come to those who wait!

Posted by Kourosh Zolghadr on Jun 5, 2014 4:50:00 PM

This time last spring we started marketing our Chromobody® plasmids. Our customers realized the impact of the technology and were immediately beginning to work with the Chromobodies®. Now, one year later the first papers are being published demonstrating the broad applicability of this intracellular fluorescent antibody technology: 

The first is a paper in Molecular Cell by the Lindqvist Lab at the Karolinska Institutet in Stockholm, Sweden. They developed a FRET-based system for accurate quantification of fluorescence from single cells. By visualizing endogenous PCNA at replication foci with the Cell Cycle Chromobody® they nicely show that the mitotic entry network is linked to the completion of S phase. It does not depend on protein accumulation through G2 but is activated by mitotic phosphorylations at the end of S phase. The method they present allows analyzing live-cell as well as extracting temporal information from fixed cells based on endogenous marker proteins. (Akopyan, K.; Silva Cascales, H.; Hukasova, E., et al. Assessing kinetics from fixed cells reveals activation of the mitotic entry network at the S/G2 transition. Molecular cell. 2014, 53, 843-853. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.molcel.2014.01.031

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Topics: Chromobodies, Cell Cycle Chromobody, Chromobody, Chromobody plasmid, Actin Chromobody, Lamin Chromobody, Dnmt1 Chromobody, custom Chromobody, intracellular antibody, PCNA

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