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Vivien Coulson-Thomas University of Houston
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Vivien Coulson-Thomas University of Houston
19 protocols

tarsis ferreira
  • Biotech engineer, OPTIMVIA
Research focus
  • Biochemistry
  • glycosaminoglycans
  • 1 Author merit

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1 Protocol published
Dimethylmethylene Blue Assay (DMMB)
Authors:  Vivien Jane Coulson- Thomas and Tarsis Ferreira Gesteira, date: 09/20/2014, view: 29370, Q&A: 6
Glycosaminoglycans (GAGs) are long unbranched polysaccharides consisting of repeating disaccharide units composed of a hexosamine (glucosamine or galactosamine) and a hexuronic acid (glucuronic or iduronic acid). Depending on the disaccharide unit ...
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Muscle Function Assessment Using a Drosophila Larvae Crawling Assay
Authors:  Yanina Post and Achim Paululat, date: 07/20/2018, view: 470, Q&A: 0
Here we describe a simple method to measure larval muscle contraction and locomotion behavior. The method enables the user to acquire data, without the necessity of using expensive equipment (Rotstein et al., 2018). To measure contraction ...
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Hyaluronan Isolation from Mouse Mammary Gland
Authors:  Cornelia Tolg, Mary Cowman and Eva A. Turley, date: 06/05/2018, view: 642, Q&A: 0
The glycosaminoglycan hyaluronan (HA) is a key component of the extracellular matrix. The molecular weight of HA is heterogeneous and can reach from several million to several hundred daltons. The effect of HA on cell behavior is size dependent; ...
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