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    Cellular Retention Assay to Determine the Interaction Frequency of CD19-directed Chimeric Antigen Receptor (CAR) Engineered Cells against CD19+ Leukemic Cells
    Authors:  Marvin I. De los Santos and Samuel D. Bernal, date: 09/05/2019, view: 89, Q&A: 0
    Cancer recognition by chimeric antigen receptor T (CAR-T) cell is prerequisite for cancer killing to occur. Anomalies in the binding specificity of scFv in the CAR construct may prevent successful eradication of these cancer cells. In some cases, ...
    Isolation and Efficient Maize Protoplast Transformation
    Authors:  Lina Gomez-Cano, Fan Yang and Erich Grotewold, date: 08/20/2019, view: 200, Q&A: 0
    Establishing plant gene function and the study of gene expression regulation often require that genes (or gene variants) are introduced into plants and their activity somehow assayed. Some plants (e.g., Arabidopsis) are easily ...
    Double Labeling of Microtubules and Actin Filaments in Maize Leaf Division Zone
    Authors:  Qiong Nan, Janette Mendoza and Michelle Renee Facette, date: 06/20/2019, view: 484, Q&A: 0
    Maize leaves grow in a gradient. The base of young maize leaves contains a high proportion of symmetrically and asymmetrically dividing cells, making the leaf an effective model system for the study of cell division. Here, we describe a double ...
    Staining Maize Epidermal Leaf Peels with Toluidine Blue O
    Authors:  Marschal A. Bellinger, Sukhmani K. Sidhu and Carolyn G. Rasmussen, date: 04/20/2019, view: 1065, Q&A: 0
    Maize is an important model organism for understanding cell patterning and development. The regular patterning of maize leaf epidermal cells has previously been characterized using the dye toluidine blue O (TBO). The polychromatic dye TBO ...
    Glue Impressions of Maize Leaves and Their Use in Classifying Mutants
    Authors:  Lindy A. Allsman, Raquel N. Dieffenbacher and Carolyn G. Rasmussen, date: 04/05/2019, view: 977, Q&A: 0
    Maize cells are surrounded by cell walls that can be easily visualized using a simple protocol outlined below. A glue impression is an imprint of maize epidermal cells on a glass slide made using a cyanoacrylate-based glue (super glue) that produces ...
    Mating and Tetrad Dissection in Chlamydomonas
    Author:  Frej Tulin, date: 04/05/2019, view: 802, Q&A: 0
    The ability to carry out controlled genetic crosses has contributed to making the unicellular green alga Chlamydomonas reinhardtii an important model organism for the green plant kingdom (Merchant et al., 2007). This protocol ...
    Protein- and Sequencing-based Massively Parallel Single-cell Approaches to Gene Expression Profiling
    Authors:  Xuhuai Ji, Igor Goncharov, Miao Zhao, Molly Miranda and Holden T. Maecker, date: 02/05/2019, view: 1813, Q&A: 0
    Understanding cellular diversity and dynamics in immune cells are critical for elucidating mechanisms of diagnosis, response to therapeutics, and patient prognosis. Our goal is to apply a technically simple approach for gene expression cytometry ...
    Immunohistochemistry Staining for Tumor-associated Macrophage Polarization in Murine Subcutaneous Colon Tumor Allografts
    Authors:  Gage J. Greening, Shelby N. Bess and Timothy J. Muldoon, date: 12/05/2018, view: 2386, Q&A: 0
    Tumor-associated macrophages are the most abundant immune cells in the tumor microenvironment and may express both anti-tumor and pro-tumor functions depending on their polarization towards an M1 (classical) or M2 (alternative) phenotype, ...
    Generation of Endothelial Cells from Human Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells
    Authors:  Chun Liu, Linling Cheng, Christopher Li Chen and Nazish Sayed, date: 11/20/2018, view: 1657, Q&A: 4
    Endothelial cells (ECs), as important constituent of blood vessel are crucial to maintaining vascular tone, and any dysfunction in ECs could lead to many diseases of the vascular system. Due to limited availability of human samples, most of our ...
    A Blood-retina Barrier Permeability Assay in Young Mice Using Sulfo-NHS-LC-biotin Perfusion
    Authors:  Entzu Wan, Mitsutaka Ogawa and Tetsuya Okajima, date: 10/20/2018, view: 1075, Q&A: 0
    Brain and retinal vasculatures exhibit restricted vascular permeability known as blood-brain barrier and blood-retina barrier. Vascular permeability can be evaluated by perfusion of the amine reactive ester derivatives of biotin such as ...