BioProbes 56

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  • COVER STORY—say goodbye to fluorescein
  • NEW TECHNOLOGIES—fluorescence-based imaging, the mitochondrial OxPhos system, and protein profiling
  • PRACTICAL APPLICATIONS—Treg isolation and expansion, Akt pathway interrogation, antibody labeling, cell proliferation, and more
  • JOURNAL HIGHLIGHT—news in neurodegeneration
  • JUST RELEASED—new thiol-reactive probe, assays for the JAK/STAT pathway, and more
  • ENDNOTE—applications in signal transduction, high-throughput screening, virology, and more

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Cover Story

Alexa Fluor® 488 Seeing green
Alexa Fluor® 488 conjugates outshine the rest

New Technologies

Cellular Lights Tools for studying dynamic cellular processes
Fluorescent protein–based Organelle Lights™ and new Cellular Lights™ BacMam reagents

Click-iT AHA

The next generation in protein profiling
Click-iT™ AHA for nascent protein synthesis


Measuring mitochondrial protein levels and enzyme activity
Get both readouts with MitoProfile™ dipstick and microplate assays

Practical Applications


Seeing clearly: Accurate cell identification
CellMask™ stains for fluorescence-based imaging


 Putting regulatory T cells to work
Isolate and expand CD4+ CD25+ Treg cells using Dynabeads® magnetic separation technology

Akt pathway

A cell-based approach for interrogating the PI3K/AKT/mTOR pathway
CellSensor® and LanthaScreen™ assays


What your colleagues are doing with the Qubit® quantitation platform
Researchers weigh in on the advantages of the Qubit® platform


Evaluating cellular viability on human primary cells
alamarBlue® reagent for cell viability and cell proliferation

Antibody labeling

IgG antibody labeling from A to Z
Alexa Fluor® to Zenon® IgG Antibody Labeling Kits for imaging and flow cytometry


Phosphorylation site-specific antibodies Analyzing signaling events with phosphorylation site–specific antibodies
Insights into functional proteomics


Highlighting our newest products and technologies

Recent news in neurodegeneration

A look at how your fellow researchers are using Invitrogen™ products