Featured resources

Web tools

Online tools for analyzing primers, setting up reactions, and performing biochemical conversions and calculations.

Spotlight articles

Browse and learn from our spotlight articles, highlighting key advances, new products, and technical tips and tricks.

Featured selection guides

PCR resources

PCR webinars

This webinar discusses the evolution of DNA polymerase technology. We also offer tips for choosing the optimal DNA polymerase for various PCR applications and streamlining PCR-based workflows.

This webinar reviews the basics of the direct PCR method, presents most common applications and provides guidelines on how to perform direct PCR on different sample types.

In this webinar, we will review the fundamentals of PCR and discuss best practices for reaction setup and optimization as well as data analysis.

qPCR resources

qPCR webinars

In this webinar we review most common sources of variation and errors in the qPCR workflow and discuss how to avoid them.

Topics presented include: qPCR principles and terminology, detection chemistries, amplification plots and Cq values, absolute vs. relative quantification, and assay design considerations.

Restriction enzymes resources

Restriction enzymes articles

Restriction enzymes web tools

Restriction enzyme webinar

In this webinar we will review most common problems related to restriction digestion and present innovative solutions. We will provide tips and tricks on how to avoid incomplete restriction digestion, interpret unexpected cleavage patterns and optimally use REs within the cloning workflow.

Reverse transcription resources

Reverse transcription articles

Reverse transcription webinars

This webinar covers the fundamentals of reverse transcription, discusses best practices for reaction setup, and provides guidelines for reaction optimization and troubleshooting.

Nucleic acid electrophoresis & purification resources

Nucleic acid electrophoresis & purification articles

Nucleic acid electrophoresis & purification web tools

Nucleic acid electrophoresis & purification webinars

In the webinar “Nucleic acid electrophoresis applications and techniques,” you will get an overview of the electrophoresis workflow. We will focus on the uses and applications for electrophoresis, from gel extraction to analysis.

With this webinar we will give a broad introduction to plant research topics. We will have a major focus on tips and tricks that facilitate working with plant samples and discuss plant specific solutions for nucleic acid purification and PCR.

In this webinar, we review the fundamentals of the electrophoresis workflow and applications. We highlight tips for overcoming common and hidden mistakes as well as tools for optimizing experiments.

With this webinar we will discuss the major steps for nucleic acid purification procedures, from sample collection to nucleic acid storage; and share tips and tricks on how to optimize yields and accurately assess purity and concentration of isolated nucleic acids.

Molecular cloning resources

Molecular cloning webinars

This webinar discusses how you can benefit from using ligation-independent cloning in your research through a detailed look at the technology, basic protocols, optimization and troubleshooting techniques.

With this webinar we will give an overview on different DNA end modifications, how to set up an optimal ligation reaction and how to assess and improve ligation efficiency. Also, we will discuss alternatives to traditional T4 DNA Ligase based cloning, such as PCR cloning and LIC.

This webinar presents important considerations as well as tips and tricks to simplify the cloning workflow. It covers the most frequent problems and cloning pitfalls, and shows innovative solutions that can reduce the time and errors in a typical cloning workflow.

Sequencing resources

Sequencing webinars

In this webinar we will discuss the conventional NGS library preparation workflow step by step, and introduce a novel transposon-based approach. Best practices and important quality control checkpoints will also be covered.

In vitro transcription resources

In vitro transcription articles