Navigation Links
Cold Spring Harbor Protocols features classic approaches for analyzing chromosomes
Date:5/1/2008

COLD SPRING HARBOR, N.Y. (Thursday, May 1, 2008) Recent discoveries have led to a revolution in the field of epigenetics, the study of gene regulation through the modulation of chromatin. These newly elaborated principles have brought the study of chromosomes and chromatin structure to the forefront of genetic research. This months issue of Cold Spring Harbor Protocols (www.cshprotocols.org/TOCs/toc5_08.dtl) features two classic methods for chromosomal analysis.

"Mapping Protein Distributions on Polytene Chromosomes by Immunostaining" takes advantage of the formidable size and structure of the large polytene chromosomes found in Drosophila salivary glands. These easily dissected chromosomes allow mapping of chromosomal protein distributions at very high resolution. The protocol, written by Renato Paro (http://www.zmbh.uni-heidelberg.de/paro/), is freely accessible on the website for Cold Spring Harbor Protocols (http://www.cshprotocols.org/cgi/content/full/2008/6/pdb.prot4714).

The second featured method for May, "Karyotyping Mouse Cells," is drawn from the widely used laboratory manual Manipulating the Mouse Embryo (http://www.cshlpress.com/link/mmousep.htm). A karyotype is a visual presentation of a cells chromosomes, and can be used as a test for quickly identifying chromosomal abnormalities. This method is freely accessible on the website for Cold Spring Harbor Protocols (http://www.cshprotocols.org/cgi/content/full/2008/6/pdb.prot4706).


'/>"/>

Contact: David Crotty
crotty@cshl.edu
516-422-4007
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
Source:Eurekalert  

Page: 1

Related biology news :

1. Springer increases publishing activities in South Korea
2. Springer will publish Journal of Coastal Conservation
3. Springer book wins Quality of Communication Award
4. Species still have more viable offspring if they can choose their best mate
5. From brains to behavior: Cold Spring Harbor Protocols features methods for neuroscience research
6. Estuarine Research Federation chooses Springer as publishing partner
7. Springer and the New York Botanical Garden Press join forces to publish botanical journals
8. Cold Spring Harbor Protocols highlights a method that captures cell growth and activity
9. Hellish hot springs yield greenhouse gas-eating bug
10. Springer founds new journal Air Quality, Atmosphere and Health
11. Moms obesity during conception phase may set the stage for offsprings obesity risk
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
Cold Spring Harbor Protocols features classic approaches for analyzing chromosomes
(Date:4/11/2017)... , April 11, 2017 No ... but researchers at the New York University Tandon ... of Engineering have found that partial similarities between ... systems used in mobile phones and other electronic ... The vulnerability lies in the fact ...
(Date:4/5/2017)... 2017  The Allen Institute for Cell Science today ... one-of-a-kind portal and dynamic digital window into the human ... first application of deep learning to create predictive models ... and a growing suite of powerful tools. The Allen ... future publicly available resources created and shared by the ...
(Date:4/4/2017)... April 4, 2017   EyeLock LLC , a ... the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has ... the linking of an iris image with a face ... represents the company,s 45 th issued patent. ... very timely given the multi-modal biometric capabilities that have ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):
(Date:7/20/2017)... , ... July 20, 2017 , ... ... to make clinical trial sites and study participants truly unified. TrialKit, a native ... (FDA 21 CFR Part 11) research studies entirely on mobile devices. With TrialKit, ...
(Date:7/18/2017)... ... , ... G-CON today announced that it has received Notices ... Applications 14/858,857 and 13/669,785 both entitled Modular, Self-Contained, Mobile Clean Room. The U.S. ... of G-CON’s R&D investments and validate the G-CON platform as a novel way ...
(Date:7/17/2017)... ... , ... Whitehouse Laboratories is excited to announce that it ... of ISO 80369 standard test procedures. The ISO 80369 series of eight test ... With this recent expansion, Whitehouse Labs becomes one of the only facilities in ...
(Date:7/17/2017)... ... July 17, 2017 , ... Neurodevelopmental disorders (NDDs) are ... overlapping clinical features. The advancement of targeted next-generation sequencing (NGS) has been instrumental ... testing. , However, designing a custom panel for disease research requires hours ...
Breaking Biology Technology: