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Biobank storage time as important as age

The amount of time a blood sample used for medical research has been stored at a biobank may affect the test results as much as the blood sample provider’s age.

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Guidelines for antibody validation proposed

An international working group led by Mathias Uhlén, KTH Royal Institute of Technology/SciLifeLab, has formulated directives to evaluate antibodies used in biomedical research.

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They predict superfast protein movement

Researchers at KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm University and Institute for Biomedical Research Barcelona have developed a minimalistic algorithm that predicts how proteins move to perform their biological function.

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New insights in how tumors metastasise

The growth of cancerous tumors is affected by the growth factor TGF-beta. It both suppresses and stimulates tumor development, but it has not been understood how this happens.

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