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Jan 10, 2011

K/BxN mice spontaneously develop a severe, chronic, progressive inflammatory arthritis at about 27 days of age. They develop auto-antibodies recognizing glucose-6-phosphate isomerase. Serum from these animals when transferred to recipient animals induce arthritis. The mechanism of action...

Nov 29, 2010

Saint Paul, MN (PRWEB) November 30, 2010 -- MD Bioproducts, a division of MD Biosciences and a global biotechnology company focused in inflammations and neurology research, announces the release of a panel of collagens, antibodies and collagen-related products for use in a variety of cell...

Oct 26, 2010

MD Bioproducts, a division of MD Biosciences, Inc announces the launch of a Recombinant Human ST2 protein expressed from E. coli. MD Bioproducts offers a full line of ST2 products for use in a variety of research applications:

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Sep 21, 2010

Antibodies are key to an ELISA and provide the basis for the specificity and sensitivity of the assay. In a previous blog post, we discussed factors such as...

Aug 20, 2010

The citrullination of proteins is a post-translational modification where peptidyl arginine residues are converted to peptidyl citrulline by a family of enzymes called peptidyl arginine deiminases (PADs). Citrullination can be found in multiple tissue types and has been shown to occur in both...

Aug 9, 2010

Articular cartilage is located on bone surfaces within vertebral joints, and ensures a smooth and almost-frictionless surface for the movement of the bones within the joint. In osteoarthritis, the destruction of cartilage is the primary cause of pain and discomfort. For these reasons,...

Jul 23, 2010

Sometimes it’s just cool to see and read about the antibodies we offer being used by customers who have published their work. Listed below are bullet points that summarize how the ST2 antibodies are being used in different studies and applications. These were written after reading customers...

Jul 12, 2010

An increase in the activity of matrix metalloproteinases (MMPs) and aggrecanases contributes to the progression of osteoarthritis and the degradation of articular cartilage. Specifically, this degradation occurs at sites along aggrecan, the most abundant cartilage proteoglycan. These events...

Jul 1, 2010

Every year families and friends in the United States gather to celebrate the 4th of July, known as Independence Day. This weekend is commonly associated with fireworks, parades, cookouts, and other fun activities.

If you find yourself wondering what activity may keep the science side of...

Jun 7, 2010

MD Bioproducts is now using Mendeley as an additional tool to organize and share our collection of articles/publications that cite our products.  We currently post links to publications and keep track of...