Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Checklists, Case Studies and Best Practices

Resources for Choosing an Antibody

  • BenchSci - a free resource (for academic and nonprofit research institutions) that uses artificial intelligence to scan the literature provide antibody usage data that's unbiased and experiment-specific

Literature Review

NIH suggests "applicants proposing to use cell lines could describe the method they plan to use to verify the identity and purity of the lines, which might include short tandem repeat (STR) profiling and mycoplasma testing." Below are some resources for writing an authentication plan and procedures for authenticating cell lines.

Guidelines and Resources from Professional and Non-Profit Organizations
Literature Review

Specific for Non-Human Cell Lines

Experimental Techniques


    Protocol Repositories

    • Genome Editing - This collection of articles from the Nature Research journals provides an overview of current progress in developing targeted genome editing technologies. It also includes a selection of protocols that can be adapted