BioTechniques: The International Journal of Life Science Methods Announces the Publication of the April 2014 Issue—Available in Print and Online as an Open Access Journal

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New York, NY (PRWEB) April 22, 2014

The April 2014 issue of BioTechniques ( is now available as an open access journal featuring the following topics:

  • DNA nanostructure assembly
  • Cell culture design
  • Droplet digital PCR function
  • Molecular cloning
  • Stem cell biology

Keywords: CRISP/Cas, selectable markers, digital PCR, genomic DNA, copy number analysis, recombinant proteins, cell-free protein synthesis, proteomics, Western blots, DNA nanostructures, computational biology, DNA self assembly, cell culture, extracellular matrix, glass slide coatings, stem cell biology, stem cell analysis, molecular biology

Also available is the March 2014 issue of BioTechniques featuring the following articles:

  • A method that uses proximity ligation to analyze chromatin at high resolution
  • An approach for the systematic selection of aptamer pairs for sandwich assays
  • A novel design for glass needles to enhance insect transformation protocols
  • A technique for amplifying DNA templates prior to PCR that minimizes bias
  • A computational tool designed to detect contamination in re-sequencing studies

Keywords: next-generation sequencing, chromatin, chromatin analysis, cloning, aptamers, aptamer selection, ELISA assays, sandwich assays, polymorphism analysis, ChIP-Seq, chromatin immunoprecipitation, computational biology, genetic transformation, transposon, insect genetics

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About BioTechniques

BioTechniques, the international journal of life science methods, provides open access to first-quality, peer-reviewed papers on laboratory techniques and protocols. Now in its 56th volume, BioTechniques has over 80,000 print subscribers worldwide. The journal augments its peer-reviewed content with feature articles and topic-specific supplements. Visit for more details or to subscribe.


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