Characterizing a protein’s stability provides key insights into the expression, signaling, and regulatory roles of a molecule. This is necessary for numerous applications from understanding the molecular basis for certain diseases to ensuring more effective drug development. Ultimately, the stability of a protein is closely tied to its functional activity.
Whether you’re just starting to learn about characterizing protein stability or you’re looking for a refresher, this guide has some helpful tips to answer why it’s important, what technologies are available and how to thoroughly evaluate them before purchasing.
– Why characterizing a protein’s stability is necessary to understanding the expression, regulation and function of a molecule.
– How to interpret and use stability results to successfully move your research forward
– What are the most common ways to measure a protein’s stability and what parameters you should be measuring
– Which techniques and technologies are best for you (there are quite a few, we break it down)
– What to think about when evaluating technology…with a handy buyer’s checklist in tow!