Applications & Technologies


2-D Electrophoresis and Analysis

2-DE is an essential step in biomarker discovery workflow, whether your goal is protein characterization, purification and profiling, or posttranslational modification studies.

Drug Discovery and Development Drug Discovery and Development
Bio-Rad products and services span the entire range of drug discovery and development activities, from target identification to scale-up and manufacturing.
Targeted Genome Editing Targeted Genome Editing

Learn about the major systems for targeted genome editing, including CRISPR/Cas9, some key applications, and workflow options.

Biomarker Analysis

Details on how biomarkers such as hormones, cytokines, chemokines, growth factors, and phosphoproteins are used to investigate physiological or pharmacological mechanisms.


Explore different aspects of genomics — from functional genomics and biomarker discovery to mutation analysis, gene expression, transfection, and epigenetics.

Stylized depiction of an XPR36 array Label-Free Biomolecular Interactions

Various aspects of how to develop, optimize, and validate biomolecular interaction assays using surface plasmon resonance (SPR) technology.

Separation, Transfer, and Analysis of Proteins

Bio-Rad’s V3 Western Workflow™ facilitates speed and validation at each step of a western blotting experiment — from running gels to quantifying proteins.

Stem Cell Research

Tips for isolation, maintenance, differentiation, transfection and analysis of stem cells.

Protein purification and protein isolation graphical representation Protein Purification and Isolation

Learn how protein purification by chromatography is used in monoclonal antibody discovery, viral contaminant removal, and preparative protein isolation.

Digital PCR and Real-Time PCR (qPCR) Choices for Different Applications

Find out how quantitative PCR (qPCR) and digital PCR (dPCR) compare for specific applications and when to use one over the other.

Automated Electrophoresis and Analysis

How can automation in electrophoresis enhance reliability in experiments assessing the purity and yield of proteins or evaluating the integrity of RNA?


Photo of protein electrophoresis gel and gel box Introduction to Protein Electrophoresis

Protocols, video tutorials, and selection guides to help you at every step of your electrophoresis experiments.

Photo of Bio-Rad PCR thermal cyclers PCR (Polymerase Chain Reaction)
Learn how PCR works, how to choose the right PCR instrument, how to design, optimize, analyze, and troubleshoot PCR assays.
Protein transfer from gel to membrane - Western Blotting Introduction to Western Blotting

Learn more about western blotting techniques. Find step-by-step protocols and helpful tips on equipment, membranes, transfer conditions, and detection methods.

Photo of a Bio-Rad real-time PCR instrument (qPCR system) What is Real-Time PCR (qPCR)?
Discover an array of solutions to optimize, execute, and troubleshoot MIQE-compliant real-time PCR experiments.
Imaging and Analysis

Comparison of parameters, sensitivity, and data analysis using Bio-Rad imaging systems and software to determine which imaging system is ideal for your application.

Digital PCR Introduction to Digital PCR
Digital PCR is a breakthrough technology that provides ultrasensitive and absolute nucleic acid quantification.
Picture of 2-D electrophoresis gel 2-D Electrophoresis

Useful information from sample preparation to imaging of 2-D gels, along with protocols, video tutorials, demonstrations, and troubleshooting tips.

Introduction to Transfection

Information and tips on electroporation, viral transfection vector, lipofection, and biolistics transformation for planning and selecting the appropriate transfection method.

Horizontal Electrophoresis

Gel boxes, running buffers, available agarose types, as well as factors affecting resolution of DNA fragments, to help with agarose gel electrophoresis of DNA.

Cell Counting Methods

Manual and automated cell counting methods and their application to gene expression studies are presented and discussed here.

Pulsed Field Gel Electrophoresis

How can large DNA fragments be separated using PFGE? How to prepare plugs, optimize sample resolution, analyze images, and troubleshoot PFGE gels? Explore.

Stylized depiction of multiplex detection of cell signaling factors Multiplex Immunoassays

Details on the experimental design, data collection, analysis, and validation of multiplex protein assays using the Bio-Plex® suspension array system.

Experion™ Automated Electrophoresis System

The microfluidic technology used in Bio-Rad’s Experion™ system helps to automate protein and nucleic acid separation, detection, and analysis.

Ribbon diagram of protein structure overlaid on XPR36 array image ProteOn™ XPR36 Surface Plasmon Resonance (SPR) System

How does this label-free system perform analysis of biomolecular interactions? How do you choose the right sensor chip for your analysis? Find out.

Chromatography Introduction to Chromatography

Description of the different types of chromatography methods available and how they can be applied to guide you in your protein purification experiments.

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