How to set up a chemiluminescent assay
Tail Bleed Sample Prep
Preparation of small volume tail bleed samples for steroid assays
Fecal Extraction Demo
Extraction of fecal samples prior to assay
Arbor Assays Site Tour
All Arbor Assays products are designed, manufactured and tested in Ann Arbor Michigan.
Tips and tricks to get the most out of your assays
“How To” handle various samples prior to running in Arbor Assays’ kits.
Assay and Kit Resources
A chemical directory useful for identifying physical and chemical properties, similar/related chemicals, suppliers, etc.
|Human Atlas Project||
A searchable website providing a Tissue-Based Map of the Human Proteome. The current knowledge regarding the human proteome is summarized, achieved through antibody-based methds combined with transcriptomics analysis across all major tissues and organs of the human body.
|International Society of Wildlife Endocrinology (ISWE)||
• Mission – advance the field of wildlife endocrinology by promoting stronger inter-disciplinary collaboration among wildlife and conservation biologists to optimize animal health, reproduction, and welfare in support of global conservation efforts.
•Vision – provide an international forum that facilitates the exchange of information and development of collaborative wildlife endocrine studies. To help advance the use of non-invasive and minimally invasive sampling technologies and assist in the standardization of methods and analyses for the scientific study of wildlife physiology both in situ and ex situ.
|Linscott’s Directory of Immunological & Biological Reagents|
|Mayo Medical Laboratories||
Mayo Clinic Reference Laboratory Services site useful for finding human reference ranges for a variety of analytes in different biological samples. Searchable by test or by disease state.
|MTX Lab Systems, Inc.||
Website of a reputable supplier of general lab equipment, typically refurbished
|MyAssays Data Reduction Templates for DetectX® Assay Kits||
Data Reduction Templates for DetectX® Assay Kits available at: http://www.MyAssays.com/arbor-assays
|NCBI Databases – PubMed||
Useful summary of literature based links for finding established concentration ranges for molecules of interest in various species, sample types, and more at NCBI Databases.
|NIST – Chemistry||
Useful for chemical properties of common biological molecules.
|Organic Solvents: Table of Properties||
A table of properties for common organic solvents found in the lab
|Veterinary Medicine Austria||
A special issue of the Journal Veterinary Medicine Austria resulting from the 3rd Annual (2012) ISWE conference in Vienna, Austria. There are both new information articles and comprehensive reviews, including papers from many of the keynote speakers focusing on broad issues in endocrinology. All articles are presented in both German and English. Click the word “anzeigen” to show each article, and at the end of the article there is a “download” button to get the PDF.
A home-grown website of information related to assays used in Wildlife Conservation studies. It also contains a run down of General Lab Protocols (Extraction Protocols, Plate Coating, etc.) and Lab Math (Sample Dilutions, Extraction Efficiencies, and Normalization calculations).