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Life Science and Biochemical Resources

Name Description
Applications Center The Applications Center provides a resource of protocols, literature references, Webinars and FAQs organized by each research area.
Ask an RNAi Expert Fill out a simple form for answers to questions relevant to RNAi. An archive of questions/answers is available on-line for reference.
Antibiotic Selector The largest selection of research antibiotics commercially available; includes antibiotic and anti-neoplastic biochemicals.
Antibody Explorer Comprehensive source for antibodies; includes search, browse, technical resources and product spotlights.
BioActive Nutrient Explorer Groups bioactive compounds into structural families, and provides information about the bioactive compounds found in a particular plant, as well as which plants contain a specific bioactive compound.
Buffer Calculator Calculates buffer solutions, including concentration calculations by Molarity or by Percentage, and includes relevant links to Sigma-Aldrich products.
Carcinogen Selector The Carcinogen Selector gives researchers the ability to select carcinogens by the mouse organs in which they promote cancer.
Cold Spring Harbor Protocols Product lists for commonly used protocols from Cold Spring Harbor Protocols.
DNA Calculator After entering your Oligo information, click 'Calculate' to run.
Enzyme Explorer Search by name, application, specificity or EC number. Also features detailed sites on metabolic pathways, protein kinases, protease specificity and inhibition, and glycoprotein analysis as well as new cell signaling, analytical and diagnostic enzymes and reagents.
Media Expert® Comprehensive source of information on cell culture media components and provides information on formulation strategies.
Metabolic Pathways Chart 22nd edition of the IUBMB-Sigma-Nicholson Metabolic Pathways Chart contains updated pathways involved in ATP metabolism in the mitochondria and chloroplast.
MISSION™ shRNA Search Locate shRNA clones for your specific gene of interest or for multiple target sets. View a detailed listing of experimental controls or current gene family sets.
PCR MasterMix Calculator Amount of components needed to create your Polymerase Chain Reaction MasterMix.
Peptide Calculator View the molecular weight, amino acid composition profile, solubility values and much more for your desired peptide sequence.
Peptide Library Design This tool enables you to design overlapping peptide fragment libraries for your native protein of interest.
Plant Tissue Culture Protocols Media preparation & formulation, sterilization techniques, storage.
Plasmid Partner Asks a few simple questions in order to determine the best Plasmid application for the user's needs.
Protease Finder Locate both the endo- and exoproteases needed for precision protein cleavage, utilizing cleavage specificity data from over 140 Sigma proteolytic enzymes, encompassing 73 different types of proteases.
Sigma-RBI eHandbook Online version of the Sigma-RBI Handbook of Receptor Classification and Signal Transduction. Includes peer-reviewed entries.
Stain Expert Offers a broad range of stain recipes and procedures in the field of laboratory science.

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