Methods and application notes

A list of articles describing scientific methods used by JBL Science, or our application notes of interest

  • Using birds to produce useful proteins in eggs

    Transgenic chickens have been created that package a range of potentially therapeutic molecules in their eggs, in quantities above many more common techniques for production of recombinant protein. Read about how is this done.

  • Calling all hay fever sufferers

    This spring-time, many of us will be self-isolating to avoid coronavirus. But some aspects of life go on, and it will shortly be pollen time. We are looking for volunteers to test a natural hay fever remedy.

  • Application note 202001: sugar in drinks

    Some drinks are so tasty that we almost can't help but want them, even though we know that they are probably not so good for us. At JBL Science, we developed methods to measure how much added sugar is in milkshake to support a major UK television programme. Read the application note to find out more.

  • Application note 202003: characterisation of building materials

    When undertaking building restoration it is often desirable to use materials that are in keeping with the original design and planning departments often insist on this. But how do you know what a mortar or render is made of? Read on to find out.

  • Application note 202002: analysis of varnish

    Restoring fine art is a delicate and precise business and it is essential that conservators have as much information about the piece as possible. Have a look at our application note on varnish analysis to see how we can help.