This is worth a read while you finish that coffee.

Compilation of questions to Ask the Doc over the years here.

 

 

 

September 2016 Issue
New Magnetic Particle Sample Pack, Have you reached your limit? (New Nanobead Calibration Kit), World Domination, P(articles)2 = Particle Articles. Ask "The Particle Doctor® (suspending Polymer beads or SIlica in xylene & choosing fluorescent bead pairs)

May 2015 Issue
ProMag HC Our latest advancement in magnetic particles. ProMag HP. Quantum QC. Our beads are on the up & up. (featuring Simply Cellular® anti-Mouse IgG - High). P(articles)2 = Particle Articles. Ask "The Particle Doctor®" (ViaCheck™ Concentration Control & Vivaspin® questions)

February 2013 Issue
See for Yourself...Why We're Totally Stoke(s)d About Europium Chelate! (Introducing Europium Chelate microspheres.) How Low Can You Go? (Testing the Limits with Our New Small Bead Calibration Kits.) (Via)Check It Before You Wreck It (Cell viability standards for Instrument QC.) Ask "The Particle Doctor®" (QuickCal® questions, ViaCheck™ Standards, and SureCount™ Particle Count Standards.)

May 2012 Issue
And Yoouuu... (Star)Light Up My Life (Introducing StarLight™ Calibration Slides.) We Can See Clearly Now... (Microspheres for Turbidimetric Assays.) The Latex Course™ 2012 (Information regarding our popular microsphere course.) Accessorize Geek Chic to the Next Level (Introducing our new accessory reagents and companion products.) Ask "The Particle Doctor®" (SureCount™ Particle Count Standards, and Dragon Green and Flash Red Intensity Standard sets.) The New Bangs Beads is Here! (Our new Catalog and Technical Product Guide is now available.)

October 2011 Issue
SureCount™ Microspheres (Introducing SureCount™ Particle Count Standards.) Ti-i-i-ime Is On Our Side, Yes It Is.... (Introducing our new Time Delay Calibration Standard.) It's Coming... It's Getting Closer (Stay tuned for details regarding The Latex Course™ 2012.) More Silica to Love! (We've expanded both our dry silica and aqueous silica product lines.) Compensation Tribulations? Not to Worry! (Introducing our expanded line of compensation products for flow cytometry.) Ask "The Particle Doctor®" (Simply Cellular® anti-Mouse for Violet Laser; ViaCheck™ standards, Fluorescence Reference Standards, and the Viability Dye Compensation Standard.)

February 2011 Issue
The Ties that Bind (IT) (Introducing Silica Bind-IT™.) Mail Bonding (Subscribers do the 'write' thing!) Never Fear... The Latex Course™ Book is Here! (Ordering information if you missed the Latex Course™ meeting.) You KNOW You Want ONE (ProMag™ 1µm microspheres are now available.) The 4-1-1: Our New 405nm Laser Standard (Introducing the Violet Laser Reference Standard.) Ask "The Particle Doctor®" (Quantum™ MESF and Quantum™ Simply Cellular®; sterilizing microsphere suspensions; and magnetic microspheres, including ProMag™, BioMag®, and COMPEL™.)

September 2010 Issue
(Micro)Sphere of Influence (Introducing 1µm ProMag™.) Mail Bonding (Subscribers do the 'write' thing!) Last Call for The Latex Course™! (Registration reminder.) Alive and Kicking (ViaCheck™ Standards for Viability Analyzers.) Ask "The Particle Doctor®" (ProMag™ Bind-IT™ beads, coating SA-coated beads, and pass/fail criteria for ViaCheck™ products.)

April 2010 Issue
Introducing ProMag™ Bind-IT™ (Novel Pre-Activated Microspheres.) Quantum (MESF) Leap (Introducing Quantum™ Alexa Fluor® MESF Kits.) Mail Bonding (Subscribers do the 'write' thing!) "On the Road Again!" (Visit Bangs at these tradeshows in 2010.) Second(ary Antibodies) to None! (Protein A and Protein G Ab Binding Beads.) Join Bangs in Sunny Florida for The Latex Course™ 2010! (Join Bangs for the 18th offering of this popular international course.) Ask "The Particle Doctor®" (Carryover, optimal antibody concentrations, and compensation standards.)

November 2009 Issue
Introducing the New Fabulous Five! (Our newest product – Quantum™ FITC-5 MESF.) It's Freezin' Season (Shipping changes through the winter months.) Mail Bonding (Subscribers do the 'write' thing!) Look to Bangs for Happy Holidays in a Ho-Hum Economy (Shopping ideas and inspiration for the holiday season.) Ask "The Particle Doctor®" (The impact of Bangs Bead Solution on coating and the stabilization of polystyrene microspheres.) (Our Version of) The Rat Pack (Introducing the Simply Cellular® anti-Rat Compensation Standard.) It's Coming...It's Getting Closer (Coming soon...The Latex Course™ 2010!)

May 2009 Issue
A New Year - A New Look (The launch of our new website!) Bargain Beads! (Check out the Bargain Beads section on our website.) Mail Bonding (Subscribers do the 'write' thing!) (Almost) 2 Good 2 Believe (BioMag® Protein A and Protein G - New 2mL Volume.) Bangs Goes Buff! (Introducing our New Line of Buffers) Ask "The Particle Doctor®" (Conjugating LPS to carboxylated beads and silica beads for flow cytometry.) "On the Road Again!" (Visit Bangs at these tradeshows in 2009)

January 2009 Issue
Bangs Bead Solutions (Introducing our latest product - a solution for you!) Happy New (Product) Year! (Introducing the Flash Red Intensity Standard) It's Freezing Season! (Winter shipping reminders) Bargain Beads! (Check out the Bargain Beads section on our website.) (PolyLink) Conjunction Junction (Our tribute) Ask "The Particle Doctor®" (Mounting issues, low coupling problems, and crosslinking tips) Mail Bonding (Subscribers do the 'write' thing!)

July 2008 Issue
A Look Back (Remembering the Last 20 Years) Flow Cytometry Standards (Amines to an End) Seeing Far Red (Far-Out Red Reference Standard) Mail Bonding (Subscribers do the 'write' thing!) Ask "The Particle Doctor®" (An introduction to flow cytometry, and Quantum™ Simply Cellular® beads) "On the Road Again!" (Visit Bangs at these tradeshows in 2008)

March 2008 Issue
Full Service? (Full Spectrum™) Wishing for a Star? (Try ProMag™!) What? Bargain Beads?! (Check out the Bargain Beads section on our website.) Phagocytosis (Who's Hungry?) Mail Bonding (Subscribers do the 'write' thing!) Ask "The Particle Doctor®" (Centrifugation helps, and polystyrene shelf-life and stability) "On the Road Again!" (Visit Bangs at these tradeshows in 2008)

September 2007 Issue
You asked...we answered (Our New Catalog Has Arrived!) Bangs Sponsors Cytometry CD (Contact Bangs for your free copy) Here We Grow Again! (Introducing BioMag®Plus Concanavalin A) Mail Bonding (Subscribers do the 'write' thing!) Ask "The Particle Doctor®" (Quantum™ FITC MESF microspheres and calibration standards, including NIST Traceable Particle Size Standards, polystyrene microspheres, and silica microspheres) "On the Road Again!" (Visit Bangs at these tradeshows in 2007)

July 2007 Issue
Magnetic Microspheres (ProMag™, COMPEL™, and BioMag® particles) "On the Road Again!" (Visit Bangs at these tradeshows in 2007) Wait! We're Not Done Yet! (Introducing BioMag®Plus Wheat Germ Agglutinin) Mail Bonding (Subscribers do the 'write' thing!) Ask "The Particle Doctor®" (Quantum™ MESF and Quantum™ Simply Cellular® products)

March 2007 Issue
Tah-Dah! Introducing ProMag™ (Our Best Superparamagnetic Microspheres Yet!) "On the Road Again!" (Visit Bangs at these tradeshows in 2007) ViaCheck™ (Viability Instrument Standards) Ask "The Particle Doctor®" (ProMag™ and binding biotinylated oligonucleotides)

September 2006 Issue
The Latex Course™ 2006 (Held this year in Orlando from October 1 - 4, 2006) Year of the Dragon (New Dragon Green Intensity Standard) Functionalized Silica (Offering You Even Greater Flexibility) You Dirty Rat! (Anti-Rat Beads for your Quantitative Needs!) Ask "The Particle Doctor®" (Fluorescence Reference Standards, Flow Cytometry Supplement, and SNARe™ kits)

May 2006 Issue
SNARe™ DNA Purification Systems (Simple Nucleic Acid Recovery products) The Latex Course™ 2006 (Held this year in Orlando from October 1 - 4, 2006) "On the Road Again!" (Visit Bangs at these tradeshows in 2006) Quantum™ Cy5 MESF (So many kits to choose from!!) P(articles)2 = Particles Articles (Cool Articles Citing the Use of Microspheres.) Ask "The Particle Doctor®" (Reference standards and PolyLink Protein Coupling Kits.) Mail Bonding (Subscribers do the 'write' thing!)

Fall 2005 Issue
PolyLink Protein Coupling Kit (Used for covalent attachment of proteins to COOH beads --- and it's easy, too!) The Value of a Great Copycat (The Benefit of Quantum™ MESF) QuickCal® v. 2.1 Discontinued (Don't fret; QuickCal® v. 2.3 is available and better than ever) Quantum™ APC MESF (APC, that's Allophycocyanine, joins the Quantum™ MESF Line of products) P(articles)2 = Particles Articles (Cool Articles Citing the Use of Microspheres) Ask "The Particle Doctor®" (BioMag® or COMPEL™ ... that is the question) Mail Bonding (Subscribers do the 'write' thing!)

Spring 2005 Issue
What's Your Dynamic Range? (NIST Traceable Particle Size Standards) QuickCal® v. 2.3 (FREE Data Analysis tool) "On the Road Again!" (Our tradeshow schedule) Ultra Rainbow Fluorescent Particles (Spherotech™ Particles Now offered at Bangs Labs) P(articles)2 = Particles Articles (Cool Articles Citing the Use of Microspheres) Ask "The Particle Doctor®" (Quantum™ MESF and tips for working with 100nm microspheres) Mail Bonding (Subscribers do the 'write' thing!)

Winter 2005 Issue
BioMag® Solutions (BioMag® ProMax Serum IgG Removal Kit) YG Fluorescent Spheres (Announcing the expansion of our fluorescent microsphere line) QuantumPlex™M (COMPEL™ and QuantumPlex™, together at last!!) Ask "The Particle Doctor®" (Quantum™ Simply Cellular® Kits and UV & Violet excitation) Mail Bonding (Subscribers do the 'write' thing!)

Fall 2004 Issue
BioMag® Solutions (BioMag® ProMax Albumin Removal Kit) Magnetic QuantumPlex™ (COMPEL™ uniform superparamagnetic meet QuantumPlex™) The Latex Course™ 2004 Course Book (Now available. Hurry, they're going fast!) Bangs Labs' Custom Services (BLI offers a range of custom services for your unique needs.) Boulders-in-the-Stream (Lateral Flow Test Format) Ask "The Particle Doctor®" (Daily QC of flow cytometers and products for various cell separations) Mail Bonding (Subscribers do the 'write' thing!)

June 2004 Issue
PolyLink Protein Coupling Kit (For the covalent attachment of proteins to carboxyl modified microspheres) The Latex Course™ 2004 (Description of the wonderfully educational course in September [did we mention it's being held on Coronado Island!]). "On the Road Again!" (Our tradeshow schedule) BioMag® Solutions (Antibody Purification from Serum or Cell Culture Supernatant) P(articles)2 = Particles Articles (Some good microsphere reads) Ask "The Particle Doctor®" (Selecting recombinant antibodies, coupling antibodies to beads 101, and Full Spectrum™ microspheres to check the alignment of lasers) Mail Bonding (Subscribers do the 'write' thing!)

March 2004 Issue
NIST-Traceable Fluorescence Quantitation (Bangs to offer NIST-Traceable Quantum™ MESF Kits) The Latex Course™ 2004 (School is in session - join us for the three-day microsphere education extravaganza!) "On the Road Again!" (Visit Bangs at these tradeshows in 2004) Flow By The Numbers (Practical Quantitative Flow Cytometry Workshop) BioMag® Solutions (Learn how BioMag can help you with your Molecular Biology applications) P(articles)2 = Particles Articles (Articles about particles - our favorite kind of articles!) Ask "The Particle Doctor®" (Flow Cytometry Absolute Count Standard™, Simply Cellular®, and biotin-coated BioMag®) Mail Bonding (Subscribers do the 'write' thing!)