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Category: Spatial Biology

Spatial Biology

NanoString Powered by NVIDIA GPU Technology Accelerates Scientific Discovery and the Age of Spatial Biology

For researchers studying diseases that cruelly take the lives of millions — Alzheimer’s disease, lung, colon, breast, and pancreatic cancer, among others — it has been a long-held dream to…

Sriya Malladi and Meg O'Conor / January 9, 2024

CosMx SMI Spatial Biology

Complex Cell Segmentation and Its Significance in Spatial Biology

In research, scientists are continually pushing boundaries to gain deeper insights into biology, medicine, and drug discovery. Single-cell spatial imaging has emerged as a powerful technology in the field of…

Lisa Kessler / October 30, 2023

Multiomics Spatial Analysis Spatial Biology Spatial Transcriptomics

GeoMx® DSP Spatial Proteogenomics datasets now available on Illumina® BaseSpace™ Sequence Hub

NanoString and Illumina have collaborated to release two new demo datasets of GeoMx Digital Spatial Profiler (DSP) data on the Illumina BaseSpace Sequence Hub (BSSH) cloud.  Spatial proteogenomics enables new…

Megan Vandenberg, Margaret Hoang and Sophie Wehrkamp-Richter / September 14, 2023

Spatial Biology

Why is the human proteome important?

The Human Protein Atlas is one of the world’s largest biological databases, containing spatial expression profiles for all known proteins expressed in human organs and tissues. It contains a vast…

Nirupama Deshpande / July 7, 2023

Spatial Biology

What are immunofluorescence techniques?

Tissue and cell samples constitute the main source of samples for protein or RNA expression analysis in biology and help us understand how cells interact, organize themselves, and drive various…

Nirupama Deshpande / July 6, 2023
CosMx tissue image

Spatial Biology

What are NanoString platforms used for?

A pioneer in the field of spatial biology, NanoString Technologies has developed automated workflow platforms enabling researchers to visualize and quantify gene and protein expression in tissue sections down to…

Nirupama Deshpande / June 29, 2023

Spatial Biology

Situating Single Cell RNA-seq in the Context of Multiomics

Cells, the building blocks of all life, are built from biological molecules such as proteins and RNA. Biological molecules perform all the functions of living cells, from DNA replication to…

Geoffrey Hummelke / June 2, 2023

CosMx SMI GeoMx DSP Spatial Biology

Single-Cell Spatial Surpasses Single-Cell Sequencing

Modern biology research is deeply interested in discovering the fundamental mechanics that operate within an organism of interest. Since the fundamental unit of all living organisms is the cell, it…

Geoffrey Hummelke / May 11, 2023

Spatial Biology

Morphology Markers 101: Enabling Spatial Multiomics

Remarkable advances in spatial multiomics have been made in the last several years, with companies like NanoString introducing automated instruments capable of imaging, quantifying, and localizing RNA and protein expression…

Geoffrey Hummelke / May 11, 2023
The first fully integrated single-cell spatial biology solution

CosMx SMI Spatial Biology Spatial Transcriptomics

What’s New at NanoString for 2023: The Arrival of the First Fully Integrated Single-Cell Spatial Solution

One of the interesting hallmarks of celebrating the start of a new year is the consumption of special foods. For example, in the American South Hoppin’ John, or black-eyed peas,…

Melanie Peffer / December 15, 2022

Spatial Biology

An Introduction to Spatial Biology and Spatial Profiling

What is spatial biology? Spatial biology is the study of molecules in a two-dimensional or three-dimensional context. Using spatial biology techniques, the users can visualize molecules in their unique contexts…

NanoString / July 28, 2022

Spatial Biology Spatial Molecular Imaging Spatial Transcriptomics

How Do I Choose the Right Spatial Biology Technology?

What is Spatial Biology? The rapidly evolving field of spatial biology investigates the spatial location and organization of gene expression in situ within each cell and structure of a given tissue sample.…

Nirupama Deshpande / March 28, 2022