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September 15, 2020

By: List Labs

The List Labs Citation Database is a robust tool for researchers. It offers thousands of papers showing how List Labs products are used experimentally. Researchers can search keywords specific to their fields of study and learn how others in that field have used our toxins and antigens. In this article, we will explore experimental applications […]

August 7, 2020

By: List Labs

Recent Research: Experimental Applications of Pertussis Toxin and Cholera Toxin The List Labs Citation Database is a robust tool for researchers. It offers thousands of papers showing how List Labs products are used experimentally. Researchers can search for keywords specific to their fields of study and learn how others in that field have used our […]

January 28, 2019

By: List Labs

List Labs offers citations on our website for easy use by researchers.  At present we have over 3,000 citations from publications around the world, with emphasis on the last 5 years.  We provide information on how to purchase the referenced products and the ability to sort from among the over 100 catalog items we offer […]

August 29, 2017

By: dpinkston@listlabs.com

The origin of businesses is often an interesting story. List Biological Laboratories is no exception. The company was founded in 1978 by Linda Shoer. Linda was an entrepreneurial scientist in Silicon Valley, who’d been relocated with her husband from Boston. She had an idea for a company and leveraged an initial order into a loan […]

November 4, 2016

By: List Labs

By: M. Wessling A recently published study by Wen et al [1] provides an encouraging look at a possible therapy for the chronic neuro-inflammatory disease multiple sclerosis (MS). What is even more interesting is that this experimental autoimmune encephalitis myelitis (EAE) study, which used the List Labs Product #180 Pertussis Toxin in mice to induce autoimmune […]

August 15, 2016

By: douano@listlabs.com

By: Md. Elias, Ph.D, Senior Scientist List Labs is one of the leading manufacturers of high quality adjuvants from bacterial sources. Our highly purified adjuvants for research and development are Tetanus Toxoid (Product #191), Cholera Toxin B Subunit (Product #104), Diphtheria Toxin CRM197 Mutant (Product #149), Adenylate Cyclase Mutant, Cya-AC– (Product #198L), Pertusis Toxin Mutant (Product #184), […]

April 6, 2015

By: List Labs

By: Suzanne Canada, Ph.D. Tanager Medical Writing Concerns over outbreaks of potentially serious childhood diseases are in the news again in California with an increase in whooping cough infections in 2014, caused by the pathogen Bordetella pertussis, and a measles outbreak in December 2014 to February 2015.  Since outbreaks and epidemics may be infrequent, many […]

March 16, 2015

By: List Labs

By: Suzanne Canada, Ph.D. Tanager Medical Writing While you go about your day, you are surrounded by micro-organisms.  Although most of us spend a lot of time washing up and trying not to think about the propensity of creatures that share our personal space, scientists have been studying them.  Due to their great progress, we […]

October 21, 2014

By: List Labs

By: Suzanne Canada, Ph.D. Tanager Medical Writing   Vaccines have been used to help control diseases for more than 200 years and are the common practice for children and adults. Childhood vaccination has substantially reduced the morbidity and mortality from infectious diseases in much of the developed world, and influenza vaccinations have reduced the impact […]

September 30, 2014

By: douano@listlabs.com

Adenylate cyclase toxin-hemolysin (ACT, AC-Hly, or CyaA) is an important virulence factor for Bordetella pertussis.  Adenylate cyclase toxin is a large (178 kDa), 1,706-residue-long, toxin consisting of an amino-terminal adenylate cyclase (AC) domain of 400 residues and a repeat toxin (RTX) moiety of 1,306 residues.  Sequences within the RTX domain are responsible for target binding, pore-formation […]

June 17, 2014

By: dpinkston@listlabs.com

What is Lipopolysaccharide? Lipopolysaccharide (LPS), a component of the outer membrane of Gram-negative bacteria, is a potent stimulator of the vertebrate innate immune system.  This innate immune system, mediated by macrophages and dendritic cells, generates a rapid response to infectious agents.  Structural patterns common to diverse LPS molecules are recognized by Toll-like receptors (TLR) and […]

April 21, 2014

By: List Labs

By: Suzanne Canada, Ph.D. Tanager Medical Writing Pertussis Infections (aka Whooping Cough) Increasing Rates of pertussis infection, commonly referred to as whooping cough, are on the upswing. Whooping cough is a highly contagious respiratory infection with flu-like symptoms including a blocked or runny nose, sneezing, mild fever and the distinctive, hack-like cough. Prior to the […]