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October 2, 2018

By: List Labs

List Labs scours the internet monthly, looking for citations referencing our products. We are highly intrigued by, and love to investigate the different ways researchers use our products. Scientists world-wide have used our toxins for research and have produced interesting results. List Labs History of working with Botulinum Neurotoxin List Labs has developed sensitive assays […]

July 11, 2018

By: douano@listlabs.com

By: Karen Crawford, PhD. President, List Labs Staphylococcal enterotoxin type B (SEB) is a powerful player in the family of toxins; in scientific terms, a superantigen.  This enterotoxin binds to major histocompatibility complex (MHC) class II molecules on antigen-presenting cells and specific V-β chains of the T-cell receptors.  This interaction between the three molecules leads […]

May 29, 2018

By: douano@listlabs.com

By: T.J. Smith Following a botulism outbreak due to contaminated ham that severely sickened 10 and resulted in the death of three people in Ellezelles, Belgium, a review and case study on botulism was published by a researcher named Emile Van Ermengem (Van Ermengem 1897).  While Van Ermengem was not the first to study this […]

March 19, 2018

By: douano@listlabs.com

By: Mary N. Wessling, Ph.D. ELS List Biological Laboratories’ (List Labs) catalog of products is related to furthering research in human health and preventing disease, most commonly as the starting materials for vaccine research & development or production around the world. Vaccines are mainly identified for their capacity to prevent diseases that the body’s innate defensive […]

February 20, 2018

By: douano@listlabs.com

By: Nancy Shine, PhD, Director of R&D, List Labs A fast, sensitive, specific and accurate detection method to determine active infection by Bacillus anthracis in plasma has been developed at List Biological Laboratories. Bacillus anthracis is regarded as a major biological warfare threat. The inhalation form of Bacillus anthracis infection can kill quickly.  While antibiotic […]

January 23, 2018

By: douano@listlabs.com

By: Rachel Berlin, Marketing Manager List Labs is proud to be exhibiting at ASM Biothreats February 12-14th. The conference will be held in Baltimore, Maryland at the Hilton Hotel. Thought leaders in academia, industry and government will gather to present and discuss the latest developments in the emerging field of biothreats. This year’s conference has […]

September 11, 2017

By: douano@listlabs.com

By: Rachel Berlin, Marketing Manager   Over 20 Scientific Posters Available on our website Scientific posters are a great way to visually display complex scientific issues. List Labs has a large list of scientific posters published on our website under the specific products they pertain to. We have been getting a lot of requests lately […]

October 19, 2015

By: douano@listlabs.com

By: Dom C. Ouano, Marketing Associate Since 1978, List Labs has developed over 100 toxins and reagents for research. Our facility has BSL2 and BSL3 laboratories appropriate for the production of a wide variety of toxins, making safety and security top priorities. Therefore, we have processes in place that we must follow to comply with regulations. […]

August 10, 2015

By: douano@listlabs.com

By: Dom C. Ouano, Marketing Associate Debby Renshaw, Shipping Manager Kim Krause, Laboratory Support Supervisor Below is a list of recommended steps on handling List Labs products upon receiving them. It should be noted that these are simply our own suggestions. If your institution has a standard protocol in place, we ask that you follow said standard […]

December 8, 2014

By: List Labs

By: Suzanne Canada, Ph.D. Tanager Medical Writing   An ongoing barrage of information and mis-information has been dispersed through various media about the dangers of toxins in our environment.  Although everyone agrees that you certainly should avoid ingesting, inhaling, or absorbing toxins into your body; your body has natural ways of removing toxins. Some new […]

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 […]

March 18, 2014

By: dpinkston@listlabs.com

Shiga Toxins May be Purchased without Government Approval The CDC has removed Shiga toxins (Stx1 and Stx2) from the list of materials requiring oversight.  As a result, Shiga Toxins are no longer classified as select agents and may be purchased without government approval for your research and investigative needs.   While Shiga toxins carry fewer restrictions, […]