The Researcher’s Guide to Measuring Binding Affinity and Why It Matters
Whether you’re just starting to learn about measuring binding affinity or you’re looking for a refresher, this guide covers why measuring binding affinity is key to making the right decisions about what to do next in your research. It also has some helpful tips for what technologies are available and how to thoroughly evaluate them before purchasing.
What you’ll learn
How measuring binding affinity can inform your research
From life science research to drug discovery, understanding the strength of a bond between a single molecule to its ligand, known as affinity, has become increasingly important. Learn how it can inform your research decisions.
When to measure binding affinity
In academics and industry, measuring the affinity is usually performed as one of the last experiments or when pre-clinical work is over. In some cases, it may be beneficial to measure this upstream. Determine when it is right for you.
Which techniques and technologies are best for you
There are several dedicated techniques and technologies that enable the measurement of binding affinity, and they all have different strengths and weaknesses. Learn what they are and discover the right one for your research.
What to think about when evaluating technology
There is more than just the price tag to consider when finding an instrument. With a helpful step-by-step buyer’s checklist, learn practical tips on evaluating your research needs, exploring vendors, and getting your organization on board.