April 01, 2018
Different plates, different results!
When analyzing biological data in the microplate format, usually three items come into play: the microplate, the assay kit and the microplate reader. However, when the assay does not work properly or does not give the expected results, the blame is quite often put on the microplate reader. Probably the fact that it is the last ring of the chain or the most expensive item makes it easier to use it as a scapegoat.