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Common Business Purpose Justification

A short summary of items that are purchased for wet and dry labs that can be used in business justifications for expensing requests. 


Addgene: For acquiring plasmids to use as a template to amplify specific genes or gene variants

Antibody: Required to visualize and quantify protein expression of specific genes

Cell culture reagents: Required to grow mammalian cells for experiments

Cell line: Required for validating experiments in multiple cell types

Cell selection kit: Needed to separate out specific cell types from a heterogeneous mix

Chemical: Required to make solutions for molecular biology experiments

Cloning reagents: Required to duplicate and manipulate DNA

Computer: Required for data analysis and to run equipment

Drop-seq equipment: Required for single cell gene expression analysis

Drop-seq reagents : Required for single cell gene expression analysis

Enzyme – restriction: Required to manipulate DNA for cloning and other molecular biology applications

FACS reagent: Required to quantify or sort specific cells out of a heterogeneous mix

Gene synthesis: For the creation of novel genes or gene variants

Genomic DNA: Required as a template to amplify specific regions of the genome

Glassware: Needed to mix and solutions

Hiseq: Required for high-throughput gene expression analysis

Library  Mi-seq: Required for high-throughput gene expression analysis

Microfabrication reagents   

Microscopy: Needed for visualizing cells at a high magnification and resolution

Office: Needed to record notes, ideas, and data

Oligo or Primer: Required for amplifying or sequencing DNA

PCR reagents: Required for amplifying DNA for cloning, genotyping, and other molecular biology applications

Plasmid: Needed as a template to amplify specific genes or gene variants

Protein purification: Required to isolate specific proteins

qPCR reagents: Required for gene expression analysis

RNA reagents: Required to isolate RNA for gene expression analysis

RT reagents: Required for gene expression analysis

Secondary antibodies: Required to amplify signal and provide a fluorescent or other readout of a specific protein

Software subscription: Required for data analysis

TC room equipment: Required for growth and maintenance of mammalian cells