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  1. Do I have access to the ASCEND platform?

    Access to the platform is dependent on the email address that you use to sign in.  Typically, we rely on the domain of your institutional email address to determine eligibility. Scientists at academic and non-profit institutions ...
  2. Why do I need to sign up?

    Not all of our data are in the public domain, so we require registration Not all of the content in BenchSci's database is in the public domain. In addition to data from open-access journals, we also present data from closed-access journals ...
  3. How comprehensive is BenchSci's database?

    It's big. And it's only getting bigger! BenchSci has the world’s most powerful and comprehensive biomedical experiment-focused dataset and ontology, built using proprietary machine learning models that understand experiments like...
  4. Q1 2023: What's new in Selector (Reagents and model systems)

    We are excited to announce new enhancements in the platform between January and March 2023 Over the past three months, we’ve added data from over 8.6 million  experiments and  6.1 million products across all reagent and mode...
  5. Q4 2022: What’s new in Selector (Reagents and model systems)

    We are excited to announce new enhancements on the platform between October and December 2022 Over the past three months, we’ve added data from over 6.3  million experiments and  367,000 products across all reagent and model...
  6. What are third-party or independent data sources?

    These are open-access resources that are generally not affiliated with publications that can help improve a scientists' confidence in selecting products of interest In addition to over 16 million open- and closed-access publications in Be...
  7. Exporting product specifications

    Export custom lists of product search results and product specifications in a .CSV file Saving and exporting lists makes sharing your search results with colleagues, assembling reagent panels, or keeping electronic lab notebook records easi...
  8. How to share products and figures

    You can share products and figures with your colleagues by email There are several places within the Selector application where you can share relevant products and figures, either individually or from a saved list, via email. This feature allow...
  9.  RNAi and CRISPR guideRNA Update: Data and Feature Enhancements

    We’ve recently added off-target data and features for RNAi  and CRISPR gRNA   to the platform. Leverage this data as you search for reagents with Selector to optimize your experiments!  Check out this video to learn more a...
  10.  Protein Reagent Update: Data and Feature Enhancements

    We’ve recently enhanced our detection of protein reagent usage in the literature and added new features to the platform. Leverage these features to search through 5x more protein data to help with your next experiment!  Check out...