Tag: "nanoparticles" at biology news
NIH awards Emory and Georgia Tech $10 million for partnerships in cancer nanotechnology
...ancer nanotechnology and to develop a new class of nanoparticles
for molecular and cellular imaging. Working at th...r signatures with clinical outcome; a new class of nanoparticles
for molecular profiling of cancer; and imaging microscopes and software that are integrated with the...
UF scientists have bionanotechnology recipe to find elusive bacteria
...w days before analysis. However, the bioconjugated nanoparticles
found a single E. coli bacterium in a sample of gr...team now is working on tailoring the bioconjugated nanoparticles
to detect multiple bacteria simultaneously, including health threats E. coli, Salmonella and Bacillu...
FDA approves ABRAXANE(TM) for metastatic breast cancer
... decade of research in the science of albuminbound nanoparticles
by the ABI team," said Patrick Soon-Shiong, M.D., Executive Chairman of American Pharmaceutical Partners and Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of American Bioscience. "We are gratified that our efforts will now benefit breast cancer pa...
Novel antiviral technology inhibits RSV infection in mice
... These fragments were encapsulated within chitosan nanoparticles
-- miniscule naturally-occurring, biodegradable pa... Inc., a USF spin-out company developing polymeric nanoparticles
as a drug delivery platform....
Novel technology detects human DNA mutations
...re's President and CEO. "This study and the use of nanoparticles
to dramatically increase sensitivity in our other proprietary applications -- such as bio-barcode for ultra sensitive detection of proteins -- demonstrate the broad applicability of nanotechnology and its potential to markedly advance the state-of-th...
Quantum dots research leads to new knowledge about protein binding in plants
...ollen tubes to the eggs found in ovules. Applying nanoparticles
for imaging the protein localization revealed information that could not be observed previously by conventional imaging techniques. This study provides a new tool to botanical scientists by merging areas of materials science, chemistry and plant biol...
UCLA researchers detail the evolution of quantum dot imaging in the journal Science
... "This works helps pave the way for further use of nanoparticles
in molecular imaging and cancer therapy applications. Researchers in the labs of Weiss, Anna Wu and myself have been working together for more than three years and are committed to advancing the routine use of quantum dots for preclinical and clinica...
Tiny particles could solve billion-dollar problem
...ogical and Environmental Nanotechnology finds that nanoparticles
of gold and palladium are the most effective catal... on an aluminum oxide support base, pure palladium nanoparticles
and a hybrid nanoparticle developed by Wong that consists of a gold nanoparticle covered with a thin...
Probing the promise and perils of nanoparticles
...Mich.---For all its promise, the prospect of using nanoparticles
in biomedical applications and consumer products h...ose concerns by investigating how certain kinds of nanoparticles
damage cell membranes---enough to cause cell death in some cases---and how the damage can be prevent...
Nanotechnology's progress and challenges addressed during ACS meeting
...ut considering different-sized versions of it. But nanoparticles
bear unique electronic and mechanical features. Now, to clear up these concerns and more, a researcher at Rice University is leading the call to build a nomenclature for nanotechnology. ( IEC 116 , Monday, March 14, 4:00 p.m., Hyatt Regency, Room For...
Scientists develop new color-coded test for protein folding
...ith a protein called cytochrome c. "We chose gold nanoparticles
because they are simple to prepare, easy to contro...rote. "To the best of our knowledge, however, gold nanoparticles
have not been previously used to investigate the folding and unfolding of proteins." The initial ba...
Novel gene-silencing nanoparticles shown to inhibit Ewing's sarcoma
...vel delivery system that transports gene silencing nanoparticles
into tumor cells has been shown to inhibit Ewing's...r binds to and condenses the engineered siRNA into nanoparticles
that, in effect, form a protective shield around their precious genetic cargo. These nanoparticles, ...
Washington University chosen as NIH Program of Excellence in Nanotechnology
...who has made numerous important breakthroughs with nanoparticles
over the past decade, cited six specific aims of t...s, Dan Schuster, Dana Abendschein and Rob Gropler, nanoparticles
that Wooley and her lab members have been making for years called, shell cross-linked nanoparticles
NIH awards Georgia Tech/Emory $11.5 M for nano cardiology research
...tivity. Other research will include using magnetic nanoparticles
to detect early-stage plaques in patients. The magnetic nanoparticles
will target specific proteins on the surface of cells in a plaque, and serve as a contrast agent in ...
Gold nanoparticles may simplify cancer detection
Binding gold nanoparticles
to a specific antibody for cancer cells could make...1, 2005 edition of the journal Nano Letters. "Gold nanoparticles
are very good at scattering and absorbing light," said Mostafa El-Sayed, director of the Laser Dyana...
Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine gets $4 million to make 'smart nanoparticles'
...Medicine. Davis said the plan is to create smart nanoparticles
that can accomplish several things: Light up o...ding will go to Northeast Ohio. In addition to the nanoparticles
grant, the Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Case Western Reserve University and collaborating businesses...
BC scientists coax gold particles to emit light strong enough to view single nanoparticles
...uced luminescence (MAIL). The most efficient gold nanoparticles
could be observed at laser intensities lower than ...," he said. "We now have the ability to see single nanoparticles
under conditions where people usually look at thousands or millions of stain molecules. This could ...
Marine sponge yields nanoscale secrets
...ese exciting new results involving the use of gold nanoparticles
is the cover story of the current issue of the scientific journal, Advanced Materials. The article is written by Daniel E. Morse, professor of molecular, cellular and developmental biology at UCSB, and director of the Institute for Collaborative Biot...
Understanding DNA drug delivery for lung diseases
... are able to successfully tracethe delivery of DNA nanoparticles
and the extent of gene transfer in the lungs of cy..., Ziady and colleagues administered to CF mice DNA nanoparticles
encoding a gene for an enzyme that produces light when exposed to a particular chemical. Later, the...
Breakthrough: Scientists create world's tiniest organic particles
...lleled uniformity and precision for making organic nanoparticles
that will have profound implications in medicine and many other industries, including display technologies."Prior to this, no one else has fused the highly uniform and precise methods for fabricating transistors with the organic nanoparticle world," ...
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