Cell Biology

Latest Innovations

Design of a Protein that Spans the Entire Range of Physiological Redox Potentials

 

Dr. Yi Lu from the University of Illinois has designed a single protein to tune its electron-transfer ability across a 2-V range of physiological redox potentials...

Modeling of Microfluidic Systems for High Throughput Cell Culture

 

This portfolio of microfluidic technologies improves cell culture techniques. Current cell culture techniques have several limitations: they are resource and...

Colorimetric Imaging of Biomolecules using Nano-Lycurgus Cup Arrays

 

Researchers from the University of Illinois have developed a new way to use surface plasmon resonance that allows for quantitative analysis using colorimetric...

Quantum Dots with Thin Coatings that Allow for Efficient Bioconjugation

Dr. Andrew Smith from the University of Illinois has developed new quantum dots with a multidentate polymer coating that minimizes size while maintaining stability and...

Intracell Labeling of Live Cells

Dr. Paul Selvin from the University of IL has developed a method for quickly labeling live cells with a series of dyes specific to components of living cells.