Diagnostic Biological Tests/Assays/Genomics/Pretomics

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Hydrophilic Nanocluster Contrast Agents for High Sensitivity Magnetic Resonance Imaging

 

Researchers from the University of Illinois have developed a new contrast agent for use with MRIs. The agent is made of super-paramagnetic iron oxide...

Lipoprotein Nanoplatelets: Fluorescent, Zwitterionic Probes for Molecular and Cellular Imaging

 

Dr. Smith has developed a new class of water-stable nanoplatelets encapsulated in lipoproteins. Nanoplatelets are bright single-molecule emitters, comparable to...

Distributed Feedback Laser Biosensor

 

A biosensor based upon a vertically emitting, distributed feedback (DFB) laser. The DFB laser comprises a replica-molded, one- or two-dimensional dielectric...

Near Ultraviolet-Wavelength Photonic-Crystal Biosensor with Enhanced Surface-to-Bulk Sensitivity Ratio

 

Biosensors based on one- or two-dimensional photonic-crystal reflectance filters operating at near-ultraviolet wavelengths. The biosensors feature a tightly...

A DNA-Based Diagnostic Test for the Identification of Individuals having the Mutation causing the Ectodermal Dysplasia (ED) Genetic Defect in Sheep

 

Researchers from the University of Illinois have identified a new inhibitor of the androgen receptor (AR), CPIC, that would be effective in the treatment of...

Simultaneous Identification of Mechanical and Optical Properties of Single Viruses using a Single Device

Nano Opto-Mechanical Fluidic Resonator (nOMFR) (2015-086)

Prof. Bahl from the University of Illinois has developed a device that can identify both...

Coupled Heterogeneous Nanowire Nanoplate Planar Transistor Sensors for Giant Nernst Response

 

Researchers at the University of Illinois and Purdue University have designed new Ion-Sensitive Field Effect Transistors (ISFETs) for monitoring the pH of...

New Way to Detect DNA Changes

 

Researchers from the University of Illinois have identified a new, cheaper and easier way to detect methylation (alterations) of DNA. By measuring the methylation...

Bi-Functional Colorimetry and Surfance-Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy Sensor

 

Researchers from the University of Illinois have developed a platform capable of both colorimetry and Surface-Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy (SERS) analysis. The...

Improved Wafer for Raman Spectroscopy

 

Researchers from the University of Illinois have developed a nanostructure and a method of creating that nanostructure for use in Raman Spectroscopy. The wafer is...

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