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Improved Magnetic Resonance Elastography

 

Researchers at the University of Illinois have developed sequences that control the process of magnetic resonance elastography (MRE) data acquisition.

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System and Method for Designing Multi-Channel RF Pulses for MR Imaging

 

A system and method for designing RF pulses for multi-channel and/or multi-dimensional spatially-selective applications using a linear approximation. Embodiments...

DNAzyme Sensors for Soduim and Lithium

 

Dr. Yi Lu has developed a point-of-contact device for the portable and affordable detection of molecules important in physiology and disease. This technology,...

Biosynthesis of Lantibiotics: In vitro semi-synthetic production methods for generation of industrial antibiotic, Lacticin 481

 

This invention allows the engineering of semi-synthetic lantibiotics to a much larger extent than using typically practiced in vivo methods. The method is the...

Powerful Biphosophonates for Treatment of Cancer, Bone Loss, and Infectious Disease

 

Although there are already a few existing compounds for use in the treatment of bone diseases, these new compounds may have efficacy exceeding that of current...

Compounds That Selectively Induce Cancerous Cell Death in the G1 Phase of the Cell Cycle

 

Malignant melanoma is a cancer that is refractory to current chemotherapeutic treatments. The average survival time for patients is 6 months. This coupled with the...

Ionizable Isotopic Labeling Reagents for Relative Quantification

 

Liquid chromatography/mass spectrometry (LC/MS) is increasingly being used for metabolic analysis due in part to its widespread availability and compatibility with...

DNA Sequencing Systems Using Nanoscale Field Effect Sensor Arrays

 

This invention is a novel approach to performing DNA sequencing-by-synthesis methodology that is anticipated to make DNA sequencing routine, highly accurate and...

New Drugs for Malarial and Bacterial Infections

 

New anti-infectives are required now more than ever as resistance to existing drugs increases in prevalence. Enzymes unique to bacteria or parasites are potential...

Gene Cluster Capable of Enabling the Biosynthesis of the Antimicrobial Compound, Rhizocticin In Bacillus subtilis

 

Phosphonic and phosphinic acids are bioreactive compounds that have been used as antibiotics, antifungal agents, antimalarial drugs, and herbicides. Rhizocticins...

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