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CRISPR/Cas9 Genome Editing and Gene Transcription in Clostridium

 

Researchers from the University of Illinois have developed genetic engineering tools for the manipulation of Clostridia using the CRISPR/Cas9 system. Various...

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...

Engineered Reprogramming of Somatic Cells

 

Dr. Kris Kilian has designed specific micropatterned surfaces as a substrate for somatic cell reprogramming. Geometric cues facilitate the reprogramming of...

Integrated System for Genome Modification in E. coli

 

Dr. Kuhlman from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has created a new system that provides a single editing tool for a variety of genome modifications...

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...

New Synthetic Tumor Microenvironments

 

Researchers from the University of Illinois have developed a new synthetic tissue microenvironment that may give cancer researchers the next-best look at tumor...

Creating Super-Resolution Images using Standard Photobleaching and Blinking Movies

 

Current super-resolution microscopy techniques require special laser setups and fluorescent molecules (such as PALM and STORM) that allow the fluorophores to be...

Optimally Tailored Raman Spectroscopic Probes for Ultrasensitive and Highly Multiplexed Assays

 

Embodiments of nanostructured, multilayered metal-dielectric particles suitable for use as Raman spectroscopic probes, as well as methods of designing, making and...

New 3D Gels for Cell Culture and Therapy

 

Researchers from the University of Illinois have created a new porus 3D gel. This gel can be prepared with a variety of natural or synthetic polymers and can also...

Lanthanide Chelate

 

Lanthanide chelates derived from diazacrown ethers having two ethyliminodiacetic acid side chains have increased ability to bind lanthanide ions.

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