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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...

Continuous Flow Anti-solvent Crystallization

 

Researchers from the University of Illinoi shave developed a composition for crystallizing Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (API). This invention allows for a...

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...

Tuneable High Throughput Platform for Studying Protein-Membrane Interactions

 

Researchers at the University of Illinois have developed a precisely controlled high throughput platform for studying protein-lipid bilayer interactions in a...

Complex and Diverse Compounds from Abietic Acid

 

Dr. Paul Hergenrother from the University of Illinois has created a diverse compound screening library from the synthetic scaffold abietic acid.

Abietic acid...

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...

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 somatic...

Higher Performance Proteases for Scarless Tag Removal

 

Dr. van der Donk from the University of Illinois has characterized expression vectors and a family of proteases that are useful in removing affinity tags after...

Lantibiotic Screening Technique

 

Dr. van der Donk has developed a screening system for identifying novel antibiotics. The system uses phage display and has been optimized for lantibiotic natural...

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...

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