Cell Biology

Latest Innovations

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...

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...

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...

NitroxylFluor: A Thiol-Based Fluorescent Probe for Detection of HNO in Living Cells

Dr. Chan has developed a novel fluorescent probe, NitroxylFluor, for the detection of HNO in living cells. This fluorescent probe is highly selective for HNO, is less...

A Highly Selective Fluorescent Probe for Detection of Cancer Stem Cells via Aldehyde Dehydrogenase 1A1 Activity

Dr. Chan from the University of IL has developed a highly selective fluorescent probe for cancer stem cells (CSCs) detection. This cell-permeable fluorescent probe is...