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Probing A Binding Tunnel With AFM - Corante

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Probing A Binding Tunnel With AFM
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Every so often I've mentioned some of the work being done with atomic force microscopy (AFM), and how it might apply to medicinal chemistry.
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A protein ‘passport’ that helps nanoparticles get past immune system | KurzweilAI

A protein ‘passport’ that helps nanoparticles get past immune system | KurzweilAI | biotech new frontier | Scoop.it
A peptide passport attached to nanoparticles tells macrophages Don't eat me (credit:: Mary Leonard, Biomedical Art & Design) The body’s immune (RT @JohnNosta: Simply wow!
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11 Emerging Scientific Fields That Everyone Should Know About - io9

11 Emerging Scientific Fields That Everyone Should Know About - io9 | biotech new frontier | Scoop.it
11 Emerging Scientific Fields That Everyone Should Know About
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... our sense of smell, relies on quantum effects.
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Photo-immunotherapy boosts nanoparticle delivery to tumors

Hisataka Kobayashi and his colleagues at NCI's Center for Cancer Research employed a technique they call photo-immunotherapy, which uses an antibody linked to a light-sensitive compound or photosensitizer, to increase the leakiness of...
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Targeting Leukemic Stem Cells in Marrow Could Stave Off TKI Resistance - Cancer Network

Targeting Leukemic Stem Cells in Marrow Could Stave Off TKI Resistance Cancer Network “Our findings show that pan-BCL2 inhibition will be critical for the eradication of cancer stem cells in CML and that there is an essential link between cancer...
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Three-Photon Technology Improves Brain Imaging - Cornell University The Cornell Daily Sun

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Three-Photon Technology Improves Brain Imaging
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Microscopy and imaging technologies used to study the brain, however, have not been able to provide scientists the depth and clarity they desire.
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Forging a new periodic table using nanostructures - EurekAlert (press release)

Forging a new periodic table using nanostructures
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Nanoparticles and the immune system

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(Phys.org)—Nanotechnology is such a new innovation that no one is really sure what will come of it. Predictions range from the ability to reproduce things like diamonds and food, to the world being devoured by self-replicating nanorobots.
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Nanotechnology RNA drug reduces ovarian cancer tumors by 83 percent - Nanowerk LLC

Nanotechnology RNA drug reduces ovarian cancer tumors by 83 percent Nanowerk LLC (Nanowerk News) By loading fragile RNA into silicon nanoparticles, researchers from The Methodist Hospital and two other institutions found a new drug delivery system...
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Enzyme accelerates malignant stem cell cloning in chronic myeloid ...

Enzyme accelerates malignant stem cell cloning in chronic myeloid ... | biotech new frontier | Scoop.it
Chronic myeloid leukemia blood cells. An international team, headed by researchers at the UC San Diego School of Medicine, has identified a key enzyme in the reprogramming process that promotes malignant stem cell ...
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Antifreeze protein's watery dance | Chemistry World

Antifreeze protein's watery dance | Chemistry World | biotech new frontier | Scoop.it
How the proteins that keep animals alive in -30°C temperatures do their job (Antifreeze protein's watery dance | Chemistry World: http://t.co/JM0mFelk)...
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Inexpensive, benchtop method for marking, selecting cells

Chemists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have found an easier way to perform one of the most fundamental tasks in molecular biology.
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Toward a new model of the cell

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Turning vast amounts of genomic data into meaningful information about the cell is the great challenge of bioinformatics, with major implications for human biology and medicine.Read more about Toward a new model of the cellComments...
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Nanotechnology in Implantable Medical Devices - AZoNano.com

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During the last 10 years, there has been steep growth in development of devices that integrate nanomaterials or other nanotechnology.
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Nanogels offer new way to attack lupus

Nanogels offer new way to attack lupus | biotech new frontier | Scoop.it
Scientists at Yale University have designed and tested a drug delivery system that shows early promise for improved treatment of lupus and other chronic, uncured autoimmune diseases, such as multiple sclerosis and Type 1 diabetes.
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Cancer Cells Defeated by Nanotech Delivery System

Cancer Cells Defeated by Nanotech Delivery System | biotech new frontier | Scoop.it
In a new application of nanotechnology to defeat cancer, a bio-degradable nanoscale shell has been developed to carry proteins to cancer cells that signal them to suicide.
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Newt Transcriptome Offers Insight into Tissue Regeneration

Newt Transcriptome Offers Insight into Tissue Regeneration | biotech new frontier | Scoop.it
London, UK (Scicasts) – Scientists have identified protein families expressed during tissue regeneration in newts, providing the groundwork for research into whether particular sets of genes are used for the purpose.
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Stanford scientists fit light-emitting bioprobe in a single cell - Stanford University News

Stanford scientists fit light-emitting bioprobe in a single cell - Stanford University News | biotech new frontier | Scoop.it
Stanford University News Stanford scientists fit light-emitting bioprobe in a single cell Stanford University News Stanford researchers are the first to demonstrate that sophisticated light resonators can be inserted inside living cells without...
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A nanoscale window to the biological world - Nanotechnology Now

A nanoscale window to the biological world - Nanotechnology Now | biotech new frontier | Scoop.it
Investigators at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute have invented a way to directly image biological structures at their most fundamental level and in their natural habitats. The technique is a major advancement ...
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Cell circuits remember their history: Engineers design new synthetic biology circuits that combine memory and logic

Cell circuits remember their history: Engineers design new synthetic biology circuits that combine memory and logic | biotech new frontier | Scoop.it

MIT engineers have created genetic circuits in bacterial cells that not only perform logic functions, but also remember the results, which are encoded in the cell's DNA and passed on for dozens of generations.


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The dual-use dilemma of nanotechnology research

A recent article in the journal Nanomedicine, born out of a Federal Bureau of Investigation workshop held at the University of Notre Dame in September 2012, tackles this complex.
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Magnetic nanovehicles control, target drug release in the body

Magnetic nanovehicles control, target drug release in the body | biotech new frontier | Scoop.it
Certain drugs are toxic by nature.For example, anti-cancer drugs developed to kill diseased cells also harm healthy ones.Read more about Magnetic nanovehicles control, target drug release in the bodyComments...
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New collagen scaffolding technique to benefit tissue engineering

New collagen scaffolding technique to benefit tissue engineering | biotech new frontier | Scoop.it
Researchers at Tufts University School of Engineering have developed a new technique for fabricating collagen structures.
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Insulin “docking“ breakthrough could lead to better diabetes treatments

Insulin “docking“ breakthrough could lead to better diabetes treatments | biotech new frontier | Scoop.it
Researchers have solved the mystery as to how insulin binds to the insulin receptor on the surface of cells, offering the potential for the development of n...
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