Single catalytic events of the enzyme chitosanase have been observed by measuring height fluctuations of proteins using an atomic force microscope (AFM) operated in fluid tapping mode. Using a...
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=1461 | 5 Dec 2005
ISTN has announced the award of a $150,000 Phase I Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to develop a novel drug delivery system for ulcer...
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=609 | 9 Mar 2004
Chitosan is an interesting polymer that has been used extensively in the medical field. It is either partially or fully deacetylated chitin. It is a bioadhesive, biodegradable, biocompatible and...
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=3232 | 6 Mar 2013
By Cameron Chai
A research team comprising Mihaela Leonida and colleagues from the Fairleigh Dickinson University has reported a process for producing chitosan nanoparticles in the International...
http://www.azonano.com/news.aspx?newsID=24492 | 19 Mar 2012
A protein associated with cancer progression when abundant inside of tumors also unexpectedly regulates the creation of new blood vessels that feed the tumor outside, a research team led by scientists...
http://www.azonano.com/news.aspx?newsID=19065 | 17 Aug 2010
In the U.S., someone suffers a heart attack every 34 seconds — their heart is starved of oxygen and suffers irreparable damage. Engineering new heart tissue in the laboratory that could...
http://www.azonano.com/news.aspx?newsID=29215 | 23 Jan 2014
By Cameron Chai
A research team at the University of Pennsylvania has developed a safer, efficient and economical method to coat contrast agents made of nanoparticles comprising iron oxide in order...
http://www.azonano.com/news.aspx?newsID=24020 | 26 Dec 2011
In the clothing industry it's common to mix natural and synthetic fibers.
Take cotton and add polyester to make clothing that's soft, breathable and wrinkle
Now researchers at the...
http://www.azonano.com/news.aspx?newsID=12101 | 16 Jun 2009
Researchers have developed a drug delivery technique for diabetes treatment in which a sponge-like material surrounds an insulin core. The sponge expands and contracts in response to blood sugar...
http://www.azonano.com/news.aspx?newsID=27867 | 18 Jul 2013
Remedium Technologies Inc., a medical device company developing innovative products to control severe hemorrhaging, was awarded a $500,000 Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant from the...
http://www.azonano.com/news.aspx?newsID=27136 | 17 Apr 2013