The AFM is a powerful tool for observing the levels of alignment and organisation in collagen structures. These measurements can illuminate fundamental biological questions, as well as test new...
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=2267 | 15 Jan 2009
Ion conductance microscopy (ICM) is extensively used to obtain contact-free images of cell surface topography and to image cultured cells under liquid conditions. Here the new approach-retract...
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=2992 | 13 Mar 2012
Tiny "nanotubes" that assemble themselves using the same chemistry as DNA could be ideal for creating better artificial joints and other body implants. Posted April 13 2004
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=758 | 16 Apr 2004
Collagen, the body's most abundant protein, serves as a natural scaffold for
cells and directs when and where they will grow. Researchers at the Institute
for NanoBioTechnology at Johns...
http://www.azonano.com/news.aspx?newsID=7180 | 16 Aug 2008
Tufts University School of Engineering researchers have developed a novel method for fabricating collagen structures that maintains the collagen's natural strength and fiber structure, making...
http://www.azonano.com/news.aspx?newsID=26257 | 28 Dec 2012
The weak tendons and fragile bones characteristic of osteogenesis imperfecta,
or brittle bone disease, stem from a genetic mutation that causes the incorrect
substitution of a single amino...
http://www.azonano.com/news.aspx?newsID=12978 | 4 Aug 2009
Using a technique that provides detailed images of nanoscale structures, researchers
at the University of Michigan
and Detroit's Henry Ford Hospital have discovered changes in the collagen...
http://www.azonano.com/news.aspx?newsID=15266 | 22 Dec 2009
JPK Instruments, a world-leading manufacturer of nanoanalytic instrumentation for research in life sciences and soft matter, reports on the work of the Stark research group at LMU-Munich in...
http://www.azonano.com/news.aspx?newsID=17615 | 20 May 2010
Coherent X-ray Diffraction patterns of collagen in soft tissues have been
measured for the first time by Dr Felisa Berenguer (London
Centre for Nanotechnology) with her colleagues. This...
http://www.azonano.com/news.aspx?newsID=13409 | 1 Sep 2009
In her final project, entitled "A Study of the Formation of Collagen
Nanofibers using Electrospinning", Camila Flor, a student at the School
of Industrial and Aeronautic Engineering...
http://www.azonano.com/news.aspx?newsID=8656 | 13 Nov 2008