Based in Ayr Scotland, Giltech was founded in 1984 by Dr Tom Gilchrist to develop novel biomaterials for medical devices. Ever since, we have continued to develop our unique and creative core...
Article - 5 Dec 2005
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.
Article - 6 May 2005
The Zetasizer Nano is the only commercial instrument capable of measuring the size, zeta potential and molecular weight in a single unit. NIBS optics gives the sensitivity required for the measurement...
News - 16 Jul 2019
Postnova Analytics reports on a new method for the accurate molecular weight determination of complex polysaccharides (Chitosans) using asymmetric flow field flow fractionation (AF4) coupled with...
News - 21 Dec 2011
Dr. Wong Ka-hing, who serves as Associate Director at the Food Safety and Technology Research Centre (FSTRC) of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University as well as an Assistant Professor at the...
News - 4 Jan 2018
Artificial polyelectrolytes can imitate interactions of biological macromolecules like proteins, nucleic acids, and polysaccharide–protein conjugates. Such synthetic polyionic complexes are...
News - 21 Dec 2009
Just like our roads, there is a lot of traffic within the cells in our bodies, because cell components, messenger molecules, and enzymes must also be brought to the right places in the cell....
News - 1 Dec 2009
A whole microcosm of various bizarrely shaped life forms opens up when you look at diatoms, the primary component of ocean plankton, under a microscope. The regularly structured silica shells of these...
News - 12 Sep 2007
China Bionanometer Industries Corporation, a leading company within the bionanometer industry, has recently promoted a new series of biological nanometer cosmetics products named "U-SOGNO"...
News - 23 Mar 2009
The basis of all life forms are vesicles: membrane-enclosed, liquid-filled "bubbles" made of lipids, proteins, and carbohydrates. Cells, which are separated from the surrounding medium by...