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Optimally Tailored Raman Spectroscopic Probes for Ultrasensitive and Highly Multiplexed Assays

 

Embodiments of nanostructured, multilayered metal-dielectric particles suitable for use as Raman spectroscopic probes, as well as methods of designing, making and...

Microfluidic Device for the Preparation of Highly Viscous, Non-Newtonian Mixtures with Application to In-Meso Membrane Protein Crystallization

 

A microfluidic device for preparing a mixture, has a mixer. The mixer includes a plurality of chambers, each chamber having a volume of at most 1 microliter, a...

CRISPR/Cas9 Genome Editing and Gene Transcription in Clostridium

 

Researchers from the University of Illinois have developed genetic engineering tools for the manipulation of Clostridia using the CRISPR/Cas9 system. Various...

Droplet Manipulation through Novel Fluidic Channel Geometries

 

Dr. Bailey from the University of IL has invented a new fluidic device for droplet manipulation for use in droplet-based analysis, such as PCR in DNA sequencing...

Higher Performance Proteases for Scarless Tag Removal

 

Dr. van der Donk from the University of Illinois has characterized expression vectors and a family of proteases that are useful in removing affinity tags after...

Ionizable Isotopic Labeling Reagents for Relative Quantification

 

Liquid chromatography/mass spectrometry (LC/MS) is increasingly being used for metabolic analysis due in part to its widespread availability and compatibility...

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...

Predictive, Selective Oxidation of C-H Bonds in Complex Systems

 

Professor M. Cristina White has developed iron-based small molecule catalysts which, in conjunction with hydrogen peroxide, can selectively oxidize aliphatic C-H...

Novel Materials for Use as Blood Substitutes

 

Blood transfusions provide important medical benefits primarily centered on the replacement of lost blood in trauma and surgical patients.

However, the...

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