Navigation Links
New technology could boost disease detection tests' speed and sensitivity
Date:12/7/2009

ectively sort and move cells with this technique could allow for much greater efficiency in disease detection by directing diseased cells toward sensors. Many of today's tests require hours or even days to complete, because the concentration of diseased cells in a blood sample may be so low that it takes a long time for them to randomly bump into the sensors. In early-stage cancer, for instance, there could be one tumor cell for every billion healthy cells, making them extremely difficult to detect.

"Effective and efficient separation is very important when you're looking for a needle in a haystack," said Ayse Rezzan Kose, a graduate student in the Koser Lab and the lead author of the study. "We're hoping we can achieve an increase of several orders of magnitude in the sensitivity of existing detection technologies. If so, a blood sample analysis could be completed in minutes, not hours or days."

Koser hopes that one day the new technique will lead to portable sensors that doctors can carry into the field and which could be used to test for a range of disorders, such as cancer and HIV. "Anything you can put into the ferrofluid solution is potentially detectable in this manner."


'/>"/>

Contact: Suzanne Taylor Muzzin
suzanne.taylormuzzin@yale.edu
203-432-8555
Yale University
Source:Eurekalert  

Page: 1 2

Related biology technology :

1. Spherix Shareholders Support Companys Focus on Naturlose, Biotechnology
2. Novel Technology Breaks Through Cancer Pain
3. Amyris Biotechnologies Co-Founder Neil Renninger Named to Technology Reviews Prestigious TR35 List of Top Young Innovators
4. Advanced Cell Technology Announces Proposed Financing
5. Advanced Cell Technologys Dr. Robert Lanza Makes List of 100 Most Inspiring People in the Life-Sciences Industry
6. Operon Biotechnologies and DNA2.0 Announce Co-Marketing and Technology Development Partnership
7. BioMarin Licenses Technology From Leading Cystic Fibrosis Research Laboratory at the University of California, San Francisco
8. Microchip Biotechnologies, Inc. Secures Exclusive License to Use New University of Alberta Technology for Developing Microfluidic Devices
9. MedImmune Licenses Reverse Genetics Technology to Novartis for Use in Influenza Vaccine Development and Production
10. China Technology Announces New Chief Financial Officer
11. Medinet Licenses MaxCyte Cell Loading Technology for Cancer Immunotherapy in Japan
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
New technology could boost disease detection tests' speed and sensitivity
(Date:1/15/2014)... 2014  Bill Jacobs Automotive, a group of car dealerships headquartered ... the Heartland Blood Center and offering free oil change coupons ... place Saturday, Jan. 18 at the Bill Jacobs Cadillac and ... (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140115/MN46637 )  The Bill Jacobs ...
(Date:1/15/2014)... California , January 15, 2014 Oxford ... today announced the appointment of Thomas C Reynolds MD, PhD ... years, development experience gained in the biotechnology industry, most recently ... am delighted to welcome Tom at this transformative time for ...
(Date:1/15/2014)... (PRWEB) January 15, 2014 Two champions ... continued their sponsorship of an annual competition for middle ... and access to, innovative STEM study. The competition presents ... TEAMS: Tests of Engineering Aptitude, Mathematics, and Sciences ...
(Date:1/15/2014)... AudioNotch is the internet's leading provider of Notched ... tinnitus. Patients listen to sound therapy that is tailor-made ... weeks to months, their tinnitus volume decreases. , AudioNotch has ... and Notched White Noise. Now, AudioNotch is pleased to announce ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Join the Bill Jacobs Auto blood drive and receive a free oil change 2Oxford BioTherapeutics Appoints Thomas C Reynolds MD, PhD to its Board of Directors 2Oxford BioTherapeutics Appoints Thomas C Reynolds MD, PhD to its Board of Directors 3Technology Student Association Partners with Leaders in STEM Education Advocacy for Annual Competition 2Technology Student Association Partners with Leaders in STEM Education Advocacy for Annual Competition 3Technology Student Association Partners with Leaders in STEM Education Advocacy for Annual Competition 4Technology Student Association Partners with Leaders in STEM Education Advocacy for Annual Competition 5
... cut 10,000 jobs Berbee ranks highly in Microsoft partner ... system Wausau police nab suspected wireless hacker ... , the parent company of SBC Wisconsin, will cut about 10,000 jobs ... the SEC. According to spokesperson Howard Riefs, SBC does not know how ...
... to a Web developer and used one of my favorite ... of items or choices, to clearly understand the meaning or ... context of my conversation with the developer, I said readers ... a particular Web interface. The words features, newsletters, and articles ...
... sides of the planet Uranus, as viewed in this composite ... Courtesy of Lawrence Sromovsky, UW-Madison Space Science and Engineering Center. ... Telescope , scientists have gained an unprecedented look at the ... most enigmatic weather in the solar system. , ,A pair ...
Cached Biology Technology:Tech Digest: whats moving in the Midwest (11/8/04) 2Simplicity beats complexity every time 2Simplicity beats complexity every time 3UW space scientists use Keck telescope to study wild weather of Uranus 2UW space scientists use Keck telescope to study wild weather of Uranus 3
(Date:4/18/2014)... feeding a world population predicted to reach 9 ... to conservation that considers human-altered landscapes such as ... the natural habitat that supports it might be ... at least three-quarters of the land surface is ... vulnerable to human-caused impacts such as climate change. ...
(Date:4/18/2014)... that sprout as soon as they,re planted may be good ... more careful. In the wild, a plant whose seeds sprouted ... disaster. More than just an insurance policy against late frosts ... has long-term advantages too: Plants whose seeds put off ... species, finds in a team of researchers working at the ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... densely forested and most densely populated quadrant of the ... values and practices. Disturbances associated with those needs, such ... have set the stage for management issues of considerable ... The report Five anthropogenic factors that will radically ... United States was published recently by the ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Stanford researchers rethink 'natural' habitat for wildlife 2Stanford researchers rethink 'natural' habitat for wildlife 3Stanford researchers rethink 'natural' habitat for wildlife 4Plants with dormant seeds give rise to more species 2Five anthropogenic factors that will radically alter northern forests in 50 years 2Five anthropogenic factors that will radically alter northern forests in 50 years 3
... his theory, bacteria that are non-resistant to antibiotics acquire ... of others that are resistant, due to the stress ... researcher has formulated a new hypothesis concerning an enigma ... to solve and which could revolutionise the pharmaceutical industry: ...
... lucrative crops grow with a minimal amount of work and ... are ideal for bioenergy production come with a drawback ... of dollars in economic damage. Careful introduction of new ... critical, as is the evaluation of new or bioengineered plants ...
... dietary salt intake can induce a group of aggressive ... autoimmune diseases. This is the result of a study ... Yale University, New Haven and the Broad Institute of ... USA), PD Dr. Ralf Linker (Dept. of Neurology, University ...
Cached Biology News:New hypothesis: Why bacteria are becoming increasingly more resistant to antibiotics 2Researchers propose new solution to ensure biofuel plants don't become noxious weeds 2Researchers propose new solution to ensure biofuel plants don't become noxious weeds 3International study: Excess dietary salt may drive the development of autoimmune diseases 2International study: Excess dietary salt may drive the development of autoimmune diseases 3
Hybridization chamblers suitable for use with all ChIP-GLAS microarrays....
Rabbit polyclonal to BCA1 ( Abpromise for all tested applications). Antigen: Generated using E.coli expressed mouse BCA1. Entrez GeneID: 10563 SWISS Protein ID: O43927...
SH3 Proteins II Sampler Kit 10g each...
Tumor Suppressor Sampler Kit 10 mu g each...
Biology Products: