Tag: "buckyballs" at medical news
A Study Explores the Medical Potentials of Bucky Amino Acids
...l-shaped molecules containing 60 carbon atoms. The buckyballs
used in the study were part of an innovative molec...f Rice chemist Andrew Barron. Baa is a marriage of buckyballs
and phenylalanine, one of the 20 essential amino acids that are the building blocks of all proteins....
Nanoparticle Uptake Zoom by Repetitive Motion
... skin. Vitro experiments on animal skin exposed to buckyballs
formed the basis of the research. These bucky ball... found that the more the skin was flexed, the more buckyballs
it took up and the deeper they penetrated. Penetration was also found to be deeper after 24 hours th...
Buckyballs Used as 'Passkey' into Cancer Cells
...n-toxic pieces of protein, and we're incorporating buckyballs
as a passkey." The passkeys that Barron and colleagues developed contain a molecule called Bucky amino acid that was created in Barron's lab. Bucky amino acid, or Baa, is based on pheylalanine, one of the 20 essential amino acids that are strung t...
Buckyball Has the Ability to Fight Against Allergy: Research
...esearch company, are the first to demonstrate that buckyballs
are able to block allergic response in human cell ...nctions. In this study, researchers modified the buckyballs
so that they were attuned to water. "This discovery is exciting because it points to the possibili...