Tiny Chemo Beads Boost Liver Cancer Outcomes
They are soaked with drugs to target only the tumor, researchers explain
TUESDAY, Jan. 20 (HealthDay News) -- A minimally invasive therapy that uses beads
soaked with anti-cancer agents has been successful at halting liver tumors, according to new studies.
Hair Beads Spurring Head Trauma in Kids
And hard plastic versions often aren't visible on CT scans, experts note,,,,
WEDNESDAY, Nov. 26 (HealthDay News) -- Although head trauma is a common injury seen in young children, U.S. doctors report on two recent cases of skull fracture with a surprising cause -- hair beads.
New Jefferson trial to test radiation-emitting beads against advanced liver cancer
(PHILADELPHIA) Liver cancer specialists at Jeffersons Kimmel Cancer Center in Philadelphia are beginning an 18-month study of a new treatment for liver cancer. The therapy entails injecting tiny beads
that emit small amounts of radiation into the livers main artery while also blocking the blood s...
Researchers Develop Resin Beads That Capture Mad Cow Disease Agent From Blood
For the first time, experimental results indicate that it is possible to use a resin filter to remove harmful prion proteins from the blood of an infected animal, //a finding that has major implications for the removal of infectious prion proteins – the agents associated with variant Creutzfeldt-Ja...
Baby Teether Beads Recalled
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said on Wednesday that about 375,000 Bright Starts Star Teether Beads
and Bright Starts Teether Beads
are being recalled// because they pose a choking hazard. The flexible plastic ring that holds the teether beads
in place can crack or break, causing the ...
Microscopic 'beads' could help create 'designer' immune cells that ignore transplanted organs
... AUGUSTA, Ga. The future of organ transplantation could include microscopic beads
that create "designer" immune cells to help patients tolerate their new organ, Medical College of Georgia researchers say.
"It's absolutely natural...
Rare sheep could be key to better diagnostic tests in developing world, says Stanford study
...brination process the developed world uses. To defibrinate blood, technicians must shake the samples in a glass jar filled with hundreds of tiny glass beads
constantly during and after the donation. That's fine in a lab with machines to do the shaking and autoclaves to sterilize all of those beads, but it'...
Royer Animal Health Enters Into Exclusive Agreement With MWI Veterinary Supply for U.S. Distribution of Next-Generation Therapeutics to Treat Cancer and Infections
...lead animal health products: MATRIX III CISPLATIN beads
and R-GEL ANTIBIOTIC WOUND DRESSING. These pr...ing hospitals worldwide.
MATRIX III CISPLATIN beads
have been clinically proven highly effective in th...so shown the effective use of Matrix III Cisplatin beads
in other tumor types including: melanoma, squamous...
VIACTIV(R) Brand Partners with the Susan G. Komen for the Cure(R), Continuing its 'Style and Strength for Life' Campaign
...an online contest in May at www.viactiv.com for their chance to win a limited-edition bracelet. The "My Daily Promise" bracelet, a ring of silver beads
and one standout bead encrusted with brilliant purple Swarovski crystals accompanied by a chic "V" charm, was developed earlier this year -- and gifte...
MDS Nordion Launches Improved TheraSphere(R) Administration System for Physicians
...w in the coming years.
TheraSphere(R) is a low toxicity, liver cancer therapy which consists of millions of micro-glass beads
containing radioactive yttrium-90. The product is injected by physicians into the main artery of the patient's liver through a catheter which allows t...
Beads in Medical Products
Bio-Adembeads Magnetic Beads Conjugated To Streptavidin
Description: Ademtechs Magnetic Beads
are produced by encapsulation of a magnetic oil (patented technology). The magnetic content, uniform particle size, mono-dispersion properties, and the high surface area allow the use of 200-500 nm magnetic beads....
MagPrep® Streptavidin Beads
Description: MagPrep® Streptavidin Beads
are encapsulated super-paramagnetic polystyrol particles coated with streptavidin. The beads
have a diameter of 1 m and are provided as a stabilized aqueous suspension of 10 mg / ml....
Company:EMD Biosciences, Inc.
Hi-Flux Streptavidin Magnetic Beads
Description: Our manufacturing process makes use of high flux-density nanocrystals ensuring magnetic responsiveness. The superparamagnetic nature allied with the rigid core structure ensures that no magnetic aggregation occurs upon removal of the magnetic field and rapid....
Company:Reagent Mine Ltd.
Streptavidin functionalized M-PVA Magnetic Beads
Description: For general purposes...
Biotin-Trapper Streptavidin Magnetic Beads
Description: BioVintages Biotin-Trapper Streptavidin Magnetic Beads
(1 mm - 2 mm) are designed for single-step capture of biotinylated molecules such as DNA, RNA or protein from cell lysates or hybridization reactions....
BcMag Streptavidin Magnetic Beads
Description: The BcMag Streptavidin magnetic beads
are designed for rapid, single-step capture of biotinylated molecules such as DNA, RNA, antibody or protein from cell lysates or hybridization reactions. Due to its highly dispersed, it can also be used for cell sorting....
MagnaBind Streptavidin Beads
Description: Magnetic separation is a method for isolating antibodies, antigens, lectins, enzymes, nucleic acids and cells using affinity binding, while retaining biological activity. Streptavidin has been coated on the particles to separate biotinylated molecules from unbiotinylated molecules. To remove the Ma...
Company:Pierce Biotechnology, Inc.
QuantumPlex Streptavidin Beads
Description: QuantumPlex is a bead kit for multiple analyte-detection research applications in flow cytometry. The beads
may be analyzed with any standard cytometer and do not require the use of specialized software....
Company:Bangs Laboratories, Inc.
Streptavidin Magnetic Beads
Description: Streptavidin magnetic beads
are 1 m superparamagnetic beads
covalently coupled to a form of streptavidin. Captured substrates can be useful as ligands in subsequent experiments including mRNA isolation and the capture of primary or secondary antibodies....
Company:New England Biolabs, Inc.
MagMAX AI/ND Viral RNA Isolation Kits
Description:...RT-PCR detection of Avian Influenza virus and Newcastle Disease virus in clinical samples. The microspherical paramagnetic beads
used in the kit have a large available binding surface and can be fully dispersed in solution, allowing thorough nucleic acid binding, washing, and el...
Beads in Biological News
65-million-year-old asteroid impact triggered a global hail of carbon beads
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. -- The asteroid presumed to have wiped out the dinosaurs struck the Earth with such force that carbon deep in the Earth's crust liquefied, rocketed skyward, and formed tiny airborne beads
that blanketed the planet, say scientists from the U.S., U.K., Italy, and New Zealand in thi...
Princeton geoscientist offers new evidence that meteorite did not wipe out dinosaurs
...t struck Chicxulub is visible as a layer of glassy beads
of molten rock that rained down after the impact. ...tion, then the foraminifera above the impact glass beads
should have been the newly evolved species of the ...n a layer of sandstone with Chicxulub impact glass beads
that were transported from shallow shore areas int...
American Chemical Society's weekly PressPac -- Jan. 14, 2009
...triggers the hands to open or close. In laboratory studies, the scientists demonstrated that the grippers could grasp and release tiny pipes and glass beads
and transport these objects to distant locations with the aid of a magnet, showcasing their potential for pick-and-place operations that are ubiquitou...
How chromosomes meet in the dark -- Switch that turns on X chromosome matchmaking
... proteins using polymer physics. They looked at models of chains of polymer beads
that had almost the same number of chemical binding sites on their beads
as the number of known CTCF binding sites in the key part of X chromosomes...
New holographic method could be used for lab-on-a-chip technologies
... about the diameter of a human hair. A liquid sample containing fluorescent beads
was injected between the two electrodes, a laser in the near infrared range...e used in manufacturing. They used their technique to move fluorescent-dyed beads
of polystyrene, latex and glass in sizes ranging from 50 nanometers to 3 mi...
Scripps Research scientists shed light on how DNA is unwound so that its code can be read
...t each gene is packed into a necklace of nucleosomes on a DNA string. These beads
then become further compressed into twisted ropes that eventually form chro...o do is to understand how the RSC complex unwinds DNA from the many histone beads
within a gene so that other molecular machines can read the genetic code.
New filtering technology has environmental, industrial applications
...emonstrate how an oily substance called hexadecane beads
up on the membrane while water passes through.
...uid lands on the surface of the material, it forms beads
having a distinctive curvature determined by the "...-cleaning eyeglasses by not allowing water to form beads
on surfaces. In previous work by the same research...
Drug-embedded microparticles bolster heart function in animal studies
... Researchers at Emory University and Georgia Institute of Technology have developed tiny polymer beads
that can slowly release anti-inflammatory drugs and break down into non-toxic components.
When injected into rats' hearts after a simulated heart a...
Columbia to award 2008 Horwitz Prize to Arthur Horwich & Ulrich Hartl for cellular protein folding
...ons such as moving, thinking and other biological processes.
Prior to their work, it was thought that proteins, which at "birth" resemble a line of beads
on a string, spontaneously fold themselves into their final, three-dimensional structures. Drs. Hartl and Horwich discovered that inside cells, protei...
Nanoscopic screening process to speed drug discovery
...ons of chemicals simultaneously using tiny plastic beads
so small that 1,000 of them would fit across a hum...ed to treat cancer cells. One batch of nanoscopic beads
can replace the work of thousands of conventional,...tive laboratory tests.
"This process allows the beads
to do the work for you," explains Jed Macosko, pro...
Beads in Biological Technology
Utilization of Donkey Anti-Rabbit PS SPA Imaging Beads in the quantitative measurement of cAMP in cells
Key words: SPA Imaging Beads
• LEADSeeker • cAMP • receptor binding assay
SPA Imaging Assays are homogeneous immunoassays based on the coupling of one assay component to an SPA Imaging Bead in order to generate a signal. Polystyrene (PS)...
NYU physicists find way to explore microscopic systems through holographic video
One approach, called a "bead-based assay," creates micrometer-scale beads
whose surfaces have active groups that bind to the target molecule. Because...of their small size, the challenge for researchers is to determine if these beads
actually stick to the target molecules. The way this is traditionally done ...
Histogen Aesthetics Launches ReGenica Rejuvenation System
Histogen Aesthetics utilizes a proprietary manufacturing process in which newborn dermal fibroblast cells are grown on beads
in controlled bioreactors that maintain an embryonic-like environment, including low oxygen and low gravity conditions. During this process, the cells...
Fitting pieces for biosensors
...f those which exhibit best binding and detecting abilities to the given target. The 'Mag' refers to magnetic beads. These are dust-mote-sized magnetic beads
onto which the scientists 'stick' the even smaller target molecules to make them more manageable.
Many other modifications of the SELEX procedure h...
First U.S. Implants of Newly Approved Embozene(TM) Color-Advanced Microspheres Embolization Platform
...t allows good visibility of the material
and clearly creates a higher and important safety profile. CeloNova has
apparently carefully engineered these beads
to be extremely 'friendly' for the
physician to use. I found in these first patients that the product was highly
manageable during the procedure. I ac...
Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News reports on novel hit-to-lead drug discovery
... A follow-up protocol screens single bead eluates from those sublibraries, which demonstrate activity in the assay. Finally, company scientists submit beads
for a decoding process, which is how they identify the structure of compounds in the active wells in step two.
Also discussed in the GEN article i...
GEN Reports on Novel Hit-to-Lead Drug Discovery Strategies
... A follow-up protocol screens
single bead eluates from those sublibraries, which demonstrate activity in
the assay. Finally, company scientists submit beads
for a decoding process,
which is how they identify the structure of compounds in the active wells
in step two.
Also discussed in the GEN article is ...
Radiesse(R) Dermal Filler Featured Prominently in Journal of Dermatologic Surgery Special Issue on Fillers
...ter of which has
subsequently disappeared. In other words, the long-term correction provided
by [Radiesse] is not due to the continued presence of the beads
The study abstract is available at
Trap and zap: Harnessing the power of light to pattern surfaces on the nanoscale
... affordable technique that uses lasers and plastic beads
to create the ultrasmall features that are needed ...
"In the future, we imagine the use of multiple beads
of different shapes and sizes -- in essence a nano...orking to pattern a surface using an array of many beads
moving in parallel, each trapped and controlled by...
Nanosized technology has supersized effect on tumors
...ays lead author Patrick M. Winter, Ph.D., research assistant professor of medicine and biomedical engineering.
The nanoparticles are extremely tiny beads
of an inert, oily compound that can be coated with a wide variety of active substances. In an article published online in The FASEB Journal, the resea...
Beads in Biological Products
Beads in Biological Definition
...m the matrix, usually by adding a solution with a high salt concentration, or by varying the pH of the solution in which the matrix is contained. The beads
can either be suspended in solution (batch processing) or packed into a tube (column processing).
Molecular biology was established in ...
... specimen clot prior to centrifugation. For this purpose, a serum-separating tube (SST) can be used which contains an inert catalyst (such as glass beads
or powder) to facilitate clotting as well as a portion of gel with a density designed to sit between the liquid and cellular layers in the tube after ...
Beads in Biological Dictionary
...ng Bibles for sale ... asked if The Message is considered a ... Free Shipping in the U.S. Say it with a sterling silver message bead. These fun beads
are a great way to express yourself. Use one or combine several of them to get... Southern Baptists overwhelmingly adopt revised Baptist Faith an...
... RHIS-45B-Z RHIS-45B CHIS-45F CHIS-45F-Z RHIS-45F RHIS-45F-Z CHIS-45P CHIS-45P-Z RHIS-45P RHIS-45P-Z His - tag protein purification by magnetic beads
... Automated purification of His - tag water-soluble protein ... For example, His - tag human galectin-1 (HG-1) was ... HIS Tag ... T...
...s. It involves creating a fusion protein with a designed piece, the TAP tag, on the end. The protein of interest with the TAP tag first binds to beads
coated with IgG, the TAP... Encyclopedia information on Fusion Protein ... Fusion proteins can happen naturally or ... The making of fusio...
...the skin of vertebrates; epidermis. ... In zoology, the invertebrate cuticle or cuticula is a multi-layered structure ... Plant cuticle Water beads
on the waxy cuticle of kale leaves Anatomy of a leaf Plant cuticles are a protective waxy covering produced only by the Cuticle - Definitio...
... A chromomere is one of the serially aligned beads
or granules of an eukaryotic chromosome, resulting...tions ... Chromomere One of the serially aligned beads
or granules ... Chromomere 3D4 of the X ... P...mere . Chromomere -- One of the serially aligned beads
or ... Definition of chromomere ... A B C D E...
...ed. ... How to Anneal Glass Beads. When glass beads
are made using a torch, internal stresses can form...larly in large beads. These stresses can cause the beads
to ... The sheet resistance of the annealed s..... Question: What is the proper way to anneal beads
that I have made using Moretti/Effetre glass. ... ...