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Team Develops Anti-Infection Technology

...agine being able to spray a compound fracture with microcapsules that deliver a drug to bolster the immune system, ...has developed a drug-delivery technology involving microcapsules - and a second technique, nanocoating - that have ...ys to deliver interleukin-12. The first is in microcapsules that can be injected or, potentially, delivered in...

Amoena Introduces First Post Surgical Garments With Vitamin E & Aloe to Help Soothe and Comfort After Breast Surgery

...408/CL96087 ) The post-surgical camisole and bra both feature a drain containment device system as well as a soft, soothing material, made with microcapsules of Vitamin E and Aloe that have been infused into the fabric. Designed specifically to provide comfort after surgery, as well as help women rega...

Tiny capsules deliver

...-stick barrier coating. "These are not the first microcapsules for drug delivery developed, but a previous attemp...e as viable, flexible drug delivery systems, these microcapsules should be off the shelf and not completely tailor ...ay that liquid medications will be inserted in the microcapsules as needed. To ensure that the spheres refill, th...

Sandia's microencapsulation project gives local entrepreneur warm glow

...en the polymer shell dissolves or is ruptured by pressure, the material it encapsulates is released. In addition to the familiar uses noted above, microcapsules have found uses in the pharmaceutical, agricultural, cosmetic, and food industries and have been used to encapsulate oils, aqueous solutions, alcohols...

Researchers Develop Material That Self Heals Like Human Skin

...-healing materials consisted of a microencapsulated healing agent and a catalyst distributed throughout a composite matrix. When the material cracked, microcapsules ruptured and released the healing agent, which then reacted with the embedded catalyst and repaired the damage. However, with repeated damage ...

Microcapsules target cancer cells

...// Max Planck researchers attempted to direct microcapsules into cancer cells and release their contents with ... achieve this is to transport substances inside of microcapsules into the tumour cells and release them there. ...unich, have now used a laser as a means of opening microcapsules inserted into a tumour cell. The capsules subseque...

Bio-functional Garments Gaining Popularity

...logy at the university in Jena. Certain clothes are also scented with vitamin E. Buschmann said that manufacturers have recently begun supplying extra microcapsules to consumers so that they can counter the effects of washings. Clothing with cyclodextrines is becoming popular since these garments not only release ...

Bio-Functional Garments That Could Revolutionize Fashion Industry

...tina Hipler, director of the laboratory at the clinic for dermatology at the university in Jena about 250 km southeast of Hanover. Garments with microcapsules that contain certain skin-pampering agents such as vitamin E or scents such as lavender or orange oil are sold widely. The capsules are made from a va...

Scented Garments Hit The Market

...e laboratory at the Clinic For Dermatology at the University in Jena. The laboratory conducted dermatological tests on the fibers. Garments with microcapsules that contain certain skin-pampering agents like vitamin E or scents such as lavender or orange oil are sold widely. The capsules are made from a varie...
Microcapsules in Biological News

New 'self-exploding' microcapsules could take sting out of drug delivery

Belgian chemists have developed "self-exploding" microcapsules that could one day precisely release drugs and vaccines inside the human body weeks or even months after injection. The study, by researchers at Ghent University and the Universit? Catholique de Louvain, is scheduled to appear in the Ja...

American Chemical Society's weekly PressPac -- May 27, 2009

... Lab rats given the new microcapsule version absorbed almost twice as much of the drug. ARTICLE #4 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE "Dry Hybrid Lipid-Silica microcapsules Engineered from Submicron Lipid Droplets and Nanoparticles as a Novel Delivery System for Poorly Soluble Drugs" DOWNLOAD FULL TEXT ARTICLE: http:/...

New polymer coatings prevent corrosion, even when scratched

... less than 100 microns in diameter (a micron is 1 millionth of a meter). They also encapsulate a healing agent into similarly sized microcapsules. The microcapsules are then dispersed within the desired coating material and applied to the substrate. "By encapsulating both the catalyst and the healing agent, we ha...

American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- Nov. 19, 2008

...2008. ARTICLE #1 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE microcapsules act as "roach motel" to kill harmful bacteria AC...nvolves the development of light-activated, hollow microcapsules composed of an organic conducting polymer. The antibacterial microcapsules can attract, capture, and kill bacteria. In contro...

American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- June 25, 2008

...nce samples found in magazine inserts. But current microcapsules are made using formaldehyde, a known cancer-causin..., as a solution. They used the material to prepare microcapsules containing limonene, the familiar scent abundant i...ol and polyester samples. In laboratory tests, the microcapsules showed good performance in terms of prolonged frag...

American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- March 26, 2008

...esearchers in Pennsylvania report that chemical signaling between synthetic microcapsules can trigger and direct movement of these capsules. Their study is scheduled... the researchers suggest. MTS ARTICLE #3 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Modeling microcapsules That Communicate through Nanoparticles To Undergo Self-Propelled Motion ...

Carnegie Mellon researchers to develop new drug delivery system

...their therapeutic goals, Zappe and his team have developed cell-instructive microcapsules that contain neural stem cells. These microcapsules efficiently control whether stem cells proliferate (multiply), differentiat...

Now, self-healing materials can mimic human skin, healing again and again

...-healing materials consisted of a microencapsulated healing agent and a catalyst distributed throughout a composite matrix. When the material cracked, microcapsules would rupture and release healing agent. The healing agent then reacted with the embedded catalyst to repair the damage. “With repeated damage in ...

Students invent protective pouch to enhance cell therapy

... which feeds into the liver. This pouch would keep microcapsules of therapeutic cells in one place, allowing them t... blood vessels open. Once the stents are in place, microcapsules filled with helpful cells are injected into the ga...sue. "It’s a device," Bulte said, "that allows the microcapsules to be removed and reinserted if additional therapy...

Microcapsules like it hot and salty

...ith which to precisely control the permeability of microcapsules using the salt content and the temperature of the ...sport drugs through the organism. The walls of the microcapsules are constructed from alternate layers of positivel...expands the range of possible uses for the Potsdam microcapsules enormously. As well as being used as medicine tran...
Microcapsules in Biological Technology

Continuous-Elution Electrophoresis for Purification of the Baculovirus-Expressed Coronavirus Structural Proteins, Rev A

...ible vaccine includes the three purified recombinant TGEV structural proteins embedded in immuno-stimulating complexes (ISCOMs), microcapsules or other carriers. Materials and Methods The Sf9 insect cells containing the TGEV proteins were harvested from ...
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