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  • Polymers for binding or repelling bacteria

    This range of novel synthetic polymers control bacterial attachment, resulting in specific sequestration or repulsion of bacteria such as Salmonella and E. coli.

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  • Biopolymer coatings for enhanced endothelialisation of intra-vascular devices

    These fully synthetic biocompatible polymers support effective human endothelial cell growth and endothelialisation, whilst minimising platelet attachment. The polymer materials can be applied as a thin coating to intra‐vascular devices and have the potential to minimise problems associated with vas...

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  • New prodrug strategy for targeted chemotherapies

    This new approach converts chemotherapy agents into prodrugs, significantly reducing systemic toxicity, and enabling local activation only at tumour sites where a specific catalyst, palladium, has been implanted.

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  • Novel Optical Concentrator for BIPV Systems

    Building Integrated Photovoltaic (BIPV) solar concentrator systems not only generate electricity, but also allow the transformation of ambient light and the use of cogenerated heat for various fundtions. Commercial advantages of BIPV include substantial reduction in amount of silcon used and reduced...

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  • Strategy for Enhancing the Performance of Vaccines

    Researchers at the University of Dundee have designed and synthesised a novel, multifunctional protease inhibitor that has the potential to significantly enhance the performance of vaccines through proteolytic modulation.

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  • Particle Sorting by Dynamic Acoustic Travelling Waves

    This technology allows for effective separate suspended particles based on their stiffness, sorting by size and density. The separation uses dynamic acoustic fields enabling separation over a large distance, increasing the efficiency and throughput as compared to one operating on frequency shifting....

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  • Therapeutic target for treating vascular pathologies

    A long non-coding RNA target that regulates the proliferation of vascular smooth muscle cells, is present in the plasma of cardiovascular disease patients, and found at increased levels in unstable regions of atherosclerotic plaques. Therapeutic targeting of this molecule could inhibit vascular remo...

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  • Combination Treatment for MRSA Nasal Carriage and MRSA-infected Wounds

    The new treatment is a combination of a peptide (ranalexin) with bacteria cell wall-digesting protein (lysostaphin), which specifically targets and kills Staphylococcus aureus, including MRSA.

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  • Super Resolution Imaging - Translational Microscopy (TRAM)

    A method of using multiple low Resolution images to restore multi-colour super resolution images that are far beyond the diffraction limit

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  • Earth Eco Brick: New eco-masonry product; green technology – great possibilities

    Britain is facing a shortage of bricks for the construction industry due to rising demand for new homes. With the increasing financial and environmental cost of energy, low-energy alternatives to conventional construction materials are becoming increasingly imperative. This exciting new building mat...

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