Labeling and Detection Method for Endogenous Exosome  front page preview

Labeling and Detection Method for Endogenous Exosome

The growing commercial interest in exosomes as diagnostics and therapeutics has given rise to an urgent need for an efficient labelling and detection method that does not alter their inherent characteristics. RCSI has de...

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miRaColl - A Collagen-Based Scaffold for Cartilage Repair  front page preview

miRaColl - A Collagen-Based Scaffold for Cartilage Repair

miRaColl is a novel, miRNA-eluting collagen-based scaffold with applications in regenerative medicine. A proprietary process developed at RCSI enables the production of reliable, shelf-stable, biocompatible scaffolds con...

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Star Polypeptides A New Class of Polymer front page preview

Star Polypeptides A New Class of Polymer

Star-polymers are a new class of polymer architecture which consist of linear arms radiating from a central core. Novel Star-polypeptides discovered at RCSI have been demonstrated to have superior transfection and delive...

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Engineered Materials from Recycled Plastics  front page preview

Engineered Materials from Recycled Plastics

Researchers from the Irish Composites Centre in UL (IComp) have developed a new, technology to repurpose recycled or virgin plastic (e.g. PET) into a self-reinforced polymer composite material suitable for a range of new...

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Bioactive Compositions That Boost Probiotic Establishment front page preview

Bioactive Compositions That Boost Probiotic Establishment

A range of bioactive compositions from bovine colostrum and milk that increase the attachment of probiotic bacteria (Bifidobacterium, Lactobacillus) to intestinal cells by over 40-fold compared to untreated cells. As att...

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