Endogenous Exosome Labelling with a Novel NIR-Fluorescent Probe Licensing Opportunity for RCSI June 2019 front page preview

Endogenous Exosome Labelling with a Novel NIR-Fluorescent Probe Licensing Opportunity for RCSI June 2019

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 microRNA-eluting collagen-based scaffold for cartilage repair Licensing Opportunity for RCSI June 2019 front page preview

miRaColl - A microRNA-eluting collagen-based scaffold for cartilage repair Licensing Opportunity for RCSI June 2019

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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Heise Cryan Star Polypeptides Licensing Opportunity for RCSI June 2019 front page preview

Heise Cryan Star Polypeptides Licensing Opportunity for RCSI June 2019

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- University of Limerick- March 2019  front page preview

Engineered Materials from Recycled Plastics- University of Limerick- March 2019

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- Teagasc - February 2019 front page preview

Bioactive Compositions that Boost Probiotic Establishment- Teagasc - February 2019

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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