SmartPack – Antimicrobial Packaging Materials from University College Cork June 2016 front page preview

SmartPack – Antimicrobial Packaging Materials from University College Cork June 2016

PVC and LDPE Films with incorporated antimicrobial nanoparticles increase the shelf life of muscle foods compared to control films by retarding the microbiological growth of spoilage bacteria.

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Cyclovector – RNA Drug Delivery by Cyclodextrin Vectors from University College Cork June 2016 front page preview

Cyclovector – RNA Drug Delivery by Cyclodextrin Vectors from University College Cork June 2016

Modified Cyclodextrins (CDs) represent a major advance over current non-viral delivery vectors for siRNA. The Cyclodextrin vectors developed at UCC/UCD have a favourable toxicity profile and do not evoke an immune respon...

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A Novel Method of Treating or Preventing Sepsis. Licensing Opportunity from RCSI April 2016 front page preview

A Novel Method of Treating or Preventing Sepsis. Licensing Opportunity from RCSI April 2016

Sepsis is a major challenge in the intensive care unit, where it is one of the leading causes of death. It arises unpredictability and can progress rapidly. Staphylococcus aureus and Escherichia coli are among the most c...

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Doping of Germanium Surfaces - Licensing Opportunity from UCC April 2016 front page preview

Doping of Germanium Surfaces - Licensing Opportunity from UCC April 2016

The fundamental component of CMOS device technology is a doped or extrinsic semiconductor. Doping is a process whereby impurities are introduced into the crystal lattice of the semiconductor, creating charge carriers tha...

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Bioblockers - Antifungal Biofilm Disruptors for Medical Devices - Licensing Opportunity from UCC April 2016 front page preview

Bioblockers - Antifungal Biofilm Disruptors for Medical Devices - Licensing Opportunity from UCC April 2016

Fungal infection can cause serious illness, especially in patients with compromised immune systems. UCC scientists have identified potent drug-like compounds capable of disrupting biofilm formation and growth; in particu...

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