May 2012 Issue
Freestanding Carbon Nanotube Films Fabricated By Post-Electrophoretic Deposition Electrochemical Separation
The development of a novel method for producing buckypapers following electrophoretic deposition of carbon nanotubes is presented.
Identification of Motifs in the Intracellular Domain of the Engulfment Receptor Jedi-1 required for Phagocytosis
This study focuses on a novel engulfment receptor Jedi-1, ITAMs, and the NPXY motif and their role in the engulfment process.
Bacterial adenylate cyclase two-hybrid assay shows that hemoglobin variants are differentially bound by S. aureus receptor IsdB
Consequences of Altering Transforming Growth Factor Beta Receptor Type III (TβRIII) Expression in the Prostate
The goal of this study was to observe how changing the expression of TβRIII affects prostate cancer progression.
Low volume bacterial chemostat: Novel method aimed at rapid diagnosis of bacterial infections.
Optimizing Transfection Efficiency and Determining Release Kinetics of Plasmid DNA from Polyurethane Scaff olds in vitro
The purpose of this study was to deliver DNA from biomaterial scaffolds to cells in vitro.
The Potential Use of Curved Nitinol Stylets for Optimized Robotic Insertion of Perimodiolar Electrode Arrays
The purpose of this study is to assess whether custom-designed Nitinol stylets could better fit the human cochlea than those currently used in cochlear implant surgery.
Identification of Novel Helicobacter pylori Adhesins that Bind the Host Cell Receptor Decay-Accelerating Factor (DAF)
H. pylori adherence is critical for gastric cancer development, and this study has identifi ed novel adhesins responsible for DAF-mediated adherence.