Subtilomycin – A Novel Marine-Derived Antibiotic for Aquaculture Applications From University College Cork June 2016 front page preview

Subtilomycin – A Novel Marine-Derived Antibiotic for Aquaculture Applications From University College Cork June 2016

Bacillus subtilis strain MMA7, isolated from the marine sponge Haliclona simulans, displays a broad spectrum of activity against gram-positive and gram-negative marine pathogens including Aeromonas hydrophila and Vibrio ...

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Microbypass Stent (MBStent): An Implantable Medical Device to Induce Bypass of Arterial Blockages from University College Cork June 2016 front page preview

Microbypass Stent (MBStent): An Implantable Medical Device to Induce Bypass of Arterial Blockages from University College Cork June 2016

Conventional surgical strategies aimed at bypassing vessel blockages are frequently not feasible because of the poor condition of patient blood vessels, co-existing diseases or lack of suitable bypass conduits. The need ...

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SecuRetract – Creating Space in Laparoscopic Surgery from University College Cork June 2016 front page preview

SecuRetract – Creating Space in Laparoscopic Surgery from University College Cork June 2016

SecuRetract is a patented, small-bowel retractor with application in a number of laparoscopic surgical settings. One of the most common challenges encountered during laparoscopy is that of the distended loops of bowel or...

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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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