• Promoting Your Web Presence

    When it comes to developing a valuable web presence for your component group, building a website is only half the battle. Regardless of your site’s content or design, if no one visits the space, there is no real...
    Michael Davis
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  • PLA from PolySciTech used in development of Rivastigmine-based therapy for Alzheimer’s disease.

    Alzheimer’s disease is a progressive neurodegenerative disease which has few treatment options. Recently, Researchers at North Dakota State University used PLA (AP047) from PolySciTech (www.polyscitech.com) as p...
    John Garner
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  • PLGA-PEG-Mal from PolySciTech used in development of breast-cancer targeting nanoparticle system.

    Despite advances in therapies certain types of breast cancers known as triple-negative breast cancers remain difficult to treat due to their invasive nature and lack of specific target. Recently, researchers at Univer...
    John Garner
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  • PLGA from PolySciTech used in development of 3D-printable Bioink for biomedical applications.

    3D Printing is a powerful technique which enables generation of unique structures that can be widely applied to biomedical applications. Recently, researchers from University of Prince Edward Island (Canada) used PLGA...
    John Garner
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  • Iron Carbide to convert CO2 into methane using magnetic induction

    Pr. Bruno Chaudret (CNRS Toulouse, FR) succeeded few years ago to patent a new approach of CO2 hydrogenation to form methane. Ferromagnetic Iron carbide catalytic nanoparticles were doped on mineral support and the sy...
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  • Metal hydrides for flight mobile H-storage

    Latest highlights on hydrogen refuelling aircraft. ZeroAvia Emerges From Stealth With the Largest Zero-Emission Airplane Flying Today | Aviation Pros 
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  • Polymer University 107: Unboxing AK149

      Tech video featuring methoxy poly(ethylene glycol)-b-poly(DL)lactide copolymer and its use in formulating nanoparticles for poorly soluble drug delivery. Humorously presented in the format of a classic 'unboxi...
    John Garner
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  • PLCL from PolySciTech used in development of vascular grafts.

    All parts of the body require continuous exposure to oxygenated blood to stay alive. Damage to vascular systems can occur from a variety of causes (cholesterol blockage, wall-thinning/rupture, trauma, etc.) and in the...
    John Garner
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  • PLLA from PolySciTech used in research on controlling immune-response to implant surfaces

    In many ways, the human immune system can be considered to be similar to a viscous dog on a chain. It will attack anything that gets within reach that it does not recognize as part of its owner or self. This is great ...
    John Garner
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  • PLGA from PolySciTech used in development of Quinacrine-loaded PLGA nanoparticles for treatment of lung-cancer

    A relatively untapped source of novel therapeutic compounds is the reapplication of existing drugs for new purposes. Doing this requires novel applications and delivery systems.  Quinacrine, traditionally an anti...
    John Garner
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  • Test 1

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  • PLGA from PolySciTech used in development of Intra-ductal delivery system for Breast Cancer Therapy

    Treating cancer by chemotherapy and other therapeutic means requires maintaining a very high drug concentration at the tumor site and minimizing the drug concentration in other parts of the body where it can cause sid...
    John Garner
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  • February 6, 2020 Section Meeting

    The East Texas Salt Water Company February 6, 2020 7pm East Texas Oil Museum 1301 S Henderson Blvd Kilgore TX   Pat Nault will discuss the history of the East Texas Salt Water Company and how it is so vital...
    Ruth Hathaway
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  • New Favorite in the Pharmaceutical World: Epigenetic Drugs

    Epigenetics was proposed in the 1950s by Conrad Waddington, a British developmental biologist, to describe the interaction between genes and the environment during development, thereby regulating and determining the u...
    Caroline Green
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  • New Study Reveals Mechanism by Which Lactose Promotes Graft-versus-host Disease

    Gut microorganisms play an important role in intestinal nutrition absorption, body metabolism, immune development, and resistance to pathogens. Imbalance of intestinal microecology can not only cause gastrointestinal ...
    Caroline Green
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  • mPEG-PLA and mPEG-PCL from PolyScitech used in research on micelle stability in biological fluids

    Polymer micelles for drug delivery are typically comprised of hydrophobic (typically a polyester) and hydrophilic (typically PEG) arms on a block copolymer. Based on the polymer as well as the formulation approaches t...
    John Garner
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  • PLGA from PolySciTech used in development of antibiotic-releasing films from sinus stent

    Chronic sinus infection can occur from antibiotic-resistant forms of pseudomonas bacteria. One means to hold the sinus open is to place a stent however further healing can be accomplished by having a drug-eluting laye...
    John Garner
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  • PLGA from PolySciTech used in development of novel tissue adhesive formulation

    During surgery and for healing of traumatic injuries it is often necessary to use bioadhesives to close wounds and hold tissues together. Such adhesives must have good adhesion to wet tissue (underlying skin, muscle, ...
    John Garner
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  • How do new peptide molecules improve human health?

    Scientists are expected to develop a new type of cellular permeable peptide chimera to promote wound healing. In recent years, cell penetrating peptides as drug delivery carriers have aroused great interest ...
    Cathy Miller
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  • PD-1

    Introduction Programmed cell death 1 (PD-1) is a costimulatory molecule belonging to the CD28/CTLA-4 family. PD-1 recruits and activates an activation signaling pathway such as protein tyrosine phosphatase by bin...
    Alex Dean
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