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Chitosan is a naturally occuring polymer isolated from crab and shrimp shells. Chitosan has shown promise as a carrier of anticancer drugs, antitumor genes, and other novel therapeutics.
Researchers develop new method to reduce toxicity of gluten for people with celiac disease

Researchers develop new method to reduce toxicity of gluten for people with celiac disease

Lab-grown insect meat could be a superior green alternative for meat farming

Lab-grown insect meat could be a superior green alternative for meat farming

Preparation, characterization of Soyasapogenol B loaded onto functionalized MWCNTs

Preparation, characterization of Soyasapogenol B loaded onto functionalized MWCNTs

Sensors incorporated with nanomaterials offer greater sensitivity and accuracy

Sensors incorporated with nanomaterials offer greater sensitivity and accuracy

Soyasapogenol B: A new drug delivery technology for therapeutics

Soyasapogenol B: A new drug delivery technology for therapeutics

Novel way to efficiently deliver anti-parasitic medicines

Novel way to efficiently deliver anti-parasitic medicines

Probiotic/antibiotic combination could eradicate drug-resistant bacteria

Probiotic/antibiotic combination could eradicate drug-resistant bacteria

KTU researchers engineer experimental bone to help treat osteoarthritis patients

KTU researchers engineer experimental bone to help treat osteoarthritis patients

Developing innovative foam to help seal wounds quickly

Developing innovative foam to help seal wounds quickly

Effective hemorrhage control critical for survival after motorsport accidents

Effective hemorrhage control critical for survival after motorsport accidents

Scientists create unique polymeric materials to repair traumatized human organs

Scientists create unique polymeric materials to repair traumatized human organs

Researchers develop film to prevent bacteria from growing on dental retainers and aligners

Researchers develop film to prevent bacteria from growing on dental retainers and aligners

UK military to use Celox Rapid hemostatic gauzes for treating gunshot and stab wounds

UK military to use Celox Rapid hemostatic gauzes for treating gunshot and stab wounds

Researchers develop ultra-thin, flexible biosensor for real-time glucose tracking

Researchers develop ultra-thin, flexible biosensor for real-time glucose tracking

Nano-encapsulation of bilirubin could enhance survival rates of pancreatic islet cells

Nano-encapsulation of bilirubin could enhance survival rates of pancreatic islet cells

Nanobioelectronics to treat bacterial infection in the stomach

Nanobioelectronics to treat bacterial infection in the stomach

Researchers develop antibacterial wound dressing made from shells of crustaceans

Researchers develop antibacterial wound dressing made from shells of crustaceans

Microparticles show potential to deliver DNA-based vaccines and gene therapies in pill form

Microparticles show potential to deliver DNA-based vaccines and gene therapies in pill form

New research shows chitosan bioplastics may help seal tissue tears or other injuries

New research shows chitosan bioplastics may help seal tissue tears or other injuries

USC discoveries propose promising method to eliminate pain associated with tooth decay

USC discoveries propose promising method to eliminate pain associated with tooth decay