nanoparticles

All the articles in our blog about nanoparticles

Monday, August 3, 2020
Inhaled effervescent antibiotic to combat lung infections. DWS RheoLab played a crucial role.

LS Instruments - DWS Rheolab

Check out this new article from Nick Hawkins & collaborators at the University of Oxford!

Novel co-spray drying technology was used to generate co-amorphous salts against biofilms. LS Instruments' ...

Tuesday, July 28, 2020

Why do we believe FluidFM can help solving some of the most critical challenges in CRISPR cell engineering?

What's the biggest story of Single Cell Analysis for 2019?

What are the biggest issues Genomics and Single Cell Analysis researches face in 2020?
What will 2020 hold for...

Monday, July 6, 2020
July 15th : upcoming webinar on DWS

Join us on July 15th for a live webinar!

Prof. Samiul Amin (Manhattan College) will be presenting new applications of DWS optical microrheology in cosmetic formulations. The microstructure of surfactant/biosurfactant systems and its characterization through high frequency...

Monday, June 22, 2020
Drug delivery by smart microgels - LS Spectrometer

Microgels based on thermally responsive polymers have been widely investigated in the context of controlled release applications. A challenge is to target the release of active ingredients while the bioavailability is maintained, thus preventing the premature degradation of the drug. Recently,...

Thursday, April 30, 2020
Advancing Virology Research with High-Resolution AFM Imaging

Cypher VRS Video-Rate AFM

Atomic Force Microscopy (AFM) is a uniquely powerful tool for virology research. High-resolution imaging techniques, including both AFM and electron microscopy, can easily resolve the size and shape of virus particles and even the organization of capsomeres in their capsid protein shells...

Monday, April 27, 2020
‘Tuned’ Exosomes: Ushering the Era of Acellular Therapy in Regenerative Medicine

qNano Gold by Izon Science

Evidence implicating the pivotal role of Extracellular Vesicles (EVs) in stimulation of tissue regeneration is rapidly gaining pace. EVs have been explored as therapeutics for prospective clinical studies1. However, with the current state of affairs, EV production...

Friday, April 24, 2020
Webinar April 27, 2020: 3D Nanoparticle, Cell & Tissue Imaging with Enhanced Darkfield and Hyperspectral Microscopy

HSI - Hyperspectral Microscope - Cytoviva

Monday April 27, 2020 - 4:00 PM to 4:45 PM CET

We would like to invite you to learn about CytoViva's patented 3D enhanced darkfield microscopy and its ability to help you visualize nanoparticle uptake and localization in cells and tissue. Whether nanoparticles are...

Wednesday, April 22, 2020
Cordouan Technologies – VASCO NP size analyzer

Cordouan Technologies – VASCO NP size analyzer

Here's a recent publication about the characterization of an HIV nanoparticle-based vaccine using DLS and AF4. This research was conducted by several groups in France and Spain and they used Cordouan's...

Wednesday, April 15, 2020
Vaccine & Virus Formulation with TRPS technology: the Izon Science's way.

Analyse thousands of viral particles in just 15 minutes.

TRPS enables rapid quantitation and analysis of individual virus particles in real-time, ideal for assessment of viral titre and aggregation. Measurement takes a matter of minutes and each measurement only requires 40µL  of sample...

Tuesday, March 24, 2020

HSI - Hyperspectral Microscope - Cytoviva

Wednesday, March 25, 2020 from 3:00 PM to 3:45 PM CET

One of the biggest challenges when developing nanoparticles for theranostic applications is understanding how they behave in different biological environments. Join us Wednesday March 25th at 3:00pm...

Wednesday, March 4, 2020
Dr. Nagarjun Konduru and the team at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler (UT Health)

Dr. Nagarjun Konduru and the team at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler (UT Health)

50 million people across the world are struggling with occupational or workplace related lung diseases, says the World Health Organization, occasionally causing death and disability1. Air-borne nanoparticles (< 100nm) are one of the leading causes of occupational and environmental lung...

Saturday, November 30, 2019

Dec 17, 2019 10:00 AM to Dec 17, 2019 11:00 AM

Understanding the response of cells to a compound is crucial for determining their potential uses and effects. However, most of the current methods are neither capable to know whether the samples are delivered inside a single...

Tuesday, November 26, 2019
Cytosurge FluidFM nanosyringe

The FluidFM nanosyringe has been officially launched. Specifically developed for precision nano-injection directly into the nucleus or the cytoplasm of single adherent cells. The sharp apex with its 600 nm aperture...

Tuesday, October 29, 2019
Andrew Lucero from TresViva

As per the U.S. National Institute of Health, the human endocannabinoid system (ECS) is actively involved in the homeostasis and physiological processes via cannabinoid receptors present throughout the body. Cannabis sativa extract affects the ECS primarily by the presence of...

Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Schaefer is pleased to announce the availability of the new Cordouan Technologies AMERIGO:  an innovative analyzer for the characterization of nanoparticle suspensions combining into the same instrument nanoparticle size, Zeta Potential and remote...

Friday, May 3, 2019
qEV100 - The First EV Isolation Column Capable of Running 100 mL Samples

As the EV field continues to advance, so has the need for scalability in EV isolation. Along with the recently released Automatic Fraction Collector, Izon is addressing this need with the new qEV100, a size exclusion...

Friday, April 19, 2019
3D image of a mouse neuron taken by digital holographic microscopy. Image Credit: Lyncée

May 21st to May 23rd, 2019
San Raffaele Hospital - Via Olgettina, 48 – 20132 Milano 

Three days of study and practical tests dedicated to holographic technologies applied to biological samples

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Monday, April 1, 2019
 Automatic Fraction Collector (AFC) for the qEV SEC column range

A new era in exosome and extracellular vesicle (EV) isolation starts this week when the first Automatic Fraction Collectors (AFC...

Monday, January 28, 2019
Exosome Researchers Welcome the Release of 35nm qEV Isolation Columns

Continuing advances in the EV field and the discovery of new types of nanosized particles (e.g. exomeres), has lead to researchers wanting more specific and precise EV isolation methods. As part of this process Izon has broadened the qEV platform to make available two different size separation...

Monday, September 10, 2018
35nm qEV Columns Launching Soon
  • Video Interview - Why Zeta Potential Measurement With TRPS Is The Way Of The Future
    TRPS has the unique ability to accurately measure the zeta potential of individual nanoparticles. This is incredibly important when working with samples that are polydisperse in size...
Wednesday, February 14, 2018
L'unico strumento per analisi cinetica su nanoparticelle: VASCO KIN™ di Cordouan

The VASCO KIN™ is a new generation of nanoparticle size analyzer combining a unique time-resolved kinetic analysis capability with an optical fiber remote probe for in situ measurement. Based on an innovative proprietary Software Time-Resolved Correlation (STRC) technology,...

Wednesday, December 27, 2017
Analisi del potenziale zeta della singola particella biologica

An important new paper on single particle charge measurement has been published in Scientific Reports and it's worth taking a look at it. An extract from the paper is as follows: "The efficacy of this methodology is demonstrated for a range of biological case studies, including measurements of...

Wednesday, November 22, 2017
qEV - Starter Pack

Here are 4 reasons why you should be using qEV SEC columns for your EV isolation:

  1. qEV columns preserve the physical function and biological integrity of your EVs and provide the purest isolation from complex biological samples including serum, plasma, saliva, CSF, urine and cell...
Monday, October 2, 2017
subcellular structure of a biological cell

Biological cells consist of various subcellular structures, including the nucleus, nucleolus, mitochondria, and the other vesicular structures. The subcellular organelles in cytoplasm have various shapes, and each plays a different role that is crucial for the survival of a cell. It is important...

Tuesday, August 8, 2017
Enhanced Darkfield Hyperspectral Microscopy - Cytoviva at Nanosafety 2017

The Enhanced Darkfield Hyperspectral Microscopy (EDFM-HS) of Cytoviva enables optical observation and spectral characterization of a wide range of nanomaterials as they interact with both biological and materials-based matrixes. No labeling or other special sample preparation is...

Wednesday, May 24, 2017
The smallest nanoparticle measuring instrument in the world

From 19. – 22. June 2017, over 400 internationally renowned experts and more than 20 exhibitors will meet for the 21st ETH Conference on Combustion-Generated Nanoparticles.

Testo AG will also be there, and at Booth 12 will be presenting the handheld testo DiSCmini – the smallest...

Monday, May 8, 2017
Enhanced Darkfield Hyperspectral Microscopy - Cytoviva at Nanosafety 2017

Today, hundreds of labs involved in nanomaterials synthesis, nano-drug delivery, nano-toxicology and related research use CytoViva’s technology: Enhanced Darkfield Hyperspectral Microscopy enables optical observation and spectral characterization of a wide range of nanomaterials...

Wednesday, April 26, 2017
Lipid Coated Microbubbles - Interview with Mitra Aliabouzer, GWU

What is the background of your research at GWU?

The focus of our lab is on fundamental as well as biomedical applications of microbubbles, liposomes, polymersomes and phase shift nanodroplets. We study the acoustic response as well as mechanical...

Tuesday, March 21, 2017
IZON IMS

We are delighted to announce significant improvements to the Izon Integrated Measurement System (Izon IMS), available from today. The Izon IMS encompasses the use of TRPS instruments, measurement science, reagents, consumables, sample preparation and data analysis. With this new update, TRPS...

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Background: Understanding the pathogenic role of extracellular vesicles (EVs) in disease and their potential diagnostic and therapeutic utility is extremely reliant on in-depth quantification, measurement and identification of EV sub-populations.

Materials and...

Friday, November 25, 2016

We are glad to inform you that we are offering with every DiSCmini purchase the first service maintenance and calibration for free. This promotion is valid for every new testo DiSCmini purchased until 20th December 2016.

The Diffusion Size Classifier Miniature...

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

We are pleased to announce the release and immediate availability of the new analytical-scale exosome isolation column, the qEVsingle. Based on Size Exclusion Chromatography, the qEVsingle is designed to handle 100μL samples of biological fluids (blood plasma or...

Monday, October 17, 2016
FluidFM Single cell extraction. Single cell analysis. Reinvented.

A new, groundbreaking method for single cell analysis based on FluidFM® technology allows scientist to investigate the behavior of individual cells in their natural environment. The new method was developed at ETH Zurich and could revolutionize biological research as it opens up a completely new...

Wednesday, October 12, 2016
New application note from Izon Science - Integrated Platform for EV Analysis: SEC (qEV) + TRPS (qNano)

The new Application Note regarding  EV Analysis for the combined use of standardised, quality assured SEC columns (qEV) with TRPS is now available for download. The combined method is simple and practical and for the first time offers an accurate and standard solution to the separation and...

Wednesday, August 10, 2016
Precision Nanosystems Nanoassemblr Spark

Schaefer Italy announces the launch of the NanoAssemblrTM SparkTM system by Precision Nanosystems to support nanoparticle researchers developing novel nucleic acid-based nanomedicines, including mRNA and CRISPR/Cas9 therapeutics. The ...

Monday, July 4, 2016
Nanomedicines: Materials, Manufacturing & Therapeutic Applications

Join the Precision NanoSystems Team for a LIVE broadcast of our Nanomedicines Symposium: Materials, Manufacture and Therapeutic Applications. 

Scientific leaders will unite at the symposium to discuss the latest applications, results, and best practices in nanoparticle research and...

Friday, July 1, 2016
Fast and reliable Isolation of Plasma Extracellular Vesicles with the qEV Size Exclusion Chromatography columns

Extracellular vesicles (EVs) are important mediators of intercellular communication and are involved in the transmission of biological information between cells to regulate a broad range of biological processes. EVs contain proteins, mRNA, and miRNA representing the cell they...

Monday, June 20, 2016
IZON qNano Gold:  Characterizing Extracellular Vesicles from Biological Fluids and Zeta Potential Measurements

Here below we present you two videos from IZON Science. These are the registrations of two different webinars organized by IZON: the first is about "Characterizing Extracellular Vesicles from Biological Fluids", the second is about "Single-Particle Zeta Potential Determined by TRPS". Those two...

Monday, June 13, 2016
Webinar - "Microfluidic Strategies to Improve Encapsulation of Hydrophobic Drugs in Nanoparticles"

Microfluidic-mediated self-assembly of liposomes and polymer nanoparticles expands the strategies available to the formulation scientist for the encapsulation and delivery of hydrophobic compounds. 

In this webinar Dr. James Taylor and Dr. Shyam Garg will explore the encapsulation of a...

Monday, May 23, 2016
Single-Particle Zeta Potential Determined by  TRPS

Webinar Date: Jun 2, 2016
Time: 3:00 PM UK time (GMT+1)/8:00 AM PST/11:00 AM EST
Duration: 1 hour

The talk is designed to introduce the field of zeta potentials measurements using TRPS, aimed at research students, undergraduates...

Wednesday, May 11, 2016
Dr. Shyh-Dar Li

Dr. Shyh-Dar Li is an Associate Professor at Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of British Columbia. He holds the Angiotech Professorship in Drug Delivery. His research focuses on engineering nanoparticles for drug targeting to tumors.

In this webinar, he will introduce the...

Wednesday, May 11, 2016
The smallest nanoparticle measuring instrument in the world

From 13. – 16. June 2016, over 400 internationally renowned experts and more than 20 exhibitors will meet for the 20th ETH Conference on Combustion-Generated Nanoparticles.

Testo AG will also be there, and at Booth 12 will be presenting the handheld testo DiSCmini – the smallest...

Monday, April 11, 2016
"Harnessing RNAi Nanomedicine for Manipulating Lymphocyte Function"

Presenter: Prof. Dan Peer

In this webinar, Professor Dan Peer from Tel Aviv University will talk about the application of microfluidics for the preparation of targeted lipid nanoparticles entrapping siRNAs (RNA-tLNPs) directed towards lymphocytes . Special emphasis will...

Tuesday, March 8, 2016
Dr. Marc-Andre Dansereau - Sherbrooke University

"Lipid Nanoparticle delivery of siRNA to unravel chronic pain"

In this webinar, Dr. Marc-Andre Dansereau from the Université de Sherbrooke will describe how RNAi was used to better understand how the CCL2 chemokine and its receptor, CCR2, contribute to the development of...

Wednesday, February 24, 2016
5th Izon Science Research Symposium Announcement - Merton College - Oxford

We are delighted to invite you to the 5th Izon Science Research Symposium.

Date: 1st and 2nd September, 2016

Venue: Merton College, Oxford, UK.

Last year’s symposium was a tremendous success with over 15 presentations from...

Friday, February 12, 2016
Prof. Pieter Cullis - University of British Columbia

In this webinar, Professor Pieter Cullis from the University of British Columbia will unpack the application of microfluidics for the preparation of "limit-size" lipid nanoparticle systems including liposomes, nanoemulsions and RNA-lipid nanoparticles (RNA-LNP)...

Friday, February 5, 2016
Precision Nanosystems Nanoassemblr

Things are happening at Precision NanoSystems Inc. (PNI)
With new NanoAssemblr™ product launches throughout 2016, PNI aims to enable microfluidic-based manufacture of nanoparticles across the entire nanomedicine research and development pipeline, from discovery to GMP manufacture.

...

Wednesday, January 20, 2016
IZON qEV - Isolation columns

Izon Science's qEV Size Exclusion Columns are the fastest and easiest method to isolate extracellular vesicles from cell culture supernatants and complex biological fluids. Unlike other methods, size exclusion chromatography (SEC) is gentle on your samples. Your isolated vesicles will be...

Tuesday, July 14, 2015
 Andrew Devitt and Allan Cameron, University of Aston

We are pleased to present to all our visitors two interesting articles on the TRPS technology.

The first one is about cell death, it explains how cells die every minute, millions of them. These cells need to be replaced, because they're damaged, diseased, or simply...

Friday, July 10, 2015
IZON Science qNano

A recent publication by the group of Professor Yin at the University of Wisconsin-Madison highlights the advantages of TRPS for the characterisation of viruses (bullet-shaped, about 100nm size). TRPS results were compared to TEM, the current benchmark for virion...

Friday, June 26, 2015
Merton Library, the oldest academic library in the world still in use.

We would like to invite you to register for the 2015 Annual Izon Science Research Symposium.

Date: 10-11 September, 2015

Venue: Merton College, Oxford, United Kingdom

The symposium will focus on advances in research using or...

Friday, December 5, 2014
Vasco3 - Cordouan Tech - DLS Dynamic Light Scattering System

Schaefer South-East Europe Srl offers at a very interesting price a VASCO 3, DLS (Dynamic Light Scattering) system manufactured by Cordouan Tech, the french company top-class. It's an ex demo version, perfectly working, equipped with the NanoQ software.

This promo...

Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Nanopore Izon Science

Schaefer SEE is the IZON Science exclusive distributor in Italy. The IZON instruments, qNano, qMicro and qViro-x, work with the TRPS (Tunable Resistive Pulse Sensing) technology, based on the Coulter principle. This technology can provide a multi-parameter...

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Two examples of studies, supported by scientific publications, realized using the qNano from Izon Science. The qNano is considered by the researcher community a dependable instrument in the field of nanoparticles characterization. The qNano is a reliable and robust instrument, which works with...

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

We would like to Invite you to attend the Third annual Izon research symposium, taking place on the 11th & 12th of September 2014 at Saint Hughs College in Oxford.

The symposium will offer an excellent opportunity to observe and discuss Izon technologies, as well as a chance to...