nanoparticles analyzers

All the articles in our blog about nanoparticles analyzers

Wednesday, August 23, 2023
Applications of Lipid Nanoparticles (LNPs) in Nanomedicine

You would have heard of lipid nanoparticles... those vesicles used to develop mRNA vaccines against the COVID-19 pandemic – but what other applications do they have? 

Join Michele from Izon Science as she looks into the world of Lipid...

Monday, August 21, 2023

Our partner LS Instruments will present a new advanced machine learning algorithm for estimating the size distribution of nanoparticles measured with DLS.

Where: Naples, Maritime Station

The upcoming European Colloid and Interface Society Conference 2023 (...

Friday, June 23, 2023
Immagine iperspettrale di nanoparticelle d'oro nei tessuti

Immagine iperspettrale di nanoparticelle d'oro nei tessuti

The development of plasmonic nanoparticles as effective biosensors for disease detection is growing rapidly. These new nanoparticle diagnostic markers are being targeted for diseases not easily detected through PCR, or traditional pathology staining. 

Using these new nanoparticle...

Monday, May 8, 2023
Nano Drug Delivery Development  with Hyperspectral Microscopy Wednesday, May 10th - 9am CDT / 4 pm CET

CytoViva’s Hyperspectral Microscopy is a highly effective tool for the development of nanoscale vectors for drug delivery. It not only provides label free imaging of these nanoscale vectors and their active pharmaceutical ingredients (API), but also enables...

Tuesday, March 14, 2023
Introducing the new LS Spectrometer


From accurate sizing at any sample concentration to highly sensitive aggregate detection, and other applications such as low-volume viscometry or particle shape/load measurement, the need for cutting-edge characterization solutions is greater than ever.

Many of...

Monday, January 9, 2023
XXVII SCHOOL OF PURE AND APPLIED BIOPHYSICS - Extracellular Vesicles: from biophysical to translational challenges

Venezia | 6-10 febbraio 2023

Come visit us at our stand at the "XXVII SCHOOL OF PURE AND APPLIED BIOPHYSICS - Extracellular vesicles: from biophysical challenges to translational challenges" event in Venice, from 6 to 9 february. We will present you our scientific and technological offer: new frontiers for your scientific...

Friday, December 30, 2022
QuantitatEVs: Multiscale analyses, from bulk to single vesicle

Come visit us at the QuantitatEVs workshop in Trento, from the 31st of January to the 2nd of February! We'll have a booth and we'll do a presentation with our partner Izon Science, one of the worldwide leading company in the market of the EV research field.

We'll be there with other...

Wednesday, November 16, 2022
34th AICC ANNUAL CONFERENCE – Organoids models of human diseases

Aula Bottazzi - Università della Campania - Sant'Andrea delle Dame - Via L. De Crecchio 7, 80138 Napoli

Organoid technology currently represents a fundamental tool for both basic and translational research.
Their potential to faithfully recapitulate human disease is the key for biomedical research in the present and in a near future.
The aim of this...

Monday, November 14, 2022
Webinar - LS Instruments - DWS Microrheology: Fundamentals & Applications

Presenta Dr. Claude Oelschlager del Karlsruhe Institute of Technology

LS Instruments next webinar will take place on Thursday, November 24th at 15:00 (Zürich): Dr. Claude Oelschlager (Karlsruhe Institute of Technology) will be the guest speaker for this event. He will provide an introduction to DWS microrheology, and present direct...

Thursday, May 26, 2022
Locandina webinar

Dynamic Light Scattering (DLS) is a powerful technique to investigate the properties of a broad range of colloidal and polymeric suspensions. However, standard DLS is typically limited to fully suspended, purely viscous, liquid samples. In non-ergodic...

Thursday, January 20, 2022
Cordouan Thetis

Schaefer is pleased to present you the new Cordouan's instrument: THETIS. It allows to measure Nanoparticles Size (including Anisotropic ones). For the very first time there's an instrument available in the market which allows to measure easily lenght and width of...

Thursday, November 25, 2021
Diamagnetic acoustic booth made with aluminum

Schaefer's technological offer, for scientists and researchers, also includes acoustic booths, with a very high degree of customization. We have already gained significant experience in the field, delivering several booths to clients in industrial and academic research. Each...

Friday, October 22, 2021

Lysozyme amyloid fibrils can be used as natural bio-flocculants to precipitate contaminants in water. In this process, LS Instruments' #DWS...

Friday, October 8, 2021
A running measurement on the Exoid - Next generation TRPS instrument.

A running measurement on the Exoid - Next generation TRPS instrument. 

TRPS continues to provide a pathway to obtaining precise insights into the physical parameters of nanoparticles in biological samples, pharmaceutical products and more. Here, we share a brief wrap-up of recent, peer-reviewed, TRPS-related publications we thought you might be interested in.

Tuesday, September 14, 2021
Webinar 16/09/2021 - Particle Shape Characterization with Light Scattering

Thursday, September 16, 2021 - 15.00 Europe/Rome

Prof. Matthias Karg from Heinrich-Heine University, Dusseldorf, will be the guest speaker for this event, focused on particle shape characterization.

Friday, September 3, 2021
Chirinos-Flores et al., Gelation of amphiphilic janus particles in an apolar medium, Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 590 (2021) 12-18.

Chirinos-Flores et al., Gelation of amphiphilic janus particles in an apolar medium, Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 590 (2021) 12-18.

Dynamic Light Scattering analyzes the dynamics of particles in suspension. In gel systems, however, the dynamics of the systems are partially “frozen” due to a network in which the particles are trapped. For such non-ergodic systems, DLS cannot produce reproducible data and an advanced technique...

Monday, April 12, 2021
NanoLab 3D - Error-free particle sizing even at high concentration

NanoLab 3D - DLS

Watch a demo video of LS Inistruments NanoLab 3D and see how to perform particle sizing without the typical errors generated by standard DLS instruments!
Spoiler: there is nothing to do. Just pop the sample in and get a result you can trust, in less than a minute!

The NanoLab 3D is a...

Tuesday, March 16, 2021
The next generation tunable resistive pulse sensing (TRPS) instrument

We're excited to announce the worldwide launch of the Exoid - the next generation tunable resistive pulse sensing (TRPS) instrument. After years in development, the Exoid incorporates the proven accuracy of TRPS into a semi-automated system with improved sensitivity and usability.

Monday, November 23, 2020
 Il ruolo delle vescicole extracellulari nella comunicazione cellula-cellula nel contesto della malattia

Extracellular vesicles have been shown to contribute to the metastasis of melanoma and to the spread of viral infection. We discuss their potential in diagnostics and personalised medicine.

With the rapid expansion of the field of extracellular vesicle (EV) research,...

Monday, October 26, 2020
 Come misurare in maniera precisa e affidabile le tue nanoparticelle (vescicole extracellulari, esosomi, ecc...) con la TRPS

TRPS is the only technology which accurately delivers concentration of particles per unit volume across a defined particle size, accurate size distribution of these particles and simultaneous measurement of particle surface charge. Thus, reagent quality and sample preparation...

Thursday, October 8, 2020

Modulated 3D DLS results from Au NPs and BSA interaction. a) Cumulants results, b) CORENN results, were translational and rotational peak are distinguished, c) intensity ratio (rotation/translation) for the nanorods. 0.8 ml of Au NPs suspension, with C = 0.005 mg/ml, are mixed with 16 μl of BSA at C = 1.97 mg/ml.

Protein-nanoparticle suspensions are nowadays widely studied for the development of medical and environmental biosensors. The complexity of interactions between nanoparticles and biological fluids, together with the increasing use of dynamic light scattering (DLS) for their characterization,...

Monday, September 28, 2020
Typical elution profile for the qEVoriginal

The field of extracellular vesicles (EVs) is continuously expanding with applications in biomarker discovery, rapid diagnostics, potential vaccine candidates and as vehicles of drug delivery. One of the major challenges for their application in a clinical setting is finding a scalable EV...

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' ...

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...

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
Amerigo: un nuovo strumento per DLS e Potenziale Zeta 3 in 1 da Cordouan Technologies

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...

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...

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

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...

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...

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, 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...

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)...

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...