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UNIVERSIDAD DE BURGOS posted this:Colorimetric sensors for the detection and quantification of amino acids, peptides and proteins applied to monitoring chronic woundsThe invention provides new crosslinked copolymers derived from ninhydirin, and their use, in film, membrane or gel form, as chromogenic sensors in the presence of amino acids, small proteins or peptides present in aqueous samples, wounds, wound exudates, biological samples and medical samples. The capable of colour change of the new sensors in the presence of healing parameters allows monitoring the evolution of chronic wounds using RGB parameters of a digital photograph, anticipating the diagnosis and treatment of patients.
Arkadiusz Rudawski, PhD posted this:
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Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya - UPC posted this:Reconfigurable beam reflectarray antenna for frequencies in the range of terahertz and millimeter waveThe reflectarray antenna consists of a flat array of phase-shifter cells (reflectarray) illuminated by a feeder, which produces an electronically reconfigurable collimated or shaped beam, where the cells (3b) consist of several stacked layers of conductive elements (4c, 4e, 4d, 4f) on a dielectric substrate (7c, 7d) alternated with layers of liquid crystal (5c, 5d) and a conductive plane (9). Applying bias voltages in the conducting elements, the dielectric constant of the liquid crystal varies producing a phase shift of the reflected field in each cell, allowing for a electronic beam scanning or reconfiguration. Including multiple layers of conductive elements and liquid crystal, improves the bandwidth and the performance of the beam scanning or reconfiguration. The antenna can be applied to observation satellites, communications and security systems.
Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya - UPC posted this:A new workflow, algorithmic approach and software tool to analyze LC/MS and NMR samples in metabolomicsA new algorithm is able to greatly increase the power of any statistical test based on Liquid Chromatography Mass Spectroscopy (LC/MS) and Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) based metabolomic data. This software tool is able to construct prediction models in an almost fully automatic fashion. Built models contain a critical pre-processing step that improves dramatically the results of standard prediction algorithms. Partners to further develop the system and/ or to establish commercial agreements along with technical cooperation are sought.
Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya - UPC posted this:ICHNAEA A Software System for the Microbial Source Tracking ProblemA software system for the Microbial Source Tracking (MST) problem has been developed in order to solve the problems of the current predictive models. It provides the accuracy and the precision of the prediction, the estimation for both the degree of dilution and the age of the pollution for the analyzed example. Partners to license the system and/or to establish commercial agreements along with technical cooperation are sought.
Biótica, Bioquímica Analítica,S.L. posted this:ULISENS Legionella Desktop AnalyzerFully automated equipment for 1 hour-determination of Legionella in concentrated water samples. The #ULISENS Desktop is a portable computer that makes it possible to analyze #Legionella in filtered water samples. With the "nespresso" philosophy, it uses a recyclable cartridge. "Push & Run" and the data is available in only 1 hour. It automates the rapid immunomagnetic method listed in the norm UNE100030:2017 for the control and prevention of #Legionella. (https://youtu.be/baiHP26xwCs)
Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas posted this:Isolation of the unsaponifiable fraction from oils and minor compoundsmmeeaassuurreemmeenntt The Spanish Research Council (CSIC) has developed a method to isolate the unsaponifiable fraction of fats and oils using a supported liquid extraction (SLE) column, its later purification with preparative HPLC and its characterization and quantification using gas chromatography (GC). This new procedure implies an important improvement regarding the current methods. Companies of the instrumental analytical chemistry field (scientific and technological equipment) are being sought to collaborate through a patent licence agreement. An offer for Patent Licensing
National Cancer Institute CRO Aviano posted this:HPLC device for high-volume samples analysisFluidic device that allows high sample volume injection in HPLC systems and provides an automated purification step, reducing sensitivity problems and facilitating the analysis of extracted compounds from complex matrix.
University of Granada (OTRI) posted this:Method for diagnosing Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia (HHT)Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia (HHT) is a rare and genetic disease in which a disorder in angiogenesis exists. A new method for the molecular diagnosis of this disease has been developed. It is based on the quantification of a set of microRNAs (miRNAs) transported by plasma exosomes, and in addition, this set allows diagnosing different variants of the disease. This new method has the advantage of providing new biomarkers that allow a rapid and reliable diagnosis of HHT, since the current methods are not valid for all the patients affected with HHT.
UACOOPERA University of Aveiro posted this:
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Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas posted this:Antibodies to measure residual levels of mycotoxin ochratoxin A in foodCSIC and the University of Valencia have developed antibodies capable of determining ochratoxin A in food and ensure compliance with legislation on food products regarding the presence of this mycotoxin. Antibodies have been generated using novel functionalized derivatives of ochratoxin A. These immunoreagents have shown their efficacy in both direct and indirect competitive ELISA to detect concentrations close to parts per trillion. We are looking for companies interested in patent licensing for the development of fast, sensitive and portable kits for the analysis of ochratoxin A in foods and beverages based on these antibodies. The license of the patent is offered Effective, fast and accurate detection Ochratoxin A has a higher incidence in cereals, wine, juices and coffee One of the most harmful and frequent mycotoxins in food is ochratoxin A. Its presence is a real problem for human health due to its toxicity, and it causes significant economic losses to various productive sectors. The main fungi producing ochratoxin A belongs to the genera Penicillium and Aspergillus, and the products with the highest incidence are cereals, wine, juices and coffee. The small concentrations at which this potent toxin is usually found commonly require the use of sophisticated chromatographic methods. An alternative is the generation of antibodies against ochratoxin A with superior performance to the existing ones that allow this toxin being recognized with high affinity and specificity. These immunoreagents can be easily implemented in various analytical platforms, from the simplest, such as competitive ELISAs and immunochromatographic strips, to more complex, like chips or biosensors of different types, which allows us to simultaneously analyze a large number of samples in low-resource settings such as warehouses, cellars and even farmlands. Main applications and advantages Ochratoxin A derivatives functionalized at new positions have been synthesized that faithfully preserve the structure and characteristics of this potent mycotoxin. These new compounds have proven to be extremely efficient as haptens to generate antibodies capable of recognizing ochratoxin A with an affinity and selectivity not previously described. Immunoassays developed using these immunoreagents have been shown to be very sensitive, allowing analysis of ochratoxin A at levels close to 10 parts per trillion. These new methods are faster than instrumental procedures, especially when analyzing complex samples such as wine and coffee. The generated immunoreagents are easily adaptable to portable methods, such as ELISA kits or immunochromatographic strips. Patent status Prioriy patent application filed suitable for international extension For more information contact with: Mª Jesus Añón Marín Instituto de Agroquímica y Tecnología de Alimentos Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC) Tel.: +34 963900022 E-mail: email@example.com
Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas posted this:Biocatalysts for the food, pharmaceutical and cosmetic industry made from used batteriesThe CSIC has developed a system that use the black mass of the used batteries to synthesize biocatalysts with a great capacity to synthesize products widely used in the food, pharmaceutical and cosmetic industry, such as aromas and flavorings. Companies interested in exploiting the technology under a patent license are sought. An offer for Patent Licensing
Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas posted this:Chimeric protein with high antimicrobial activityResearchers from CSIC have developed a chimeric protein (ClyRODI-H5) with an improved lytic activity against Staphylococcus sp. and higher stability than the parental endolysins of the state of the art. Thus, the invention relates to this chimeric protein and its use as an antimicrobial for treating and/or preventing staphylococcal infections without generation of resistant bacteria; for removing and/or preventing staphylococcal biofilms formation on abiotic surfaces, or for removing and/or preventing staphylococcal contamination of foods. Thus, the present invention belongs to the field of the treatment of bacterial contamination and/or infections. Industrial partners or companies from the food or pharmaceutical field are being sought to collaborate through a patent license agreement. An offer for Patent Licensing
Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas posted this:Test for oral tolerance to triglycerides in humansThe Instituto de la Grasa of CSIC and University of Seville have developed a fast and simple procedure to evaluate the tolerance to dietary fats (triglycerides) in humans. A novel emulsified composition, easy to take and digest, is supplied to patients, and then the peak of triglycerides in blood and their clearance are determine in a short period of 4 hours. Companies interested in exploiting this technology under a patent license are sought. An offer for patent licensing