Inside Dolomite Labs: PLGA Multiple Emulsions for Hydrophilic Drug Delivery
Wednesday, July 17, 2019
Poly(lactic-co-glycolic acid) or PLGA is a biocompatible polymer that has broad utility and is widely employed for drug encapsulation and controlled release of the drug over time. PLGA particles can also be coated, for example with an antibody, to target specific sites for drug release. ... .. read more..
Inside the Dolomite Labs: Alginate bead formation using FluoSurf
Monday, June 24, 2019
Alginate is an anionic polysaccharide extracted from brown algae commonly used in biomedical, bioprocessing and pharmaceutical applications. Its mild ionic gelation makes it an attractive hydrogel for the encapsulation of cells and tissue engineering. So, this month the Dolomite team has b... .. read more..
Developing microfluidic routes to effective nanoparticle drug delivery systems
Wednesday, June 19, 2019
A Dolomite Microfluidics’ set-up is helping researchers in the University of Manchester’s Division of Pharmacy and Optometry to enhance drug delivery. Dr Annalisa Tirella explained: “My background is bioengineering, where I gained expertise in biomaterials and fabrication techniques. At th... .. read more..
Inside the Dolomite Labs: Polyacrylamide bead formation using FluoSurf
Thursday, May 23, 2019
In anticipation of the new product launch of FluoSurf, our new fluorinated emulsion stabilizer, the Dolomite Team have been testing the product across a range of applications. This week, we have been synthesizing polyacrylamide beads. These beads are a type of hydrogel, consisting of a loo... .. read more..
Dolomite Microfluidics partners with Emulseo to improve droplet production
Tuesday, May 21, 2019
Dolomite Microfluidics is pleased to announce a new partnership with Emulseo – a start-up company dedicated to the design and production of high quality surfactants for droplet-based microfluidics – to distribute FluoSurf, a high performance continuous phase specifically formulated to stab... .. read more..
Dolomite presents high-throughput systems for cell encapsulation
Wednesday, March 13, 2019
Dolomite Microfluidics is delighted to share news about the arrival of a novel microencapsulation systems. µEncapsulator Systems have been specifically designed to meet the needs of research biologists. The user-friendly, high-throughput systems offer simple, straightforward encapsulation ... .. read more..
Fluorescent biosensors as tools for drug therapeutics
Wednesday, February 13, 2019
Researchers in the School of Pharmacy at the University of Nottingham have been using Dolomite Microfluidic’s chips to enhance their work on drug encapsulation and therapeutic delivery. Dr Veeren Chauhan, Research Fellow in the Advanced Materials and Healthcare Technologies (AMHT) group, w... .. read more..
Beckman Coulter Life Sciences Acquires Labcyte to Expand Laboratory Automatio...
Wednesday, January 30, 2019
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Making liposomal formulations for the delivery of RNA vaccines
Thursday, January 24, 2019
A Dolomite Microfluidics’ set-up for high throughput cell encapsulation is helping researchers at the Department of Medicine at Imperial College, London, to develop novel liposomal formulations for RNA vaccines targeting diseases such as HIV, influenza, rabies and chlamydia. Anna Blakney, ... .. read more..
Cambridge researchers developing self-healing concrete
Friday, November 30, 2018
Researchers from the University of Cambridge are using microencapsulation technologies developed by Dolomite Microfluidics to create self-healing construction materials. The Geotechnical and Environmental Research Group are developing microcapsules containing ‘healing’ agents – such as exo... .. read more..