A New Tool for Biochemical Analysis: Combining Enzyme-Responsive Gels with LCD Detection

Lead Research Organisation: University of Strathclyde
Department Name: Pure and Applied Chemistry


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Description We have discovered new ways of observing biological events by using liquid crystal displays.

We have discovered new types of gel materials based on combinations of biological molecules and synthetic molecules.
Exploitation Route In particular our newly discovered aromatic carbohydrate amphiphiles are expected to find use by others.
Sectors Chemicals,Healthcare

Description Joint research with University of Manchester 
Organisation University of Manchester
Country United Kingdom 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution University of Strathclyde researchers worked on this project with researchers from University of Manchester
Start Year 2009