Forces & Interactions, Life Science, Physical Science, S&F 1: Cells (MS), S&P 1: Atoms & Molecules (MS), S&P 2: Investigating Electrical Force (HS), S&P 2: Synthetic Materials (MS), S&P 4: Molecule Traits (HS), Structure & Properties of Matter, Structure and Function

Using Nanoparticles to Treat Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria

Recent advances in the treatment of pathogenic infections using antibiotics and nano-drug delivery vehicles SUMMARY: This article talks about the different ways to combat antibiotic resistant bacterial infections. Most of the articles and methods focus on nanoparticles, coating nanoparticles with antibodies to detect pathogens, and creating an immune response using vaccination-like methods. LESSON COMMENTS: An… Continue reading Using Nanoparticles to Treat Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria

S&P 1: Atoms & Molecules (MS), S&P 1: Periodic Table Patterns (HS), S&P 2: Investigating Electrical Force (HS), S&P 4: Molecule Traits (HS), Structure & Properties of Matter, W 1: Graphing Waves (MS), W 1: Wave Relationships (HS), W 2: Wave Behavior (MS), W 5: Devices (HS), Waves & Electromagnetic Radiation

A Cheaper Way to Monitor Phosphoinositide Levels in Cells

A method to control phosphoinositides and to analyze PTEN function in living cells using voltage sensitive phosphatases SUMMARY: This study talks about a new method to measure phosphoinositide levels in cells as well as levels of PTEN enzymes. Phosphoinositides are a type of phospholipids on the cell membrane; their job is to interact with membrane… Continue reading A Cheaper Way to Monitor Phosphoinositide Levels in Cells