Pharmacology & Biotechnology
Improving reliability of pregnancy tests
Using neutron reflection to study antigen, antibody and hCG molecule interactions.
Using neutrons to improve meat replacers
Using neutron techniques like Spin-Echo SANS to study the microstructure of meat analogues.
Making smarter hydrogels for drug delivery
Small Angle Neutron Scattering to visualise specific hydrogel structure and investigate its drug delivery capabilities.
New vistas in anti-retroviral HIV drug design
Using neutron crystallography to probe the structure of HIV-1 protease.
Stress analysis of hydroxyapatite coatings for orthopaedic implants
Neutron diffraction used to determine the through-thickness residual strain profile of a coating.
Drugs and biological processes under investigation through neutrons
A summary of how neutrons can be used in the pharmaceutical industry.
Emulsions, Foam, Gels, Surfactants, Colloids, Micelles…and neutrons
A summary of how neutrons can be used to characterise all these substances.